OneDrive


Feedback by UserVoice

OneDrive Archive

This forum has been closed but you can go to https://onedrive.uservoice.com to find, submit and vote on ideas.

Welcome to the OneDrive UserVoice. This is your place to suggest the features you’d like to see us add to OneDrive. we have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service" and "your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy, including the license terms. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft.

For support or issues with your account please submit your issue directly within the product. You can shake your mobile app or tap the ? then select “Email OneDrive support” from the website.

While we can’t guarantee any specific features or timelines, we will respond to every suggestion that gets at least 500 votes. Thanks for joining our community and helping improve OneDrive.

I suggest you ...

You've used all your votes and won't be able to post a new idea, but you can still search and comment on existing ideas.

There are two ways to get more votes:

  • When an admin closes an idea you've voted on, you'll get your votes back from that idea.
  • You can remove your votes from an open idea you support.
  • To see ideas you have already voted on, select the "My feedback" filter and select "My open ideas".
(thinking…)

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

If a similar idea already exists, you can support and comment on it.

If it doesn't exist, you can post your idea so others can support it.

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Update OneDrive for Business file size limit to be competitive

    Increase OneDrive for Business file size beyond the current cap of 15 GB/file.

    OneDrive for Business needs to stay competitive.

    124 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    Check!
    (thinking…)
    Reset
    or sign in with
    • facebook
    • google
      Password icon
      Signed in as (Sign out)
      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
      8 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Can the 'Known Folder Move' (KFM) for OneDrive be extended to also include the user's Internet Favorites folder ? (%UserProfile%\Favorites)

      Can the 'Known Folder Move' (KFM) for OneDrive be extended to also include the user's Internet Favorites folder ? (%UserProfile%\Favorites). Staff in our organisation really like having access to their Internet Favorites on their various devices. We currently do not use OneDrive for this solution, but it would be great if we could.

      42 votes
      Vote
      Sign in
      Check!
      (thinking…)
      Reset
      or sign in with
      • facebook
      • google
        Password icon
        Signed in as (Sign out)
        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Request for setting of automatic synchronization of OS standard folder

        For synchronization of OS standard folders like My Documents, Desktop etc., Please make it easy for administrator or user to set up. For example, it is very convenient if there is a method such as preparing a check box.
        Since I also confirmed that it is implemented in other cloud storage services like iCloud (function is limited but, iCloud can select the sync target by check box ), I'd like you to implement it on OD4B as well.

        72 votes
        Vote
        Sign in
        Check!
        (thinking…)
        Reset
        or sign in with
        • facebook
        • google
          Password icon
          Signed in as (Sign out)
          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
          2 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Differential synchronization

          In the current OD4B specification, when updating the file in the folder to be synchronized, the updated file, not the difference, is fully synchronized, which leads to the tightness of the communication of the end user's NW by the communication of OD4B.
          In our recognition, only Word, Excel, PowerPoint files supports differential sync, if OD4B deal with files that created other applications as well, it will be very helpful.

          66 votes
          Vote
          Sign in
          Check!
          (thinking…)
          Reset
          or sign in with
          • facebook
          • google
            Password icon
            Signed in as (Sign out)
            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
            1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • XML Export/Import of your current (filtered) document libraries

            More and more people have more than one device. I like to have an export/import XML Structure of the current filtered document libs folders. So then I'm able to import these configuration on another device without doing the time consuming filter job.

            89 votes
            Vote
            Sign in
            Check!
            (thinking…)
            Reset
            or sign in with
            • facebook
            • google
              Password icon
              Signed in as (Sign out)
              You have left! (?) (thinking…)
              0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Provide the setting that enables displaying a preview first when opening Office Online files.

              *English follows Japanese

              ■Title(件名):
              MC131670 について

              Provide the setting that enables displaying a preview first when opening Office Online files.

              ***************
              ■Description(内容):
              MC131670 について Office Online のファイルを開いた際の動作として、従来のプレビュー画面を先に表示するようにする設定を提供してほしい

              There is something I would like to ask you about the behavior when opening the Office Online file described in MC 131670.I hope the setting will be available that enables displaying a preview first when opening Office Online files as before.

              Thank you for your consideration.

