There are many online storage service such as DropBox and Kdrive. SkyDrive is online storage service provided by Microsoft, and integrated to Windows 8. You can use up to 7GB for free per account. If you are using multiple Windows 8/RT device, this is useful to share files between devices.
For service detail, refer to Microsoft homepage.
Office 2013 supports SkyDrive Pro.
To use SkyDrive, only thing you need is Microsoft Account. If you are already using Windows 8 with Microsoft Account, you are ready to use anytime.
Use from Store Apps
Windows 8 has SkyDrive Store App pre-installed, so just click “SkyDrive” from tile in Start screen. If you are using local account, it will ask for Microsoft Account. You can switch your Windows 8 account to Microsoft Account from local account easily by changing option in PC settings.
In SkyDrive app, folder and file will be shown.
From App bar (right click mouse or swipe from up/down edge of screen) you can create new Folder or upload files.
If you want to upload files from other Store Apps to SkyDrive, like photo, open picture in Photo App and click share in charm.
Select SkyDrive in list, and this will upload selected photo to SkyDrive.
Use with Browser
Open https://skydrive.live.com/ with browser.
sign in (if not signed in) and you can access files. With IE, you can even upload multiple files at once by drag-dropping.
For photo, it have neat UI which shows Exif info.
Use from Desktop
By installing software, you can mount SkyDrive to drive, and use like local HDDs.
Open SkyDrive with browser and download SkyDrive software for desktop. Link is at lower left of page.
Choose Windows Desktop as device.
Download, and run setup.
After installation completes, you will see SkyDrive under favorite in Explorer.
You can move, copy, delete files as normal drive. Data sync state will be shown with icons.
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