How to reset Microsoft OneDrive

In this OneDrive Training video, we’ll guide you through four effective methods to reset or restart OneDrive on both Windows and Mac Operating Systems. Whether you’re facing synchronization issues or looking to optimize performance, these techniques can come in handy.


Reset command for Run app in Windows:

%localappdata%\Microsoft\OneDrive\onedrive.exe /reset

Reset command for Terminal in Mac:

defaults write ResetOnResume -bool TRUE

PowerShell command to reset OneDrive:

Stop-Process -Name "OneDrive" -Force; Start-Process "$env:LOCALAPPDATA\Microsoft\OneDrive\OneDrive.exe"

info Important: If your onedrive.exe file is located somewhere else, replace the contents of the last quotation marks with the correct path.

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