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  1. keep control of business data -approve machines to sync to

    The problem in a business environment, we have computers in the office, business laptops and windows phones. onedrive sounds great to be able to have files where ever you are. BUT there is also nothing stopping someone from going home and downloading all their (read: company) data onto their home machine. We then loose control of this data.

    What would be good is, you can set a security feature that when you set up a new machine to sync to, it asks for an admin password to allow to sync to this device.

    OR!

    The same principal when someone tries…

    4 votes
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  2. Ability to set expiration dates to the share links and the ability to set up the bandwidth consumption manually.

    For OneDrive would be great to have an option to set links expiration dates in order to have more control about our shared info.

    Also would be great to have the ability to manually configure the bandwidth consumption .

    Best regards

    4 votes
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  3. Bing Vision for OneDrive.

    Here's my idea, let OneDrive have Q.R. Code recognition and the ability to recognize books, C.D.'s, the Bing Translator (through text recognition), and bar-code scanners built into it, a common problem I face is that I don't have internet on my Phone most of the time, and when I see a Q.R. code I first have to take a picture of it with my Phone, and then view it on a browser to scan it at home, sure it may not be a common problem, but image recognition and the ability to show ''website links in the picture''.

    P.S.

    I…

    3 votes
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  4. OneDrive folder-sharing on Microsoft Skype

    More OneDrive integration in Skype.

    I am Always signed into Skype with my Microsoft-account and I often want to share files between my contacts and I, but on my P.C. I can only share pictures via sending it (which is extremely slow on Skype), or I could more easily use my Windows Phone to send pictures, but my pictures aren't Always on my Windows Phone, but they are Always in OneDrive (as I've merged Libraries with OneDrive during the 8.1 upgrade), and I wish it would be more easy to share and colaborate with OneDrive.

    Plus Skype needs to become…

    9 votes
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  5. Allow for Full.... Full screen slideshows.

    The other day I had some guests over to view my latest trip photos on onedrive. I was disapointed that even in magnified mode the images weren't full screen. Microsoft slideshow for files on a computer are really full size while onedrive images aren't. Info borders are nice but full (really full) size images should be the priority.

    47 votes
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  6. Allow creating bookmarks or quicklinks or favorites against certain files/folder for quick navigation or stream.

    On web interface allow creating bookmarks or favorites against certain files/folder for quick navigation to it. Sometime I have to navigate 5-10 times to reach a particular folder. This means 5-9 different page request.... and each time. I can't keep everything at the base folder.

    Web interface would be much more usable in future while ppl will start putting TBs of data, a large chunk of which will only remain on Onedrive i.e. not synced to local copies. I fear that Many users will shift to Google once they get out something like free space.

    2 votes
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  7. Ability to control filename for camera roll picure upload

    Hello,
    I would like to request the ability to control the file naming for files that are uploaded from my phone's camera to the OneDrive Camera roll folder. For example I would like to photos to include the date taken, the time taken, as part of the filename for example: 2013-06-21 21.27.42

    59 votes
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  8. Show confirmation before deleting a large number of files/big amount of data

    When syncing starts and a large number of files is about to be deleted, please have an option of presenting a confirmation dialog before deletions take place. This dialog should clearly mention something to the effect "if you proceed with syncing you are about to delete XX Gigabytes of files / YY number of files on either your local drive or on OneDrive".

    This could be especially useful in various cases a user (made a mistake and) hasn't realized what would get changed after eg having stopped automatic syncing for a while, changed local syncing folders, etc.

    The user could…

    29 votes
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  9. Add geolocation to photo(s) through onedrive.com / mobile apps (eg iOS)

    It would be great if we could edit/add geolocation data to an already uploaded photo / multiple photos at a time, either from an existing (uploaded) photo or by manually specifying GPS coordinates.

    One should not have to download a photo from onedrive, modify its geolocation data and then re-upload it, especially when we could be dealing with hundreds of photos at a time.

