How to pump the brakes on OneDrive file syncing

Do you need to stop syncing files to OneDrive temporarily? Here’s how on Windows 10.

On Windows 10, when your device enters in battery saver mode, or you’re setting a network connection as metered or enabling Airplane mode, OneDrive will automatically pause file syncing.

However, you can also pause and resume file syncing manually without interfering with other features when you’re connected to a slow or capped internet connection, or you’re trying to fix problems, such as the “Processing changes” message that stays for a long time, or any other reason.

In this Windows 10 guide, you’ll learn the easy steps to pause and resume file syncing on OneDrive.

How to pause file syncing on OneDrive

To pause OneDrive file syncing on Windows 10, use these steps:

  1. Click the OneDrive cloud icon.
  2. Click the More button.
  3. Click the Pause syncing menu.

  4. Select the range of hours that you want to prevent file syncing. Option available include, 2, 8, and 24 hours.

Via:: Windows Central

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