Windows 10: Enable or Disable Automatic Pause OneDrive Sync on Metered Network

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  1. Brink Win User

    Enable or Disable Automatic Pause OneDrive Sync on Metered Network


    How to: Enable or Disable Automatic Pause OneDrive Sync on Metered Network

    How to Enable or Disable Automatic Pause OneDrive Sync when on Metered Network in Windows 10


    Microsoft account. OneDrive is integrated into Windows 10 where you can view, browse, upload, and share the files you saved online to OneDrive from any PC, tablet, or phone.

    Once you chosen files and folders with your PC.

    Starting with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, you can manually pause syncing of files and folders on OneDrive as needed.

    By default, Windows 10 will automatically pause sync when the device is on a metered wireless network.

    This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable automatically pause OneDrive sync when on metered network for your account in Windows 10.


    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: Enable or Disable Automatically Pause OneDrive Sync when on Metered Network in OneDrive Settings
    • Option Two: Enable or Disable Automatically Pause OneDrive Sync when on Metered Network using a REG file




    OPTION ONE [/i] Enable or Disable Automatically Pause OneDrive Sync when on Metered Network in OneDrive Settings
    1. Click/tap on the OneDrive icon
    Enable or Disable Automatic Pause OneDrive Sync on Metered Network [​IMG]
    in the notification area, click/tap on More, and click/tap on Settings. (see screenshot below)

    Enable or Disable Automatic Pause OneDrive Sync on Metered Network [​IMG]

    2. Click/tap on the Settings tab, check (enable - default) or uncheck Automatically pause sync when this device is on a metered network for what you want, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)

    *note This setting is only available while you are signed in to OneDrive.

    Enable or Disable Automatic Pause OneDrive Sync on Metered Network [​IMG]






    OPTION TWO [/i] Enable or Disable Automatically Pause OneDrive Sync when on Metered Network using a REG file

    *note The downloadable .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\OneDrive

    UserSettingMeteredNetworkEnabled DWORD

    0 = Disable
    1 = Enable



    1. Do step 2 (enable) or step 3 (disable) below for what you would like to do.


    2. To Enable Automatically Pause OneDrive Sync when on Metered Network
    *note This is the default setting.
    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the REG file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Enable_Automatically_pause_OneDrive_sync_when_on_metered_network.reg

    Download

    3. To Disable Automatically Pause OneDrive Sync when on Metered Network
    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the REG file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Disable_Automatically_pause_OneDrive_sync_when_on_metered_network.reg

    Download
    4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

    5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

    6. When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

    7. If OneDrive is currently running, then close and reopen OneDrive to apply, or sign in to Windows 10 to apply.

    8. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.

    That's it,
    Shawn


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    Brink, May 26, 2018
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  2. how to disable Onedrive "metered network" notifications?

    I've got my network connection set as metered so my windows 10 doesn't hog all of my bandwidth when it needs to download something (when set as metered, windows updates and such pause automatically when programs on the pc or other devices on the network
    are utilizing my 672Kbp/s max bandwidth home internet connection. Needless to say that this is a highly desired behavior). With the connection set as metered, I keep getting notifications from onedrive that my connection is metered. I don't really use onedrive
    atm, but I might use it in the future. Is there any way to disable the notifications without disabling onedrive or changing my connection settings?

    ***Post moved by the moderator to the appropriate forum category.***
     
    Sebastian Hahn, Oct 27, 2019
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  3. OneDrive paused automatically

    Are you quite sure there isn't some way to override the automatic pausing of OneDrive when Metered Connection is set? Was it the Fall Creators Update that automatically paused OneDrive when a Metered Connection is being used? It wouldn't be so much of an
    issue if the Procrustes Creators Update hadn't taken away the choice of whether to automatically download and install new updates other than by using a Metered Connection.
     
    Evern Otes, Oct 27, 2019
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  4. Delbrook Win User

    Enable or Disable Automatic Pause OneDrive Sync on Metered Network

    OneDrive paused automatically

    I am using Windows 10 home and OneDrive personal, and a laptop and use WiFi for the internet.

    I constantly create documents and directly save them to my laptop's OneDrive - Document folder. And the documents will automatically saved to the OneDrive Cloud storage.

    Because I don't like Windows 10 Updates automatically pushed to my laptop, I set my WiFi as metered.

    Now OneDrive got "paused" automatically. It is a pain to have to remember to re-sync OneDrive manually all the time.

    Is there a way, in my situation, to stop OneDrive to "pause" automatically?

    Thanks

    Del
     
    Delbrook, Oct 27, 2019
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  5. dypsis Win User
    Disable OneDrive Pausing Sync In Battery Saver Mode

    OneDrive keeps pausing sync automatically every time I am running in battery save mode and I have to keep enabling it manually. How do I disable this annoying setting?
     
    dypsis, Oct 27, 2019
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  6. dypsis Win User
    Disable OneDrive Pausing Sync In Battery Saver Mode

    Hi.

    I don't want to uninstall OneDrive. I use it.

    What I want to do is to stop OneDrive from automatically pausing when it goes into battery save mode.

    Surely, MS gives the user an option to enable it or disable it. It is very annoying, and I don't have the time to be messing around re-enabling it manually all the time. I simply want to turn "automatic pause" off.
     
    dypsis, Oct 27, 2019
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