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  1. 3 votes
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  2. Make offline viewing an option for integrated desktop, including enterprise edition.

    Allow an option for online viewing only that *does not* maintain a local copy of the file. On enterprise computers, others admins may be able to log in and access your files and this may not desired by the file owner. But if one chooses, "online only", then there is no local cache and when a document is added, it is uploaded, but still, the local copy is removed when the document is closed.

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    0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. File handling in Onedrive for Business

    Please add functionality to easily copy/move files inside OneDrive for Business. Also enable easy moving of folders in the web user interface.

    59 votes
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    1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Allow to mark files/folders to be available offline

    Allow to mark important files to be available off line.

    13 votes
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    0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. onedrive new version and folio

    I get the need for a consistent view, use case.
    BUT... I like to offline it all on the PC(this should stay as a option for desktop even if in a non-mainstream delivery)

    Maybe a simple "oneportfolio" where you can set a max for the size
    1-2... whatever gig across devices and the files are added to your mobile portfolio. then to add or remove files in folio from any device and that just occurs on all.

    I get placeholders are non-descript thats why my PC syncs all.

    entering onedrive view or folio view is in essence the same structure

    1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Provide search functionality for the Xbox One app.

    Browsing through a large folder of video files is ridiculous on the Xbox One (and probably elsewhere). It would be great to be able to actually type a search for filename/metadata. And, of course, to be able to type it using SmartGlass rather than just an onscreen keyboard would be even better!

    3 votes
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  7. Make available offline option for mobile

    All the mobile phone and tablet are getting enormous built in drives. Give us the same option that PCs have so we don't have to wait that buffering time frame to show off our pictures.

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Make Available Offline including files added from another device in the future.

    Currently, OneDrive features making individual folders offline with one caveat:

    "If you have multiple PCs, a file can be online-only on one PC and available offline on another. Any files you added to OneDrive from your PC or previously opened on your PC are automatically available offline on that PC. Any files you created on the OneDrive website or added to OneDrive from another device are online-only on your PC."

    I wish there was the option to allow you to make a folder available offline and for it to auto sync files that were later added by another device later.

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Viewing cover art of ebooks in One Drive

    Allow the user to view cover art of ePub files stored . I think PDF cover art is viewable, but displaying ePub artwork, would enhance the One Drive service and really make viewing and accessing ePub files for the user much easier.

    9 votes
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    1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Desktop View only option

    I like to know where are my files, and are they still on same location..

    When you stuck with onedrive desktop app, like "checking for changes" and take for few days to sync.. and you don't know how to stop it, what is changed etc.. because in moste case you did something simple (like moving folder to another location) and it take for few days to "check for chages" - for this, at last let us know the progress of checking... or enable it to do something manually to help this app with problem.

    Or any other problem when you…

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  11. Let me attach a file to an email without involving Drive and pictures that aren't related

    I did. You are not allowing us to use our computers as we should because you want to control me and mess everything up.
    Can I not pick a picture and delete it ? You wont let me.

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  12. 1 vote
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    tell us more  ·  Casey Penk responded

    Hi there, can you tell us more about your feature request? How would you want this feature to work? Thanks.

  13. Merge Work Folders, OneDrive, and OneDrive for Business

    I feel like the whole offering with OneDrive is really fragmented and needs to be simplified. There are a lot of good features spread across different products that should really be bought together a lot better. I wish there was just one app that users could install on clients for both business and personal, with some way to switch accounts.

    Anyway I have some customers that I am trying to move away from Google Apps and Dropbox to Office 365. One feature customers are really keen for, and would really help to convince them to move, is a way that…

    53 votes
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  14. 1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Give a feature to import data from other cloud Storage

    This can be helpful for users as it can easily allow them to switch to OneDrive from google drive/dropbox/iCloud.

    1.I don't want to download all files and photos first and then sync with OneDrive. It should automatically fetch data if given the url

    2.Or linking of different accounts such as dropbox/google drive account with onedrive. It should allow users to easily switch from google drive atleast which is currently most popular service and is not as good as OneDrive.

    16 votes
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  16. Add ability to sync Office templates through OneDrive

    Allows office document templates sync through onedrive

    74 votes
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  17. Increase Download Performance

    Windows Phone users automatically uploaded their videos taken to OneDrive. However ability to stream or download the videos is terribly slow. Streaming incurs unbearable amounts of buffering, and download is painfully slow.

    Embarrassing when you are sharing videos with guests on Xbox or PC and the end to end Microsoft experience can't deliver.

    4 votes
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  18. Full functional parity with all desktop and mobile operating systems.

    Microsoft has focused too much on forcing people to Windows. You need to realize that your customers use iOS, Macs, Android etc. All of these operating systems should have the same functionality that Windows gets. This includes Outlook for Mac getting OneDrive integration, full sharing capabilities for the iPad etc. If you want businesses to use OneDrive its going to need to live in a non-Windows world and compete with the Dropboxes of the world.

    15 votes
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  19. Offline Sync for OneDrive Business Mobile

    Not just selective sync, but the ability to automatically sync files and/or directories offline on a mobile device. This would allow businesses to roll out materials to remote people (sales materials or whatever) and be available even if they are offline or in remote areas.

    10 votes
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  20. Corporate file shares replaced with One Drive for Business?

    Is it possible to create the equivalent of a network file share on One Drive for Business?

    We would be interested in knowing if we could replace our on-premise file servers with One Drive for Business.

    Create shared directories? Notify user/owners when changes added to the folders?

    11 votes
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