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  1. 291 votes
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      59 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Folder sync

      Why not make the mobile version just like the Desktop app?

      You should be able to select a folder (or multiple folders) from your mobile device and OneDrive should upload all the files (not just photos or videos) in that folder automatically and every time you modify one of the files in that folder or add a new file, it should automatically sync it with the cloud.

      Unbelievably, OneDrive, nor Dropbox nor Google Drive currently offer such feature. You can only get this feature with a third party app like FolderSync (paid app - Android).

      This should be a native…

      6,808 votes
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        58 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Notify User when item reshared inside the organization

        There's this Set-SPOTenant powershell Parameter NotifyOwnersWhenItemsReshared, but the User only gets notified when a document is shared with a user outside the organization. A Microsoft Support call also confirmed this to be working as designed". Please make it also possible to be notified when a document is shared internally, so the owner of the document always has a overview who has Access to a file without having to look it up by himself.

        87 votes
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          1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Verrrrrrrrry Slow

          OneDrive is pathetically slow with uploads. For at least the last two weeks, it's been closer to dial up speeds. It can take hours to upload 500 meg. Historically, I haven't seen uploads faster than very low broadband speeds. I have a decent broadband connection - can stream HD movies and do other things simultaneously. I'm truly sick of it. What's more amazing...I'M A PAYING CUSTOMER. I'm not just using the free version. I would expect slower speeds if I were only using the free version. But to pay money and get this, pitiful.

          502 votes
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            21 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • CPU Usage too high in High Sierra

            MacOs 10.13.2
            CPU Usage is too high while using one drive.
            Please correct!

            488 votes
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              59 comments  ·  Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Files on demand, automatic cleanup

              When using files on demand over time, OneDrive will start to sync a lot of files which after some time will become inactive. Today the user would have to right-click the OneDrive-folder and select Clean up in order to stop the sync of these files and delete the local files stored on the user's device.

              I propose a new optional feature. When files or folders have been inactive for a period of time (say 30 days) I would like OneDrive to automatically clean up, deleting the locally stored files and folders but still keeping them in the cloud.

              It should…

              1,627 votes
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                56 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Update OneDrive for Business file size limit to be competitive

                Increase OneDrive for Business file size beyond the current cap of 15 GB/file.

                OneDrive for Business needs to stay competitive.

                106 votes
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                  6 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • onedrive web always stalls/hangs after uploading few files - hangs on "uploading *** items" for ever (win 10 chrome and Edge and IE)

                  I am trying to upload my photos to onedrive via the web. I don't do it via the windows sync app as I don't want this folder synced as its too big.

                  I know all the fragile problems with onedrive, and can confirm that:

                  all my file names are < 8 chars + ".jpg"
                  None of the filenames nor folders have any chars other than ascii
                  There is only one level depth (a directory with files in it)
                  I have 300GB of space left in my 1TB (so its not a space issue).
                  Files are all < 10MB, so its…

                  286 votes
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                    5 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Request for setting of automatic synchronization of OS standard folder

                    For synchronization of OS standard folders like My Documents, Desktop etc., Please make it easy for administrator or user to set up. For example, it is very convenient if there is a method such as preparing a check box.
                    Since I also confirmed that it is implemented in other cloud storage services like iCloud (function is limited but, iCloud can select the sync target by check box ), I'd like you to implement it on OD4B as well.

                    67 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • XML Export/Import of your current (filtered) document libraries

                      More and more people have more than one device. I like to have an export/import XML Structure of the current filtered document libs folders. So then I'm able to import these configuration on another device without doing the time consuming filter job.

                      89 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Differential synchronization

                        In the current OD4B specification, when updating the file in the folder to be synchronized, the updated file, not the difference, is fully synchronized, which leads to the tightness of the communication of the end user's NW by the communication of OD4B.
                        In our recognition, only Word, Excel, PowerPoint files supports differential sync, if OD4B deal with files that created other applications as well, it will be very helpful.

                        60 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • OneDrive Files On-Demand for Mac

                          When will OneDrive Files On-Demand be available on Mac

                          270 votes
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                            9 comments  ·  Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • View of thumbnails in picture folders

                            With the new upgrade more emphasis was put on showing the file name rather than the thumbnail. I hate it. I use my picture folders for showing photos and projects to both clients and students from my iPhone. And as a photographer it was a great help. But now the thumbnails are really small and the file names are huge and don't even show the full name. I really don't like that I can't switch that view back to the way it was before. Just because you can create a new preview mode doesn't mean you should.

                            197 votes
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                              7 comments  ·  iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Right clik sync now

                              It will be cool if you can force update of the file if there are a lot of thing to sync. Just right click on this file and push the button Sync now, for fast update of certain files, that you need right now.

                              129 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Control of communication timing

                                2) Control of communication timing
                                Please make it possible for the administrator to change and manage the timing to execute the synchronization. (Example: once a day, once in several hours, on a daily basis etc.)
                                This is to prevent situations where synchronization is carried out during cellular communication, which consumes traffic.

                                48 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 44 votes
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                                    3 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Keep "Shared with me" preview link consistent with the direct image link

                                    The situation is – some design engineers share drafts of images as part of their process. Unfortunately, we are finding the default sharing invitation link behaves differently than opening the file in Shared with me. We would like to generate the sharing invitation link with the same URL structure as Shared with Me.

                                    The end result is the design engineers have an inconsistent print/save/viewing experience in the sharing invitation view.

                                    33 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  OneDrive.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Make files downloadable to the SD card of Android Phone

                                      Just found that the OneDrive app on Android does not support downloading files to the SD card. That should be fixed as in most situations, the SD card is the better (and larger) place for your documents to be kept on your phone.
                                      Thank you

                                      45 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Enable the option to edit Plain text documents on OneDrive.com

                                        Enable the option to edit Plain text documents on OneDrive.com

                                        200 votes
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                                          13 comments  ·  OneDrive.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Managing deleted One Drive (Sharepoint Document) files

                                          We have multiple users connected one SharePoint site and we use this sites to share documents. Due to our operational requirements we need to keep our files in the desktop PC. Therefore all the users in the organization we keep our files in the PC using OneDrive client.

                                          The issue is when a file get deleted from one end its effecting all other users in the network by moving all the deleted files to their desktop recycle bin. Which creates huge space of deleted files and make all the users to clean their recycle bin quite often. (For us avg…

                                          83 votes
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                                            7 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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