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  1. onedrive web always stalls/hangs after uploading few files - hangs on "uploading *** items" for ever (win 10 chrome and Edge and IE)

    I am trying to upload my photos to onedrive via the web. I don't do it via the windows sync app as I don't want this folder synced as its too big.

    I know all the fragile problems with onedrive, and can confirm that:

    all my file names are < 8 chars + ".jpg"
    None of the filenames nor folders have any chars other than ascii
    There is only one level depth (a directory with files in it)
    I have 300GB of space left in my 1TB (so its not a space issue).
    Files are all < 10MB, so its…

    279 votes
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      5 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • onedrive web always stalls after uploading few files - hangs on "uploading *** items" for ever (win 10 chrome and Edge)

      i am trying to upload my photos to onedrive via the web. I dont do it via the windows sync app as I dont want this folder synced as its too big.

      I know all the fragile problems with onedrive, and can confirm that:

      all my file names are < 8 chars + ".jpg"
      None of the filenames nor folders have any chars other than ascii
      There is only one level deapth (a directory with files in it)
      I have 300GB of space left in my 1TB (so its not a space issue).
      Files are all < 10MB, so its…

      250 votes
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        3 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Office files OneDrive sync issues since latest update of Windows

        Since the last Windows update, I have seen inconsistent OneDrive behavior with Office files:
        - Even though "Use Office 2016 to sync office files" is turned off, Office still tries to directly upload files to OneDrive when closing a file
        - Much frequent occurrences of the "You now have two copies of a file" when saving office files, which force to waste time in cleaning up the duplicated files.

        For the first issue, I temporarily changed the "Use Office 2016 to sync office files" to on, then back to off. That seemed to have stopped the upload to OneDrive while…

        139 votes
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          25 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Ability to switch between update rings (Production to Enterprise or Enterprise to Production).

          Microsoft says that you can define the Rings in Group Policy. Sadly this is NOT completely accurate. Here is what you can do:
          • If you are in the Production ring (18.06x) and you want to go to the Enterprise ring (18.025.x).
          • You add the registry setting as they say here:
          https://support.office.com/en-us/article/use-group-policy-to-control-onedrive-sync-client-settings-0ecb2cf5-8882-42b3-a6e9-be6bda30899c?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US#enableenterpriseupdate
          Section: “Delay updating OneDrive.exe until the second release wave”.
          • You will not be able to change your version until the Enterprise ring gets a version higher then the one you already have. Which means you will have to wait around 60 days…

          Please add the ability…

          14 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Duplicates created when opening documents (iOS)

            Offine-avaliable files opened while online and causes the iOS app do display a duplicate file that can not be deleted, opened or changed.

            This happens every time an offline-available document is opened, edited and closed. These files can not be deleted, marked or edited in any way. Only way to remove these duplicates is to reinstall the OneDrive app, it is not solved with deleting cache.

            The original can still be edited but new duplicates are created upon closing/uploading the changes. These duplicates only exist on the device (does not appear in sharepoint or other devices) and i suspect these…

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              2 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add Back .txt Text Editor Option

              On OneDrive.com, add back the option to edit text files. Starting around 12/20/17, the option to Open and edit a text file by right clicking disappeared.

              However, it's possible to get back to the editor by using part of the link below.

              https://onedrive.live.com/?v=TextFileEditor

              Please fix this bug as this is a key functionality to edit simple text files.

              62 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Files On-Demand status icons not working correctly

                The Files On-Demand syncing seems to be working correctly, but the status icons displayed are often inaccurate.

                Most often it will show 'Sync pending' when OneDrive in the notification area says it's 'Up to date', even when every file/folder inside that folder is showing the same status.

                Another instance is the status will show as 'Available on this device', but right-clicking the folder will correctly show a check mark next to 'Always keep on this device' on the right-click menu.

                Lastly, I'm not sure if this is intended, but I set one folder as 'Always keep on this device' and…

                8 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Unable to play videos on the onedrive.live.com website

                  When trying to play any video files (.mp4, .wmv) on the onedrive.live.com website, an error message shows up stating "Sorry, there was a problem loading the video.", even though these videos can be played without any issues in the desktop and mobile OneDrive apps.

                  Link to a video on my OneDrive where you can see this: https://1drv.ms/v/s!AvSN6tDNHWpYkJMF4JZdo-ey04GqEg

                  12 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • move shared pictures

                    If a user shares a folder with you and gives you FULL READ/WRITE you should be able to MOVE photos from that folder NOT JUST DELETE them. I have been reporting this stupid bug for months and even showed side by side images of the older 4.x app allowing it and the new 5.x app no longer allows it. No one cares, we are just dollar signs but I'm going to try this last time and then start looking for a new place to backup all my stuff. Tired of paying for Office 365 family only to be given the…

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                      0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Excel hyperlinks convert to URLs in OneDrive

                      Try this:

                      Hyperlink data from one excel sheet into another excel sheet.

                      Paste the excel files into OneDrive.

                      The links will convert to URLs and will cause update issues.

                      3 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        • Case-sensitive filesystem support for OneDrive sync. Seriously, it's past 1985... Wake up!

                          Case-sensitive filesystem support for OneDrive sync, on Mac. Time to get in this millennium!

                          20 votes
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                          • publish

                            When using OneDrive to store Visual Studion solutions, when you try to publish or run in debug mode you get the error Cannot Delete Directory "app.publish" You then need to go into the BIN folder and manually delete the app.publish folder

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                              0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              • Support underescore in file sync. Its ridiculous not supporting it

                                Onedrive states it supports underscore and yet when I try and sync it the sync fails. Please fix

                                4 votes
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                                • Improve security with Touch ID (iOS)

                                  Some iOS apps will force re-enabling touch-id app-authentication when TouchID/FaceID has been added or changed.

                                  I can add my finger to TouchID and gain access to OneDrive where the pin on the OneDrive app is different than the one on the iOS device iself. We work with common iOS-devices in our team and setting personal pins on the OneDrive / office apps.

                                  Forcing users to re-enable touch/face-id upon device authentication change will prevent "weakest link" authentication

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                                  • ignore junction folders sync

                                    Using a junction folder (or atleast one that points back to another OneDrive folder) makes onedrive stop uploading changes (looking for changes loop), downloading works fine but, I had to remove a symbolic link and until i deleted it i couldn't sync changes from my computer to the cloud, neither adding/editing or removing reflected online

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                                      0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • make one drive useable

                                      I sent feedback via Office 365 as well since I have added storage through my Office 365 subscription. This is an issue I ran into while collaborating with a consultant.

                                      Fix OneDrive to make it useable in real life, not in a world with DOS file names!

                                      Basically, a terabyte of storage is unusable to me, because it will not sync reliably. Files with filenames that are too long and files with certain characters in their name (%, &, _, | ) have to be renamed to eliminate characters that ICloud, Dropbox, Box, and Amazon can all manage! This is…

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                                      • Look into stability issues

                                        Or perhaps the blackberry keyone specifically. The app crashes/freezes almost every time I use it, particularly when multi-tasking / switching between apps

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                                        • Please fix MIcrosoft update bug...

                                          OneDrive creates a temp file called aria-debugger. It's huge...40 g bytes, and keeps growing, grabbing all the free space on the hard drive.

                                          80 votes
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