OneDrive for Business – You can now manage user storage limits from the administration portal

As you know Office 365 provides a personal storage space with OneDrive for Business.

You also now you can define the storage limit (quota) applicable to all users.

Good news, you can now define individual limit for OneDrive for Business directly from the Office 365 administration portal; meaning if you need to decrease/increase limit for an individual without having to use the SharePoint Online PowerShell – making things a little bit easier.

To start setting an individual limit for an individual, logon to your Office 365 administration portal ( and reach the Users\Active users blade


There search for the user you want to change the OneDrive limit to select it

On the user details blade on the right side, open the OneDrive tab


Then you will see details about the OneDrive space and under the Storage used you will be able to Edit the assign limit for this user. You can then define a new limit in Gb

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Benoit Hamet
Benoit Hamet
Benoit is working on Microsoft collaborative technologies He has been awarded as MVP for more than 12 years Currently MVP on Office 365 after being awarded on SharePoint (2011-2012) and Windows client & server (2002-2007) Speaker at various Microsoft events (TechDays, TechNet seminars) and Quest Software He works on on-premises (Active Directory, RADIUS/NPS, Exchange, Skype for Business, SharePoint, SQL, Terminal Server, Windows client and Windows Server) or online (Azure, Intune, Office 365, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business Online, Teams) technologies