How To Fix OneDrive is Full Error on Windows 10

How To Fix OneDrive is Full Error on Windows 10

Do you constantly face the “OneDrive is full” notification even when you have a lot of storage space available on your device? Yes, it can be boring. But don’t worry! You can easily fix this problem by following some workarounds, which we will discuss later in our article.

Developed by Microsoft Corporation, OneDrive gives you cloud storage space where you can store your photos, videos, music, documents, access them through any device, share them with your friends or colleagues, and can easily collaborate on content. As soon as you create your Microsoft account, you have access to OneDrive across all your devices to easily sync data and work on the go!

Read: How to Add Multiple OneDrive Accounts in Windows 10

How to fix OneDrive is full error on Windows 10

So, if you are stuck with OneDrive issues, here are some workarounds that will help you fix OneDrive errors on Windows 10.

#1 Unlink your Microsoft account

The “OneDrive is full” error can be easily resolved by unlinking your Microsoft account. So, let’s quickly learn how to change this setting on Windows 10.

  • Press the “OneDrive” icon placed in the taskbar, select “Settings”.
  • Go to the “Account” tab. Tap on “Unpair this PC” option.
  • Enter your credentials and create your Microsoft account. Navigate to the location of the OneDrive folder and follow the onscreen instructions to unlink your account.
  • Unlinking an account is one of the best solutions to fix OneDrive errors. If you’re still having problems, let’s move on to our next solution.

#2 Change folder location

Now we’ll try relocating the OneDrive sync folder to see if that helps. This way, we can find out if a specific disk drive is interfering with the functioning of OneDrive.

  • Right click on the OneDrive icon and select “Settings”.
  • Go to the “Account” tab. Press the “Unpair this PC” button. Create your Microsoft account to authenticate your identity.
  • Here now you need to change the location of the sync folder. Select a folder (other than the one you’re currently using) to store OneDrive files and data.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions and wait for some time until the syncing process is completed successfully.

#3 Reset OneDrive Cache

In our next solution, we will reset the OneDrive cache and load it with its default settings. Here is what you need to do.

  • Press the Windows + R key combination to open the Run dialog box.
  • Type the following command in the text box and press Enter. 

%localappdata%\Microsoft\OneDrive\onedrive.exe /reset

  • Once the OneDrive settings are reset, you will need to re-register with your Microsoft account to check if you are still experiencing the “OneDrive is full” error on your Windows device.

#4 Reinstall OneDrive app

  • Press the Windows icon placed on the taskbar. Tap on the gear icon to open Settings.
  • In the Settings window, select “Applications and Features”.
  • Scroll through the list of apps to find “OneDrive”. Tap on it and press the “Uninstall” button below it.
  • After the uninstallation process is complete, go back to Microsoft’s official OneDrive webpage and download the installation file.
  • Run the setup file and reinstall OneDrive app to start again.


Here are some solutions that you can try to fix “OneDrive is full” error on Windows 10. Make sure to check the available storage space capacity of all the drives before starting the troubleshooting process. To quickly free up some of the storage space on your device, you can download the advanced system optimizer tool that cleans disk drives and removes unwanted clutter with just a few clicks!

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