Luckily, it’s not a problem with File History or OneDrive, instead since the Files On-Demand feature was introduced to help you save space on your device, File History ignores the OneDrive folder because it assumes that all your files reside in the cloud. Although your OneDrive files are always backed up in the cloud, if you also want to have a backup of your cloud files, you simply need to disable the Files On-Demand feature. (Just note that by disabling Files On-Demand, you’ll force all your files to sync to your device.) In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to backup your OneDrive folder and its content using File History on Windows 10.

How to include OneDrive folder on File History

To fix the OneDrive folders not getting backed up when you run File History, you need to disable the Files On-Demand feature with these steps: Once you’ve completed the steps, File History will include your OneDrive drive, including its content, the next time it runs. OneDrive settings menu on Windows 10 Disable Files On-Demand to allow File History backup Of course, after all, your OneDrive files are synced on your device, you can always go to Settings > Update & Security > Backup > More options and click the Back up now button under the Overview section to run File History to make sure your OneDrive files are getting backed up immediately. Although you can do this on every device, you only need to disable Files On-Demand on the device that you’re backing up your personal cloud files. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.