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  1. Duplicate files/photos ( duplicates )

    Like other suggestions I would like a way to not have duplicate files/photos, to save space.

    Can we have some specific way to:

    1) run a "duplicate" search that can automatically delete files/photos based on a name, size and date
    2) search for duplicates and then list them all in name order, showing name, size and date to then give option to review then delete
    3) a file compare search for similar looking files, then the option to delete one(s)

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    • copy here

      The "Copy to" functionality permanently request the user to go through to the destination path. A quick enhancement of the function would be to add the option "here" and not only "active Library" => this is gain of time and UX.

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      • Online audio files preview (streaming)

        Hi, It will be very useful if we can play audio files inside OnDrive (online) without downloading them, like google drive media preview. It can save a lot of time when the user stores large amounts of media files and need to listen a preview before use it on any project or task o anything.

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        • More space, additional plans, cheaper

          You need to offer more storage space than 1 TB.

          You need to offer more plans, e.g. 200 GB, 300 GB, 500 GB, 1TB (without Office), "family plans" where you share the storage space between multiple accounts etc.

          You need to become cheaper, especially on high volume plans the price pr. GB must be lower.

          6 votes
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          • Automatic file updating

            I have a set of Word files that I add to on an ongoing basis. I've been uploading and replacing the ones on OneDrive about once a month. Is there a way for a file on OneDrive to be automatically updated from my computer, so I don't have to go through the "Did not upload", "Replace" dance. It would be good if a file on OneDrive could be selected to automatically update and then OneDrive would seek that file on my computer and update it.

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            • Make sure all files can be accessed from all devices logging I and not just the device that stored it on OneDrive. No issue with Dropbox.

              Make sure all files can be accessed from all devices logging in and not just the device that stored it on OneDrive. No issue with Dropbox.

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              • One Drive Suggestion

                I was irritated to find that the Windows Explorer One Drive folder only shows what is sync'd on your local PC. You can only see what is cloud only in the One Drive app (which is a bit primitive in its capabilities and interface), or the website.

                I would prefer that this folder show both. The file could be grayed out or something to show it is not sync'd to clearly distinguish what is sync'd and what is not.

                I greatly prefer using Windows Explorer (something many are used to) over the One Drive app for everything if possible.

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                • PDF file sizes

                  When saving scans from iPhone pls allow black and white option or provide an option to reduce scan file size

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                  • Test idea

                    Test

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                    • Have a file converter

                      Convert files into different types

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                      • Replace file

                        If I upload file with same name again it need to ask replace or keep the file.

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                        • Default screen when opening OneDrive is "Shared". Wrong! I want "Files" to be my go-to location.

                          Can't change default opening screen. "Shared" always appears. I want "Files".

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                            • Please bring official support for popular Linux distributions to OneDrive, such as Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and Debian.

                              Please bring official support for popular Linux distributions to OneDrive, such as Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and Debian.

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                              • How to migrate my EML files into PST file format ?

                                I have so many EML folders and subfolders, can anyone please tell me how to migrate data from EML file format to Outlook PST file format?

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                                • Having OneDrive Business should unlock premium features for personal OneDrive

                                  I have Office 365 Business with OneDrive Business. It’s bad enough the subscription couldn’t be associated with my personal account so I have two separate OneDrives. At least you could enable premium features for both accounts when one of them is eligible. Now when I need to e.g. scan a multipage document to my personal account, I can’t. Thanks.

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                                  • Other Tags

                                    I think it will be helpful and will be really a great feature to allow us tag people. Also, having the places tag and showing places on map is a great thing I think

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                                    • Add new pages to exist pdf file

                                      Some times we need to add new scanned pages to exist pdf fule.
                                      Adding this function with increase the possible application of using onedrive

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                                      • Support IFC file type

                                        Would be fantastic with preview support for IFC files. Cruical in the Building Information Modeling (BIM) space. https://fileinfo.com/extension/ifc

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                                        • Zip file support

                                          Please add zip file support to allow opening of a zip archive in OneDrive to access the files with the zip, and even unzip the files into another location.

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