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Welcome to the OneDrive UserVoice. This is your place to suggest the features you’d like to see us add to OneDrive. We have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service and your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy https://onedrive.uservoice.com/tos, including the license terms. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft.

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  1. OneDrive Backups should include Start Menu, and user-Programs folders

    Products that install "per user" likely place their application into the user's Programs folder or Start Menu. The Desktop is being backed up by OneDrive, but not the actual item it refers to.

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  3. Suggestion: user can choose the folders under "Documents" that can be uploaded to cloud.

    This suggestion comes after a problem involving Outlook 2016 and OneDrive. I use a business e-mail account on Outlook 2016 and, as I been told, OneDrive doesn't upload pst files (saved on the folder "Outlook Files" on the folder "Documents"). So, I tried to stop OneDrive from uploading this specif folder, but as I was told as well, it's not possible: the user cannot choose which folders go to the cloud.

    So, the suggestion is not only solve this problem involving pst files, but also let the user choose the folders them want to upload.

    Thank you very much.
    Sílvia…

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  4. Se activa edicion expontanea al agregar archivo

    Cuando se crea un archivo en el folder de OneDrive estando mantener sincronizada la información, al dar click en el nuevo archivo se pone en modo edición y luego se vuelve a colocar en resaltado (y se pierde el contenido del nombre). Ocasionando perdida de información.

    Solicitud de servicio #25032121.
    • Al reproducir este escenario en diferentes equipos (incluso con Windows 10 recién instalado y sin aplicaciones de terceros), se logró verificar que es un comportamiento esperado de la plataforma. Se recomienda proveer retroalimentación de esta característica mediante nuestro foro de Retroalimentación, para que el equipo de desarrollo pueda tomar…

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  5. Make it simpler to choose folders for OneDrive local files.

    I'm most often coming to the taskbar OneDrive button when I need to add or remove a folder from my local files (especially on my laptop). It would be easier for users (at least I assume there are others like me!) to do that if the "choose folders" option were more prominent and not buried in a subset of settings. May I suggest moving that up to its own button? (Or am I really the only one who has to go fish for it?) Thanks for considering.

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    계속 발생됩니다. 개선부탁드립니다.

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  7. Everytime i start my PC and OneDrive start to sync i can't use my internet anymore!!!!!!

    Not an idea, i am short before terminating the service because it is UNUSABLE with countryside internet connections!!!!!!!

    Give us a mode for low internet connections and switch to them automatically if OneDrive detects weak inet!

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  8. Disable auto update of OneDrive app for Per-Machine installer

    I have installed (21.052) per machine installer/allusers for OneDrive app and I disabled the auto update task in Task Scheduler. Now when I launch the OneDrive app from StartMenu I could see that the installer upgraded to 21.062 . Could you please suggest if there is any other way to disable the auto update task?

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  9. Disable auto update of OneDrive app for Per-Machine installer

    I have installed (21.052) per machine installer/allusers for OneDrive app and I disabled the auto update task in Task Scheduler. Now when I launch the OneDrive app from StartMenu I could see that the installer upgraded to 21.062 . Could you please suggest if there is any other way to disable the auto update task?

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  10. Prevent download of arbitrary file type shared via onedrive

    It is possible to prevent download for office documents, why you dont make it for all file types, i.e. video clips?

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  11. Olá, gostaria de priorizar a atualização de arquivos modificados recentemente, para que possa trocar a plataforma (PC, Smartphone)

    Olá, gostaria de priorizar a atualização de arquivos modificados recentemente, para que possa trocar a plataforma (PC, Smartphone), para trabalhar no mesmo documento (pelo celular) sem esperar carregar todos outros arquivos antes...
    Acontece quando estou no computador mas preciso sair pra outro ambiente sem levar o PC.

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  12. Encrypt onedrive on client side by policy

    Encrypt one drive files on clientside with certificates, with the intention if the connection with the tenant/account is lost, the information in the files are unusable

    To prefent data leakage

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  13. Please allow us to Sync folders outside of the main OneDrive folder

    There needs to be a feature that lets us sync folders outside of the main OneDrive folder.
    I'm sure most users have files on more than one external hard drive and would like to have them all synced with OneDrive as a backup/access method but there is simply no way of doing this without moving such large sums of data around

    The workaround with the symbolic links isn't an acceptable way to do it and cloud services should provide such features out of the box especially when they offer 1-2 Terabytes of space, such crazy amounts of data aren't easy…

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  14. When I m trying to sign in Onedrive then i m getting this error and i tried multiple times but i m unable to sign in please resolved this.

    When I m trying to sign in Onedrive then i m getting this error and i tried multiple times but i m unable to sign in please resolved this.

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  15. Automatic SymLink to OneDrive

    It would be nice to be able to right click on any non OneDrive folder eg: "%appdata%\DarkSoulsIII" and have a menu item to move that folder into OneDrive, then have it automatically create a SymLink so folders that wouldn't normally be movable such as game saves in AppData, or in a games installation directory, can be cloud-synced.
    Ideally, the reverse should also be possible; where if you right-click on any folder in OneDrive eg: "$OneDrive$\Saved Games\DarkSoulsIII" I could create a link somewhere else that targets this OneDrive folder.

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  16. I wish I could time synchronization because my computer is slow. and I would also like to make synchronization work only when you start your

    I wish I could time synchronization because my computer is slow.
    and I would also like to make synchronization work only when you start your computer and before you shut down.
    Synchronize large folder and slow computer makes the computer almost unusable.

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  17. Make it easy not to use one drive I do not want it

    I do not want one drive I want my data stored only on my pc and back up only on my external hard drive

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  18. Renaming OneDrive for Business Folder

    The inability to rename the OneDrive for Business folder is limiting. I have two accounts w/ OneDrive one for my Business that I share with my staff to use for various purposes. The other is also a business account but for my private data. When I load both accounts on my desktop, I have to figure out which folder is which because I cannot rename.

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  19. allow windows to grant permission to delete files and folders from one drive

    I am refused PERMISSION to delete folders and files as administrator from one drive see case number Ahmed (Microsoft)
    Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:24 PM GMT
    Hi Donald ,

    Below the steps to contact OneDrive support :

    Support: Email OneDrive

    Kindly login to https://onedrive.live.com/ and click the '?' icon on the upper-right corner > scroll down > choose Email OneDrive

    Ticket number is : 1022052545

    Tahmeed
    Microsoft 365 Support Ambassador

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  20. Signing in for the first time on a new device - syncs everything in the cloud to your devices is painful

    The default to sync all folders saved in the cloud to the device is painful as most user only want specific folders mirrored to their device and the rest stored in the cloud for random access.

    The default is all folders are selected in the cloud to download and then to stop this from happening and selecting specific folders caused conflicts - sync issues.

    The default should be NO folders and the user then selects which folders they want. If it is all it is the one tick but his is generally not the case..

    This causes bandwidth issues for…

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