Disable or Uninstall OneDrive Completely in Windows 10

One of the many things that is activated by default in Windows 10 is the App for OneDrive. While OneDrive is cool, if you do not normally use it, the constant popup reminder to create a OneDrive account can be a real annoyance. So follow the steps below to turn it off completely in Windows 10. Note: This will work in both the local and enterprise environment (look at step 2)

  1. Open Group Policy Editor with the shortcut key Windows Key + R
  2. Type in GPEdit.mscto open the Local Group Policy Editor if you want to disable OneDrive for all computer in your enterprise then go to step 3
  3. Open Windows Administrative Tools > Group Policy Management
  4. Navigate to Local Computer Policy -> Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> OneDrive (same for local and enterprise)
  5. In the right pane, double click on policy named Prevent the usage of OneDrive for file storage
  6. Select the Enabled radio button
  7. Press OK

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