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  1. Copy

    Need a Copy file or folder option on the OneDrive IOS (iPhone to be specific) menu action item. The move is file but, have a need to just copy from time to time.
    Thanks;
    Steve

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    • Music Player

      I want to be able to use OneDrive as a full-fledged music player. All that'd be needed is the ability to add folders to a 'music collection' section (similar to the photo album feature) and then add the ability to play tracks sequentially, shuffle, create playlists, add album art, etc.

      I'd have no use for iTunes, or any music service apart from Pandora, if OneDrive had this feature.

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      • Notifications

        Hi I cannot find this feature anywhere so would like to suggest it as an addition.

        Can we have the option to receive notification when someone downloads or uploads a file to a shared folder. This would be for folders with a full share and even those who are using a url to access stored files.

        I use folders to distribute files too big to email to a number of recipients and I would love to know just when each of them has accessed the folder and if possible what files were accessed and what action was performed (download, upload,…

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        • Drawing feature for Office app for iPad

          *English follows Japanese
          ■Title(件名):
          iPad 用 Office アプリの描画機能について

          Drawing feature for Office app for iPad
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          ■Description(内容):
          以前まで、iPad 用 Office アプリでは閲覧権限のファイルに対して描画を行い、変更内容を保存する時に新しくファイルを作ることで保存できたが、現在は閲覧権限の Office ファイルに対しては描画ができず、ファイルを複製してから描画を行う必要があり不便に感じているため、戻す機能を提供して欲しい。
          また、モバイル用アプリでは、いつ仕様変更が行われたのかなどの公開情報が乏しく、ロードマップ等に詳細を公開して欲しい。

          Previously in Office app for iPad, it was possible to draw a file with view permission and to save the file as a new one. However, currently users are not allowed to draw the view permission file directly. To do so, we must copy the file first and then make drawing to it.
          For improvement of usability, roll back the previous way and let users to draw the file and then make a copy file.
          In…

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          • Auto Creating Albums

            Would be nice to be able to choose whether One Drive creates albums

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            • Enable form box editing in PDFs again please

              Since around 1 week I cannot edit a PDF that has forms included (blue boxes for text input, a signature field also). Before it was like this: When opening the PDF within onedrive, the pdf opened up with the forms appearing in transparent blue boxes, also the signature field appeard. Upon clicking a form box one could type the text inside. When clicking the signature box it was possible to sign the PDF.
              Since 1 week when opening the PDF, no more blue form boxes appear, as if it was disabled. I couldn't find any settings to enable the form…

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              • OneDrive on ISO - Annotating PDFs has changed...and now mark-ups look bad

                OneDrive has been my goto app for pdf annotations on the iPad. After the last update, though, the annotations menu has completely changed and making mark-ups is tricky (and ugly) - it's like OneDrive is not longer compatible with apple pencil. This diminishes the usability of the app by a lot!

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                • "Empty Recycle Bin" Option on iOS

                  The only way now to empty anything in your recycle bin is by selecting each item (iOS at least). But, what if I want to delete the 2,000+ items in the recycle bin, all at once? You apparently can do this on web, but it doesn't work for me. Also, being able to more easily empty the recycle bin would save some server space, right? Every little BIT counts!

                  36 votes
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                  • Live photos support please

                    It's been years & yet there's still no support for Live Photos. Google has done it, why can't Microsoft?

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                    • Refresh

                      Is there away to refresh ????
                      I have a file on my PC save it to one drive
                      Find it on my phone but it's not the latest
                      Have to log out then back in

                      Still learning ????

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                      • Multiple Personal accounts

                        Would be great to have multiple personal accounts like OneNote.

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                        • Pinned folders

                          Hi there, I have a good folder structure in one drive, one handy feature would be pinned or quick access folders on the app. There are some folders I frequently use that are deep into the structure, which is the layout I need, but being able to pin them for easy access on main screen would be great.

                          Thanks.

                          35 votes
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                          • Photos folders

                            On the photos tab, I want to see the photos from the folders that I selected. It shows up all the photos in Onedrive.
                            Please refer website Onedrive, on the website Onedrive we can select specific folders to show up in the photos tab.

                            35 votes
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                            • Allow active photo sync

                              Currently, the iOS app backs up a copy of each photo to OneDrive. It would be awesome if there was an option for an active sync which could also delete photos off of your OneDrive that you have deleted off of your phone. This way, you don't need to manage 2 separate photo libraries.

                              34 votes
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                              • Select All button

                                The app is great! But it will be better if there's a Select All button to select all items in one touch.

                                Thanks.

                                34 votes
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                                • Dark Mode

                                  You have it everywhere else... Why not here?

                                  33 votes
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                                  • Short url's

                                    I've been looking for a way to make short URL's in he mobile app and still haven't been able to find it. It'll be nice if its integrated in the next update or at least easier to see if it's already included

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                                    • Selection Options

                                      Users should be able to select every picture in one action instead of selecting every photo individually.

                                      33 votes
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                                      • Possibility to choose if camera roll creates subfolders by date and/or possibility to choose date format

                                        With current version nesting photos based on date taken is being rolled out, however just in format camera roll \ year \ month. it will be nice to have possibility to opt out, or to choose diffeent formatting (camera roll \year-month-day for example.....)

                                        32 votes
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                                        • Scan in black and white

                                          Love the new scan feature but is it possible to scan in grayscale? Colour is taking up a lot of space.

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