Browsers, E-mail, & Web Apps forum

General discussion

Downloading Skydrive Photo Folders

by CaptScar / April 6, 2010 1:03 AM PDT


I have changed computers and wish to download my pictures from Skydrive. I can download individual photos but I would like to download folders. I can not highlight a folder and then save it to my new computer. I live in the UK


Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Downloading Skydrive Photo Folders
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Downloading Skydrive Photo Folders
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Download as .zip file...
by John.Wilkinson / April 6, 2010 4:26 AM PDT

When viewing the folder in question, you can click More->"Download as .zip file" to download a ZIP file containing all of the files and folders in that folder. After Downloading, extract the contents and you will have a file structure identical to that on SkyDrive.

Hope this helps,

P.S. Note that Microsoft has separate versions for Internet Explorer and non-IE browsers, with Internet Explorer being required to access some site features.

Collapse -
SkyDrive Folder Download
by brett_windows_team / April 8, 2010 8:09 AM PDT

I like what was said before but if you want anymore information try this link. I also posted how to do it again just in case!

SkyDrive allows you to download entire folders as a .zip file.
Click to open the folder you wish to download.
On the menu bar select more, and from the drop down menu choose "download as .zip file."
Click Save, and choose the file destination. Hit OK, and your file should download.
(initially available only in the United States, Denmark, and Ireland).

I hope some of this helps.

Brett M
Windows Outreach Team

Collapse -
by nikkita-anneken6 / October 28, 2010 11:26 PM PDT


Popular Forums
Computer Help 51,912 discussions
Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions
Laptops 20,411 discussions
Security 30,882 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 21,253 discussions
Windows 10 1,672 discussions
Phones 16,494 discussions
Windows 7 7,855 discussions
Networking & Wireless 15,504 discussions


Samsung Galaxy S8's major makeover

This year's flagship phone gets a sexy new design and Bixby, a house-made digital assistant.