How to Throttle OneDrive Upload and Download (Sync) Speeds?

If OneDrive client is taking major portion of your bandwidth and affecting your browsing or Windows Update download speed, you can limit upload and download rates in OneDrive settings.

Right-click the OneDrive icon in Notification area, and click Settings

onedrive sync speed throttle

In the Network tab, set the Upload rate and Download rate accordingly.

onedrive sync speed throttle

That’s it!

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Ramesh Srinivasan is passionate about Microsoft technologies and he has been a consecutive ten-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award in the Windows Shell/Desktop Experience category, from 2003 to 2012. He loves to troubleshoot and write about Windows. Ramesh founded in 2005.

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