              78 votes
              Vote
              Sign in
              Check!
              (thinking…)
              Reset
              or sign in with
              • facebook
              • google
                Password icon
                Signed in as (Sign out)
                You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Control of communication timing

                2) Control of communication timing
                Please make it possible for the administrator to change and manage the timing to execute the synchronization. (Example: once a day, once in several hours, on a daily basis etc.)
                This is to prevent situations where synchronization is carried out during cellular communication, which consumes traffic.

                48 votes
                Vote
                Sign in
                Check!
                (thinking…)
                Reset
                or sign in with
                • facebook
                • google
                  Password icon
                  Signed in as (Sign out)
                  You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                  1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Automatically Manage OneDrive Sync Settings Across Multiple Devices For a user

                  As it currently stands, if a user is using multiple devices (like a desktop and then a laptop for field work) and he uses OneDrive to sync his files to the cloud then the folders to be synced setting is not replicated across all his devices automatically.

                  That is the user would have to set a new folder to be synced on his desktop and then open his laptop to do the same. This is tedious and unnecessary since he is logged in with the same account on all these client instances and their settings should automatically sync across all…

                  27 votes
                  Vote
                  Sign in
                  Check!
                  (thinking…)
                  Reset
                  or sign in with
                  • facebook
                  • google
                    Password icon
                    Signed in as (Sign out)
                    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                    2 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Enable editing in Excel Online on Forms

                    *English follows Japanese

                    ■Title(件名):
                    Excel Online 画面上部の [Forms] メニューがグレーアウトする

                    Enable editing [Forms] link in Excel Online
                    ***************
                    ■Description(内容):
                    OneDrive for Business にて、[新規] から [Excel用Form] を作成すると、Excel Online 画面上部の [Forms] メニューがグレーアウトします。
                    ※ Google Chrome では グレーアウト、Internet Explorer ではリンクをクリックするとエラーの画面となります。
                    なお、OneDrive for Business にて、[新規] から [Excel ブック] を作成し、Excel Online 画面上部の [Forms] から フォーム を作った場合は Excel Online 画面上部の [Forms] メニューが利用可能となります。
                    OneDrive for Business にて、[新規] から [Excel用Form] を作成した場合においても、Excel Online 画面上部の [Forms] メニューから編集可能となるように動作変更を希望します。

                    Every time users go [New] – [Forms for Excel] on OneDrive for Business, [Forms] link is greyed out in Excel Online.
                    Note : Link get greyed out in Google Chrome, and we get error…

                    31 votes
                    Vote
                    Sign in
                    Check!
                    (thinking…)
                    Reset
                    or sign in with
                    • facebook
                    • google
                      Password icon
                      Signed in as (Sign out)
                      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                      0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Update the public information regarding Known Folder Move

                      *English follows Japanese

                      ■Title(件名):
                      Known Folder Move の機能をグループ ポリシーで制御を行うための公開情報
                      Update the public information regarding Known Folder Move

                      グループポリシーの設定項目に "ユーザーが Windows の既知のフォルダーから PC にリダイレクトできないようにする" "サイレント モードで Windows の既知のフォルダーを OneDrive にリダイレクトする" "Windows の既知のフォルダーを OneDrive に移動するメッセージをユーザーに表示する"が追加されている状況です。
                      Known Folder Move の機能をグループ ポリシーで制御を行うための公開情報を早期アップデートしていただくようにお願いいたします。

                      ***************
                      ■Description(内容):
                      On the Settings of group policy, we acknowledge that there are some newly items such as “Prevent users from redirecting the windows known folders to the computer”, “Redirect Windows known folders to OneDrive in silent mode”, and “Show the message to users for moving Windows known folders to OneDrive” are added but could not find any public information about those…

                      11 votes
                      Vote
                      Sign in
                      Check!
                      (thinking…)
                      Reset
                      or sign in with
                      • facebook
                      • google
                        Password icon
                        Signed in as (Sign out)
                        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                        0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Real time file synchronization failure

                        *English follows Japanese
                        ■Title(件名):
                        同期フォルダーの更新の反映について

                        Real time file synchronization failure
                        ***************
                        ■Description(内容):
                        同期フォルダーの更新の反映がなかなかされず、1つ前のバージョンのファイルが開けてしまい、閉じると最新のバージョンに更新されることが頻繁に起きます。
                        共同で編集する際に混乱を招くため、同期フォルダーの更新は即時され、かつ更新前のデータを開けない動作になるよう希望いたします。

                        Often times, because real time synchronization fails, even after the updates are made to the files, older version file would open up, and it gets updated only once older version is closed.

