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  1. Zoom out in photo to moment, month, year

    Zoom out on photo collection like on windows phone.
    I would like to be able to zoom out to month, place, year, etc.
    When you have several thousand photos it is impossible to use the app to find an old picture because it means an endless flipping.
    The iphone Photos way Collections is OK. But you can do better than that.

    80 votes
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    • Add vertical scrolling and bookmarks to pdf view

      I normally use the Documents app by Readdle for PDF viewing and annotation. Now that you have added PDF markup to OneDrive (for which I thank you!) if you added vertical scrolling as an option for viewing PDF's in the settings, and if you added support for bookmarks in PDF's, I could probably abandon the use of Documents by Readdle and switch over completely to OneDrive for most of my mobile PDF needs.

      78 votes
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      • .txt File Functionality

        Currently you can view notepad (.txt) files but you can't modify them. It would be great if you could modify them. I often use these files to take notes that don't take up much space and that will sync across my devices

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        • Folders download

          Suppose I have many folders and each folders has sub folders then each folders has more than 10 to 50 files, in current situation I have to click each file inside sub folder to download it , what I suggest is once I click in main folder either to download it automatically or give option as button to say "do you want to download the folders with files " if say yes then downloaded it if not then just download sub folders as you do now
          Click then click then click to reach files or my solution to pop message…

          75 votes
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          • Document editing

            Editing documents with apple pen with a recent update does not include the option of inserting arrows, text boxes, shapes. This was very useful, i do not understand why they would take it out of the app.

            73 votes
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            • Mac OS Finder Tags

              Please add support for adding/viewing tags to files just like Mac OS Finder or the iOS files app.

              73 votes
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              • Offline Work

                In addition to being able to view files offline in the OneDrive App, editing files while offline would make excellent use of the offline implementation and increase overall productivity.

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                • copy files

                  not only move, but also ability to copy files/folders to a new location.
                  ideally with drag&drop :)

                  68 votes
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                  • PDF Tool

                    The PDF Tools (the mark up tool, bookmark and annotation tabs) worked extremely well before the latest update. The upgrade has removed a lot of the functionality that existed - a moveable tool bar, easy to find pages that were either bookmarked or annotated, the ability to draw straight lines with ease, etc.

                    The current pdf viewer and tools seem to be retrograde and make the process of working on pdfs MUCH slower.

                    67 votes
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                    • Better editing

                      I would like to have back the ability to make circles, draw straight lines to edit my PDFs like before the last update. The apps was perfect for the kind of work I do and not having to pay a LOT of money to do it. Like in my photo please please bring it back

                      66 votes
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                      • Allow copying of files

                        I see options to move files though I don't see "copy". A common usage is to copy files into a shared folder. The recipient then simply moves them out of the shared folder into their own folder. I know the files have been received when they disappear.

                        Ideally you should be able to select multiple files (or folders) and copy them somewhere from within the app.

                        65 votes
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                        • Fingerprint authentication

                          Please make it stop! I have to sign in almost every single time I open the app. It is especially annoying with 2 factor authentication. Please let us use a PIN or even better Touch Auth for iOS (fingerprint).

                          65 votes
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                          • Option to exclude folders from Photos tab in iOS 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 iOS app.

                            64 votes
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                            • Faster Thumbnails

                              I'm a big fan of the camera roll upload feature of the one drive app. However, when scrolling through photos it takes a frustratingly long time for the thumbnails to load, and I spend a lot of time staring at blank squares. Having the ability to store thumbnails on the phone or to quickly download smaller-sized thumbnails would make file-browsing significantly easier.

                              62 votes
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                              • Chromecast

                                Please add Chromecast for iPhone and iPad.

                                62 votes
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                                • Sorting

                                  When I open any folders or sub folders, I have to always keep changing the grid view and sort as per my requirement. My sorting is also in acceding order. So example we have files 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15. This is the proper sorting order but, in one drive it happens like the below

                                  1 10 12 13 14 15 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

                                  It has to be done in proper order and moreover in the main screen when I choose what sort and grid…

                                  62 votes
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                                  • Progress bar during uploads

                                    Knowing how many files have been uploaded is helpful, but when you are uploading either many files of varying sizes or one large file - it would be more helpful to have a progress bar so I can try to estimate time remaining and be sure that the file is actually being uploaded.

                                    61 votes
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                                    • Give us the old toolbar

                                      The new update is really bad
                                      The new toolbar looks like it came from 2002
                                      Just return for us the old one please

                                      59 votes
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                                      • Multiple Personal Accounts

                                        Hello,

                                        It would be nice to have the ability to access several personal accounts, one personal and one business doesn't always meet the needs.

                                        Thanks!
                                        Keep up the great work.

                                        56 votes
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                                        • File Renaming

                                          This latest version of OneDrive for iPad has robbed users of the ability to rename a file or folder by just adjusting a character or number in the existing title. E.g. by adjusting a date or adding an additional letter. You now have to type out the new title in full every time.
                                          This is a retrograde step and will cause many users much frustration.

                                          55 votes
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