OneDrive Windows desktop client now supports both consumer and OneDrive for Business accounts

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The Microsoft OneDrive Windows desktop client has updated to Build 17.3.6390.0509, which offers a long-promised feature. Nearly a year ago at Microsoft Ignite, a plan was set forward to integrate OneDrive and OneDrive for Business together. As Windows ITPro has pointed out, the new version has merged the business and personal clients seamlessly into one useful tool.

Visiting the Account Settings, the user will be able to add both their work and personal files by clicking on the respective buttons. Don’t have the ‘Add a Business Account’ button? Then make sure that you have installed the latest update from their website.

Account Settings for syncing accounts in OneDrive
Account Settings for syncing accounts in OneDrive (source: Windows IT Pro)

The step-by-step prompts should ask for credentials, validation, and help set up the file syncing through a simple setup process similar to that of creating a personal account. Afterward, File Explorer should show two entries: one for the work account and one for personal use.

Go check out the client on your Windows PC, and let us know in the comments if this new functionality is useful for you.