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  1. change the sync icon to not cover file type visual recognition

    I use OneDrive for Business on my work laptop and Dropbox on my personal laptop. There has been something bugging me about OneDrive for awhile now and I think I can finally capture it visually. The following image contains two different images: the top image is what Dropbox looks like (credit: internet search - this is not my computer) and the bottom image is a screen capture from my work laptop (with all sensitive information removed).

    I am a very visually driven person and often sort data quickly by recognizing patterns but I have been having some difficulties doing this…

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  2. 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 as…

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  3. Enable Site level Sync

    We want sync button to be enabled at Site level rather than doclib level and the onedrive wizard can help us choose document libraries or folders specific to a site we want to sync with PC. For organizations like us where we have few 100's of sites created per division and department it would be tedious to choose each document library related to user and click on sync button . It would really serve us well if we have ability to sync at site level and can automatically sync 100's of sites per needs of each department.

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  4. 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.

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  5. Add ability to hide users from 'Share with' functionality

    We sync users from on-premise AD to Azure for Office 365. In addition, we have cloud-only Global Administrator accounts that are not synced.

    We would like the ability to hide users from the 'Share With...' functionality in ODB/Office Online (the cloud only users for example). For example, the 'Hide user from address lists' from Exchange Online option could be respected. Right now, all tenant users show up in the search results, which can be confusing as the Global Administrator accounts get selected accidentally.

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  6. Can the ODB Admin portal be modified to allow for assigning roles and permissions to groups of administrators to allow them to perform tasks

    Can the ODB Admin portal be modified to allow for assigning roles and permissions to groups of administrators to allow them to perform tasks such as:
    1. Display the access rights of a mysite
    2. Delegate or remove permissions to a mysite
    3. Display the storage used by a mysite
    4. Display the properties of a mysite
    5. Display number of files in a mysite
    6. Display number of files in the mysite recycle bin
    7. Recover contents from a mysite recycle bin
    8. Display last accessed date of a mysite
    9. Display last modified date
    10. Display reports
    11.…

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  7. improve the appearance of the file name in the ZIP file so as to avoid the garbled double-byte Japanese characters.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■件名 :OneDrive for Business 上の ZIP ファイル内のファイル名を確認する時に 2バイト文字に対応できるようにして欲しい
    ■内容: どのブラウザを使用しても、OneDrive for Business 上にアップロードした ZIP ファイルの中身を開くと日本語である 2 バイト文字が文字化けしてしまいファイル名が確認できない。

    Mac にて圧縮したファイルについては文字化けしない事を確認できていますが、Windows にて圧縮したファイルについても文字化けしないように改善して欲しい。

    No matter which browsers I use, I am unable to check the file name due to its garbled double-byte Japanese characters when looking into the ZIP file once uploaded into OneDrive for Business. Using Mac OS, on the other hand, I can find the ZIP file ungarbled. Frankly, I prefer to check the file without any garbled characters along with Windows, so I hope the display style of file within Windows to be improved.

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  8. 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.

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  9. Enable modifying the name for the synced folder displayed in Explorer.

    I am aware of the sync folder name displays as [OneDrive - Corporate name] in the side bar on the Explorer when Synchronization is performed between two user accounts within the same tenant so that the user cannot distinguish the contents unless opening the folder.

    Since the name of the synced folder cannot be changed, it is displayed as follows. (Regardless of changing name of the entire tenant.)
    1. [OneDrive - Corporate name]
    2. [OneDrive - Corporate name(1)]...

    We have a situation that using a single computer to separately use the multiple accounts (such as Personal OneDrive) , therefore I…

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  10. Add Shared with me Folder to OneDrive

    Add the option to add a shared folder or file to your OneDrive for Business. I want to be able to organize shared files and folders with my content on OneDrive. This capability is available in Google Drive (https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2375057?hl=en) and should be available with OneDrive.

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  11. I want to change the owner of an excel file in OneDrive for Business !

    I want to change the owner of an excel file in OneDrive for Business !
    If an employee will leave the company and he is the owner of an excel file that a lot of people use it, I think this is a must !

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  12. Retitle or Rename File Should Not Break URL/Link

    If the filename changes, this should not break the URL. A user may have shared a link/URL to a file and then changed the filename.

    Please allow filenames to be changed and links to remaining working.

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  13. Add Zapier API support for OneDrive for Business

    It is available for OneDrive, but not OneDrive for Business. Thanks!

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  14. Put in a print to printer button! Maybe as an option under "Print to PDF"

    I want to print my online powerpoint but there is not a print to printer button. I have to save to pdf or download the file and open it in powerpoint and then print it.

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  15. Group Policy to Add SharePoint Sites

    SilentConfig is all very good, but I'd also like to be able to add SharePoint Online Libraries to appear automatically alongside the user's OneDrive for Business. A policy item that contains a list of URLs to SharePoint Libraries would do the trick. As SharePoint Libraries might be particularly large, it would make sense if such libraries defaulted to "Files on Demand"

    Of course, this should also be added to the OneDrive CSP that everyone is screaming out for!!

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  16. Connect to OneDrive using SFTP

    Add a new option to connect from a remote server, such as Ubuntu, using SFTP.

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  17. Please add Preview for SVG files

    One Drive for Business and SharePoint Online fail to preview SVG files.
    This is a common format for web vector graphic files.

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  18. Monitor \ Generate reports for syncing status

    Monitor\Generate reports for syncing status for each user. and send notification email for the admin with the syncing status and failure notes with full details and errors

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  19. Allow moving location of a synced folder

    This is a surprisingly high requested feature, but Microsoft has stepped on it in various ways causing many request tickets for the same thing to be created, some of them closed. Another example of them not caring what customers really want.

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  20. Exclude some files by extension

    I'm using One Drive Ent. alone but with 3 computers.
    I'm using Visual Studio 2015 and .NET source code is stored in One Drive..
    Because I can switch from one computer to another, I cannot use a source control software (like SourceSafe).
    But at each build, all generated files are pushed to OneDrive.
    I don't really need to save .OBJ, .PDB files.

    So, a global file filter can be useful to save bandwidth.

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