Saving your Microsoft Word 2010 documents to SkyDrive
Everyone has a SkyDrive account these days; hope you have your account too. If not, you can create one easily. You need a Windows Live ID to create a SkyDrive account. Here’s where you can create a new Windows Live ID for yourself if you haven’t already. SkyDrive works on this ID. In case you’re wondering if you can use your Hotmail email id, yes you can. You can use your existing Hotmail email address to create an account on SkyDrive.
SkyDrive helps you to share and carry data and documents in an easy manner. SkyDrive online storage facilities will give you access to the files that you store in SkyDrive from anywhere in the world if you have access to the internet. This is why SkyDrive is important to your work and to your documents. Did you know that you could directly save documents from Microsoft Word 2010 to SkyDrive? Yes you can. This is possible if you download the SkyDrive application for Windows. You can download the application from here. Click on ‘Get the app’ on ‘SkyDrive for Windows’ section of the website to download the application.
So, you if you have the SkyDrive application installed on your computer, saving Microsoft Word 2010 document to your SkyDrive account becomes a simple task. You can change your preferences in the ‘Options’ menu in the ‘File’ tab that’s present on the Ribbon of Microsoft Word 2010. Once you click on ‘Options’, a small window would open where you have to choose the option ‘Save’ to change the preferences while you save the documents.
Under this menu, you would have to change the default location for the saved files to the path of the SkyDrive folder where you need to save the files. Once you change the default path for saving the files in Microsoft Word 2010. All your new documents that you create will be saved in the SkyDrive folder path that you’ve given in the preferences. It is that simple! Ensure that all your files are saved in SkyDrive folders so that you would have access to them all the time.
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