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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)

    4,868 votes
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      119 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Please don't auto-create the email attachments folder

      Please stop with the folder creation!!!!!!!!!!!!
      I choose what goes in my drive!
      If i wanted a folder called 'email attachments' i would
      create one .. its annoying having to delete them everytime i come bk to onedrive

      2,131 votes
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        126 comments  ·  OneDrive.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Enable sync client (NGSC) to allow editable syncing of document libraries with secondary versions turned on

        Comparable to the described problems in this post https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/262982-onedrive/suggestions/17864110-enable-sync-client-to-allow-editable-synching-of-t the NGSC is not able to sync libraries (neither SharePoint nor O365-Groups), that have secondary versions turned on. The synced files are write protected and can’t be edited by library owners or other write-permitted users.
        This really restricts the possibilities in scenarios where companies use the secondary-versioning and publishing-to-full-version-feature to secure the presentation of content in document libraries and keep content-producers productive.

        691 votes
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          3 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Make Android onedrive pdf viewer better or remove it

          Hi,

          Trying to work with pdfs stored on onedrive through the Android app is incredibly frustrating.

          There is a giant black bar at the top with nothing other than a back button and a large orange circle for annotation tools. This makes seeing the pdf very hard as these UI elements get in the way.

          Also there is no search capability.

          Either make this viewer better or remove it so we can use some other android pdf viewer. Actually we should be able to use any other pdf viewer and there is no way to do so currently and this…

          69 votes
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            9 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 110 votes
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              5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Enable sync client to allow editable synching of team sites with mandatory metadata columns

              As at 23rd Jan 2017 the newly relased One Drive for Business synch client enables synching of Team sites BUT if any libraries have mandatory meta data or require check out, the synched folder/library is read only. This cripples collaboration by teams on documents. This needs to be fixed

              482 votes
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                39 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Allow the user to set/select the languages for a sharing notification email when sending to the recipient by the setting.

                Currently, I am aware of the behavior that the sharing notification is sent to the user automatically in the language of recipient's settings. I hope the language of the sharing notification email can be selected freely by the user who shared documents or folders.

                69 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • OneDrive For Business Context Menu Sharing / Copy Link

                  As already several times mentioned we (the customers) need the ability to share / copy a link to a folder or file within the context menu (right click on the folder or file).

                  This is an attempt to summarize the others ideas and get this idea upvoted, so Microsoft actually implements our wish.

                  Also mentioned in this idea: https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/262982-onedrive/suggestions/11356212-give-us-onedrive-for-business-context-menu-options we are in desperate need of this and with this idea "splitted up" for only sharing / copy link.

                  Below and idea of the context menu from myself / Implementation in the ribbon of Windows Explorer also good idea:

                  114 votes
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                    6 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Drag and Drop of a folder and/or multiple files using Internet Explorer and Edge!

                    Drag and Drop of a folder and/or multiple files using Internet Explorer and Edge!

                    109 votes
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                      4 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 96 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • improve the setting feature that could cause the delay in reflecting the details of its setting once modified via Office 365 admin center.

                        I am aware the the occasional delay occurs until the modified setting is applied when making a change for the setting through Office 365 admin center, and therefore I hope the feature to be improved so that it could reflect the modified details of the setting.

                        36 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Dashboard of All OneDrive Client Statuses

                          When looking at users who work in many locations across our organization, it would be helpful to have a centralized dashboard to look at what clients are syncing and include the following information: last time client synchronized, are there files that are failing to upload/download and the status of the client (sync pending, sync complete, etc.).

                          39 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Enable syncing of files across O365 organizations

                            Many customers wan't the option to collaborate with OneDrive cross o365 organization, and have the option to sync the shared files with OneDrive. Right now you are only able to sync files shared within your own o365 organization. Right now the only option is to browse to the shared link and access the files. Trying to use "sync" will result in an error in OneDrive (next gen sync client) as shown in attached file.

                            161 votes
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                              11 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Improve the feature of synchronizing more than 100,000 items on a stable basis for OneDrive.

                              I am aware of the behavior the restriction mentioned that the sync performance will possibly deteriorate when the stored items in the library exceed 100,000 items more. However, I need to operate this process frequently so that I wish the feature will be improved enables sync more than 100,000 items on a stable basis as soon as possible.

                              Although I have concerns about if the synchronization is going to be impossible to proceed unexpectly, but so as MS described as "We are working on optimization of OneDrive to improve processing of many Libraries." below the Reference information.

                              Title: Restrictions on…

                              31 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Be aware of the behavior for the OneDrive Apps goes down when modifying the file via iPhone.

                                I am aware of the behavior that the OneDrive Apps apparently is shutting down within a minute and the display returns to the home screen when modifying the scaling the file repeatedly in App.

                                Therefore, I hope the future to be able to keep the App operation without shutting down via mobile devices as well.

                                21 votes
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                                  5 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Android gallery sync with Office365 account

                                  Please add the feature to permit the sync of the Androind gallery in OneDrive with an Office 365 account

                                  82 votes
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                                    3 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Improve the feature of General Japanese description for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business.

                                    I have difficulty understanding the Japanese description in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business due to the machine translation is not accurately translating the words so far. For example, there are many places where the meaning of Japanese words are not clear when sharing data only to the specific users on OneDrive for Business although it's hard to get know the function/description, such as the part "Selecting [User listed on the destination line]".

                                    It may cause of the machine translation, but I hope the feature will be implemented enables providing the accurate translation to the Japanese display in the current…

                                    26 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Be aware of the behavior that an error occurs when the external user access from the invited email.

                                      I am assuming that a system error (bugs) has been occurred when the external user access the link of sharing the file. Specifically, the access error constantly occurs for the first time the user accessed from the invited email, after that they are allowed to access without sign-in process.

                                      For security protection, I hope this event will be fixed as soon as possible.

                                      28 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow obtaining a log of access to the folders without accessing the files.

                                        I am planning to share the folder with external users in near future, but for security protection, I hope the feature will be able to get the logs that enable seeing which folder has been accessed includes the name of users and accessed time. Thank you for your continued support.

                                        27 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • provide me with the authorization while creating a "Share with everyone" folder.

                                          When I start to use the One Drive for Business within Power Shell, I enable the cmdlet in which the "Share with everyone" folder generates automatically and the authorization is given.

                                          The reference that I checked:
                                          https://support.office.com/en-us/article/6bb02c91-fd0b-42ba-9457-3921cb6dc5b2

                                          Although at this point, I am able to finish completing the creation of folder, I hope the behavior to be improved that enables to give authorization properly to me because I have no authorization that I am supposed to be given.

                                          66 votes
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                                            2 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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