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  1. Support for .heic files

    Could you please add support for .heic as iOS 11 uses this format and when iOS 11 releases all apple phones will only use this format. As I am on an iOS 11 beta I have noticed my photos are starting to become unviewable in the photos tab and shown as blank .heic files in the files tab. This is a problem that will get more urgent as it gets nearer iOS 11 release as of now for anybody on the beta programme one drive photos is unusable. Please update! Thanks

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      8 comments  ·  iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Anonymous guest link in OneDrive for Business App

      In my company employees often need to share files stored in their OneDrive for Business folder with external people, like suppliers and customers.

      From the computer they can create a link with no sign-in required, but from the mobile app this is not possible. Because they share files from the mobile with a lot of people they often get in trouble because the recipient don't have an Microsoft account and can't open the link.

      Please update the OD4B app so that it is possible to use this feature from mobile.

      226 votes
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        10 comments  ·  iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • shared by me

        In OneDrive consumer there is a best feature that in OneDrive For Business does not exists. This feature is "Shared by me" which allows to know, after a long period that I have shared document/folder, what are my sharings

        432 votes
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          19 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Sync overlay icons "ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers" limit

          There is a limit of 15 overlay icons in windows 10. Installing dropbox or google drive causes problems with sync overlay icons not appearing in onedrive (or vice versa). Why not make developers use the existing, microsoft sync overlay icons, rather than bringing their own? The 15 sync icons in "ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers" would be sufficient if Microsoft required that any third party sync application such as dropbox or google drive used the same icons. After all, onedrive and dropbox both show exactly the same information in the icon overlays - synced, not synced, sync in progress and sync error.

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            21 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Ability to download a folder on the Windows Phone app

            I use Onedrive for many things, including for hosting my music on the cloud. It allows me to quickly download some music on my phone from the cloud. Today I realised that it is not possible to download a folder from the WP app, only files. So in my example, I had to open the folder (an album), to select all the songs in it, then to download it.

            Not a big deal, but it made me realize it would be an easy improvement to allow the user to download the folder directly.

            278 votes
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              6 comments  ·  Windows Phone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Include TAGS in API

              OneDrive adds a number of Tags against a photo like, Beach, Cat, ...
              When querying meta data against a Photo, it would be great to also include these TAGS.

              50 votes
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                in the plans  ·  0 comments  ·  Developer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • API access to Albums

                I want to be able to access, read and edit a user's Albums via the OneDrive API.

                I am talking about the Albums which are not folders and were announced in January 2015. https://blog.onedrive.com/introducing-an-all-new-way-to-view-manage-and-share-your-photos-in-onedrive/

                47 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Developer  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • allow saving to shared folders in iOS App

                  When saving to the OneDrive app in iOS (using the Open in... feature), it would be great to be able to save to a shared folder. As of now, you can't do that. If a team is working on a series of documents, they still can't share with each other easily. They have to each create a folder shared with others and then everyone on the team has to check every folder. If there was a shared folder for the whole team with edit permissions, it would be great for them all to be able to save to that folder.…

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                    7 comments  ·  iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Good point and we agree. We’re planning to make this much easier. There are two workarounds that I want to point you to while we look at this. The first is from within the OneDrive app — you can navigate to a shared folder and add files using the plus icon. We also just released support for SharePoint Document Libraries. If you’re using SharePoint with your team, you can save from any app to OneDrive and select these folders as the target location.

                  • Allow automatic upload of photos and video from mobile clients to OneDrive for Business

                    Would like to see complete feature parity between OneDrive and OneDrive for Business - well except that the latter would have everything that OneDrive personal had plus some.

                    Automatic upload of photos and video is one of the OneDrive Personal features that should be added to OneDrive for Business. I realize the technologies are very different on the backend, but it needs to be done.

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                      in the plans  ·  477 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow users to subscribe to notifications on a shared folder

                      OneDrive should allow users to subscribe to a shared folder and receive notifications when new content is added to that shared folder.

                      This way you can share a folder once and keep adding content to it.

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                        14 comments  ·  OneDrive.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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