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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. Please do not create empty folders

    Please do not create empty folders in one drive like "Documents" and other, all folders that i need i can make by my self

    7 votes
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  2. Stop bulliing clients to use OneDrive

    I simply do not want to use OneDrive. Please remove all those useless links and popping windows that urge me to use it. That's rubbish and a big offence to every user!

    5 votes
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  3. Give back the one drive storage.

    Give back the one drive sotrage options or slash prices of storage. Google offers 100 GB for 1.99$. Also Google is faster. 5GB cloud storage is just useless. You're losing customers Microsoft.

    5 votes
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  4. 更新一点也不及时,可以提供一个主动更新按钮。

    你们产品部门一点也不关心同类型产品的吗?知道你们IE是怎么被抢占市场的吗?微软除了系统本身外,用户体验太差,致命的是根本不看看市场需求和变化。

    5 votes
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  5. Make OneDrive with password protection. And alert me when files are changing to protect from viruses-encoders.

    Make OneDrive with password protection. And alert me when files are changing to protect from viruses-encoders.

    5 votes
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  6. [pt-BR] Ultimas Sincronizações

    Vocês deveriam colocar uma lista com a data e hora das ultimas sincronizações, para o usuário saber se o arquivo foi sincronizado.

    2 votes
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  7. Allow us to sync folders other than those in the OneDrive directory.

    I use other cloud storage programs and I essentially want to be able to make a folder in OneDrive and point it to the content in another folder which is being synced with Google Drive. I want to be able to have one copy of all my music on my desktop and have the files sync to multiple cloud services without the need to make duplicates.

    2 votes
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  8. I sometime would like upload data or download data to folder than keep sync files. It absolutely waste of space

    I sometime would like upload data or download data to folder than keep sync files. It absolutely waste of space.
    OneDrive has only one option that sync files than keep upload only/keep download only. It should be good time use space for another task than duplicate space, sometime even triple or quadplicate if you login in a difference machine/tablet/smartphone.

    Low design. I asserted that.

    5 votes
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  9. Eliminar onedrive

    quisiera eliminar la entrada de onedrive de mi explorador en windows 10, ya que no me es de utilidad y no quisiera verla cada que abro el explorer. ya desactive onedrive en gpedit.msc, pero la entrada sigue apareciendo.

    4 votes
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  10. Open Office documents always from Office Online

    Microsoft Office definitely should open local file mapped to OneDrive directly from Office Online.

    When multiple users collaborates on one document and one of them opens Office document from local file system mapped to OneDrive instead of opening it from the web browser, OneDrive splits the document into 2 pieces. Computer name is added to the end of file name. This is good for general files, but unacceptable for Office documents.

    6 votes
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  11. When choosing which folders to sync

    Users should be able to select folders that were shared with them by other users, like family or co-workers, to the local system without needing to use the OneDrive app to access them

    3 votes
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  12. delete no more sync folders/files permanently

    After disableing synching a folder/file it will be moved to recycling bin. But I think this is not needed and does me make haveing to do a step more. So please delete them permanently

    4 votes
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  13. Bug - Status / Symbol for Shared Folder does not update even after All Shared Links are removed in Manage Access

    Status / Symbol for Shared Folder on OneDrive Desktop (File Explorer) does not update even after All Shared Links are removed in Manage Access on OneDrive Web (Edge Browser).

    Turns out to be a known issue reported by a lot of users. Here's one of the many links:
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/onedrive/forum/odwork-odshare-sdwin10/symbol-for-shared-folder-does-not-update/146a2937-d983-414f-aaed-953ab6054305

    3 votes
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  14. Onedrive freezes (crashes) without any symptom. Office 2016 files are not saved without warning for hours and hours...

    Please add functionality to warn a user that their file is not saved. When Onedrive freezes, opening save menu will crash Office product (Excel, Word etc) which will make you lose all the data.

    2 votes
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  15. Make it easier to add multiple OneDrive accounts

    It's incredibly difficult to figure out how to add multiple OneDrive accounts to a desktop. I've managed to add a few additional accounts, but there's one account in particular which keeps failing to sync. (I can log into it online, but cannot get the OneDrive app to create a folder locally.)

    4 votes
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  16. dont automatically backup desktop

    I use my desktop as a ...well, desktop. Recently one drive started automatically backing up my desktop without asking first, and I reached maximum capacity. Trying to free up space in one drive actually removed the files from my desktop locally!!! Not a good effect for file security and measures should be taken so local files aren't affected.

    2 votes
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  17. Fix it! I cannot turn it off or on with out deleting MAJOR game saves, settings and desktop icon. WHAT WERE YOU THINKING! TRASH ONE DRIVE!

    Fix it! it's justsupposed to be a backup space. It takes over game saves, the desktop and who knows what else. I cant turn it off now or it destroys my computer, game saves and my desktop.

    2 votes
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  18. run a scan only when it is scheduled. Why are you running a scan now when one isn't scheduled?

    So many scans (to the relativel unitiated - I'm a user, I shouldn't need to be an expert). Real time scan, virus scan, some other scan... n"Next scheduled scan: 15th November at 04:00".

    So why are you running a full virus scan now? Laptop fan going crazy. All stopped now since I stopped your scan.

    Seriously, it';s not difficult.

    3 votes
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  19. Make it possible to choose between sync of data and map of data

    When using IOS or Android data are not copied to the device and synced lake on the PC. Data are mapped (I assume).
    It would be nice to have the same option on PC (like using WebDav under the hood)

    3 votes
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  20. Allow to change sync-preferences when a sync has already started!!

    I want all my onedrive files on my computer, but I need my documents NOW. Unfortunately OneDrive does not allow me to change my preferences and it is syncing Pictures (80GB..) first.. I wanted to change my sync settings to make only the Document folder available offline for now, but it wont allow it as a sync has already started and it has to be finished(?!?) before I can make changes... Pauzing OneDrive does not help eiter as the settings aren't even available (which is very weird!!!)

    3 votes
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