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  1. Offline Shared Folder Access

    I would like to see files which are shared with me in the same manner I view my own files - within Windows Explorer.

    If you want to get a large file when in a bad signal/wifi area, it becomes an aggravating mess.

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  2. OneDrive consistently duplicates files when using git

    Consistently duplicates FETCH_HEAD when a tool like VSCode, github desktop, etc. has the directory for the repo open.

    51 votes
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  3. Allow sync to external devices

    Currently, syncing OneDrive to an external device (Such as an external HDD) is unusable. It is impossible to keep synced up, and will constantly prompt for the user to to re-sync their OneDrive, defaulting to C:\Users[User]\OneDrive. After attempting this for a few months, I finally bit the bullet and accepted that syncing OneDrive to an external device is unusable in its current implementation.

    To resolve this, I would suggest the following:

    OneDrive remembers where it was synced - even if the drive is no longer present. So rather than starting the initial setup, the user would receive an error along…

    51 votes
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  4. Include Music and Videos folders in Known Folder Sync

    The new Known Folder Sync / Auto Save feature in OneDrive is great but the functionality should be extended to also include Music and Videos folders. Does anyone know if Microsoft have any plans for this?

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  5. OPen file explorer instead of Online Shareponit

    When sharing documents from desktop, the link opens up the online sharepoint folder. We would like the option to open the link to file or folder in file explorer on desktop instead

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  6. Support multiple drives in PC

    I have all my program software on the C drive and all my user data and files on a second internal drive. This is due to the fact I do a lot of photography and need a lot of capacity. I would like to sync all my second drive user files to OneDrive, but I understand I can only sync C drive files. Please consider enhancing the OneDrive app for Windows 7 to enable syncing of a second internal drive.

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  7. KFM - Exclude folders (Desktop) by GPO or registry

    Known Folder Move on a user with multiple devices is a bit buggy. If multiple shortcuts with same name they will get duplicated on both devices etc.

    Please add the ability to exclude folders, like \Desktop, from being included in the Known Folder Move.

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  8. Support SAML (ADFS) Auth on SP2019 OnPrem for OneDrive Windows Client!!

    Why OneDrive doesnt Support SAML on SP2019 On Prem?

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  9. OneDrive Client for Citrix

    Release a OneDrive client for Citrix XenApp which doesn't rely on local cache.

    49 votes
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  10. Screenshot name

    Right now, OneDrive names screenshots that get saved to OneDrive automatically with the date only. When taking several screenshots on one day, the folder looks like the attached picture.
    Please name the screenshots with date & time, so that each screenshot has their own name, and they get arrangered correctly - right now, the screenshot with the (1) is in front of the other, even though it was taken after the screenshot wothout the (1).

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  11. Personal vault needs to sync while locked

    Personal vault needs to background sync while locked. Moved 2.5GB of data into personal vault, 20 minutes later it locked in the middle of first sync, then wouldn't let me unlock it ("something went wrong try again"). I had to completely disconnect my pc and reconnect to OneDrive to get it to start syncing again... and then none of my folders were in the vault because the folder hadn't finished the initial sync! Bad design Microsoft. Personal vault HAS to be able to sync while locked, otherwise it's pretty much useless. Oh and by the way, after disconnect/reconnect, I did…

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  12. Make OneDrive the default save location for Minecraft worlds

    Makes it easy to load and save Minecraft worlds across devices.

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  13. Shared with me folder

    When someone shares a file/folder with me in Google Drive, this file/folder is located in "Shared with me" folder in online version (web version), but I cannot see that folder/file in the "Google Drive" folder located in my computer (Local folder). If I want to see that file/folder in my local folder, I have to move the folder/file to "My Files" folder, then the local folder will synchronize the information. This feature is not available in OneDrive. Is possible to enable this option in OneDrive to be able to see all shared documents in our machines?

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  14. Disable "Access your files on the go" notification

    On Windows and macOS, users will sporadically get a notification from the OneDrive client stating "Access your files on the go" and giving users a way to download iOS and Android versions of the app. We, and likely other businesses, do not want users accessing their files from personal mobile devices. While we do restrict access, it's confusing to users to see this message when it's not something we want offered. We would like to have control over which notifications users can see (granular) with Group Policy (Windows) and Configuration Profiles (mac).

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  15. notifications

    on desktop onedrive can you add notifications for when a file is added or updated in a shared folder, like how dropbox does? thanks!

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  16. 希望可以像git那样设置不上传/同步某个文件或文件夹

    rt,希望可以像git那样设置不上传/同步某个文件或文件夹

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  17. App Photos show only photos of the photo folder!

    It is really very boring enter the Photos app and see images that are in my documents folder. If a picture is in my documents folder, because I do not 'think' like a photo.
    I am web developer and use the onedrive to save my projects, and it appears much useless thing (image sprits, logos, banners) in the middle of my photos.
    Give an option to configure it!

    == Potuguês abaixo ==
    É muito muito chato entrar no app de Fotos e ver imagens que estão na minha pasta de documentos. Se uma imagem está na minha pasta de documentos,…

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  18. Add the "Favorites" folder to Know Folder move to they are redirected automatically.

    Add the "Favorites" folder and database (for Edge) to the Know Folder move / Auto Save to be able to sync favorites. This way users will have their Favorites follow them as they move workstations, just like desktop, documents and pictures.

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  19. disable onedrive

    allow the system admin to completely disable onedrive and cortana...they are annoying!

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  20. Monitor and Restart the OneDrive Process if it fails

    Need a OneDrive monitoring service that watches the ODfB client and 'restarts it' automatically if it stops running due to a OneDrive crash. If crashing continues to occur, then alert the user to 'reboot and reinstall' the client.

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