When you upgrade to Windows 10, with features that are totally innovative such as the more eye-catching design, improved speed, as well as useful services. One of them is the feature OneDrive. It helps you to store files on the cloud automatically and you can take them down anytime and anywhere!

But in some cases, for examples when you use the 3G network or unstable connection, you definitely need to disable OneDrive in an interim period, if you do not want to pay money for network. To disable OneDrive, you follow the method that we provide you in the article below!


How to disable OneDrive in Windows 10

Guide to disable OneDrive on windows 10

You can use Group Policy Editor to unable this feature.

Note: If you’re using Home version of windows 10, you cannot use this method.

First, press Windows + R to open the box RUN, then you type “gpedit.msc” and press Enter.


How to disable OneDrive in Windows 10
Run the Local Group Policy Editor

The window Local Group Policy Editor appears, then click follow this direction:

Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > OneDrive


How to disable OneDrive in Windows 10
Prevent the usage of OneDrive for file storage
Look at the right column, find the property “Prevent the usage of OneDrive for file storage” and double click -> A new interface appeared, all you have to do is to click Enabled.

How to disable OneDrive in Windows 10
Choose ‘Enabled’ then click ‘Ok’
Moreover, the change will prevent all applications and interactive features of cloud storage services by Microsoft include:

Ability to upload photos and videos from camera roll folder.
Ability to access OneDrive from OneDrive app and browse files.
Windows Store apps cannot afford access to OneDrive by using the API.

If you want it to work again, just click the Not Configured. When you have done , all your apps and features will start working again .
Hope this article will help you to deactivate the feature OneDrive when you do not need it. Share your comments with us in the box below!
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