How to get administrative access to the OneDrive for Business environment of a user

  • Go to the Office 365 admin portal
  • Open the SharePoint admin center
  • On the left choose user profiles
  • Manage User Profiles

Manage User Profiles

  • Find the user you would like to have access to
  • Open the item menu of the user
  • Manage site collection owners

Administrative Access OneDrive for Business Manage User Profiles Item Menu

  • Add your administrator account

OneDrive for Business Site Collection Admin

After executing the steps above, you will see all files and folders for the current user:

Administrative access OneDrive for Business


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