My OneDrive Says it's full

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Starting in February 2024 non-faculty, staff or student OneDrive accounts will receive a 100GB storage quota.  

If you exceed your OneDrive storage quota, here’s what happens:

  1. You won’t be able to upload, edit, or sync new files to your OneDrive.
  2. Your existing files will remain but will be read-only.

How to view how much storage you are using in your OneDrive

  1. Log into with your Northwestern email address or
  2. Click on the waffle in the upper left hand corner and select OneDrive.
  3. In the bottom left hand corner of the page you will see "Storage".  Files in your recycling bin do not count against your quota. 

Actions to Take:

  • Delete Files: To get back under your storage limit, delete some files. Your files will remain read-only, but you can download or delete them.

After one year of exceeding your OneDrive storage quota, your files will be deleted12. It’s essential to manage your storage effectively to avoid any disruptions. Consider deleting unnecessary files.  

For more details, visit the Microsoft Support page.



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