Find OneDrive admin settings

This article covers all the features in the OneDrive admin center and where you can find them in other places.

Sharing page

Go to the Sharing page in the new SharePoint admin center

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Sharing page in OneDrive admin center Sharing page in SharePoint admin center

Sync page

Go to the Settings page in the new SharePoint admin center, and select Sync.

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Sync page in the OneDrive admin center Sync settings in the SharePoint admin center

Storage page

Go to the Settings page in the new SharePoint admin center. To change the default storage setting, select Storage limit. To change the retention setting for deleted users, select Retention.

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Storage page in the OneDrive admin center OneDrive settings on the Settings page in the SharePoint admin center

Device access page

Go to the Access control page in the new SharePoint admin center. To control access based on network location, select Network location. To control access from apps that can't enforce device-based restrictions, select Apps that don't use modern authentication.

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Device access page in the OneDrive admin center Access control page in the SharePoint admin center

The policy settings under "Mobile application management" are no longer being updated. We recommend creating app protection policies in the Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin center. Learn how. Refer to the following table to identify the Intune settings that correspond with the settings in the OneDrive admin center.

OneDrive Intune
Block downloading files in the apps Save copies of org data
Block taking screenshots in the Android apps
Screen capture and Google Assistant
Block copying files and content within files
Restrict cut, copy, and paste between other apps
Block printing files in the apps
Printing org data
Block backing up app data
Prevent backups
Require an app passcode
Number of attempts before app is reset
Passcode length
Require complex passcode
Allow fingerprint instead of passcode (iOS only)
PIN for access
MAX PIN attempts
Select minimum PIN length
Simple PIN
Allow fingerprint instead of PIN
Block opening OneDrive and SharePoint files in other apps
Send org data to other apps
Encrypt app data when the device is locked
Encrypt org data
Require Office 365 sign-in every 7 days
Recheck the access requirements after (minutes of inactivity)
When a device is offline: Minutes to verify user access after
Offline grace period (for "Block access")
When a device is offline: Days to wipe app data after
Offline grace period (for "Wipe data")

Compliance

This page contains links to Office 365 Security & Compliance. View the compliance and risk management solutions available in Microsoft 365

Notifications

For the "Display device notifications to users when OneDrive files are shared with them" setting, Go to the Settings page in the new SharePoint admin center, and select the OneDrive Notifications setting.

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Notifications page in the OneDrive admin center NOtifications setting in the SharePoint admin center

For info about the "E-mail OneDrive owners when" settings, refer to the following table.

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Other users invite additional external users to shared files
This setting is available in PowerShell (Set-SPOTenant -NotifyOwnersWhenItemsReshared).
External users accept invitations to access files
This setting no longer works for the new sharing experience that appears in most places.
An anonymous access link is created or changed
This setting is available in PowerShell (Set-SPOTenant -OwnerAnonymousNotification).

Data migration

This page redirects to the Migration page in the new SharePoint admin center. Learn about migrating content to Microsoft 365.

Geo locations

Go to the Geo locations page in the new SharePoint admin center.

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Geo locations page in the OneDrive admin center New geo locations