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  1. Enable long file path for OneDrive for Business

    My 1GB of storage part of my Office 365 Business subscription is more or less useless because I get the "File name too long" issue with most of my files.

    The following request is now closed as completed but I have voted on it with OneDrive for Business in mind (and I'm sure a lot of other other users did!).
    https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/262982-onedrive/suggestions/6325774-enable-long-file-paths-aka-file-name-too-long-p

    So, OneDrive for Business users, make your voice heard and vote for this!

    211 votes
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      12 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Enable FLAC Music Streaming from OneDrive

      Many users today have FLAC music libraries. FLAC (free lossless audio codec) is a free, open-source, CD-quality file format which is in many ways superior to MP3. Unfortunately, you're currently unable to stream FLAC music from OneDrive through Groove Music.

      Personally speaking, all but a few of my songs stored in OneDrive are FLAC format. Unfortunately, Groove music doesn't recognize these songs unless they are saved to my device locally. Therefore my Groove music library on my Lumia 950XL is empty, aside from the few songs in OneDrive I have saved as MP3s. Even if you search for a song…

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        21 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Dropbox Infinite Shows That Windows 10 Needs Smart Files Now

        Dear OneDrive team,

        I know I have suggested it before and there are countless online polls asking for it, but with the announcement today of Dropbox Infinite, I feel I must reaffirm my long standing hope that Microsoft will bring OneDrive Smart Files (or placeholders) back for Windows 10. OneDrive was literally a perfect service for both personal and business use with the Windows 8/8.1 sync engine and has not been the same since.

        To be clear, I love Win10 Pro, installed it on all my machines immediately, and am an insider member. But it is handicapped by the poor…

        181 votes
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          11 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • More secure file sharing

          Today a shared folder or document ist just protected by the link to it. If someone captures the email containing the link, then he has access to all the shared files.
          To share more confidential files I would like to share with a specific microsoft account. Then the files are at least as secure as the microsoft account of the person i shared the files with.

          Marketing consideration:
          Why to pay for office 365 home for 5 family members when I can't share the 1 TB of OneDrive space securely with them?

          218 votes
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            5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow OneDrive for Business Sync Client to recognize domain-bound Macs in the Enterprise

            Allow OneDrive for Business Sync Client to recognize domain-bound Macs in the Enterprise.

            Our company recently adopted the OneDrive for Business (OD4B)next generation sync client. As part of this adoption our internal Information Security team has set a security policy allowing only domain-bound workstations to leverage the OD4B sync client.

            We are binding our Mac workstations to our corporate domain, just like our Windows workstations; however, Microsoft has told us that Macs are not truly bound to our corporate domain -- they are simply "associated" with our domain meaning our Mac workstations fall outside of this domain-bound security policy. This…

            86 votes
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              6 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Make OneDrive 64 bit!

              Make Onedrive 64 bit! Simple as that! 32 bit Onedrive process on 64 bit OS in 2016 is simply unacceptable!

              931 votes
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                12 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Cryptowall and Ramsonware - Prevent OneDrive files to be encrypted

                We are seeing an increase in this cases of cryptowall and ramsonware, were users see their computers infected with this virus.

                The virus will encrypt all user files (jpg, pdf, xlsx,docx, etc.) except system files.

                It would be very helpful, to have the option to have OneDrive files restored to a previous date, even if that option was only available at a OneDrive Support level.

                If this option is not possible, due to server space to store all info in duplicated, it would be easier from the technical side to block .ccc, .micro, and other known file extensions in OneDrive.

                504 votes
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                  13 comments  ·  OneDrive.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Remove the "OneDrive - Personal" from Explorer when not enabled.

                  When we enable OneDrive for Buisness, the user also see a "OneDrive - Personal" folder in explorer, and when the user click on it, it will open the OneDrive for buisness folder?

                  64 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • List of 'Upload Progress...' requests

                    Progress Bar and Progress Files

                    There are various requests for progress. There should be one which includes them all.

                    > Display File qty, KB and % remaining
                    > Display pending list of files being uploaded and % of currently being uploaded
                    > Pause upload feature
                    > (low) Cap upload rates
                    > Time to sync

                    107 votes
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                      4 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Make Onedrive Universal App a Windows 10 build-in app!!!

