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  1. Show file names with spaces

    I am using the onedrive android app to connect to my onedrive for business. The synced folders only show any characters up until the first space in the folder name and nothing more after that...?

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    1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Fake sync folder

    Allow a user to set up a folder on their profile that has a bunch of pointers (or shortcuts) to their files that are being stored in their OneDrive, and when a user clicks on that file THEN it will sync/download it to their machine.

    Essentially a way for users to see their onedrive library from their machine (not web browser) WITHOUT having to actually sync their entire library (which could fill their HD.)

    15 votes
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    2 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Enforce PIN/Password on device when onedrive pro is synced

    When a user syncs business data on their phone or tablet, via the app, the app should ensure that the PIN/Password is activated on the device. Otherwise, if the device is lost, anyone can access the locally cached data, and potentially access confidential business files.

    35 votes
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    3 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This is a part of a broader mobile device management capability we are looking to deliver for businesses.

    Also as a side note – as a part of our most recent Android app update we enabled support for users to set up a PIN. Simply create a 4 digit code, and you can limit access to the app and your files.

  4. Have a way to easily share/add/remove a subset of files from a folder without creating copies.

    Very often I share only a subset of files to my family, i end up creating a new folder and adding those files there and end up using space. Give an easy way to select multiple files (i think you do this) within a folder, then give ability to add or remove pics to that picture stream and share that to family.

    5 votes
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  5. calculate file/folder name length the same way SharePoint online does

    i believe SPO calculates folder/file names using a space = 1 character. onedrive for business sync app however calculates based on space = %20 = 3 characters. this results in valid files/folders from preventing the sync of the entire OD4B folder to a pc, even though there is nothing invalid.
    additionally, if this isn't fixed, you should return a full list of the offending files and perhaps offer to convert the space characters to _ or something to automatically resolve the issue.

    18 votes
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  6. View (and possibly change/update) photo comments on mobile

    Showing the photo comments would especially give greater value when sharing photos/folders.

    22 votes
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  7. Fix the network access from a corporate environment

    Playing with OneDrive for Business now, and man is it clunky in a business environment!

    The URL list to get to Office 365 (and OneDrive for Business) is huge. And random: some .jp, some .uk, why? I have no resources in those countries (I'm in Australia).
    Worse, The URL list is the same as the consumer URL list. That's plain crazy!

    Many businesses (including ours) actively block those consumer URLS, as a way of blocking corporate staff from accessing private email and web resources. It's a data leakage and security thing. You know - as implemented in most Corporate environments.

    12 votes
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  8. Integrate photosynth player

    Enable to view synths directly on onedrive.

    3 votes
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  9. Allow Browsing and Fetching Files from ANY connected Device

    There used to be a feature called "Fetch my files" which disappeared with Windows 8.1

    Please bring it back by allowing me to select not only "One Drive" and "This PC" from the drop-down in the Modern app, but allow me to select any of my other connected PCs (connected via the same Microsoft ID). I should be able to grab a file from any of them, no matter where I am in the world, as long as the other device is on and available.

    You get a similar function from the "HomeGroup" node in File Explorer on Desktop, but…

    28 votes
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  10. Modify OneDrive for Business to do Metadata Sync

    Allow OneDrive for Business to behave the same way as OneDrive: ie, download all metadata first and don't necessarily do a full sync on a new machine. That way you can be up and running more quickly on a new box.

    11 votes
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