How to Use Metro-style SkyDrive in Windows 8?
Microsoft SkyDrive in Windows 8 is available from both Metro interface and desktop application. Though two Microsoft SkyDrive programs on these two applications share some common features and facilities, but they are significantly different from each other. The Metro-styled app of Microsoft SkyDrive is a mobile app which works similar to what Microsoft SkyDrive app works on mobile platforms such as Windows Phone, iPhone or iPad and on Android. Like any other Internet enabled mobile app, this SkyDrive app will let you view files and content stored on the cloud storage and will be unavailable if you disconnect the Internet connection.
How to access Metro-style SkyDrive on Windows 8?
Microsoft has shipped Windows 8 with free 7GB online storage on SkyDrive. The best advantage of this new version of Metro-style SkyDrive is its mobility; you can access and use files from your mobile device on the go once your Windows 8-based mobile device is connected to the Internet. For this, all you need to do is sign in with your Microsoft account and that’s all. You are done; now, you are connected to the Metro-style SkyDrive app and are able to get all your files stored on Metro-style SkyDrive app. Thus, SkyDrive will let you carry your documents, pictures, music and other files on not only Windows 7 and 8, but also non-Windows platforms that are iOS, Mac OS X and Android.
How to sync with Microsoft SkyDrive in Windows 8? Â
Metro-style SkyDrive in Windows 8 not only stores your files and folders, but, also lets you sync and share files on other free online storage, make them available from other online storage clients and devices. Hence, if you started a project on your Windows 8 computer, you can collaborate the project with other teammates via SkyDrive and let them work in the latest version of the document by accessing Metro-style SkyDrive app on the go. On Windows 8, users can also access free Office Web Apps and edit on the document shared on SkyDrive. Others having access to the project can see changes made to the edited content in real time.
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