How to Move Files from OneDrive to Teams

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1. What are OneDrive and Teams? OneDrive by Microsoft can save everything from family photos to lecture notes Teams is another top-tier service...Full steps
2. How to Move Files from OneDrive to Teams?

Firstly, use your Microsoft 365 account to log into the Microsoft Teams app. Now go to the "Files" section...Full steps

3. How to Upload Files to Microsoft Teams? A simple method to upload files on Teams is directly from a channel. By uploading a file this way, you can also...Full steps
4. Transfer OneDrive between PCs This top-tier PC transfer tool is a smart choice when it comes to moving your data, accounts...Full steps

What are OneDrive and Teams?

OneDrive by Microsoft has secured its place among the top cloud storage services used today. With your personal cloud on the go, you can save everything from family photos to lecture notes, eBooks, and business proposals there without much trouble.

Teams is another top-tier service provided by Microsoft that has made it easy to create a single centralized hub to harmonize your workflow better. Teams can help you accomplish many things, including instant messages, calls, organizing meetings, sharing content, and more.

There may come certain instances when you wish to share a file stored on your OneDrive to a channel in Teams. Be it an assignment, lecture material, business proposals, or anything else of interest, knowing how to move files from OneDrive to Teams is bound to come in handy. Keep reading to learn how to do so easily using simple step-by-step guides.

How to Move Files from OneDrive to Teams

If you want to directly move and share files stored on your OneDrive with participants in a Teams meeting, you have landed on the right page. The following is a detailed guide on how to move a file from OneDrive to Teams using just a few simple clicks:

Step 1: Firstly, use your Microsoft 365 account to log into the Microsoft Teams app. Now go to the "Files" section and find the "OneDrive" option under the "Cloud Storage" section.

select OneDrive cloud storage

Step 2: From the pop-up window, choose the file(s) you wish to move. From the options visible in the top header, access "Three Dots" to select the "Move" option.

select move option

Step 3: Then, click on "Browse Teams and Channels" and select your desired location. Tap the "Move" button to conclude the process. You can view your moved files by going to "Files" in Teams.

choose channel to move file

Get More Info: How to Upload Files to Microsoft Teams

If you wish to simply upload files to Microsoft Teams instead of directly moving them, it can be done quite easily. Following are some of the useful methods you can apply to upload files to Microsoft Teams with ease.

1. Upload Files to Teams via Channel

A simple method to upload files on Teams is directly from a channel. By uploading a file this way, you can also present it as a message and notify your teammates. You can follow the steps mentioned below to achieve this:

Step 1: Launch Microsoft Teams on your device and head over to the "Teams" tab. Now, choose the channel you wish to upload the file to. Then, tap on "New Conversation."

start new conversation

Step 2: You can now attach the file you wish to upload on Teams by clicking on the "Attachment" paperclip icon in the toolbar underneath the text input field.

tap on attachment icon

Step 3: Now, choose where you want to attach your file. You can choose from recent files, OneDrive, your computer's local storage, and browse Teams and Channels. Finally, select your file and hit the "Send" button to conclude the process.

choose method to add file

2. Upload Files to Teams via Files Tab

One of the simplest methods you can adopt to upload files on Microsoft Teams is using the "Files" tab. Here are the steps for that:

Step 1: Launch Microsoft Teams on your device and select the channel you wish to upload your file to by going to the "Teams" tab.

access teams tab

Step 2: Head over to the "Files" tab of your chosen channel.

 tap on files option

Step 3: Now, use the "Upload" button from the top toolbar and select the files or folders you wish to upload. Your selection will be automatically uploaded to your chosen channel.

proceed with upload option

3. Upload Files to Teams via SharePoint

SharePoint is a quick and efficient method to upload large and multiple files on Microsoft Teams. You can follow these steps to use SharePoint to upload files on Teams:

Step 1: In Microsoft Teams, go to the "Teams" tab and select your desired channel.

open teams tab

Step 2: Navigate to the "Files" tab inside your selected channel. From the toolbar at the top, select the "Open in SharePoint" option from the "Three-dots" menu.

select open in sharepoint option

Step 3: In the next window, you can add the files you wish to upload to your Teams channel or simply drag and drop them. Once the upload process is complete, you will be able to see your files and folders in Teams.

upload your files or folder

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Transfer OneDrive between PCs Using EaseUS Todo PCTrans

You can transfer your OneDrive account and data between PCs using the EaseUS Todo PCTrans app by following the steps mentioned below:

Step 1. Run EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both PCs

On the source PC, select "PC to PC" on the main screen of EaseUS Todo PCTrans and move on.

select pc to pc transfer mode

Step 2. Choose transfer direction - Old or New Computer

"New" - Transfer all data from remote old computer to current new computer.

"Old" - Transfer all data from current old device to a new computer.

choose transfer direction

Step 3. Connect two computers

1. Select your target PC to connect via its IP address or device name and click "Connect".

2. Enter the login password of your target PC and click "OK" to confirm.

If you didn't see the target PC in the listed devices, you can also click "Add PC" to manually connect the target PC by inputting its IP address or device name.

connect two PCs

Step 4. Select apps, programs, and software and transfer to the target computer

1. You can select and choose what you want to transfer from the current computer to the target PC.

2. After selecting desired applications and programs, click "Transfer" to start the transferring process.

select apps to transfer from PC to PC

Conclusion

Uploading a file on Microsoft Teams is a fairly easy process that does not require much trouble. There are multiple ways using which you can upload files to Microsoft Teams, none of which require much technical information or hassle. If you wish to move files from OneDrive to Teams, you can easily do so using the thorough and helpful guide mentioned above.

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Updated by Tracy King

Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 7 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions about Windows & Mac data recovery, file/system backup and recovery, partition management and iOS/Android data recovery.

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How to Move Files from OneDrive to Teams

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