Tuesday, 24 March 2015

How to Disable OneDrive Sync Settings in windows 8.1‏

Issue: How to Disable OneDrive Sync Settings in windows 8.1‏
Solution:
Windows 8 or above have Microsoft OneDrive integrated into the Operating System. So OneDrive always keeps on synchronizing data which consumes a considerable amount of bandwidth. You may turn it off by following the steps below:
  1. Go to Charms bar –> Settings (Windows Key + i) –> Change PC Settings
  2. Select OneDrive from the left side menu and then select Metered Connections from the left side menu
  3. On the right hand pane, under Sync settings, turn both settings to off.

Turn off device updates
Turning off device updates will prevent Windows from downloading information for new device drivers and updating the drivers on a metered connection.
  1. Go to Charms bar –> Settings (Windows Key + i) –> Change PC Settings
  2. Select PC and Devices from the left side menu
  3. Select Devices and make sure Download over metered connections is set to off.