OneDrive Cloud Service is a nice little application which is integrated in Windows 10 and you also don’t need to download any dedicated app to view the files and folders in OneDrive. You can just click the icon in the navigation Panel of the File Explorer.
OneDrive in Windows 10
When you sign in using a Microsoft account in Windows 10, Windows automatically signs you into OneDrive Cloud too. Means even if you don’t intend to use the OneDrive Cloud Windows will automatically make you its client.
Sign out of OneDrive in Windows 10
Although this is a good feature and most users appreciate it but for those users who use other storage services like Dropbox might want to log out of their OneDrive Cloud without migrating to their local account or without signing out of Microsoft account.
This method can also be used if you have multiple OneDrive accounts like if you are using one account and want to log into another account first you will need to sign out of your account so this is where it comes handy.
Following are the given instructions to do just that.
Step 1: Right-click on the OneDrive Cloud icon on the system tray of the taskbar and then click on settings.
Step 2: Now switch to accounts tab.
Step 3: Click on the Unlike OneDrive button, once you do it you will see Welcome to OneDrive dialog with Sign-in button. You can now successfully logged out of your OneDrive account in Windows 10.
This will log you out of your account but the files and folders present in your account will remain in your PC.
If you want to get rid of those files as well, open up File Explorer, click on the OneDrive icon in the navigation pane, select all files and then click Delete key.