How to Add, Sync Documents & PDF Files in Windows Phones – Nokia Lumia

Did you ever tried installing documents, presentations, excel files and PDF files in your Windows Phone? Most of us will not find any option to do so. Microsoft Zune is only used for adding Music, Video, Pictures and Podcasts. Then what about adding docs and PDF files ? Well, you have to use another way to load your documents and files in windows phones. The simple way to install all your files in your phone is by using Skydrive. This application is the only possible way to open your documents, PDF files and any kind of readable materials in windows phone. To install and use Skydrive, there is a small procedure which you have to follow. So, kindly be patient to read the article for a better installation.

How to Install Skydrive to Open Docs and PDF Files in Windows Phones:

The first thing you have to keep in mind that, for any task windows phones will depend on your windows live id. which is nothing but your email id of Hotmail, and windows live. You have to keep your windows id live to make any sort of requests and responds to windows phones. So, since you got your windows id, the first step begins here.

Step 1: Login to your Skydrive Account with your windows live id. If you are logging in for the first time, Don’t worry if you see a messenger wall in your account. It will just embed your all Facebook, Twitter and other updates from your phone and give you a warm welcome.

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Step 2: After logging in, you can see 3 default folders like below screenshot, these are the folders where you can add your documents and files of your choice. You can also make your own folders and rename them accordingly.

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Step 3: Now select documents folder to add your MS-Word, MS-Power Point, MS-Excel, Text, PDF Files. You can just drag and drop the files into these folders from your desktop.

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The same way you can add your Pictures in Skydrive to open from your phone. Once you have finished adding all your files, Just logout and get back to your phone.

Step 4: Now download Skydrive app from market place in your windows phone or connect your windows phone to Zune to install the app via PC. Skydrive is a free application to download and use. So, no need to worry about the price.

Step 5: After Installing the app, you can find Skydrive in your windows mobile. Just open it and you can find all your installed documents and files in it.

Step 6: Open any file or document from your windows phone to check whether your documents are opening or not. If not, install again via same process mentioned in step 1,2,3.

You can also check out our exclusive video on how to add and sync your documents in windows phones. I hope you understood how to add your docs and PDF files in windows phones. If you still have any queries,, you can always leave a comment below.

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