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  1. File stores computer name

    It would be awesome if files synced in OneDrive could store the name of the computer which most recently edited it. This metadata exists in files, so OneDrive could easily store it within the file

    Currently, files are considered as being created on the local computer, so the computer name of the OneDrive file is the name of the local computer

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    2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 6 votes
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  3. Support for embedding video

    Now we can embed on website/blog our documents, presentation, txt file, photos, exe file (!)... but we CAN'T embed our own video!

    I think, that is not a technical problem, but fear before pirating films - ofcourse, it is important, but lock a embeding function is not a good way to fight with pirats.

    Please, add option to embedding our own video.

    80 votes
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Automatic File Scan

    Uploads should be automatically scanned for compatibility before starting. Having to use File Checker before hand works but it sure would be a lot easier if it was automatic. It would also keep many people who don't know about file checker from causing their onedrive to crash.

    10 votes
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    0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. File Upload History

    I would like to see a history (not version) of what files and when they were uploaded to the cloud. When migrating 100s of clients it gets a little confusing sometimes and it would be great to let clients know what has been uploaded. It would also create an electronic trail if items were lost or onedrive crashes which seems to happen quite a bit.

    38 votes
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  8. Asynchronous Sync for OneDriveForBsiness

    Need an option to make OD4B sync work asynchronously. When I save a doc from office 2013, it takes atleast 10 to 20 secs to save simple docs depending on the speed of the network.

    Is there a way to make the save work independent of the sync ?

    8 votes
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    0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Allow using a UNC path as the sync folder

    We experience data loss far too frequently with OneDrive for Business so it is not a viable option when the only place users can sync their data is their local system. We already redirect user folders (Documents, Desktop, Favorites, etc.) to a file server to ensure that the data is on redundant storage and is regularly backed up. If we could use that path for the OneDrive sync folder users would be able to access their data from anywhere and we could continue providing robust backups with DPM.

    26 votes
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  10. OneDrive for Business: How do you stop the suggested documents to follow from populating under "Followed"

    OneDrive for Business: How do you stop the suggested documents to follow from populating under "Followed"

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 0 votes
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Fix the wrong file name from date time of the uploaded pictures on iOS

    Since Nov/Dec 2013 OneDrive update on iOS, OneDrive app on iOS always used GMT time, instead of local time, to name the auto uploaded picture files. It is so difficult now to know the exact time the pictures were taken and the worst is the pictures I take during night time is using the next day's date!

    34 votes
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  20. 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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