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  1. To block download option for media files

    We want to be able to prevent external recipients of our sharepoint links from being able to download, and the file type is media. We want to be able to share files such as Teams video recordings with these external recipients but with only the permissions to view and access. However, we do not want them to be able to edit, change, delete, or download the media files.

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  2. One Drive Space place

    Hi, i think 5GB for non premium user is to less. a company like microsoft should offer much more. As a long-time and a active user, this is what I wish for.

    Best regards adibelli@live.at

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  3. 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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  4. business one drive auto screenshot save

    I need save screenshot to One Drive business. How do I achieve this so it defaults to a screenshot folder on my One Drive business?

    4 votes
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  5. We want to automatically save screenshots taken with a PC device to OneDrive for Business

    ■Title(件名):
    PC 端末で撮影したスクリーンショットを自動的に OneDrive for Business に保存したい

    We want to automatically save screenshots taken with a PC device to OneDrive for Business

    ■Description(内容):
    個人用 OneDriveではスクリーンショットを自動的に OneDrive 内に保存する機能が提供されています。
    しかし、現在の OneDrive for Business では上記機能の提供がないため、機能の実装を希望します。

    Personal OneDrive provides the ability to automatically save screenshots within OneDrive.
    However, these functions do not exist in OneDrive for Business, so please add them.

    24 votes
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  6. Additional file-on-demand option in the settings

    Please add also "save as file-on-demand" in the settings together with "free up space" and "always keep on this device" as a third option.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Secure folder for photos

    Photos that are pulled from the phone should be able to be moved to a secure folder

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  13. désactiver onedrive

    sa serais bien qu'on puisse le désactiver one drive par ce que il est plus relou qu'autre chose pour ma part

    3 votes
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  14. Disk usage should be configurable

    it should be possible, to configure, the maximal amount of Storage which should be able to be limited.
    Additionally it would be helpful, that a option is available, for example to sync only files which where used e.g. the last 3 weeks.

    3 votes
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  15. It does not show the path/properties of the deleted/uploading files!

    OneDrive just shows a list of deleted files without the paths and other properties of the deleted/added/uploading/downloading files and folders. (Just name of the files are listed; thus, you don't know the files are belong to which nested folders during uploading/downloading)

    You will find these kinds of information/statistics more efficient when you have multiple nested folders, working in a team, and especially a huge number of files.

    At least it should provide a useful and clear report about processed files when it syncs the local folder with the cloud.

    4 votes
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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Change Name of renamed Teamsites in Onedrive-Client automatically

    The local folder has still the old name of a renamed teamsite.

    The synchronisation runs, but for getting the new name for the local folder, you must stop the synchronisation, delete the local folder, and synchronize new the renamed teamsite.

    It will be great, if the onedrive-client recognize the new name of the teamsite and change the local folder automatically at next start.

    7 votes
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  19. Personal vault shoud be open until finish sync,

    Why personal vauult stop automaaticly when syncing? If I sync somthing on vault it means I am using it, isn't that right? It should not be locked until syncing is finished.

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  20. Add any local folder to OneDrive sync

    A simple right-click on any local folde rand library to add it to OneDrive and sync it

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