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  1. 1 vote
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  2. Cannot Download Single Item From Search Results

    When doing a search in a browser it won't let me download a single file from the results. I have to select 2 files and then the download option appears.

    20 votes
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  3. Fix incorrect calculation of remaining free space when using Symbolic Links

    Creating a SymLink in the local OneDrive folder to another drive may incorrectly disable the "OK" button in the selective folder sync dialog. Reason: the calculated remaining free space on the local drive (used for the OneDrive folder) is incorrect.

    Example:
    Drive C (size 200 GB, 150 GB free) contains the OneDrive folder which contains a Symbolic Link to D:\syncme
    Drive D (size 1000 GB) contains 300 GB content in D:\syncme
    => The remaining free space on C is being calculated as -150 GB (or less), i.e. the OK button cannot be selected, even though there is still free space…

    76 votes
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  4. Rollback NTFS only change. Allow ReFS.

    Onedrive client stopped supporting other filesystems (incl ReFS) except NTFS and HFS+ (mac client). This was done without notifying end users.

    An UserVoice was already created for this (Allow OneDrive folder to be on a Storage Space (ReFS File System)), but a Microsoft employee simply rejected it without justifying the sudden change.

    @Douglas Pearce: Dont reject this uservoice without giving justification. The link you provided in the previous uservoice doesnt explain why Onedrive for Mac works in HFS+ or that Onedrive for business (but same client) can still be synced to ReFS.

    12 votes
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  5. Remove function that open in office applications when offline as it is not possible. (iOS)

    One way to work with office files like excel, word etc on iOS is to choose open in another app and then save it locally for editing. Another option is to open the file in the application before you loose the connection, but that just introduces a whole lot of other problems when the office application crashes and you risk loosing your work.

    When selecting an offline-available office-file while offline, it opens the appropriate office application. The office application then tells me that I have to be online to open it, even just to view. This is confusing and causes…

    0 votes
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  6. 이제 515폴더의 복사본이 두 개 있습니다.

    원드라이브를 실행하면 동기화 될때
    이제 515폴더의 복사본이 두 개 있습니다.
    이런식의 에러메시지가 쉴틈없이 뜹니다!
    하지만 제 원드라이브 폴더 안에는 515 라는 폴더는 존재하지 않습니다. 해결해주세요!

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  7. The "add to my onedrive" button is missing for shared folder..

    Really need the "add to my onedrive button" back so the team can sync shared folders on their desktops.. we've just moved from dropbox and servers to our trial office 360 and things aren't looking good so far.

    51 votes
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  8. Download shared folder from OneDrive without logging in?!

    Based on my topic right here: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msofficeonedrivefb-msowinother/download-media-folder-from-onedrive-without/3658c926-f9ae-4bb7-a7dc-1da68f26b2fb?auth=1

    Why can I download 1 folder without logging-in and 1 requires me to log-in? Why do you even have to login if someone shared something and you simply want to download it? Why make it so complicated??

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  9. Ensure that files are not automatically deleted when your troubleshooting steps are followed - like clearing of cache!!!

    Ensure that files are not automatically deleted when your own troubleshooting steps are followed - like clearing of cache!!!

    Please ensure safety of files!!!

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  10. [*Urgent attention] Previous posts on this Voice forum have been deleted as time passes.

    We would like you to inform the events that the posts to the OneDrive Forum have been automatically deleted after temporarily reflected. This event has occurred only in OneDrive forum, and no improvement will be seen in the situation even if we changed the browsers or contributors. In addition, the posting function and comment function may not work properly either. Please see the situation and details of this event below.

    Environment
     -Windows 7/10
    Date of occurrence
    -Thursday, June 22, 2017 (5 posts were missing)
    -Monday, July 3, 2017 (3 posts were missing)
    *Details of Event
    - The post has been…

    4 votes
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  11. One Drive doesnt sync in China

    Something is wrong in sync of One Drive in China. It doesnt sync with the One Drive Folder on Computer. Please help

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  12. File name location details

    I have collection of more than 10 thousands files. Often times I forget their location. I can search for a keyword and often find the file. But I don't know which folder it resides. To find this, I click the file details, it has "file name", "modified", "size" and "location". The "location" value is different from the "file name" value, however, location is neither show the full path not it is a link to the folder where the file resides. Location is obviously is just the "folder name", not the full path. Please make it useful.

    13 votes
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  13. Allow Japanese characters to be synced..!

    It is essential that you allow Japanese characters to be synced with OneDrive.
    I have some programs which save their data to my documents folder, which I keep synced with OneDrive.
    But OneDrive cannot sync those folders because they contain Japanese characters, and I simply get a message, telling me to rename those folders (which is of course impossible, as they are working folders for programs).
    I have waited patiently for a long time, for this serious bug to be fixed, but as it has not, I am now posting this bug report.
    I have tried to make copies of…

    6 votes
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  14. "hide dock icon" is not working

    Hi, in the Mac version 17.3.6783 (0125), the dock icon stays open even though you select "hide dock icon" in the OneDrive preferences.

    14 votes
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  15. Please stop demanding I reconfigure OneDrive when you cannot locate folders I've specifically told OneDrive NOT to sync.

    Please stop demanding I reconfigure OneDrive when OneDrive cannot locate folders I've specifically told OneDrive NOT to sync...

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  16. Help

    I need help

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  17. 'Remove' Recent in Outlook.com OneDrive is not working. Tried several times from different browsers.

    'Remove' Recent item in Outlook.com OneDrive is not working. It just does nothing. Tried several times from different browsers.


    1. Go to your recent items

    2. select one or more recent items

    3. choose remove

    4. Item(s) not removed

    Expected Result: Selected item(s) should be removed

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  18. Share links dangerously default to view and edit

    File sharing currently defaults to creating a link with both view AND edit permissions. This link is retained, without any indication to the user, even when the user deselects the allow edit permissions box.

    This is a VERY dangerous security flaw because some search engines are capable of discovering these links by brute force. I had one of my excel files completely nuked by an anonymous rando that had found the view+edit link that I never knew had been created (even though I only ever explicitly shared a view-only link for the file). They nuked the file by reverting it…

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  19. Turning off sync files deletes the files from my C:\ drive!!

    Yes, OneDrive kept the files, but no way should turning off sync delete my local drive contents. WTF??!!

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