    24 votes
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  10. Initial Batch upload as Backup through one Zip package

    I uploaded my whole photo library to One Drive with an Upstream of 2MBit. It took me near a month to do this. I would like to see a feature to improve this first initial backup of large file collections, here is my suggestion:

    Allow a user to provide a zip of a complete directory structure with all contents included through a web portal or the background upload process (in that case maybe with a special name like "initial upload.zip"). Those upload will be faster than synchronizing e.g. 30.000 photo files upstream.

    Materialize the uploaded file on your backend and…

    9 votes
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  11. Make OneDrive WebDAV network drive an option when setting up OneDrive.

    Make OneDrive WebDAV network drive an option when setting up OneDrive.
    1. Sync Everything (For laptops and desktops with plenty of storage)
    2. Selective Sync (For laptops and tablets that are offline often)
    3. Map Network Drive (For desktops and devices that are always online)

    71 votes
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  12. Better sync conflict resolution

    The current solution is making a copy. If device b or the web is used with the same files as device a has not yet finished syncing - e.g. think about last played property update of audio files - then this is going to result in a conflict. I have ran into this myself while moving directory trees and updating photo file properties. The work to clean up duplicates is tremendous. Another ******************* forum shows I am not the only one frustrated by this. I feel it would be nice if we would have OneDrive and device file systems to…

    90 votes
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  13. onedrive new version and folio

    I get the need for a consistent view, use case.
    BUT... I like to offline it all on the PC(this should stay as a option for desktop even if in a non-mainstream delivery)

    Maybe a simple "oneportfolio" where you can set a max for the size
    1-2... whatever gig across devices and the files are added to your mobile portfolio. then to add or remove files in folio from any device and that just occurs on all.

    I get placeholders are non-descript thats why my PC syncs all.

    entering onedrive view or folio view is in essence the same structure

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  14. Photo Browsing

    Scanning through photos on OneDrive on any platform or the web is a nightmare. Especially in my cameraroll. It takes forever to preview the images and find the ones I'm looking for. Theres no "jump to date" or anything so right now I can barely go back and look for anything.

    19 votes
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  15. Let me attach a file to an email without involving Drive and pictures that aren't related

    I did. You are not allowing us to use our computers as we should because you want to control me and mess everything up.
    Can I not pick a picture and delete it ? You wont let me.

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  16. Sharing takes to long. Easymode it.

    When I right click a file or folder in Explorer and say "Share with... OneDrive" this is what currently happens.

    1) load skydrive page.
    2) redirect to onedrive page.
    3) click get a link.
    4) click shorten link.
    5) copy link.
    6) paste link.

    To truely replace Dropbox you need to fix this.

    1) Load onedrive first try.
    2a) automatically view share link.
    2b) automatically shorten share link. seriously. se rious lee.
    2c) automatically highlight share link.
    3) i hit ctrl+c and go.

    11 votes
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  17. Make available offline option for mobile

    All the mobile phone and tablet are getting enormous built in drives. Give us the same option that PCs have so we don't have to wait that buffering time frame to show off our pictures.

    3 votes
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  18. Add Browsers Favorites list in OneDrive Web page

    As favorites are synchronized between all devices using OneDrive, it could be cool to get the list in OneDrive web page.
    From OneDrive, we could organize our favorites and from this page we could share our favorites with pears and add comments or decide to share one favorite on Yammer, FB, Twitter, etc...

    14 votes
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  19. Make Available Offline including files added from another device in the future.

    Currently, OneDrive features making individual folders offline with one caveat:

    "If you have multiple PCs, a file can be online-only on one PC and available offline on another. Any files you added to OneDrive from your PC or previously opened on your PC are automatically available offline on that PC. Any files you created on the OneDrive website or added to OneDrive from another device are online-only on your PC."

    I wish there was the option to allow you to make a folder available offline and for it to auto sync files that were later added by another device later.

    6 votes
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  20. Viewing cover art of ebooks in One Drive

    Allow the user to view cover art of ePub files stored . I think PDF cover art is viewable, but displaying ePub artwork, would enhance the One Drive service and really make viewing and accessing ePub files for the user much easier.

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