Option to "keep both files or overwrite old file" while uploading file with the same name as a existing file on Android
Could you implement the "keep both files or overwrite old file"- option on the OneDrive App for Android?? when i upload a file on my computer and a file with the same name does exist already on OneDrive, i get a warning that bthe file could noz be uploaded cause it does exist already and i can chose to keep both or overwrite the existing one.
This option is missing on the Android App. One Drive on Android will automaticly rename the new file (add a (1) ) and upload it and i have to delet the older version manualy every time..
i think its a standart option in every system that should not be missing and not too hard to implement
thank you very much
I would like to add my vote to this request. This function works correctly on Win10 so why doesn't it work on Android. I have been forced to use Dropbox for Android because it gives me the option of replacing or creating a new file when updating an existing file. I would prefer to use OneDrive as myu single cloud storage app.
Lorgen Gerard Magpantay commented
Please implement this.
It's now July 2020.
This is even more important for the camera roll. If you get a new phone and copy or transfer images and/or the SD card from the old phone, Onedrive will automatically upload all the images as duplicates. Surely there must be a way to avoid this?
What ever happened to "skip duplicate files"? When I'm copying large amounts of files and the operation invariably crashes, I don't have any options to pick up where I left off or skip files that have already been copied.
This is annoying. I have a desktop and a notebook running on the same account and the notebook always cancels replication because of existing profile folders.
I would love to have the option to overwrite local files with online verions, keep both or overwrite online with local versions.
Basically a default to overwrite with newer version would be sufficient. But stopping replication completely (as it currently does) is not an option.
Same do IOS.
Doug M commented
I agree. If we make a change on mobile we should have the option to overwrite existing file. I'd rather use Onedrive to keep everything integrated in Office, but from a mobile standpoint this is perhaps one of the most important characteristics in making it user friendly.
Instead this is current process: Navigate back to Onedrive (2-3 clicks), delete the old file (2 clicks), rename the new file (4 clicks min), then delete old file from recycle bin (3 clicks min).
13 clicks vs 1 click if option was implemented
Yes, have the same problem with iOS - both Dropbox and iCloud offer this option!
No one would want to overwrite a file (conflict) without inspecting the file. Why is overwrite the default option? Makes no sense. It's the option you'd be least likely to select.
I agree, "keep both files" should be the default option.
Yeah. I've lost a lot of progress on several word documents today for this reason. I'm not too happy about it. I paid for a service that can't understand that the 8th of March is an older version that anything from 19th-20th of March. It seems to do make copies of some files but not with other files.
I agree. Make this an option on all forms of uploading, not just Android.
Yes, that would be most helpful - and logical too. :-)