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  1. Having only one OneDrive folder

    I hate how all my files on my computer sync when I sign into OneDrive. I will never use OneDrive on my PC until they give me the option to only have OneDrive in one folder, not syncing all my Documents, Pictures, Desktops, etc. Documents on one computer are different from the others. Same with Pictures, and Desktops. This is especially frustrating when video games and program use the Documents or Pictures folders to save files. And if this function already exists, make it easier to find; maybe on the setup screen! I want to choose which files sync.

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  2. Hard time telling where files are kept.

    User instructions need to make it very clear where the file is stored -- only in the cloud (and erased from hard drive) or if they exist on both the hard drive and in the cloud

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  3. Ver en la aplicación de escritorio del business los archivos y carpetas compartidas

    Ver en la aplicación de escritorio del business los archivos y carpetas compartidas

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  4. add a XML editor or viewer for formatting XML backup instead of displaying it on a plain editer

    Having an XML viewer or editor would make reading the XML backup file easier than tiring to read it in a plain editor,

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  5. Have folders on the left like windows explorer

    This would help so much with dragging and dropping. If we had the ability to expand the folders on the left, we wouldn't have to keep clicking on the actual folder.

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  6. Make the settings work better.

    I disabled sync and yet was notified it was syncing file, anyway. Grrrr!

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  7. More

    Hi I think u should be able to get iPad and Windows to interact with this cause it would really help with uploading stuff onto my channel on YouTube I'm schliech boomer,

    thanks!

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  8. Improve functionality with removable media

    I use a portable hard drive to store my OneDrive folder. I often undock my laptop and take it on the road but not the hard drive. When the computer starts I get an error message that the OneDrive folder is missing and then OneDrive is automatically disabled. I then have to manually start OneDrive and completely setup OneDrive again the next time I use it with the portable hard drive. I feel that OneDrive should be a little smarter than that and allow for the detachment of the media to occur without breaking the configuration every time.

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  10. Local links converted to external links to OneDrive version of workbook containing the links.

    Workbook links to data in worksheets within that same workbook have been redirected to the OneDrive version of itself. This was applied at Excel's initiative, not as a result of user's changes. Version is Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus Excel. "Use Office applications to sync Office files that I open" under File collaboration in OneDrive is unchecked.

    I suggest removing this feature.

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  11. customer service phone number

    Need Customer Service Phone Number and Email address VISIBLE and EASY so we can suggest Verbally and then send you to email at Onedrive Help Team Ticket Number Generated for the Inquiry from Microsoft one drive team.

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  13. Please add shared folder access monitoring to OneDrive.

    It would be nice to know who accesses what on a folder that I've shared. I don't need instant notifications, but I would like to be able to check an access log. Not to prevent access, but the opposite - people are supposed to download the files that I have asked them to.

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  14. huge problem when you restore your full backup of windows

    you need to add a feature to onedrive for supporting full backup , i get a full backup on drive C and after 1 month i restore it full backup everything is ok execpt onedrive , i mean onedrive delete my new content i have before restoring backup , after restoring full backup (for example by acronis true image) , all old my cloud content replaced to clouddrive !
    hopefully i restore it one by one file from web UI (its get take time) , i hope in next update you will fix this issue on your program ! or…

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  15. Desktop Photo Manager option

    The OneDrive online photo manager seems great and has gotten good reviews. However, I would like to be able to carry the online photo management capabilities to my desktop. My photos are in countless folders, redundant, and inaccessible without a lot of clicking. Being able to sort chronologically but also by theme - like by animal or person - would be great

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  16. Please provide a facility where One Drive will show which folders are Duplicate / Local Copy with synchronisation problem

    Please provide a facility where One Drive will show which folders are Duplicate / Local Copy with synchronisation problem. Switching off notification is currently only way to avoid notifications that one can do nothing about!

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  18. mac版和windows版本之前同步把资料都给同步没了

    mac版和windows版本之前同步把资料都给同步没了

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  19. There is option of pause syncing only. Give option of stop syncing also.

    There is option of pause syncing only but no stop option. Give option of stop syncing, else once a large folder is selected for syncing there is no stopping even if you want the reverse the same immediately thereafter !

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  20. Use of OneDrive is not intuitive. I was able to move some pictures from iPhone to PC, then no more.

    I see files on OneDrive on my PC which I sent to OneDrive on my iPhone, but I see no way to move them to a folder on my PC. They might as well not exist. This app is most definitely not intuitive. Folowing the directions, OneDrive says it is "Up to date", so it shows no files, but there are no files in the OneDrive folder on the PC. So, where the heck are they? Very Frustrating!

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