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Remove the File size limit of 2GB for syncing.

There are numerous files that can exceed this file size. Especially if you're syncing family videos, large CAD files, or perhaps digital art files. This makes OneDrive not very useful for my purposes, and others I suspect.

I heard back in 2012 that this was something that the OneDrive team wanted to do but I haven't heard an update on this since then. Please let us know what's going on with this.

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      • Andrew ThornAndrew Thorn commented  · 

        Please lift this for business customers.... its been more than a year since the rest of the cloud has had this lifted... for the love of God... please. Ill also say... a 10Gb is still very subpar... why does there have to be a limit at all??? its my space, why cant I use all of it in one upload if I want to!

      • Shmuel HayempourShmuel Hayempour commented  · 

        Okay so basically what you guys are saying is all the personal users which is NOT The main bulk of the M$ corporate mammoth is currently happily uploading files up to 10GB (which is still pathetic If you are going to fix something do it right for G-ds sake don't just put a bandied on it) while us the loyal business customers are still suffering with a 16bit archaic system!?

      • LeviLevi commented  · 

        Not to mention... 3D Video Files.

      • Andy ArismendiAndy Arismendi commented  · 

        Aug 9 2015 - on Windows 10 w/ OneDrive for Business still can't sync a 2.33GB file

      • MArk BovieMArk Bovie commented  · 

        Micro$oft has forgotten its one drive for Business customers. Over a year and still have not lifted this crazy limitation. I think i have decided to deploy google drive for our school district of 35.000 users.

        1,000 GB if storage but only 2 at a time. What the point. backups don't fix, images, zips, iso, etc...

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        This doesn't seem to work. I can upload files bigger than 2GB, but when I share it, my friends can't download the file. It cuts out when they reach 2GB.

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        what about the number of files limit?

      • MiguelMiguel commented  · 

        Why is this not available on all your products? I am on OneDrive for Business and it's giving me this message

        "You can't upload files larger than 2.1GB to your OneDrive for Business"

        You would think that for business accounts, this restriction would also be lifted.

        When is this going to get fixed??

      • Marcelo ChangMarcelo Chang commented  · 

        Tried upload a simple zip file with 4,5GB and I'm not able to.

      • Jeff WellerJeff Weller commented  · 

        I am STILL getting that message. I am trying to sync a secure file that has many smaller files within it but ONEDRIVE says it won't sync because it's over 2 gig. POSTED 3/3/2015

      • PaulPaul commented  · 

        We're using the one drive for business preview for Mac. Any ideas when the limit will be extended to 10GB?

      • TT commented  · 

        Remove the File size limit of 10GB for syncing.

        Some (like me) have files even larger than 10GB. Please remove this limit as well.

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        My music is simply not uploading..... it sits in a "waiting" position and then nothing happens. It does not tell me that anything is too big and does not give an error message. HELP!!

      • JakeJake commented  · 

        Um, right step, now it would be great to have the 10GB limit removed ;)

      • Anonymous commented  · 

        How can be solved a problem of downloading to my iPad a file which is 2.7 GB via onedrive app? It is telling me that files which are more than 500 mb cannot be downloaded.

      • MoMo commented  · 

        I get the file too big error as well. Still showing 2gb threshold om consumer account.

      • Zsombor FritzZsombor Fritz commented  · 

        I still get 'File is too big' sync error on files bigger than 2GB. When will the limit increase available for all OneDrive (not for business) users??? I've more than 1TB space on OneDrive but it can't upload a 2.5GB long video file???

      • Zsombor FritzZsombor Fritz commented  · 

        I still get sync problem with file bigger than 2GB: ("Files can't be larger than 2 GB. Please reduce the size of the file to upload it to OneDrive, or move it to a different location on this PC.".
        So when will this upgrade available for all users???

      • RSKRSK commented  · 

        So this is only for onedrive not for SharePoint online correct?

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