Install and explore SkyDrive App for Windows 8

SkyDrive App is an App which helps to conglomerate data available on various devices with the PC and thus allows availability and access of Data anywhere anytime. This article explains how to install and explore SkyDrive App.

Windows 8 is a store of collecting information and making it available anywhere anytime. Not just that it makes available the data and information in any of your devices like iPads , iPhones or mobiles to your computer.

The data transfer is like a lightning thanks to the powerful Windows 8 operating System. With the Skydrive app transferring data from any remote device to your PC becomes all the more easy and efficient. Let's take a look how?

Installing Microsoft SkyDrive

Installing Microsoft SkyDrive is easy. It can be downloaded by clicking this link . The installation comprises of three simple set up screens and can be installed easily (the file being less than 5 MB).

System Requirements

• Windows 8 Consumer Preview or Consumer or Release Preview or windows 7/Windows Vista with Service pack 2.
• Processor: 1.6 GHz or higher.
• Memory 1 GB of RAM or higher.

How does Sky Drive Work?

SkyDrive basically creates a folder in a default location which works in sync with the devices attach to it. For example if one modifies or renames a document in a personal computer which is also there in SkyDrive the change is automatically reflected there. It is user friendly.
SkyDrive App

Security System of SkyDrive

In order to access SkyDrive one needs a user Id and password. Not just that it provides a two layer protection. After accessing the SkyDrive account one has to provide either an alternate Id or Phone number in order to proceed. The system is thus secure and no one can access your pool of data.

SkyDrive for Various Devices

SkyDrive gives an option to move, rename modify and access data from any computer or device. It is available in all the Windows supporting phones as well as for iPads and iPhones . The same can be downloaded from the following links:-
SkyDrive for Windows Phone can be downloaded by clicking the following link
SkyDrive for iPhones and iPads can be downloaded by clicking on the following link

Storage in SkyDrive

Storage of Data in SkyDrive, a cloud based system for the personal computers is a great app for accessing data anywhere from any device without any complexities. SkyDrive provides 7 GB of free storage with ability to upload files upto 2 GB. Further, for larger storage fund schemes are available which will help the users to fully explore the SkyDrive App.

Storage of Data and accessing data are available in any remote device becomes easier with SkyDrive. It helps the users to fully explore the Cloud App and gives them a tool to organise and find data at one place as per their requirement.

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Author: Timmappa Kamat13 Feb 2015 Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

I am regularly using the app on Android. These Cloud services have really be one handy these days and helps you to store your data safely on the Cloud storage. This article has really useful information.

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