When you set up OneDrive, OneDrive automatically syncs files and folders. OneDrive mainly works in the background, which means no manual intervention is required. However, from time to time, you might encounter problems while using OneDrive. Sync is one of the most common OneDrive problems.
There’s an official OneDrive troubleshooter to find and fix all OneDrive issues, but it’s not compatible with Windows 10. So if you’re having OneDrive sync problems or any problems other OneDrive problem, you can try resetting OneDrive to fix all of the issues at once.
Guide “Reset OneDrive in Windows 10”
Resetting OneDrive is easy. Complete the instructions below to reset OneDrive in Windows 10 and fix the problem.
Note 1: If you haven’t done yet, we recommend restarting the OneDrive client once as it solves the problem multiple times. Right-click the OneDrive icon in the taskbar’s notification area, click Exit to close OneDrive, use Start/taskbar search to relaunch OneDrive.
Note 2: Before resetting OneDrive, we recommend signing out and signing in again to check if it solves the problem.
Step 1: Open the Run command dialog box. Simultaneously press the Windows logo key + R or type Run in Start/taskbar search and then press the Enter key.
Step 2: In the Run dialog box, enter the command in the following path:
% localappdata% Microsoft OneDrive onedrive.exe / reset
Click the OK button.
Step 3: When you press the OK button, the OneDrive icon in the taskbar’s notification area will disappear for a minute or two and then reappear.
NOTE: If you cannot see the OneDrive icon, please click the Hide hidden icons icon (up arrow) to see the OneDrive icon.
Note: If the OneDrive icon does not appear automatically on the taskbar (notification area) even after three or four minutes, please copy and paste the following path in the Run dialog box using the below command and then click on the OK button.
% Localappdata% Microsoft OneDrive onedrive.exe
That’s it! You have successfully reset OneDrive in Windows 10.