OneDrive is one of the many applications that come pre-installed with Windows 10. It is a direct competitor of services such as Google Drive or Dropbox, since it allows you to store files in the cloud and synchronize them between the operating system and different devices.
Those who activate Windows 10 using a Microsoft account find that this program works by default, and may not want to use this service for absolutely nothing. For a long time it has not been possible to uninstall the application without having to go a little crazy . Now you can uninstall OneDrive very easily. We take this opportunity to remember that you can also create automatic backups with the file history of Windows 10 .
You may be using other cloud storage clients that interest you more, so if you need to get rid of OneDrive, follow the steps below.
Uninstalling OneDrive from Windows 10
Since the last update, just open the “Settings” dialog and enter the parameters Add or remove programs in the search engine . We select the first option that appears and we will arrive at a list like this:
In the search field we introduce Microsoft OneDrive to have the application in view. If we click on it we will see the options “Modify” and “Uninstall“ . We click on the second one and that’s it, we’ll have gotten rid of OneDrive forever:
If for some reason you need to reinstall OneDrive , you can do it from the Windows Store or by installing the desktop application. Both add the application with the same functionality, although it may be safer to use the desktop version if you want some of the settings to be synchronized as well.
Another option you have is to access the OneDrive web version from here , so you should not install anything on your computer.