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  1. Allow automatic upload of photos and video from mobile clients to OneDrive for Business

    Would like to see complete feature parity between OneDrive and OneDrive for Business - well except that the latter would have everything that OneDrive personal had plus some.

    Automatic upload of photos and video is one of the OneDrive Personal features that should be added to OneDrive for Business. I realize the technologies are very different on the backend, but it needs to be done.

    11,821 votes
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      916 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Live Photos

      With the new iPhone 6s and iOS 9, are there plans to automatically upload the mov file that is created as part of the "live photo". It would be nice to make it an option, similar to how uploading videos is an option. Thanks.

      2,236 votes
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        119 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Separate folders for each device backing up to the camera roll

        If you have multiple devices that would take advantage of the camera roll there should be an option to put them in separate folders. IE if you have an android phone, ipad, etc each device should be given the opportunity to use a subfolder (Camera roll\ipad and Camera roll\android)

        2,205 votes
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          142 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Selection of all files instead of selecting one by one on iOS

          While moving files from one folder to another folder selecting all files instead of selecting one by one

          977 votes
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          • Support to HEIF/HEVC Formats

            Since iOS 11 starts to use HEIF/HEVC as the camera photo/video encoding format. Wish OneDrive could support these formats or convert it to JPEG/H264 before uploading.

            Thanks

            958 votes
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            • Copy files on mobile (Onedrive for iOS)

              Please add the option to copy (not just move) files or folders to the onedrive App for iOS.
              Would be great and should not be a big deal to implement.

              Thanks!
              Regards,

              280 votes
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              • If picture is backed up and older than a week, delete it from IOS camera roll

                To save space is the purpose of backups, so if a photo is backed up and older than X, delete it from camera roll

                270 votes
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                • Adding the bookmark function in PDF

                  Hi! I'm used to read books (.pdf) through the OneDrive app. Although the commenting and highlighting functions are already great, I'd like to know if there could be some bookmarking function for some particular pages, so that I can go back to the page more easily. Thanks!

                  256 votes
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                  • Pause upload

                    Put some sort of feature that pauses a upload ( like taping the uploaded or a dedicated pause button ) some video files are to large to sit and wait for the upload to finish and some people don't have the best internet connection. So pause feature would be much appreciated.

                    255 votes
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                    • View of thumbnails in picture folders

                      With the new upgrade more emphasis was put on showing the file name rather than the thumbnail. I hate it. I use my picture folders for showing photos and projects to both clients and students from my iPhone. And as a photographer it was a great help. But now the thumbnails are really small and the file names are huge and don't even show the full name. I really don't like that I can't switch that view back to the way it was before. Just because you can create a new preview mode doesn't mean you should.

                      236 votes
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                      • Exclude Folders from All Photos View

                        Gents, I believe you have a major problem in the concept of your Photos tab in the OneDrive iOS app. All the photos I have uploaded to my OneDrive into separate and organized folders (over 80gb) are showing on the photos tab. This is insane. It gets extremely slow and very messy. Just as all your competitors do, we should see there only the Camera Roll pictures that are uploaded to OneDrive, and not everything! I have activated the automatic backup of my iPhone photos to OneDrive and guess what? All the photos that are being uploaded are mixed in…

                        182 votes
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                        • Multiple onedrive personal accounts

                          You allow multiple onedrive business accounts, but not multiple personal accounts in the iOS app. Really?? We can have multiple personal emails in the outlook app. Why would you force us to logout and log back in just because it is a personal account in the onedrive app? Please allow multiple personal accounts on the onedrive app.

                          124 votes
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                          • auto upload creates folder by dates

                            When using the auto upload option in the Onedrive app, all images are uploaded to the same folder, even if they were on different folders on the phone.
                            This results in a folder with large amount of images that is hard to maintain, and takes forever to load when opened.
                            I suggest creating a separate folder for each month (2016_06 for example) and sort the images to different folders by date. This will make the images more organized and will solve the issue of having a huge folder with many files.

                            122 votes
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                            • OCR

                              Apply OCR scan to stored pictures in order to index them and search for scanned documents easily.

                              121 votes
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                              • Add support for iOS Url Schemes for linking to the OneDrive app from other apps

                                To build other apps that can link into the OneDrive app is really valuable. It would work perfect if you could implement the iOS Url Scheme so that you could link to the OneDrive app like this onedrive://folder/xxxx and onedrive://file/xxx

                                111 votes
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                                • Make a better music player for the iOS app

                                  A better IOS music player so that way I can go through my files in app while listening to music in app, also so instead of the music playing showing "onedrive" it'll show the title & the cover art if it has one

                                  110 votes
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                                  • (iOS) Two way sync of Camera Roll folder

                                    An option to have the Camera Roll folder (or any other folders) synced between OneDrive and the phone so that any pictures deleted/moved in the Photos app gets replicated in OneDrive (and vice versa)

                                    99 votes
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                                    • Sorting

                                      Please consider adding group by type of file.

                                      91 votes
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                                      • Sync burst photos in iOS client.

                                        Currently on the primary image is synced which means many photos are being missed out on in burst shots. I suggest to sync all burst photos.

                                        84 votes
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                                        • iPad app redesign (my concept with pictures)

                                          the concept is mostly about visuals. i see OneDrive as a cloud, known for it's user-friendly simple and pretty interface, feature-rich apps and powerful productive tools.

                                          81 votes
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