Allow a folder to be deleted with files inside of it
It is exhausting trying to delete large folders within OneDrive. Since there are multiple folders within folders within folders, I have spent hours trying to delete one large folder from my OneDrive account. Due to the feature that does not allow me to delete a folder until that folder is empty, I have to manually go through and delete everything within every folder within every folder within every folder before I can delete my entire folder. This is a huge waste of time. I would like there to be the option like there is on other applications - desktop files, Google Drive, pretty much any other application that has folders - please let me delete a folder, which will delete everything in the folder at the same time.
Robyn Afford commented
I have now been deleting individual files for over an hour. This is completely unmanageable and even though it is a business account, they are my private files. This makes no sense at all.
what an incredibly stupid policy that doesn't allow the user at least the option to delete all the files/folders under the top one at our discretion.
I find it remarkable that this should have been designed like this.
I agree! I've started moving folders into a folder called 'delete' because it's too time consuming to actually delete all the sub-folders and files.
Couldnt agree more. Ridiculous that I have to go through and delete every file within a folder before the folder can be deleted.
Even Dropbox offers this function. For Microsoft to stay competitive they need to be innovative - be the leaders, and not just the followers.
This, this this! Users are frustrated without this feature and end up leaving/using old, out dated materials because it's such a pain to delete folders w/items.