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  1. Choose "Sort By" default in OneDrive

    Being able to change the default option for sorting folders by name, date, etc. yourself. Currently I have to go to each folder and choose how I want to sort the contents but would like to set a default (for example name ascending) and it will always show files within each folder in the same way

    496 votes
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    • Option for turn on/off transparent tile.

      Some of us want transparent tile, but some prefer blue tile, including me. There should be an option to turn transparent tile on/off.

      152 votes
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      • please Add PIN Code OneDrive Windows Phone 10

        Please Add PIN Code Protection OneDrive App Windows Phone 10

        127 votes
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          Thanks for the suggestion. This is on our radar. We also support Windows Hello today on Windows 10 – please take a look.

        • Improve the upload speed

          Upload speed so we can upload large size fie easily and quickly and things are going to be consuming soo Fast improve for the uploading speed

          100 votes
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          • Let us sync all albumes

            Currently only saved pictures and camera role are synced.
            But whats about the favorites and also the album which is created from WhatsApp?

            98 votes
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            • Set custom background

              Give us a way to set the background in Xbox One using a picture from OneDrive.

              76 votes
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              • Application design

                I am sorry to say but the new design has not improved the experience as it should have. The hamburger menus is still there which is annoying. I should not have to explain this to a design team. But here is the thing. Android does not have any menu other than the hamburger menu where all options are stacked. Windows phone has the '3 dots' menu already. Adding the hamburger menu makes it confusing and more importantly look like an android knock off. We windows phone users are disappointed. Please fix it fast!

                72 votes
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                • password protection

                  There's a four digit password on my OneDrive app that secured access to my personal files. But I just came across the online album option in Photos that doesn't require the password to access my OneDrive photos folder by folder. That kills the privacy. Also, the password on OneDrive stays on Windows Phone app. Written synced with laptop, there's no password there. My files are free to view. No logout either. Please fix asap. Privacy is always the top concern.

                  65 votes
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                  • Podcast - Add OneDrive support to Windows Phone Podcast App

                    Add OneDrive support to Windows Phone Podcast app to provide synchronization across devices.
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                    In Windows Phone Podcast app, add an option to:

                    • Change the default local folders for saved podcasts from Phone\Audio\Podcasts and Phone\Video\Podcasts to corresponding OneDrive folders

                    • Select Playback for saved podcasts to 'Download to local storage' *or* 'Stream from OneDrive'

                    63 votes
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                    • think about the integration with Skype, WhatsApp ,Contacts ,and other apps.

                      We know that Onedrive is seamless integration with Office ,Windows 8.1, Photo,Outlook,Calender...

                      but what about other Microsoft products and other apps in windows store for example:

                      1-are we need more integrity with Skype ?
                      2-are we need more integrity with internet explorer to save the history and favorite ? becouse maybe the system down or hacked how can we backup the pages from internet explorer ?
                      3-are we need more integrity with WhatsApp ? of course we need like the integrity between WhatsApp and Icloud in IOS.
                      4-are we need to backup the contacts from IOS and Android to help…

                      53 votes
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                      • Better video streaming on xbox one

                        I love to play my videos recorded with Windows phone on my Xbox One, I really think it's a great and usefull feature but there's no buffering for video and it's really hard watch videos on this way. Please solve it.

                        53 votes
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                        • please allow to unzip files inside the drive

                          please provide an option to unzip the folders inside the OneDrive.

                          53 votes
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                          • no material design button

                            As an application of this type you don't change between OneDrive business and OneDrive personal every second and you don't see the used storage every second, I'd make another swipe screen with into the graphic of used storage, the title will be " OneDrive personal" or " OneDrive business" and the button to switch to the other OneDrive. In my opinion the button in material design and the tile of the app home page are just wasted space. Plus make the transparent tile.

                            51 votes
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                            • add passcode protection back for Windows 10 Mobile

                              add passcode protection back for Windows 10 Mobile. Everyone can see my files. thanks

                              48 votes
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                              • Lock Screen

                                Integrate OneDrive to the Lock Screen.

                                I like the option to show random photos or collages of the instagram and facebook app. But the majority of my photos are in OneDrive.

                                You could/should add a similar option, where I select some folders and the app show random photos in those folders in my lock screen, or create a collage with them.

                                48 votes
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                                • Allow one drive to sync to Windows Phones.

                                  Give us the option Allowing one drive to sync to Windows Phones like it does on a desktop. You gave us the ability put a 256 GB sd card in our phone let us use it. Also give option to allow Onenote to sync everything onto Windows Phone, instead of having to open every notebook section and wait for it to download. Some of us don't live in a big ol city with gigibit connection.

                                  47 votes
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                                  • add better geo tagging to photos

                                    On ios moments, geo tagging is amazing... Rather than just London for rxampe it will say St pauls Cathedral, London. OneDrive and windows phone just shows city location.

                                    43 votes
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                                    • Save xbox game progress to OneDrive

                                      Game progress on OneDrive would allow the continuation of the game on another console with different disc of same game just by signing into the users OnedDrive account

                                      40 votes
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                                      • make onenote pin protected

                                        In onenote we have so many file n some r very important to us n we don't want to share it so if d onenote is pin protected it gives us additional layer of protection pls make it pin protected

                                        36 votes
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                                        • Bring back animations to the app

                                          The new update has no WP flip animations when diving into folders. They were great for usability, a visual metaphor for going deeper into the folders and flipping back up from them. Now it's just clunky as the interface changes with no animation. Another lovely backwards step brought over by your Android loving staff? Why don't you just get it over with and go work for Android if you love bad design so much?

                                          35 votes
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