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  1. OneDrive Peer-to-Peer / Mesh Sync

    From an architectural point of view, I really see OneDrive on top of a P2P foundation (BitTorrent Sync, Live Mesh, ....).

    This will bring an answer to so many requests in this channel, like Syncing over LAN, or differential/delta Syncing, ....

    This would also provide a foundation for managing very large files and a potential integration with Azure Backup / Disaster Recevory services.

    A real eco-system of services could be built on top of that.

    It is also perfectly compatible with the idea of P2P + Cloud where the OneDrive storage as we know today is a node among others.

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    6 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Can't have an underscore in file name any more

    The latest client does NOT allow a file or folder name with an underscore. That's garbage. I have hundreds if not thousands of these file names. You must support ALL characters supported by NTFS. I have no problems with file names on DropBox or Google Drive and had no problems with filename or foldername in the Office 2013 build of ODB.

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    9 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Ideas -- facial recognition / geo sort by

    Have the ability to filter/sort photos by geo location stored in photo or manually enter into an album.

    Facial recognition and sorting by ability.

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  4. OneDrive for Business needs OneDrive for Teams!

    There needs to be a central file store for team based working using OneDrive technology not Sharepoint. Sharepoint is too clunky to configure, and is why some organisations use other cloud solutions for example DropBox.

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    2 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Fix "Uploading is Paused Error on Android"

    Fix "Uploading is Paused. Please connect to a Wi-Fi of mobile network" when users are indeed connected to the internet.

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  6. Shared files access logging

    OneDrive for Home does not provide access logging. I would at least like to know how many times my shared file was assessed or even more information as time, IP, user...
    Now I am afraid to share files because I am completely unaware what happens with them after they are shared.

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    1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. OneDrive for Business - File and Naming Limits

    File naming, directory limits, etc should be 100% equal to those of NTFS.

    So that when we are synching files and folders from Microsoft Windows File Systems we ,shouldn't be getting messages that say there are file conflicts, sounds like incompatible 3rd party products not flagship products made by the same company... crazy!

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  9. Allow custom order on albums

    I had wedding and I have 3 sources of photos (that mean 3 kind of file name convention). I want to create and share album with time order.

    So I have 3 folders and I want to create album with photos from this folders.

    Thanks guys

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    8 comments  ·  Photos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. File handling in Onedrive for Business

    Please add functionality to easily copy/move files inside OneDrive for Business. Also enable easy moving of folders in the web user interface.

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  11. 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

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  12. Remove or hide connected services from Word and Excel

    I wanted to remove some "save as" locations from Word and Excel. Currently shows 3 different cloud locations which come from OneDrive:
    - OneDrive - <company name>
    - Sites - <company name>
    - OneDrive personal

    Our users are only using one OneDrive location which is their OneDrive for Business folder, and it's too confusing for them to see 3 different cloud locations under "Save As". I wanted to keep only the OneDrive for Business, and followed by "This PC".
    I have read an article that shows that I could remove those connected services under File > Account menu option, but…

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  13. bring back onedrive placeholders!!!!!!!!

    This can't be hard to do...without it, I now have to take multiple steps to retrieve files that used to be one click away. I was a Microsoft fanboy for decades... But the utter silence on this...and other things -- like letting WP die on the vine -- is really making me bitter towards the company.

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  14. Share and Sync functionality for folders with Office 365 to PC and Mac

    Teams using Office 365 Business Premium should be able to share and sync OneDrive for Business folders over all OS platforms. It should possible to share folders between the users of groups and have these folders synced automatically to Windows 10 PC's and Macs.
    This functionality is available for the personal OneDrive version, but Office 365 Business users will want to use their 1TB space which comes with OneDrive for Business.

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  15. Implement the "Notifications Feature" in the modern UI as well.

    Previously, there was a function to notify the users by email when items has been changed in the classic UI. By the way, I assume that this function is not available in the modern UI at the moment. It is a little inconvenient for us due to we frequently used the function so far. Therefore, I hope the feature of " Notifications" will be implemented in the modern UI as quickly as possible.

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  16. Do not re-upload photos if they are already present

    There are two basic concepts here:
    1) Photos should be uploaded to the same OneDrive location, regardless of their source (the PC app and the mobile device should both upload to "Camera Roll" (right now the PC uploads to "Camera imports" but the mobile app uploads to "Camera Roll."
    2) If a photo has already been uploaded by another device, they should not be uploaded again. This is not an advanced concept; Windows Live Mesh/Sync had similar capabilities. Examples:
    - If I use the OneDrive app on my mobile device to upload photos, and then connect my phone to my…

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  17. On Demand file storage for Server 2016

    Please bring On-Demand file storage to Server 2016. Then it will be a viable product for a lot more companies.

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  18. OneDrive Albums

    PLEASE, make it possible to disabled the automatic option of making galleries or albums from my photos. It is really frustrating. I wish to turn it off and I can't. If you have such option one should be able to control if he wants them or not. You can't just force it on me to automatically make weekend albums or whatever.

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  19. Apple "Live" Photos formatted on OneDrive

    Photos taken with iPhone 6s/7 camera are "live" photos that move when you hold down on them. It would be great to save them in that format to OneDrive! I don't want to store some since they will become still photos on OneDrive :(

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  20. Show shared documents on new desktop client

    Instead of having to go to the one drive online page to open shared documents that others have shared to me via word and one drive rather have those documents show in there respective office apps or have all documents shared with the user appear and sync to desktop.

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