1.7. OneDrive Status Symbols
OneDrive – Status Symbols
Blue cloud icon
This means the file/folder is available online. You can only open the file when you have an internet connection.
This file/folder is downloaded locally. You will see this on files you have opened on your PC before. You can open it without an internet connection.
Solid Green Checkmark
This file/folder is downloaded locally and you have instructed your PC to “Always keep on this device.” You can open it without an internet connection.
Any icon with a silhouette (person) icon
This file/folder has been shared with someone.
Blue Sync Icon
This file/folder is pending a sync. If it is actively rotating, a sync is currently happening.
Red X Icon on the OneDrive App
OneDrive has a problem with Syncing Files/Folders. The OneDrive app will guide you through fixing the files it has problems with.
For further explanation of the Microsoft OneDrive iconography, visit the following link: