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  1. Quick tags for photo

    Adding photo tags it's slow and clumsy in android. I want too click several photos then add one or more tags in one step.

    40 votes
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  2. Make the Android app faster!

    OneDrive is awesome but slow. Every single step takes a few seconds to load. Make it responsive!

    39 votes
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  3. Allow different PDF reader as default

    Right now the default is the built-in OneDrive PDF reader. If you want to use another reader you need to open the elliptical menu and tap "open in other viewer". We should be able to default to the system's default PDF viewer.

    39 votes
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  4. Have the capability to scan directly to a shared folder on the phone app.

    Being able to quickly scan a document to one of your "owned" OneDrive folders is a great feature (While you are in the folder all you do is press "+" then the scan symbol.) You even have the option to name it. However, this feature within "shared" folders is not available. it would be even more powerful if you could grant others permission to use this productive scan feature in a folder you "shared" with them.

    38 votes
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  5. Recent folder option

    Make "Recent folder(s)" option in menu in the app, cause it's very annoying to search target folder again and again, if we want to orginise our files in storage. Will be very helpful.

    37 votes
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  6. add photo captions to Android app

    Captions of photos I have typed online don't show up anywhere when viewing photos through the Android app. Also, one cannot add/change caption from Android app.

    37 votes
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  7. Numerical sorting

    Allow numerical sorting such as: 1,2,3...9,10,11. Currently numerical sorting: 1,10,11...19,2,20

    37 votes
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  8. Add a scroll-thumb for large directories

    Please add a scroll-thumb on the right edge for scrolling through large directories (such as camera photos).

    37 votes
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  9. camera upload is consuming all of my wifi bandwidth so I had to turn off the upload. it would be great if I could set a bandwidth rate limit

    Android app - please allow upload rate limit so that I can use my wifi for other things while the files are uploading

    36 votes
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  10. Photo album layout

    Please put photo albums in order by date taken and display photos in albums by latest first. (like Google photos does). I have to scroll through hundreds of photos at the moment in my general folder to get to the latest photo.

    36 votes
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  11. Scan offline

    Unlike in Office Lens, there is no way to scan using the Scan feature while offline. Office Lens saves photos in cache and lets us upload them later when we're connected. Here we must upload it right after taking the photo to be able to scan another.

    36 votes
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  12. More options for music playback on the OneDrive mobile app

    Playing music on the app is very poor. There is no real music player and it does not display file tags or cover art. Please improve music playback on the OneDrive app!

    36 votes
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  13. Sort file and folders by date modified.

    Add sort files and folders by date modified. Most others have that option as the default. So frustrating to have to list from a to z because sorting by newest is almost worthless.

    36 votes
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  14. Jump to a date few years ago...

    Onedrive app: possibility to jump to exact day few years ago, instead of scrolling down to find those photos. My finger is almost killed now!

    35 votes
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  15. Clear up notifications page

    Create a button to clear the notifications page on the onedrive app.

    In the beggining of the notifications it automatically created albuns and the annoying notifications remain and cant be deleted. Need a button that enables it to be deleted. Even better if you van choose what to delete.

    35 votes
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  16. Optionally limit Clean Up Space to files older than X days

    Add a setting to restrict the Clean Up Space feature to only remove files that are older than a specified number of days. Below are some situations potentially addressed by such a feature.

    I often find that I want to share a recent photo/video that was cleaned off my device already. Especially if my photos are set to sync over wifi (without waiting for the device to charge).

    Sometimes the notification asking to clean up space pops up moments after taking a video/photo. This can be annoying at times, especially if I'm in the process of sharing it while also…

    35 votes
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  17. Fix PDF viewing/editing problems

    There are a bunch of complaints on this forum surround the PDF viewer/editor built into OneDrive. I also see similar PDF issues in OneNote.

    One way to handle these is to let us use another PDF viewer/editor (e.g. Xodo) natively inside OneDrive. This means if I open a file from OneDrive and make annotations using Xodo, the file gets saved back to OneDrive directly. Without me having to save it to the tablet manually, then upload it to OneDrive manually and delete the unedited copy of the PDF from OneDrive.

    Another option is for Microsoft to develop it's own full-featured…

    35 votes
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  18. Find & delete duplicatation files and photos

    Create option work on finding duplication of the files & Photos in OneDrive folders to delete or sort but work on OneDrive cloud to save space.

    35 votes
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  19. Folder mapping from folder photos on phone to folders on onedrive

    should be able to select the folder in one drive corresponding to the local photos folder on phone. Makes life easier by having structured pics. It's a mess as all go in same folder.

    35 votes
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  20. An option for undoing automatic enhance whiteboard

    Automatic whiteboard enhancement algorithms are weak and make mistakes most of times
    I think we need an option for turning off or undo enhancement.
    I've lost lots of my important photos because of this mistake

    35 votes
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