On several occasions, before coming to work, I needed review important files, particularly documents that my Department is responsible (Word, Excel, and OneNote). I could not find an efficient way to do so up to that my friends recommended me to use “SkyDrive”.
Today, for many is within reach use some device with broadband, for example mobile phones, laptops or tablets of last generation. Through them, we can use applications and tools, such as “SkyDrive”.
SkyDrive isn’t only an application for phones, also is a program that can be installed on computers with Windows or Mac platform, however, to access your main features, you must go to the web application.
What services does SkyDrive? The main service of this application, is “cloud hosting”, this means, which will allow you store documents, photos and videos, in order to access them at any time and from any device compatible. In addition the application to computers or mobile phones, has the feature to automatically synchronize new files.
Another feature of SkyDrive, is the synchronization of your web application with your computer from anywhere in the world, with the ability to access all files on the hard drive, due to the potential that has the SkyDrive web application. But, there is data that you will be asked by security issues. Normally, are keys that generates the application and are sent to the inbox of your alternate email or via a text message to your mobile phone.
Initially, SkyDrive gives you 7 GB of storage, an offer considerably higher, compared to other similar applications, in addition, you have the option to subscribe to other plans, if you require more space for your files.
This app with me is essential, because it has saved me many headaches, currently I use it on a phone with Windows Phone and going great. As you may know, Windows Phone brings Office Mobile and I have surprised with its ability to synchronize all documents hosted on my SkyDrive, in this way, I can review, edit, or add new documents, thanks to this version of Office Mobile for SkyDrive.
First, you need a Microsoft account, for example, an email address, as Outlook.com or Hotmail, is also valid, one direction of Windows Phone or Xbox Live. Start by getting an account, if you don’t have any.
As a second step, you have to go to the official site of SkyDrive. While there, go to the menu and click to the link “download & shop” to see Windows products. Locate the menu again, and click now to “SkyDrive”.
Now, being in the SkyDrive official site, go to the top – right of the page and click to the link “Sign in” to be able to login.
The third and final step, we write our data (email and password) in the appropriate fields, and we conclude by clicking the button “Sign in” to log in SkyDrive.
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