SkyDrive is a Cloud-based storage service by Microsoft which lets you to share Documents, Photos, Music, Videos and other type of files.You Can Access your files from anywhere through Windows 8 Devices, Windows Phones and Internet Explorer 10 using your Microsoft Account. In Windows 8 you can Upload and Download files to SkyDrive by using SkyDrive App.
Uploading a File to SkyDrive using SkyDrive App :
Well uploading files to SkyDrive using SkyDrive App is very easy in Windows 8.
1 – First Open the SkyDrive by clicking on its icon or by typing SkyDrive in Search Charm from the start screen.
2- Login to SkyDrive using your Microsoft Account.
3 – Now Right-click on empty space in the SkyDrive app to open contextual menu.
4 – Click on Upload button.
5- Now Select the file which you want to upload and Click on Add to SkyDrive.
6 – Now Upload process will begin and your file will be uploaded within a few minutes (Depends on your File Size).
7 – That’s It!
On SkyDrive you can upload files saved as :
• Text files
• Pdf files
• Microsoft Office files
• Music as MP3 or WAV
• Videos as AVI or WMV
• Images as JPG, JPEG, GIF, BMP, PNG, TIF, and TIFF file types.
Downloading Files from SkyDrive using SkyDrive App :
Downloading a File from SkyDrive in widows 8 is also simple as uploading file.
1 – First Select and Right-Click on the file you want to Download and Click on Download Button.
2 – Now browse to where you want to save the file by clicking on Choose this Folder.
3 – After Selecting the place for Downloading a File click on Ok Button.
4 – That’s It! Now File will be downloaded and saved on the selected place by you on your Computer