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  1. Duplicate files/photos ( duplicates )

    Like other suggestions I would like a way to not have duplicate files/photos, to save space.

    Can we have some specific way to:

    1) run a "duplicate" search that can automatically delete files/photos based on a name, size and date
    2) search for duplicates and then list them all in name order, showing name, size and date to then give option to review then delete
    3) a file compare search for similar looking files, then the option to delete one(s)

    4,536 votes
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      107 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Please don't auto-create the email attachments folder

      Please stop with the folder creation!!!!!!!!!!!!
      I choose what goes in my drive!
      If i wanted a folder called 'email attachments' i would
      create one .. its annoying having to delete them everytime i come bk to onedrive

      1,763 votes
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        109 comments  ·  OneDrive.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Enable sync client (NGSC) to allow editable syncing of document libraries with secondary versions turned on

        Comparable to the described problems in this post https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/262982-onedrive/suggestions/17864110-enable-sync-client-to-allow-editable-synching-of-t the NGSC is not able to sync libraries (neither SharePoint nor O365-Groups), that have secondary versions turned on. The synced files are write protected and can’t be edited by library owners or other write-permitted users.
        This really restricts the possibilities in scenarios where companies use the secondary-versioning and publishing-to-full-version-feature to secure the presentation of content in document libraries and keep content-producers productive.

        664 votes
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          3 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Enable sync client to allow editable synching of team sites with mandatory metadata columns

          As at 23rd Jan 2017 the newly relased One Drive for Business synch client enables synching of Team sites BUT if any libraries have mandatory meta data or require check out, the synched folder/library is read only. This cripples collaboration by teams on documents. This needs to be fixed

          414 votes
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            31 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Drag and Drop of a folder and/or multiple files using Internet Explorer and Edge!

            Drag and Drop of a folder and/or multiple files using Internet Explorer and Edge!

            92 votes
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              3 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 81 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • OneDrive For Business Context Menu Sharing / Copy Link

                As already several times mentioned we (the customers) need the ability to share / copy a link to a folder or file within the context menu (right click on the folder or file).

                This is an attempt to summarize the others ideas and get this idea upvoted, so Microsoft actually implements our wish.

                Also mentioned in this idea: https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/262982-onedrive/suggestions/11356212-give-us-onedrive-for-business-context-menu-options we are in desperate need of this and with this idea "splitted up" for only sharing / copy link.

                Below and idea of the context menu from myself / Implementation in the ribbon of Windows Explorer also good idea:

                74 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Enable syncing of files across O365 organizations

                  Many customers wan't the option to collaborate with OneDrive cross o365 organization, and have the option to sync the shared files with OneDrive. Right now you are only able to sync files shared within your own o365 organization. Right now the only option is to browse to the shared link and access the files. Trying to use "sync" will result in an error in OneDrive (next gen sync client) as shown in attached file.

                  123 votes
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                    7 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Android gallery sync with Office365 account

                    Please add the feature to permit the sync of the Androind gallery in OneDrive with an Office 365 account

                    73 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 32 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • provide me with the authorization while creating a "Share with everyone" folder.

                        When I start to use the One Drive for Business within Power Shell, I enable the cmdlet in which the "Share with everyone" folder generates automatically and the authorization is given.

                        The reference that I checked:
                        https://support.office.com/en-us/article/6bb02c91-fd0b-42ba-9457-3921cb6dc5b2

                        Although at this point, I am able to finish completing the creation of folder, I hope the behavior to be improved that enables to give authorization properly to me because I have no authorization that I am supposed to be given.

                        62 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Sync of SPO Doc Libraries from IE browser doesn't work with NGSC, Chrome does

                          I have tested the new NGSC for months now and there are a few major issues causing us problems.

                          1. Even with now supporting sync of SharePoint Online Document libraries, the experience is not working within Internet Explorer. When you click the "Sync" button from either classic or Modern UX you are prompted to "Sign In" the experience takes you to a page telling you to "connect your onedrive" which is already done as I have my actual OneDrive for Business files syncing (selectively). Google Chrome works perfect with Document Libraries from SharePoint Online (and allows selective sync) as well…

                          51 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Online Viewer Support for Autocad Files *.dwg

                            Please add support for Autocad files.

                            As a global production company we use a fair amount of 2D layouts in our projects. We have recently started using SharePoint Online and Onedrive for manageing and standardising Projects. While our office workers love working with supported documents in SharePoint, our engineers hates it. It's a very cumbersome task, to always download - upload every 2D layout in order to work with them.

                            If we just could get a viewer it would be a good start enabling Autocad support and a great help to us.

                            46 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Be aware of the inappropriate behavior happens for One Drive for Business.

                              I am aware of the menu screen is displayed, but disappears, apparently when right-clicking on a document or folder. Please see the steps below,

                              - Displayed OneDrive for Business via Internet Explorer, then right click on the document or folder
                              - Although items [Sharing] [Get Link] [Download] [Delete] [Move] are displayed for a moment, but they are disappearing immediately on screen so that we cannot click them.

                              Configuration:
                              - Internet Explorer 11 with Windows10
                              - Internet Explorer 11 with Windows8.1

                              I hope the featutre will be implemented to fix this problem as soon as possible.

                              19 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                21 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Onedrive scan multiple pages

                                  So why can you scan multiple pages with office lens but not with the new scan feature in onedrive? And vise versa regarding renaming the file.

                                  162 votes
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                                    21 comments  ·  OneDrive.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • OneDrive desktop version to mirror cloud, not the other way around! Example: Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, and every other major cloud

                                    OneDrive desktop version should not take up computer storage i.e. it should only mirror the cloud documents, not the other way around.

                                    Examples: Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, and every other major cloud storage provider.

                                    21 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Allow obtaining a log of access to the folders without accessing the files.

                                      I am planning to share the folder with external users in near future, but for security protection, I hope the feature will be able to get the logs that enable seeing which folder has been accessed includes the name of users and accessed time. Thank you for your continued support.

                                      12 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Improve the display of "edited by", "file size" and "shared with" after file editing

                                        Quoting Customer:

                                        After editing files, the items "edited by", "file size" and "shared with" remain blank for about 1 hour. Asking support about this, we`ve been told that this behavior also shows on other tennants. Please fix this asap. Since the last user to have edited a certain file can also be confirmed via "recent activity" in the "details" section, there is a viable work around available for the time being. However, it`s not very convenient and it would be preferable to be able to make confirmations without having to rely on work arounds.

                                        30 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • add the feature to perform backup within One Drive for Business.

                                          I really hope the additional feature to be implemented that enable me to acquire One Drive for Business's item backup for a certain period of time.

                                          43 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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