                        As this is something causing users confusion as they are working on collaborative editing, it is nice to see precise real time synchronization and prevent older version of the files gets opened up as well.

                        Thank you for your consideration.

                        13 votes
                        Vote
                        Sign in
                        Check!
                        (thinking…)
                        Reset
                        or sign in with
                        • facebook
                        • google
                          Password icon
                          Signed in as (Sign out)
                          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                          1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • NGSC to support syncing SharePoint Server 2016 On Premise document libraries

                          The NGSC for ODFB should support syncing SharePoint Server 2016 On Premise document libraries. We have a large deployment of a hybrid SharePoint farm and we want to have this feature available.

                          22 votes
                          Vote
                          Sign in
                          Check!
                          (thinking…)
                          Reset
                          or sign in with
                          • facebook
                          • google
                            Password icon
                            Signed in as (Sign out)
                            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                            2 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Managing deleted One Drive (Sharepoint Document) files

                            We have multiple users connected one SharePoint site and we use this sites to share documents. Due to our operational requirements we need to keep our files in the desktop PC. Therefore all the users in the organization we keep our files in the PC using OneDrive client.

                            The issue is when a file get deleted from one end its effecting all other users in the network by moving all the deleted files to their desktop recycle bin. Which creates huge space of deleted files and make all the users to clean their recycle bin quite often. (For us avg…

                            83 votes
                            Vote
                            Sign in
                            Check!
                            (thinking…)
                            Reset
                            or sign in with
                            • facebook
                            • google
                              Password icon
                              Signed in as (Sign out)
                              You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                              7 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Thumbnails not generated in OneDrive folders anymore

                              OneDrive on Windows 10 no longer generates file thumbnails in picture folders. I've tried a dozen fixes, so it is directly related to the OneDrive App and Windows 10. Windows 7 is actually working fine with the same files and OneDrive folders. So there is a recent Windows 10 Update that has disabled the ability for Windows 10 to build a successful thumbnail cache. This is happening on multiple machines but only Windows 10 and not Windows 7.

                              11 votes
                              Vote
                              Sign in
                              Check!
                              (thinking…)
                              Reset
                              or sign in with
                              • facebook
                              • google
                                Password icon
                                Signed in as (Sign out)
                                You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                5 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • KFM (Known Folder Move) needs more customer customization.

                                I would like to add Favorites, Music, Videos to KFM and also have the option to put Documents in the root of OneDrive versus in a "Documents" folder in OneDrive.

                                10 votes
                                Vote
                                Sign in
                                Check!
                                (thinking…)
                                Reset
                                or sign in with
                                • facebook
                                • google
                                  Password icon
                                  Signed in as (Sign out)
                                  You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                  2 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Display thumbnails on sync folders when Files On-Demand is turned on

                                  *English follows Japanese
                                  ■Title(件名):
                                  ファイル オンデマンド機能利用時に同期フォルダーにてサムネイルが表示されない

                                  Display thumbnails on sync folders when Files On-Demand is turned on
                                  ***************
                                  ■Description(内容):
                                  ファイル オンデマンド機能を利用した場合に、同期フォルダー内で画像ファイルのサムネイルが表示されない事象が発生している。
                                  業務にて jpg ファイルにて作業状況の進捗などを取り扱っているため、サムネイルが表示されない場合影響が大きい。
                                  より便利にファイル オンデマンド機能を利用するためにも、サムネイルが表示されるようパフォーマンス向上を希望します。

                                  I would like to inform you the problem that the thumbnails of image files are not displayed when we turn on Files On-Demand.
                                  It affects us a lot because we are using jpg files to manage the progress of our work.

                                  In order to use Files On-Demand feature more conveniently, I hope the performance of File On-Demand will be improved to display thumbnails.

                                  11 votes
                                  Vote
                                  Sign in
                                  Check!
                                  (thinking…)
                                  Reset
                                  or sign in with
                                  • facebook
                                  • google
                                    Password icon
                                    Signed in as (Sign out)
                                    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                    0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Sharing UI Flow Update

                                    This suggestion is to update the UI/UX for sharing to be less confusing for users. When going through the process to share a file in OneDrive for Business, the blue "Send" button is enabled regardless of whether the user has added anyone's email addresses. This is also the case if the user picks "Everyone with existing access" then tries to hit "Send" with a message - assuming OneDrive will re-generate a message to everyone with existing access.
                                    To improve this, the "Send" button should only really be enabled (clickable) if the user has successfully added valid e-mail addresses when sharing…

                                    14 votes
                                    Vote
                                    Sign in
                                    Check!
                                    (thinking…)
                                    Reset
                                    or sign in with
                                    • facebook
                                    • google
                                      Password icon
                                      Signed in as (Sign out)
                                      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                      1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Provide the functionality of the password setting for the data sharing in OneDrive for Business as well.

