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  1. Separate folders when automatically uploading from multiple sources on mobile

    Within the Android app, OneDrive suggests you backup photos from multiple apps/folders/sources on your phone. This is a good feature to keep everything synced with the cloud, however it is very disorganized to throw all of these files in the base Camera Roll folder. Each source (every app/folder) should have it's own folder within Camera Roll. They all have different naming conventions, so it's difficult to dissect which photo came from which app.

    Many android camera related apps are already offering some sort of sorting, which ends up as folders on the android device. So I think this one is…

    65 votes
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  2. In the Android App I can not erase notifications, you should give option to delete it.

    In the Android App I can not erase notifications, you should give option to delete it.

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  3. Allow disabling of whiteboard enhancement

    Whiteboard enhancement ruins everything therefore we should get rid of it.

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  4. Add the option to change file display settings - show date modified

    The date listed for displaying files on Android is date created. This works for photos, but is unhelpful for files that are continually being updated. I suggest adding the option to change the date displayed to date modified rather than date created.

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  5. Shortcut to folders in Android Version

    Enable the possibility to add a shortcut folder in the home screen, or any screen, for folders in OneDrive. It will be amazing to access the files directly without opening the app and searching for the folder you want. It will be like our desktop.

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  6. put somewhere to see how much space I've used and how much I have

    just a little bar or corner of the slide out menu to say that I have used so many GB out of so many GB for exaple you have used 5 of 15GB

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  7. Turning off notifications

    I don't want to get notification every time OneDrive find a new photo location... How can I turn it off?

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  8. Reduce memory usage while running in the background

    It is a bit silly that OneDrive for Android uses on average 64MB of RAM when just sitting idle in the background.

    OneDrive support even refused to answer why it needs to force itself to stay running in the background all the time so if it actually isn't needed the high memory usage is even worse. Forcing an app to remain running all the time if it isn't needed is called "one of the worst memory management mistakes an app can make" in the Android SDK documentation.

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  9. Enable posting photos directly to the Instagram from the OneDrive for Business Apps via Android devices.

    I am using the OneDrive for Business App by Android devices, and I have recognized that it cannot be posted the photo which has uploaded on OneDrive for Business to the Instagram directly. However, It is possible if the Apps for iOS devices. Therefore, I hope the feature of apps will be improved enables posting the photo directly via Android devices as well.

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  10. Allow Wi-fi only upload.

    Right now, wifi only upload only support camera photos. It would be nice to allow wifi only upload for all files. In case users walk out of wifi range, it won't use mobile data.

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  11. Offline Folders

    Need support adding for making entire folders/sub-folders available offline rather than just individual files, then it would rival other services such as cubby and this the only thing that would need to happen for my entire company to switch to using one drive instead.

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  12. Only show photos from the pictures folder on photos tab on the OneDrive app

    At the moment, I have my photos backed up into the pictures folder from my iPhone, and tonnes of textures and pngs since I do game development. Whenever I go to my photos tab in the app it just gets overwhelmed with all these ugly texture maps, instead of my photos. The feature to only show photos from the pictures folder is on the web version, why isn't it on the app??

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  13. Upgrade free storage

    Upgrade he free storage atleast to 10 GB so that we can secure more data. Google Drive is providing with 15 GB for free why not OneDrive. Please consider my request. Thank You

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  14. Sync the albums folders.

    So I spend hours sorting my photos on my phone into folders, so I can actually find then when I want and don't have to scroll through 1000 photos under camera roll. Then it uploads to OneDrive and as far as I can tell is uploading all photos, but they are all under camera roll again and I have to spend several more hours creating and sorting. Can't you just take the whole album I already have created so they are already sorted?

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  15. 'On this day' view and notification on Android

    One of my favorite features on an OneDrive competitor product was that It used to send me a 'on this day' notification every morning, showing photographs of that day from previous years. It used to be a great way to start the morning. I am badly missing this feature.

    49 votes
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  16. Improve the PDF reader

    Hey there.
    Recently I was using the OneDrive application in android, I found some features that would improve the application and of course its usefulness.
    1) Add a view for horizontal scrolling in the PDF reader.
    2) Add a night mode.
    3) Add the option "Jump to page" in the PDF reader.
    4) Add the function to put bookmarks on the pages in PDF files.
    5) Add arrows (Simbols) for the PDF marks.
    6) Add OCR for scanned PDF files to be able to highlight it.
    I think the community will appreciate that features.

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  17. Automatically sync or just upload any folder on my phone, not just camera roll.

    I would love to be able to automatically sync or just upload any folder on my phone, not just the camera roll.
    That would make a great addition to a very good app.

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  18. allow folder upload in android devices

    In OneDrive for Android, allow uploading folder to OneDrive, please

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  19. Let OneDrive for Android store files on external memory

    I wish choose external memory to store OneDrive's files instead to store them in internal memory.

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  20. ...provide the option to route OneDrive storage to the microSD card rather than using device memory.

    Device memory is very scarce on my machine, but I have tons of memory on my microSD card, more than enough to accomodate what I store in OneDrive. I need the ability to configure OneDrive to store its files on the microSD card rather than in device memory.

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