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  1. Bulk Upload Tool

    Create a bulk upload tool (like the one Amazon has) to allow bulk uploading of large files and folders (with over 100,000 files and over 200Gb in size). These folders could be network shares as well. This will really allow us to easily bootstrap OneDrive with the data we need before the sync magic kicks in.

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  2. Show confirmation before deleting a large number of files/big amount of data

    When syncing starts and a large number of files is about to be deleted, please have an option of presenting a confirmation dialog before deletions take place. This dialog should clearly mention something to the effect "if you proceed with syncing you are about to delete XX Gigabytes of files / YY number of files on either your local drive or on OneDrive".

    This could be especially useful in various cases a user (made a mistake and) hasn't realized what would get changed after eg having stopped automatic syncing for a while, changed local syncing folders, etc.

    The user could…

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  3. Create the ability to track file (video & photo) views

    It would be nice to track the views and shares of different files on OneDrive. Particularly photos and video.

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  4. "True" cloud storage with NetDrive-like feature

    NetDrive is an application that lets you access files in cloud storage without downloading said files to your computer first.

    I think OneDrive should be the first out of all its competitors to support this!
    I would love to have the ability to use OneDrive as "true" cloud storage, without having to download the files onto my computer or smartphone and thus consuming MUCH less storage space and using less data.

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  5. Automatic upload should organize photos into separate folders by Year.

    It will be very useful if we have the photos automatically organized by year instead of mixing all the photos in a single folder.
    So every time you start a new year, onedrive automatically creates a new folder for the photos of that new year.

    The directory could be something like:
    Images> Camera roll> 2013 Photos / 2014 Photos /2015 Photos ... etc.

    Currently, it is difficult to find an old photo in my camera roll folder that has about 2000 photos (all together) taken since 2012. This feature will greatly assist in the organization, management and loading of photos.

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  6. Allow Browsing and Fetching Files from ANY connected Device

    There used to be a feature called "Fetch my files" which disappeared with Windows 8.1

    Please bring it back by allowing me to select not only "One Drive" and "This PC" from the drop-down in the Modern app, but allow me to select any of my other connected PCs (connected via the same Microsoft ID). I should be able to grab a file from any of them, no matter where I am in the world, as long as the other device is on and available.

    You get a similar function from the "HomeGroup" node in File Explorer on Desktop, but…

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  7. OneDrive background colour should be black as it was before!

    There is many messages about same thing.
    Why don't you do something about it?
    You just can't look pictures on white background :(
    I'm going to find new cloudservice!

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  8. Camera uploads

    It would be nice to be able to choose which folder the camera uploads to

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  9. Allow Several Computers to use the same One Drive account regardless of the Office 365 Username they use on each computer

    Just like DropBox allows, OneDrive needs to allow a person to have the same OneDrive account on different computers (in my case, 3). I have different Office 365 accounts on these computers (I use 3 emails to manage things... yes, not ideal). But I want the ability to open up OneDrive and have it be the same on these 3 different computers (2 laptops and 1 desktop). DropBox allows this. I was in the Bellevue Square store speaking with a Tech, and he said it could be done. But then I find out that my files ARE NOT syncing properly.…

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  10. Sync

    Add sync button to force sync; for all device types
    Display message Show syncing when syncing
    Add tags for files to search
    Add local to keep file local
    Add favorite
    Add indicator that upload to cloud / device / how much / how long

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  11. Backup Function

    It would be nice if it were possible to restore a "snapshot" of the OneDrive files, if the files have been deleted unintended.

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  12. Restore massive files/folder based on date

    Allow to select a date and restore all files/folder related to the date (example: restore after cryptolocker or accidental massive delete or accidental massive move, rename, etc.)

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  13. Allow AD synced users to change language

    Currently, users synchronized with company local AD via Azure AD are not able to change their language in OneDrive or any other places via settings. Users should be able to change that and override the AD language setting, which is usually not used in Active Diretories or is not accurate. More info: http://www.lieben.nu/liebensraum/2015/03/change-office-365-portal-language-for-synced-users/

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  14. Allow synchronized libraries to be renamed and organized in folders.

    Each document library sync'd from SharePoint gets a default and unchangeable name, up to 36 characters. OneDrive auto-creates this based on the site name (up to 30 characters) " - ", and the library name (whatever's left over).

    All this is default behavior and fine as a default, but the fact that you can't rename or organize sync'd libraries means that if a site has lots of libraries and the site name is too long, the sync's libraries are hard to tell apart based on the three characters at the end of the file name that differentiate them.

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  15. Add animated gif support

    Please, add animated gif support so we can sync customs smiles and emoticons to share them via emails, chats... Currently gifs imagines are shown as statics gif making hard to decide which one to use. This will make of one drive a killer app, !,!

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  16. please I need a 5TB plan, 5 different accounts don't work for me!!

    We need more than 1TB! and why we can have the 5TB for just one user?
    There is no point on having a cloud drive for backup if you have less of a half of space than your computer.

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  17. improve download speeds

    Sync speeds are STILL laughable despite your claims to have fixed them. I have a 60Mbps cable internet connection - checked this morning and I consistently achieve 50-55 Mbps - yet download from Onedrive comes today at a sluggish 0.7 Mbps. Hopeless when you have even quite a modest music library to be transferred.

    I will be moving away from Onedrive to an alternative product unless this improves very soon.

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  18. Release notes

    Whenever the app is updated, we need to guess what the changes were. Please add release notes or a change log to the update.

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  19. Sort Remember Default

    All I would like to ask for is if the application can remember the sorting method used. So for example; x folder has 'sort by last modified' and every time I go in the folder, it remains the same. Set a default for all to work this way is fine with me too. Please advise...

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  20. Add geolocation to photo(s) through onedrive.com / mobile apps (eg iOS)

    It would be great if we could edit/add geolocation data to an already uploaded photo / multiple photos at a time, either from an existing (uploaded) photo or by manually specifying GPS coordinates.

    One should not have to download a photo from onedrive, modify its geolocation data and then re-upload it, especially when we could be dealing with hundreds of photos at a time.

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