                                      *English follows Japanese

                                      ■Title(件名):OneDrive for Business の共有の際に、パスワードを設定できるようにしてほしい

                                      Provide the functionality of the password setting for the data sharing in OneDrive for Business as well.
                                      ***************
                                      ■Description(内容):
                                      ​個人用 OneDrive では、共有の際にパスワードを設定できるが、OneDrive for Business では実装されていない。そのため、OneDrive for Business でも同じ機能の実装を希望します。

                                      As a matter of concern, the OneDrive for Business has no ability to set the password when sharing the data in spite of this availability has been offered for OneDrive Personal so far.

                                      Therefore, please configure the functionality of the password setting for the data sharing in OneDrive for Business as well.

                                      Thank you for your continued support.

                                      15 votes
                                      Vote
                                      Sign in
                                      Check!
                                      (thinking…)
                                      Reset
                                      or sign in with
                                      • facebook
                                      • google
                                        Password icon
                                        Signed in as (Sign out)
                                        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                        1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Disable syncing files from the Cloud when the extensions of the files are specified to be blocked

                                        *English follows Japanese
                                        ■Title(件名):
                                        OneDrive 管理センターの指定したファイルの種類の同期を禁止する設定について

                                        Disable syncing files from the Cloud when the extensions of the files are specified to be blocked
                                        ***************
                                        ■Description(内容):
                                        OneDrive 管理センターの指定したファイルの種類の同期を禁止する設定に拡張子を入力して設定しても、同期フォルダーからのアップロードについては禁止されるが、Cloud上からのダウンロードの同期が禁止されないことが確認できました。指定した拡張子ファイルについて、Cloud上からの同期も禁止ができるように改善をお願いします。

                                        We confirmed that the setting of “Block syncing of specific file types” in OneDrive Admin Center blocks uploading files from Sync folder, but it does not block downloading files from the Cloud even when setting extensions.

                                        In order to improve security, I hope this behavior will be corrected to block downloading files from the Cloud as well under the condition above.

                                        Thank you for your consideration.

                                        13 votes
                                        Vote
                                        Sign in
                                        Check!
                                        (thinking…)
                                        Reset
                                        or sign in with
                                        • facebook
                                        • google
                                          Password icon
                                          Signed in as (Sign out)
                                          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                          0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • DO not display duplicate names in search on OneDrive for Business

                                          *English follows Japanese

                                          ■Title(件名):
                                          同期フォルダー内のアイテムを共有する際の動作について

                                          DO not display duplicate names in search on OneDrive for Business
                                          ***************
                                          ■Description(内容):
                                          OneDrive for Business 上のアイテムを共有する際に、ブラウザー上でも同期フォルダーからの共有でも、以下の操作を行うと、ユーザー名が重複してしまう。
                                          1. 同期フォルダー内アイテムを右クリックして共有
                                          2. かな入力にて検索欄に共有相手のユーザー名のエイリアスを入力
                                          3. Tab キーを押して変換候補から半角英語のエイリアスを選択 (Enter キーは押さない)
                                          4. 検索欄に半角英語のエイリアスが自動で二重に入力される

                                          上記の動作で共有操作の際に手間がかかるため、改善してほしい。

                                          When we sync items on OneDrive for Business from Sync folders/on browser, we get syncing error as entering users name who share the items in the shared folder with as we follow the steps shown below.

                                          a) Right click and share the items in sync folder
                                          b) Enter Kana (Japanese characters) alias in the search
                                          c) Click tab key and pick English alias shown (still have…

                                          10 votes
                                          Vote
                                          Sign in
                                          Check!
                                          (thinking…)
                                          Reset
                                          or sign in with
                                          • facebook
                                          • google
                                            Password icon
                                            Signed in as (Sign out)
                                            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                            0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          ← Previous 1 3 4 5 1446 1447

                                          OneDrive Archive

                                          Feedback and Knowledge Base