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  1. Password protection for OneDrive (windows phone version)

    It is a must requirement because the users are concerned about the privacy of their data and there is no password protection for onedrive in windows phone version and anyone can access/open it. So I request microsoft to update the version of OneDrive for windows phone with password protection so that the user data is protected and gives a smile to all the OneDrive users. :)

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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 6 votes
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        2 comments  ·  OneDrive.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Check if files are in edit/lock state before allowing editing on iOS and Android Office.

        I'm using OneDrive (Personal) on my MacBook, Android Phone and iPad. The issue I run into is if I make edits to one of my Word or Excel files on my iPad and forget to close/save the changes, and then open that same file on my Android Phone, I'm not warned that my file is in an editing state on another device. What happens next, is that I get into sync conflicts if I make any changes to the Android version, because editing is not locked.

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          0 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Fix OneDrive not syncing when UAC is turned off.

          Quite often OneDrive doesn't sync when UAC is turned off with Windows 8.1 Update 1.

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          • Become integrated with https://500px.com/

            I would like to upload my pictures from one drive to the 500px hub as it is the premier discovery engine for aspiring professional photographers

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            • Sync libraries to folders

              Hello,

              If i sync now with onedrive i get all my libraries in one folder. Is it possible to sync each library in a seperate folder with the library name?

              Thanks!

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              • Allow OneDrive folder to be placed on a network share

                I have a home server, and I'd like to be able to place my local OneDrive folder on a network share. Now I have many files stored on the SSD of my computer AND stored on the network share. If I can move the local OneDrive folder to the network share I would only need one copy. One copy on the server and one copy on OneDrive.

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                  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Microsoft Image Composite Editor functionality in OneDrive Photos

                  It would be great to have this as back end functionality accessible using the OneDrive web app or the universal Windows 10 Photos app.

                  This would also help you to off-load this from mobile devices and prevent battery drain. I would greatly appreciate it.

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                    1 comment  ·  Photos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Make Picture library possible to sync local with onedrive/sharepoint sites

                    Make Picture library possible to sync local with OneDrive for business/sharepoint sites

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                      0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Windows Phone cannot "Copy Link" for sharing files from One Drive.

                      I needed to share a file from my One Drive in an email reply to a client. The workflow on Windows Phone does't allow you to copy the link after specifying the permissions to the file. After the permission "View Only" or "Edit" is selected the workflow then toggles you to the next step in the sharing workflow which is to select the client tool ( email, SMS, etc.) for sharing. It is only then the share link for the file is generated and even then the link doesn't provide copy / paste functionality to within the new created communication…

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                        0 comments  ·  Windows Phone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • We are looking for an all-platform way to share and synchronize files. The Office365 sharepoint solution doesn't work for us.

                        File sharing and syncing must be as easy as and all-platform as Dropbox or GoogleDrive or Wuala. The cloud share must be mountable into the desktop file system (again, see above solutions). Working with Windows and Macs must be seamlessly possible.

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                          0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • why we cant access shared file/folder to me by others

                          using /drive/shared couldnt access the files/folder shared by others to me, was able to see files/folders which i shared with others

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                            0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • receive the email too slowly

                            use the outlook to receive the email from other web email is too slowly

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                            • Tighter security (or info about what is being accessed) and a system-wide login

                              As someone who practices good password doctrine, and likes having 2FA, I'm happy that MS supports both. However, currently any app that you want to allow access to OneDrive on the phone asks you to enter your email+password+2FA*. As far as I can tell, after that the app seems to have carte blanche as to what it can do on your OneDrive.

                              * The app for which happens to be on my phone.

                              First, I suggest that apps are forced to tell whether they do or don't have carte blanche on the OneDrive service. I would also suggest that they…

                              14 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Windows Phone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • If picture is backed up and older than a week, delete it from IOS camera roll

                                To save space is the purpose of backups, so if a photo is backed up and older than X, delete it from camera roll

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                                  7 comments  ·  iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Start uploading while looking for changes

                                  I've moved several large folders two my OneDrive folder to have them synced across my machines. Unfortunately, OneDrive takes hours to just look for changes. It would be much more efficient if it would start uploading as soon as it found some new/changed files instead of waiting till it found them all.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Support for embedding video

                                    Now we can embed on website/blog our documents, presentation, txt file, photos, exe file (!)... but we CAN'T embed our own video!

                                    I think, that is not a technical problem, but fear before pirating films - ofcourse, it is important, but lock a embeding function is not a good way to fight with pirats.

                                    Please, add option to embedding our own video.

                                    75 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add the ability to save a shared document to your own cloud space in the browser

                                      If a shared document is opened and viewed in the browser there is no ability to save it to your own cloud space for personal editing. Student licences must work completely in the browser/cloud space and there is no means for them to access a shared file from a teacher and work on a copy of it with first downloading locally and then uploading in a second step. Teachers have rejected that method as unwieldy.

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                                        0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Show albums in Photo Hub

                                        When browsing throught the OneDrive's album in the people hub, the new "Albums" feature in just missing. All albums are folders.

                                        You should show my Albums in the Photo Hub as well.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Windows Phone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • OneDrive for Business - open Office file from local folder and save directly online

                                          The user experience is inconsistent: when opening an office file from the site collection or from onedrive for business online interface, we have the choice to edit the file either with office online or with the office app on the computer.
                                          When we choose to open with the local Office App, the file is open locally AND every time it is saved, it updates the file online. This is shown by a little green circling arrow on the save button (floppy disk icon).
                                          This is great.
                                          What is NOT great, is that when I open a local file, it does…

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                                            1 comment  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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