How to View and Delete Files from Microsoft OneDrive


This article walks users through the steps needed to view and delete files from Microsoft OneDrive.


  1. Login to
  2. Click on the App Launcher on the left panel of the home page.
  3. Select OneDrive from the apps listed.

Screenshot of App Launcher highlighting the OneDrive app

  1. You can now view all your files in the My Files section on the left panel and you can also view your recent files under Recent tab.

Screenshot of OneDrive homepage highlighting the Recent and My Files tab

  1. To delete the files, click on the three dot icon (...) next to the files that you would like to delete and select Delete from the options.

Screenshot of selected file highlighting the Delete option

  1. You can also delete by selecting the files you would like to delete using the checking box to the right of the file and then select the Delete option in the top panel.

Screenshot of selected files highlighting the delete option in top panel

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