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  1. 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.

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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!

    26 votes
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  3. 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.

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  4. 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!

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  5. Allow the downloading of full folders

    When selecting a folder, you should be given the option to download the entire contents of the folder.

    25 votes
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  6. Change sync folder photos

    I'd like to be able to select which OneDrive folder my photos sync to. Currently there is a default folder called Camera Roll that has thousands of photos. I would like to be able to start fresh in a new folder so I don't have to scroll through so many photos when I view the folder contents. Since I can't change which folders my phone syncs to, I have to move photos from the original folder to a new folder and that's very time consuming.

    25 votes
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  7. It's really hard to work on files in android. If I open a .txt file there is no editor nor way to display the file properly.

    Need a way to display and edit text files. I save files as .txt for notes and can't display on android devices and also there is no editor mapped for them.

    25 votes
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  8. 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.

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  9. Show object Modification Date in File Lists

    When looking at details of files of objects using an Android device, as well as showing Creation Date for an object, also show Modification Date. This would then also allow Sorting of Objects on Modification Date which would greatly assist finding objects.

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  10. 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.

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  11. Onedrive for Android is not useable

    Onedrive for Android is just not good enough: it works quite differently from how it works on Windows and usually it does not work at all.

    Two features of Onedrive on Windows that are critical are: it is integrated with Windows filing so can find folders and files as if they were local, and it saves local duplicate copies on PC. Onedrive for Android does neither which makes it almost useless (dependent on an internet connection).

    What makes it completely useless is that I usually get a message that "This folder can't be displayed. Make sure you're connected to a…

    24 votes
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  12. 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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  13. Chromecast disappeared from OneDrive

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

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  14. 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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  15. 24 votes
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  16. provide overwrite capabilities

    I would like the option of overwriting an old file with a new corrected or revised file of the same name. I notice that it currently just duplicates whether than overwrite

    23 votes
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  17. Option to exclude certain folders from Photos tab in Android app

    I have over one hundred thousand work-related images in my OneDrive that I do not want showing up in the "Photos" tab with my personal photos for aesthetic and app performance reasons. There is currently a great option on OneDrive.com to limit the images that appear in the "Photos" tab to only those in the "Pictures" folder. However, this feature has not been extended to the iOS or Android apps. Please enable this option in the Android app.

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  18. Android TV

    Am just missing support for Android TV now, so i can bring some files to my Television with out need to use USB stick for everything, and i dont like like ES with OneDrive Plugins is just full of ads and spams now for days.

    Now am just wish for a OneDrive for Android TV
    Bring files not just betetween the PC, and phones but also PC to Televsion mabye store files and backups into there for my televsion just have a 16GB and make like video recording and stuff like that frome a gameplay with Android TV with like…

    23 votes
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  19. Slideshow - Google Chromecast - Onedrive on Android

    Slideshow possibility on Onedrive for Android. Slideshow should be customizable (time between slides), Control via Mobile.
    Google Drive has this feature!
    With PC and Chrome browser I have Basic Onedrive Slideshow feature, but this also should be enhanced

    23 votes
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  20. 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…

    23 votes
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