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User Guide: How to Save Files from OneDrive to Android Phone

Today, people pay more and more attention to backup Android files. So, there are many methods available to make a backup for Android data. And among these means, saving files to OneDrive is the most popular one since it allows users to backup, store and sharing files. However, many people know how to transfer Android files to OneDrive but do not get the way to save files from OneDrive to Android phone when they want to view the OneDrive files on an Android phone. That's why we write this article.

Part 1. Download OneDrive Files to Android

The first option is to install the OneDrive software to your Android phone and then download the files to the device directly. The operating process is very simple and you can follow the detailed steps below to have a try.

Step 1. Enter the OneDrive on your phone

Download the OneDrive for Android application on your phone and launch it. Next, you will be ask to sign in your account. Just type in the user name and password to enter the OneDrive.

Step 2. Select your wanted files

Select the photos, videos or files that you want to view and tap on Save button at the bottom. Then a pop-up window will appear. Just click on the Save button at the upper right corner.

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Step 3. Save the selected OneDrive files to Android

The files will be saved in the "Download" folder on your Android phone. You need to wait for a while till the downloading process finishes.

Notice: Please make sure that your device is connected to Wi-fi or cellular data during the downloading process or it will be failed.

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Part 2. Save Files from OneDrive to Android Phone on Mac

You can choose to save OneDrive files to Android phone on Mac as well. This method can be completed in virtue of a program- Android File Manager. It would be better choice when you tend to save OneDrive files to multiple Android devices at the same time.

Step 1. Run the program on your Mac

The first thing you need to do is to download and install the mentioned software on your Mac. Then launch it and click on the Document button at the upper right corner.

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Step 2. Log in your OneDrive account

Select the OneDrive option from the list and then sign in the OneDrive account. Here, you will be asked whether you allow it to access all information in your account. Just tap on Yes to confirm it.

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Step 3. Copy OneDrive files to Android

Use USB cable to link your Android device to Mac. You should enable USB debugging on your phone here or you will get a failed connection. Now your Android mobile phone and OneDrive will be displayed side by side. Just elect the files you want to move and tap on Copy button to transfer the OneDrive files to your Android phone.

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