Install and set up WorkDrive Sync for Windows

Install and set up WorkDrive Sync for Windows

Before attempting to install WorkDrive Sync on your device, please ensure that your OS is Windows 7 or higher.
  1. Download the WorkDrive Sync app for the Windows OS (Download Link).

    Important: Please make sure to read the License Agreement and Privacy Policy before you agree to download the WorkDrive Sync app.

  2. Double-click the downloaded file (ZohoWorkDrive.msi) to execute the installation. A setup window will open.
  3. Click InstallAfter the successful installation, the Zoho WorkDrive sign in screen will be displayed.
  4. Enter your Zoho account credentials to Sign In.



    You can also sign in using Google, Office 365, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Yahoo accounts. If you don't have a Zoho account, click Sign Up Now to create your new Zoho account.

    Note: If you're connected to the internet via a proxy server, you will see an error, "Could not connect to Server", with a link to configure proxy server. Refer to Application Preferences for more information on configuring proxy server.

  5. Choose your sync folder location.
    The default sync folder location will be User Profile > Zoho WorkDrive (Team name).
    You can change this to your preferred location at any time. Click Next to proceed.



    Note: If another folder has the same name as the sync folder in your preferred location, you can choose to move, merge or, rename the existing folder.

  6. Select Folders to sync from your Zoho WorkDrive to your computer, and vice-versa.

    The default option is to sync all the folders in your Zoho WorkDrive account (i.e., My Folders, Shared with Me, and Team Folders). You can also choose to selective sync these folders and their sub-folders from your account. Select the required folders and click Next.



  7. Click Start Sync to complete the Zoho WorkDrive setup and start syncing the selected folders.



Disconnect WorkDrive Sync from a Computer

When you no longer wish to sync your Zoho WorkDrive account with a computer, you can disconnect that computer. When you disconnect a computer, the files already synced with that computer will not be deleted, only the sync between that computer and Zoho WorkDrive will be stopped. All files will be available on the WorkDrive web.

Disconnect Sync from a Computer
  1. Click the WorkDrive icon  in the system tray. A popup screen will appear.



  2. Click the Settings icon  and select Preferences.
  3. Select the Account menu.
  4. Select Disconnect Computer, then click Yes to confirm.



To sync another WorkDrive account with your Computer
  1. Click the WorkDrive icon  in the system tray. A popup screen will appear.
  2. Click Sign In, then follow the same steps mentioned in "Install and set up WorkDrive Sync for Windows".

Uninstall the WorkDrive Sync app

  1. Click the WorkDrive icon  in the system tray. A popup screen will appear.
  2. Click the Settings icon  in the popup screen.
  3. Select Quit.



  4. Follow the steps below based on your Windows version:
For Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1
    1. Go to Control Panel on your Computer.
    2. Click Uninstall a program under Programs.
    3. Right-click the Zoho WorkDrive app and select Uninstall.
    4. In the confirmation dialog box, click Uninstall.
For Windows 10 and Windows 11
    1. Go to Windows Settings on your Computer.
    2. Click Apps and select Apps & features on the left pane.
    3. Click the Zoho WorkDrive app and select Uninstall.
    4. In the confirmation dialog box, click Uninstall.
When you uninstall the Sync app from your computer, the files already synced to your computer will not be deleted automatically. If you don't want these files on your computer, you need to delete them manually after uninstallation.

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