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Welcome to the OneDrive UserVoice. This is your place to suggest the features you’d like to see us add to OneDrive. We have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service and your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy https://onedrive.uservoice.com/tos, including the license terms. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft.

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While we can’t guarantee any specific features or timelines, we will respond to every suggestion that gets at least 500 votes. Thanks for joining our community and helping improve OneDrive.

  1. Folder Sync: What's the point of the "User Voice" website if the devs are just going to ignore our suggestions?

    Hello there,

    So over a year ago I suggested a new feature for the OneDrive app.

    Here is the link: https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/913516-onedrive-on-android/suggestions/20587369-folder-sync

    The idea/suggestion got an overwhelming amount of votes: over 7,300 in a year, which means that quite a lot of users agreed with it and wanted the feature to be included in the OneDrive app.

    After just a month, one of the admins responded "We understand the request and will think about it."

    We were so excited! But then, after 10 months of waiting for such basic yet important feature to be implemented, we got the this response:

    "Allow…

    1,086 votes
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  2. Bring back casting to Chromecast for Mobile devices

    Since update 5.29.1 for Android, cast to Chromecast when connected to a Wi-Fi network with a suitable device, was removed without any further notice.
    Please fix whatever instability issues you found and let users know what is included in the latest version.
    The What is new text is so old and untouched that the best selling point is the introduction of the PIN and no mention to what is removed if you update the app.

    157 votes
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  3. Sort photos by date taken not date created in OneDrive

    When sorting photos by date, the app sorts by date file was created in OneDrive as opposed to the date when the photo was taken.

    When looking Photos menu, it list files by upload date or date created in OneDrive, from the user perspective, the date uploaded to OneDrive it's absolutely irrelevant.

    This has been around since before 2015, isn't it time to change how Photos menu lists the content or at least give user the option to choose?

    This bug defeats completely the Photo menu purpose, the one place to see all your mixed by date pics!

    101 votes
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  4. Custom Folder in OneDrive for automatic Photo Upload

    Onedrive loads the photos into the root directory in a folder. it would be better if you could select the folder in Onedrive yourself.

    19 votes
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  5. When photos are uploaded automatically, there should be an option to organize them within folders of month or year, like the apple app

    Currently on the android app when photos are uploaded automatically, they all go into one folder and that folder is not able to be changed. This results in the user having one huge file with tens of thousands of photos with hundreds of GB. On the Apple one drive app there is an option for photos to be organized into months or years. It would be great if this feature could come over to the android app.

    32 votes
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  6. Store OneDrive offline files on SD card on Samsung devices

    -adjusted the title-

    Ryan, there is a separate topic where you said this was working, it's NOT for any Samsung users and probably others!

    You seem to be ignoring that thread, titled,'Allow OneDrive app on Android to be moved to SD card including storing offline files'.

    Could you please comment here, or at least back in the other topic, so all of us still actively using it get some feedback as to your progress on solving the problem on the most widely used mobile platform in the world (yes there are more Samsungs than iPhones)?

    I am attaching the threads…

    320 votes
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    We shipped support for installing the OneDrive app on an SD card, but any files taken offline still go to internal storage. We do have plan to enable offline files to be stored on SD card. I’ll update status as we get further along.

  7. Chromecast disappeared from OneDrive

    After last upgrade, Chromecast disappeared from photo and camera roll. Uninstalling and reinstalling did not help

    20 votes
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  8. Sort photos by Year and Month when uploaded automactically

    Photos uploaded through the Camera Upload are automatically be sorted by Year and Month in iOS app,I think it is not difficult to add the feature in Android app.

    13 votes
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  9. Allow One Drive to attach files as email attachments rather than attaching a link.

    Allow One Drive to attach files as email attachments rather than attaching a link.

    7 votes
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  10. Register as a picture provider

    It would be nice to be able to select a picture from onedrive without having to go and manually selected it in the app.

    5 votes
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  11. Can't display Unicode text(such as Chinese or Japanese) when preview Markdown file in android app.

    As I know OneDrive can preview markdown file, but now it seems Unicode character can't be displayed correctly.
    (I can't attach md file because it's not allowed in uservoice)

    It's only happened in android app, iOS and Web is OK, so I think it's a bug.

    7 votes
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  12. Have a filter to show all fixed whiteboard pbotos

    Have a way to find all enhanced whiteboard photos easily (whiteboars photos that onedrive auto enhances)

    2 votes
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  13. Full Support for Remote Windows File Explorer

    OneDrive is supposed to be all about bringing you the freedom and convenience of being able to work with your files while away from your PC, yet there are many situations when you need access to ALL of the features available in Windows File Explorer in order to accomplish what you need to do.

    However, there does not exist a single tool that makes all of those proprietary Microsoft Windows file management features from your mobile devices. Meanwhile Remote Desktop exists, yet there isn't an option to simply access your files using a file explorer-only interface which leaves everyone having…

    4 votes
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  14. It all looks very old fashioned and tired. It needs a makeover.

    Needs a complete makeover to brighten it up

    2 votes
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  15. Wrong number order (after 1.jpg comes 10, 11... and then after 2 comes 21...)

    Images having serial numbers in the name are listed in the wrong order. i.e: after xyz-001.jpg comes xyz-010.jpg, and later on after xyz-002.jpg comes xyz-020, then 21 and so on. Please fix this stupid issue...

    6 votes
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  16. user verification by device lock's password and fingerprint

    onedrive still ask us to create a pass code that is really unnecessary. like Microsoft authenticator lock why dont you keep the lock that verifies user by unlocking from device lock password or fingerprint?

    you guys recently did this - https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/913516-onedrive-on-android/suggestions/16010539-add-fingerprint-lock-to-secure-the-app

    but cant figure out what could be BEST?

    {UPI HIUD DIVL}

    3 votes
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  17. Show photos full screen

    The current integrated photo viewer in the OneDrive app has a persistent black bar at the top of the screen. The photo viewer should display the photo on the entire screen. Remove the black bar at the top to maximize screen usage.

    This is most noticeable on notchless phones.

    9 votes
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  18. Select multiple photos drags to Album menu

    When selecting multiple photos in menu Photos, if user drags to left, app understands that you want to move to Albums menu.

    Is there a way to once you start selecting multiple photos it locks to the tab All?

    This seems to be by design, but could and should be improved. Thanks.

    28 votes
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  19. Making it possible to delete photos from cloud when deleting from device, as it was in windows phone devices

    When deleting photos on windows phone, a message appears asking if you would like to delete it from onedrive cloud also. This is very useful in order to keep in cloud only needed photos. This message does not appear in android device, so that to keep cloud clean, after deletin photos on device, you have to do the same on onedrive.

    17 votes
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  20. Make onedrive not crashing when chrome casting photos and videos.

    After one photo or video the onedrive app crashes on android when chromecasting.

    It has been a bug for a long time and it should be fixed.

    26 votes
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