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  1. Enable long file path for OneDrive for Business

    My 1GB of storage part of my Office 365 Business subscription is more or less useless because I get the "File name too long" issue with most of my files.

    The following request is now closed as completed but I have voted on it with OneDrive for Business in mind (and I'm sure a lot of other other users did!).
    https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/262982-onedrive/suggestions/6325774-enable-long-file-paths-aka-file-name-too-long-p

    So, OneDrive for Business users, make your voice heard and vote for this!

    2,085 votes
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    139 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. .PST File Blocking

    .PST file should not be allowed on OD4B. Must be blocked by default. It is an issue for large enterprise.

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    3 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Sharing limitation

    I am using One Drive for business. Well when you are doing business you need to share files with people outside your business as well. One drive for business do not allow this! When i share a file, the other person has to sign in in order to download the file. Please make sharing to everyone available for the business version.

    9 votes
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    0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    boom! it's done  ·  Eugene Lin responded

    OneDrive for Business supports sharing files and folders via links that work for “Anyone with the link.” These links do not require the recipient to sign in.

  4. Multiple Downloads

    I think the ability to download multiple items would be great! I just did a clean install of my iPhone and found out that I have to download all of my pictures one by one. That's a bit of a tedious process.

    If we could mark multiple for downloading, that would make things a lot simpler for sure :).

    27 votes
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    0 comments  ·  iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. When is the "Next Generation Sync Client" for OneDrive for Business being released for Windows 8.1?

    When is the "Next Generation Sync Client" for OneDrive for Business being released for Windows 8.1

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  6. Make it ease to copy files from OneDrive for Business to Group's documents folder

    When using OneDrive for Business in Office 365, it's easy to copy/move files to another folder within OneDrive using the web interface. Using the web interface it's impossible to copy/move files from the user's OD4B to an Office 365 Group documents folder directly. To copy or move a file from the OD4B to a group's document folder, you have to download the file from OD4B and upload it to the group's document folder, or sync the OD4B and the group's document folder and move/copy the file locally.

    My suggestion is to add the option to the web interface for the…

    120 votes
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    14 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This is now fully in production. Please make sure you have the latest user experience turned on and take a look!

  7. Fix special characters in company name bug on mac

    If you have a special character in your company name - for example / - the mac client is unable to use the folder you have chosen.

    A/S is the primary company type in Denmark, and names should include this notation. Because of this, the problem is widespread in Denmark.

    I guess there are more special characters that are not being handled on the mac as well.

    Read about the problem here:
    https://community.office365.com/en-us/f/153/p/432751/1095582

    42 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Provide Ransomware detection and recovery

    We are seeing an increase in this cases of cryptowall and ramsonware, were users see their computers infected with this virus.

    The virus will encrypt all user files (jpg, pdf, xlsx,docx, etc.) except system files.

    It would be very helpful, to have the option to have OneDrive files restored to a previous date, even if that option was only available at a OneDrive Support level.

    If this option is not possible, due to server space to store all info in duplicated, it would be easier from the technical side to block .ccc, .micro, and other known file extensions in OneDrive.

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    71 comments  ·  OneDrive.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Big update — Today we’re rolling out ransomware detection & recovery for Office 365 Home & Personal subscribers. We can now detect ransomware attacks and help you restore your OneDrive to a state before files were compromised. If an attack is detected, you will be alerted through an email, mobile, or desktop notification and guided through a recovery process where you’ll be able to restore your files to the state they were in before they were compromised.

    To enable the recovery process, we’re bringing over the Files Restore feature from OneDrive for Business to your personal OneDrive account. Files Restore allows you to restore your entire OneDrive to a previous point in time within the last 30 days. In addition to helping recover from an attack, Files Restore helps with an accidental mass delete, file corruption, or other catastrophic event.

    For more information, check out our blog post here — …

  9. Sharing by right clicking

    I would like to be able to share a file by right clicking on it in Windows Explorer, like Dropbox and other file sharing tools do, rather than creating the sharing link via web.

