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How To Enable OneDrive Files On-Demand

How To Enable OneDrive Files On-Demand

OneDrive is the online document storage solution created by Microsoft which comes bundled with Windows 10. It can be used to store your documents and other data online in the cloud. It also offers synchronization of stored data across all your devices. "Files on-demand" is a feature which can display placeholder versions of online files in your local OneDrive directory even if they were not synchronized and downloaded. Here is how to enable or disable it.

OneDrive Files On-Demand now available for Windows Insiders

OneDrive Files On-Demand now available for Windows Insiders

OneDrive is the online document storage solution created by Microsoft which comes bundled with Windows 10. It can be used to store your documents and other data online in the cloud. It also offers synchronization of stored data across all your devices. Earlier, OneDrive had a feature called "placeholders", which was useful because it showed placeholder versions of online files in your local OneDrive directory even if they were not synchronized and downloaded. However, this feature was removed from OneDrive with Windows 10 RTM. Now, Microsoft has announced that placeholders are available as "On-Demand Sync" for Windows Insiders.

OneDrive placeholders returning to Windows 10 as On-Demand Sync

OneDrive placeholders returning to Windows 10 as On-Demand Sync

OneDrive is the online document storage solution created by Microsoft which comes bundled with Windows 10. It can be used to store your documents and other data online in the cloud. It also offers synchronization of stored data across all your devices. Earlier, OneDrive had a feature called "placeholders", which was useful because it showed placeholder versions of online files in your local OneDrive directory even if they were not synchronized and unavailable. However, this feature was removed from OneDrive with Windows 10 RTM. Now, Microsoft has announced that placeholders will return as "On-Demand Sync".