The Microsoft’s OneDrive is the company’s cloud storage solution which built into the Windows 10. It will allow you to sync all the stored data in all your Windows 10 devices. And will also continue to progress with new feature updates. One of the most prominent was the return of placeholders with some Files On-Demand feature for the OneDrive with Fall Creators Update.
We provide you how to enable and use the Files On-Demand in OneDrive in the Windows 10. And also starting with the 1809 Windows 10 Build 17692 and you can make the downloaded files directly from OneDrive On-Demand online-only after setting a time of inactivity. And it will also allow you to keep some files that you have not even used in a certain number of days in the cloud and also in free up drive space.
Steps to make OneDrive Files On-Demand Online in Windows 10 Automatically
Here we provide you complete steps to make OneDrive Files On-Demand in Windows 10 automatically, but you need to follow the steps in a given sequence to avoid trouble and to save your precious time and efforts. The step is mentioned below-
- Go to Settings
- Choose the System option
- Select the Storage option
- Then, click on the “Change how we free up space automatically” link below the Storage Sense section.
- Under Files On-Demand section, choose some days for a file which is not used to be moved to the cloud.
- You can set it from 1 to 60 days, depending on your requirement.
- You can also set it to Never, only to confirm that a file is available to you via local storage.
That’s all you need to do it for the completion of this process. And if you have not used any particular file for setting some days, then OneDrive will automatically remove the local copy which in turn will free up some space on your local drive. For example, if you have large photos, PDFs, or video files that you access rarely. However, you will have OneDrive so move it to the cloud only if you are already done with it and also have some doubt that you will need it again. Though, always keep in mind that if you do not feel able to access that file if you are don’t have an internet connection. So perhaps you don’t want to do that with the most important files of yours. However, for those files which are not as much important or even necessary for you then set it up can save you a very good amount of drive space.
It is a latest new feature which provides a solution to keep track of your files and also some free up space in the Windows 10 at the same time.