If you are bothered by those annoying OneDrive Pop-ups or do not want to use OneDrive, You can find below the steps to Disable or Uninstall OneDrive in Windows 10 computer.
Disable/Uninstall OneDrive in Windows 10
While Microsoft provides the option to automatically backup Desktop, Documents/Photos Folders and Microsoft Office Files to OneDrive, there are users who do not want to save files to OneDrive.
Also, there are others who prefer using Google Drive, iCloud, Dropbox and other cloud storage services, and do not want to use OneDrive.
The simplest solution in both cases is prevent OneDrive from starting automatically on the computer, which practically disables OneDrive. The other soloution is to Uninstall OneDrive from the computer.
1. Disable OneDrive in Windows 10
As mentioned above, an easy way to stop those annoying “Setup OneDrive” pop-ups in Windows 10 is to stop OneDrive from starting automatically on the computer.
Click on the System Tray icon (1) in Taskbar > right-click on OneDrive App icon (2) and select Settings (3) option in the menu that appears.
On the next screen, switch to Settings tab and uncheck “Start OneDrive automatically when I Sign in to Windows” option.
Click on OK to save this setting on your computer.
Next, click on the System Tray (1) Icon > right-click on the OneDrive Icon (2) and click on Exit (3) to close OneDrive on your computer.
When you Restart or Start your computer the next time, you will no longer find OneDrive starting automatically on your computer.
2. Uninstall OneDrive in Windows 10
If you have no plans of using OneDrive, you can follow the steps below to Uninstall OneDrive.
Go to Settings > Apps > click on Apps & Features in the left-pane. In the right-pane, select Microsoft OneDrive and click on the Uninstall option.
On the confirmation pop-up, click on the Uninstall option to confirm.
Wait for Windows to Uninstall OneDrive from your computer.
If you happen to change your mind, you can always Download and Install OneDrive on your computer from any of the following sources.
1. Download and Install OneDrive Desktop Program, this will replace the OneDrive application that you had deleted from your computer.
2. Download and Install the OneDrive App as available at Microsoft Windows Store. This version of OneDrive is better suited for touch enabled devices.