How to check the hard drive space of a Windows 10 PC from a Microsoft account

Your Microsoft account now includes hard drive usage details of all your Windows 10 PCs, and here’s how to use the feature.

If yourWindows 10computeris connected with a Microsoft account, you can see your hard drive usage and available space from your Microsoft account dashboard.

Even better, you can check the details of all the hard drives from all your computers associated with your Microsoft account and you can do this remotely, even if offline device.

Inthis guide, you’ll learn the steps to check your Windows 10 computer’s storage from your Microsoft account.

How to view the hard drive usage from a Microsoft account

If you want to see how much space is left on your Windows 10 device, you can quickly check this information from your Microsoft account. Here’s how:

  1. Open your Microsoft account.
  2. Click Devices .

    Microsoft Account Control Panel

  3. Select the device and click the Show details button .

    Device list on Microsoft account

  4. Click the Status tab.
  5. See “This PC” section to find out your device’s memory information.

Windows 10 uses the hard drive from the Microsoft account

Once you’ve completed the steps, you should have an idea of how much storage and space is available on your device. If you want to check the details of the storage capacity of other computers associated with your Microsoft account, just click the Show details buttonfrom the “Devices” section of your account.

The best part about this method is that your computer doesn’t even need to be online and you can check this information from anywhere.

Also, note that in the device details page, you can find out if your computer is out of date and you can view current health reports, including anti-virus information, fire and security for the application.

Of course, as always, you can usethe Meaning Note settings pageto examine hard drive details and see what’s taking up space to get a better understanding of how to start deleting files to free up memory.