    61 votes
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    7 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    boom! it's done  ·  Eugene Lin responded

    OneDrive now supports this on Windows 7 and up. Just sign into the OneDrive sync app and right-click on a OneDrive file in Windows Explorer.

  10. Allow syncing of Groups

    The file-sharing and collaboration aspect of OneDrive has to be priority #1.
    Without the ability to sync TeamSites the product is pretty much useless to most customers (I don't count ODfB cause it'
    s broken).

    It seems we will have to wait for that functionality for quite some time.
    So how about allowing us to sync Groups?

    I am willing to migrate all my current document libraries to groups if you provide the functionality to sync them with the new OneDrive client.

    149 votes
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    2 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. create anonymous guest links on the folder just like files in OD4B

    For files you can create anonymous guest links on the file and set it to be view/edit and require sign-in or not but you can't for a folder.

    In the consumer version of OneDrive you can do this on folders. Please make this available in OD4B. This is a huge missing feature that may cause us to go back to Dropbox.

    1,046 votes
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    75 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the suggestion. You can now create anonymous links to folders in OneDrive and SharePoint. Admins can also control whether anonymous links are available to users within the tenant.

  12. Gif animation

    The app currently doesn't support the animation of Gif image files. When clicked they remain static images.
    The iPhone photo fall doesn't support it either so if gifs were playable in here I'd use the app more often.

    85 votes
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    boom! it's done  ·  4 comments  ·  iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Offline folder support on iOS

    Since OneDrive now support offline file in iOS, I hope OneDrive team can implement selecting folders for offline as well. I would be much easier to have this option instead of one my one selecting each files in the folder. Do hope OneDrive will implement this. Thank you

    1,619 votes
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    116 comments  ·  iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Pin files/folders to Windows 10 Mobile startscreen

    Re-enable the option to pin files or folders to the startscreen. First files was removed and in the latest version it became impossible to pin Folders to the Windows 10 Mobile startscreen. This was possible. Pinning is THE distinguishing and superhandy feature of Windows Phone/10 Mobile. Why is this gone????!!!!!!

    259 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Windows Phone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. OneDrive for Business Api: Get list of shared files and folders

    It would be great to have a OneDrive for Business API to get a list of all the shared files and folders.

    I can get all the shared files and folder with the normal One Drive API by calling: "GET https://api.onedrive.com/v1.0/drive/shared". Unfortunately, this API seems not to be implemented for ODB.

    22 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Developer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Allow guest folder access for non-Microsoft accounts

    I would like to be able to share access to a folder so a guest (non-Microsoft account) user can access all the files within that folder.

    Similar to the way Dropbox allows guest folder/file access mentioned below. They also provide password or timed access to guests with Dropbox Pro/Business.

    REF: https://www.dropbox.com/en/help/20
    Q. Can I share files with non-Dropbox users?
    A. You can share files with anyone, even non-Dropbox users, by getting a link to any file or folder. Once you get the link, you can send it by email, Facebook, Twitter, instant message, social networks, wherever you want. You can…

    192 votes
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    6 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    OneDrive lets you share files and folders using “anyone links” that are redeemable by anyone that has that link. They are easily forwarded and allow access without any additional process.

    In October, we announced secure external sharing for business users. This allows people to share without having people create a Microsoft account. This will allow sharing to a specific person in a way that the link isn’t forwarded to others.

  18. One Drive Sync from an external drive without PC

    I am using Microsoft surface Pro 3, but due to limited storage on the Tablet, I use an external drive (external hard disk) to store all my files and as daily hard disk.

    Right now there is no way to do a sync OneDrive with an External Drive. It would very helpful, if I can sync my external Hard Disk with One Drive, without going though my Surface Pro 3.

    7 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Update for iPad Pro and iOS 9

    Please update the OneDrive app for iPad Pro and iOS 9. Having the new iPad Pro keyboard would be great as would split screen ability.

    20 votes
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  20. Offline

    There should be a feature on the app where you mark a file to be saved for offline view.

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