How to Solve Onedrive Stuck at Signing in

By | November 12, 2020

When you try to sign in to your OneDrive and then you find that it is stuck. If so, you have to do some things to be able to fix it. What are they? You are able to see the ways for solving OneDrive stuck at signing in below.

Methods for Solving OneDrive Stuck at Signing In

If you find that your OneDrive is stuck when you are trying to sign in, well you are not alone. Some other people also experience this issue. As you are able to see in some forums that there are some people who tell you about this issue that they experienced. The things that you are able to do to solve this issue is applying the methods below.

Methods for Solving OneDrive Stuck at Signing In

Removing the Credentials and Then Unlink This Account

  • First, you have to go to the Control Panel and then you have to choose User Accounts and then click on Credential Manager. After that, you have to click on the Windows Credentials. You have to check whether there is any OneDrive credentials. If you find it, you have to remove the credentials.
  • In this step, you have to right click on the OneDrive icon and then you have to choose the Settings. After that, click on the Accounts and then you have to choose Unlink This PC and then select Unlink This Account.
  • And now, you are able to try to sign in again to see whether it can work or not.

Downloading The Latest Version of OneDrive

Downloading The Latest Version of OneDrive

If you have done the method above, but it cannot work, you are able to try to download and install the latest version of OneDrive on your device. How to do that?

  • First, you have to download and install the latest version of OneDrive which is rolling out with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
  • After that, you have to restart your computer.
  • After your computer restarts, the next thing that you have to do is to choose the Start button and then search for OneDrive. After that, choose the OneDrive desktop app.
  • When you see that OneDrive Setup begins, you have to enter your personal account or your work or school account and then choose Sign In.

Checking The Internet Connection

One of the reasons why you are stuck on sign in is because of an incorrect or unstable network connection. So, you have to make sure that your internet connection is correct and stable. How to do that? You are able to do the steps below.

  • First, you have to check whether your power supply is connected properly. If you use a wireless connection, you have to make sure that the router is up and running. Also, you are able to reconnect to the network and you can do that by restarting the router.
  • In this step, you have to start the browser and then you have to open some web pages that you want. If you find that the browser can load the pages successfully at normal speed, it indicates that your network connection is normal.
  • If you find that there is a problem with the network, you are able to fix it by going to the Setting and then select Network & Internet. After that, you have to click on the Network Troubleshooter to be able to diagnose and fix the issue.

click on the Network Troubleshooter

Troubleshooting OneDrive on Windows 10 If Sync Gets Stuck

We also provide you with some solutions for some other issues that you face on OneDrive. One of the issues is getting stuck when you try to sync your OneDrive. So, how to troubleshoot this issue? There are some methods that you are able to apply.

Running A Fresh Setup

  • The first thing that you have to do is to open the Start menu and then you have to find OneDrive. After finding it, you have to click on it to be able to open the OneDrive folder on the machine. Now, you have to verify if the cloud icon is peeping or System tray or taskbar.

open the Start menu and then you have to find OneDrive

  • If you find that the OneDrive does not exist on the Start or it refuses to work, the thing that you have to do is to download the setup file.
  • When you find that the download process is done, you have to run the Setup file and then see whether the cloud icon comes up.

Resetting OneDrive on Your Windows 10

  • To reset OneDrive, you are able to press the combination of Win & R keys and then you have to copy this path: %localappdata%\Microsoft\OneDrive\onedrive.exe /reset

You have to paste it into the run dialog box and then you have to click on OK. After you reset OneDrive, you will see that the cloud shaped icon on the System tray will disappear for a while.

  • In this step, if you see that the cloud icon does not return back, you have to access the run dialog box and then you have to copy this: %localappdata%\Microsoft\OneDrive\onedrive.exe

You have to paste it into the suitable place and then press OK.

Signing Out And Then Signing In Again

To do this method, the first thing that you have to do is to log in to an online OneDrive account in your browser. If you find that you have been already logging in, the next thing that you have to do is to log out and then login again. Usually, it can fix a lot of crucial issues that you find in OneDrive.

Double Checking The Folders Synced To Windows 10

  • The first thing that you have to do is to do a right click on the cloud icon of OneDrive in the System tray or taskbar. Then, you have to select the Settings option on the right click context menu of the OneDrive.
  • Here, you will see that OneDrive Properties wizard comes up and you have to click on Choose Folders.

click on Choose Folders

  • There will be a tile entitled Sync Your OneDrive Files To This PC appear and there you have to check the suitable boxes to activate synchronization.

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