Using your Office 365 Site Collection admin credentials, you can activate backups for SharePoint Online Team Site, Public Site, Private Site Collections and OneDrive for Business Sites.

To begin, from the Backups page click on “Add Backup Task” and then click on the OneDrive line.


Note: If you use multi-factor authentication with Office 365, you will need to use OAuth based authorization (requires a Global Admin account).

Activating a OneDrive Backup

You can use OAuth or Credentials based authorization methods.

For OAuth based authorization enter the OneDrive high-level URL ( in the OneDrive URL field, then click AUTHENTICATE IN MICROSOFT button to continue.


For Credentials based authorization enter your SharePoint Site Collection Admin user name and password, and enter the SharePoint high-level URL ( in the OneDrive URL field. Then click APPLY button to continue.


Note: saas2cloud will automatically assign admin permission to the OneDrive sites when using a SharePoint Admin account. 

The screen will refresh and you will see a list of all related OneDrive sites for your tenant. You can click on “Activate All” in the upper right to activate backups for all OneDrive sites, or select the individual sites you want to backup by clicking on the arrow icon to the right of each site URL.

Activating a OneDrive Backup4.2

You can also add sites manually if needed by clicking on “Add” button in the upper right and then entering the individual SharePoint URL.