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  1. allow folder upload in android devices

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

    48 votes
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  2. Photos - Allow synchronized delete (i.e. both on OneDrive and device)

    I'd like to have the option to delete photo from device and from cloud - just as it works on Windows 10 (from everywhere on the device).
    If that is not possible - and it most probably is not - have the opportunity to delete from device when deleting in OneDrive.
    Or at least have the opportunity to identify differences and do it as bulk operation manually.
    Thank you!

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  3. Provide an option to switch between multiple accounts

    A main drawback of one drive application is it doesn't have an option to use multiple accounts easily. Now a user need to sign out the current account to use another one, this is very painful . Please provide an option to switch multiple accounts like Google drive.

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  4. Need more free space

    Need more free space

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  5. Please remove the new photo backup notification!

    Every few minutes I see a notification saying "backing up your photos" I don't care! Do it in the background like you used to!

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  6. Making a multi select button for files, instead of having to individually select them

    Literally cut and dry. There should be a button that you can press to select all the files in a folder, instead of having to select one at a time.

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  7. can listen to music in the background with the one drive app while screen is locked

    Music must keep playing in background while screen is locked or app is in background. With any other music player, if you lock the screen you can still listen to your music, but with the one drive app it is not possible, because when you lock the screen the music stops.

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  8. Ability to Copy files/folders as well as Move

    Same functionality as web where you have the option to copy or move a file/folder. Sometimes it's useful to copy a file to a folder rather than just move it, for example into a shared folder while retaining it in your existing file structure.

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  9. Auto upload dng files

    Please add the possibility to auto upload .dng files for Android app as well!

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  10. password option

    Hello, I wanna suggest if you can add the password option for share links for onedrive, this for more security, thank you...

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  11. Upload other file types automatically

    Camera upload on free version is excellent. Please give us the option to automatically upload other file types.

    42 votes
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  12. Chromecast disappeared from OneDrive

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

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  13. Sync offline folders to visible folders in microSD

    Handle offline folders in Android as separate files/folders, so the files can be accessed by other apps, like Gallery or music. Currently only OneDrive app can access offline files.

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  14. Numerical sorting

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

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  15. Camera upload should automatically create subfolders for photos that are grabbed from different locations

    Instead of uploading everything into a folder called 'camera roll' in OneDrive, this feature should automatically create subfolders for the extra locations of images that are automatically uploaded.

    E.g
    I set my phone to automatically upload my screenshots folder, camera folder, and downloads folder. But in OneDrive, everything is just uploaded into one place (camera roll) with no subfolders that help me sort my images!

    This is a must have feature for me and I would really appreciate it if you take the time to further make it more useful.

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  16. Photo app for android

    Need a dedicated photo app for android and Amazon Firetv OS And ios
    Thanks
    J

    39 votes
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  17. 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.

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  18. Edit photo on OneDrive

    from camera roll, or from picture folder, after opening a photo, an important function was to be able to edit the photo: crop, adjust, rotate etc to correct the composition and make the photo look right.

    this edit function is so important, please please add to the next update.

    right now, I have to take the photo out to phone's gallery, then using the gallery photo edit function to edit it, then upload it back to OneDrive, a very tedious process.

    37 votes
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  19. 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.

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  20. 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.

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