How to move your OneDrive local storage to another drive - CNET
With Microsoft's recent release of Windows 8.1, the cloud-storage
service formerly known as SkyDrive officially became OneDrive. And it
remains tightly integrated with the OS.
So integrated, in fact,
that it syncs your cloud files to your hard drive, and vice-versa.
That's a handy feature, to be sure, but what happens if you're running
out of space on that local drive?
This can definitely be a problem for anyone with, say, a Surface or similar tablet,
or a laptop with a small solid-state drive. Fortunately, it's a simple
matter to relocate OneDrive's local storage to another storage device,
thereby freeing up critical space.
What kind of device? Because it's something you'll want to keep plugged in full-time, I recommend a tiny flash drive like the PKparis K'1 or much more affordable Team C12G (currently $15.99 at Newegg for the 32GB version).
Once you've added your drive, here's how to strongarm Windows 8.1 into moving your local OneDrive folders to it: