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  1. open with explorer

    Allow the old feature "Open With Explorer" in OneDrive for Business and Office 365 Group Files on the web.

    Syncing files through OneDrivefor Business app is not a good solution for many businesses.

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  2. Office365 Groups Support

    Make OneDrive mobile apps a great alternative to DropBox Teams by adding Office365 Group Support! Would be good if I could see my Group files without having to use a PC or use mobile web browser.

    King Regards

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  3. Provide "Available Offline" feature in OneDrive for business

    Surface tablets have less HDD space when compared to laptop or desktops. It would be good to have the "Available Offline" feature in OneDrive for business to help in freeing up some hard disk space.

    I can click a file(s) or folder, right click on them and select "Available Offline" to be available on OneDrive and free from Local system hard drive,

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  4. Add Photos (All photos, albums, tags, places) feature

    I use OneDrive for Business as a consumer to be able to use my own domain and to have enough space for my photos and files.

    I would love the feature from consumer OneDrive to be able to press "Photos" and get an overview of all photos, albums, tags and places.

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  5. Prioritise the syncing of SharePoint libraries using the NGSC

    As CTO, I introduced O365 to our company in 2011. I use OneDrive for my personal storage and OneDrive for Business for my work documents. I have promoted the use of SharePoint tirelessly in our company. But, OneDrive Team, this year you are losing my support. I have tried to hold back the spread of Dropbox with arguments about document security, acceptability to our clients, integration with our platform etc. It's been tough because Dropbox syncs to people's drives without errors, and SharePoint libraries don't. People who used ODFB prior to the NGSC got sync errors. A lot of sync…

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  6. Send alerts when a shared folder has been adjusted/updated.

    I think with shared folders/documents alerts should be sent to all it is shred with when changes have been made. We share a calendar so everyone can see what up coming events are taking place. If an adjustment is made no one knows unless they check the calendar everyday. An alert would be much better!!

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  7. Ability to log out of onedrive for business

    Please allow the ability to log out of onedrive for business as well as allowing people to log into to multiple business account. School, work, non-profit all using onedrive for business? I use same computer.... Also make it more compatible with onedrive personal, i.e. share folders

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  8. provide an easy way to sync multiple document libraries at once

    Compared to the intial configuration wizard provided by SharePoint Workspace, OneDrive for Business (and SharePoint) are lacking a user-friendly way to sync all document libraries of a SharePoint Site at once.

    Currently the user has to click through each document library of a site when starting to build up the sync-connections. There should be an better way to do that: Like a single Hyperlink e.g. "sync this site". Clicking this link will give the user the Chance to select the document libraries he wants to sync with OneDrive for Business.

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  9. Ability to sync shared folders to my OneDrive desktop client.

    This feature is a bare essential for business use.

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  10. Disable OneDrive for Business via Group Membership in Office 365

    Provide options to Office365 admins to disable ODB access for specific users via Group Membership. Currently its very difficult to disable ODB for new users & existing users.

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  11. I suggest you may deliver a generic ADMX/ADML template

    You delivered a non-generic ADMX/ADML template with the necessity to manually add non-generic information like the tenant id and OneDrive Folder Default path.
    This breaks up with the design principle of a template, which has to be generic. The non-generic Information is added via gpedit.
    If you have a look at the policy "Site to Zone Assignment List" within inetres.admx, you can see that it is possible since Vista to create templates, where you then are able to insert the non-generic Information with gpedit and thus the policy creates the Sub key structure within the registry.

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  12. Fully support synchronisation of Sharepoint/O365 Document Libraries, including Checkout/Checkin

    While you can currently configure OneDrive to synchronise a Document Library which requires files to be checked out, this just gives you files and folders on your computer with the Read-only attribute set.

    If you open a file Word 2016 will tell you it's an offline file, and it failed to contact the server. If you ask Word to re-open the file online, you can then Checkout, save and Checkin the file.

    This extra step shouldn't be necessary, and you should be able to see Checkout status in Explorer and right-click to Checkout/Checkin

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  13. Edit Photo Tags on OneDrive for Business

    Support indicated that editing photo tags is only possible on standard OneDrive. Bringing it to the Business side too would be great for basic tagging of photos so no other solutions outside Office365 would be needed.

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  14. Bring to OneDrive Business option "Add to my OneDrive" only available only at personal OneDrive

    I want this feature in OneDrive for Business.
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Add-and-sync-shared-folders-to-OneDrive-8a63cd47-1526-4cd8-bd09-ee3f9bfc1504?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&fromAR=1

    When someone shares a folder and gives you edit permissions to it, add the shared folder to your own OneDrive to make it easier to edit and work with the folder and its contents. If you sync the folder to your Windows or Mac computers running the OneDrive app, you can work with the folder offline.

    Add a shared folder to your OneDrive

    Sign in to OneDrive on your browser.

    In the OneDrive navigation pane, under OneDrive, click Shared. Folders you can add to your OneDrive are marked Can edit.

    OneDrive…

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  15. Ability to automatically configure OneDrive FB Profile on domain joined computers

    I would like to see the ability to automatically configure OneDrive For Business with a command/register setting.

    At this moment i use onedrive.exe" /client=Business1 /hideWelcomePage so it is easy for the user to configure, but i would like a command so there are no configuration steps needed from the user.

    Something like: onedrive.exe" /client=Business1 /hideWelcomePage path=c:\%username%\OneDrive FB user=%username%

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  16. For OneDrive for Business, set the default shared link to have an expiring date.

    For OneDrive for Business, set the default shared link to have an expiring date. For example, when I share a file with you, that link should expire after, say, two weeks. I should be able to change that default at the admin level. Or as a user I might want to change it per shared file. and when it is about to expire, please warn me so I can choose to extend it or not.

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  17. improve the behavior so as to edit text file via browse.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■件名 :ブラウザー上からテキスト ファイルを編集できるようにしてほしい。
    ■内容: ブラウザー上から OneDrive for Business に保存しているテキスト ファイルを編集することができない場合がある。
    文字コードとブラウザーの種類により、“不明なエンコード” というエラーが表示され編集できない。
    全ての文字コードおよびブラウザーにて、ブラウザー上からテキスト ファイルを編集できるように改善して欲しい。


    I am aware that I am occasionally unable to edit on a browse the text files once saved in OneDrive for Business. Depending on character code and types of browse, I can't edit the files due to error stating ”Unknown Encoding”, and therefore I hope the behavior to be improved so as to edit the text files through browse along with all character code and browse.

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  18. Security of the OneDrive sync folder files that are sync'd on a local computer

    As a 365 Admin for SharePoint and OneDrive I have the following dilemma with the security of the sync'd folder(s) from both onedrive and sharepoint on a users local machine:

    Any file that is sync'd to a local computer is vulnerable to a local admin accounts privilege.

    In short, if a computer containing sync'd data is stolen, that sync data can easily be accessed with the device in-hand. The permissions on the ["OneDrive or SharePoint" c:\users&lt;username>\OneDrive <tenant name> folder] inherit from above...and have the Local Administrators group in there by default. More troubling is that another domain user logging on…

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  19. Context Aware File Explorer

    Please provide sharing and other OneDrive options in the file explorer itself. Today if I have a share a file or folder, I have to visit web interface.

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  20. Enable sync for external users

    "As a security measure, whenever you try to perform a sync, the OneDrive for Business first accesses the subscription in order to verify whether you are a licensed user and whether you have permissions to access the required document library. Since an external email address does not have a license assigned by your Office365 subscription, hence the first check by OneDrive for Business fails thereby disallowing the sync to continue. [...] Hence, we wish to confirm that the sync does not work for non Office365 users for Windows as well as Mac machines which is a security measure designed by…

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