                      Make Onedrive Universal App a Windows 10 build-in app!!! And remove the old desktop sync client(OnedriveSetup.exe based client) from windows 10!!!

                      50 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Fix "Shared with Me" 'Duplicates' in View

                        In OneDrive for Business today the Shared with Me view is at times difficult to follow for some users and results in 'duplicate' entries.

                        Here is the simple scenario for Users1 and Users2:

                        In User2 Documents folder create the following simple structure where the names are self-describing:

                        Documents\Folder_Shared_Edit_with_User1

                        Documents\Folder_Shared_Edit_with_User1\File_OwnedBy_User2_Shared_Edit_with_User1

                        Documents\Folder_Shared_Edit_with_User1\File_OwnedBy_User2_Shared_View_with_User1

                        After a while the Crawler will re-index the User1 Shared with Me view. In addition to showing the primary entry:

                        Folder_Shared_Edit_with_User1

                        It will also show:

                        File_OwnedBy_User2_Shared_View_with_User1

                        This is duplicated if you drill into the shared folder. End users and customers do not like seeing this and it appears to be…

                        46 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow a Guest Link for a video to play in the browser

                          When I share a video from OneDrive for Business using a guest link, I want viewers to be able to play the video in the browser.
                          Currently, they have to download the video before playing it.

                          61 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • create anonymous guest links on the folder just like files in OD4B

                            For files you can create anonymous guest links on the file and set it to be view/edit and require sign-in or not but you can't for a folder.

                            In the consumer version of OneDrive you can do this on folders. Please make this available in OD4B. This is a huge missing feature that may cause us to go back to Dropbox.

                            407 votes
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                              18 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • New sync client must support team sites

                              Horrified to read this in the FAQ for the new sync client:

                              "Our focus right now is exclusively on OneDrive for Business cloud sync. We’re still looking at our broader sync strategy for Team Sites and On Prem. The existing sync client for OneDrive for Business will continue to support sync in these solutions."

                              Sync of team sites is *very important*. I know several businesses who only use the team site (because they want to share documents).

                              If you still have to run the old, broken sync client for team sites this is a massive disappointment and means users will…

                              3,712 votes
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                                164 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Make select folder offline too

                                Since OneDrive now support offline file in iOS, I hope OneDrive team can implement selecting folders for offline as well. I would be much easier to have this option instead of one my one selecting each files in the folder. Do hope OneDrive will implement this. Thank you

                                511 votes
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                                  14 comments  ·  iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Fix special characters in company name bug on mac

                                  This is stated as fixed in version 17.3.6378.0329 of the mac app store app, but the problem is still the same.

                                  If you have a special character in your company name - for example / - the mac client is unable to use the folder you have chosen.

                                  A/S is the primary company type in Denmark, and names should include this notation. Because of this, the problem is widespread in Denmark.

                                  I guess there are more special characters that are not being handled on the mac as well.

                                  Read about the problem here:
                                  https://community.office365.com/en-us/f/153/p/432751/1095582

                                  39 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add options of wifi-only and pause (all) for uploading

                                    Sometimes, one needs to upload big but not urgent files so it's just not worth it to use too much cellular data, so then the wifi-only option would be great. And in the same circumstance of not urgent files uploading, pausing the upload temperarily for some urgent need of quick network usage is also convenient.

                                    85 votes
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                                      4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Update the OneDrive for Business Client Network Bandwidth Calculator based on how the Next Generation Sync client works

                                      The OneDrive for Business Client Network Bandwidth Calculator developed by Zach Rosenfield was a great tool for anticipating bandwidth requirements on each site.
                                      Could you update it to include improvements from the Next Generation Sync Client?

                                      34 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Η Microsoft παρακαλώ μεταχειρίζεται τους χρήστες σας εξίσου

                                        Οι χρήστες σας απαιτούν να τους μεταχειρίζονται ισότιμα ​​. Επικοινωνήστε μαζί μας σωστά . Δώστε μας πίσω την αποθήκευση μας !!

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                                          0 comments  ·  OneDrive.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • "Sync online only" for OneDrive

                                          Allow an online sync only for OneDrive, like Windows 8.1 file explorer did.
                                          Most of PC don't have enough storage to keep files on HDD.
                                          That will really improve productivity !

                                          21,378 votes
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                                            932 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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