How to Move Files from OneDrive to Your Computer

How to Move Files from OneDrive to Your Computer

Once the zip file has finished downloading, you can extract its contents onto your computer by following these simple steps:

1. Locate the downloaded zip file on your computer. It is usually saved in the “Downloads” folder, but you may have chosen a different location during the download process.
Find the downloaded zip file

2. Right-click on the downloaded zip file. A menu will appear with several options.
Right-click on the downloaded zip file

3. From the menu, select the “Extract All” option. A new window will open, allowing you to choose a destination for the extracted files.
Select the 'Extract All' option

4. In the extraction window, you can choose where you want the extracted files to be saved. By default, it will suggest a folder with the same name as the zip file in the same location. However, you can browse to a different location if you prefer.
Choose destination for extracted files

5. Once you have selected the destination folder, click the “Extract” button. The zip file will be extracted, and its contents will be placed in the chosen location.
Click the 'Extract' button

6. Depending on the size of the zip file and the number of files it contains, the extraction process may take some time. You will see a progress bar indicating the extraction progress.
Extraction in progress

7. Once the extraction is complete, you will see a confirmation message. You can now access the extracted files in the chosen destination folder.

Congratulations! You have successfully extracted the downloaded files from OneDrive onto your computer. Now you can access and use these files as needed.

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