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  1. Onedrive Next Generation Sync Client change Onedrive name folder by GPO like "c:\users\%username%\OnedriveXPTO, insted "Onedrive - Tenant",

    Onedrive Next Generation Sync Client change Onedrive name folder by GPO like "c:\users\%username%\OnedriveXPTO, insted "Onedrive - Tenant", if you have tenant like mine with 50 letter on the name this becames a problem with path limits.

    4 votes
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  2. Upload to online-only folders on Onedrive

    Allow users to see online only folders in the file explorer. Now to load files in those folders I need to go through the website, and this process cannot be done in background. I would find it more convenient to see everything I have in Onedrive, instead of only those files and folders stored on my pc. Maybe you could have a different icon for online only stuff (so that users won't be confused on what they can or cannot use offline)? I prefered the the Windows 8.1 Onedrive configuration, to be honest

    10 votes
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  3. Allow all Ondrive folders to appear in File explorer whether or not it is synced to the local drive

    If people find it confusing, you could color code the file names... different colors for ones that are local versus ones that are in the cloud. Alternatively, you could make the Onedrive file tree such that local files are shown in the 'local' tree while cloud files are located under the "cloud' tree. Whatever...just please bring back explorer viewing of both files.

    8 votes
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  4. Search all my OneDrive files even if they’re not on my PC - Windows 10

    It worked in Windows 8.1 well, why did it go away??? I want OneDrive to be a single place to see all my files in any implementation of OneDrive be it an app on my pc or on the web. Also, just because the icon is there representing a file structure on my PC doesn't mean it has to be occupying space, simply retrieve it from the server if I attempt to access. I was able to see my whole onedrive file structure in Windows 8.1 and select what I wanted stored on the PC and what could stay in…

    6 votes
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  5. 我重装系统之后,为什么一定要重新同步一次呢,明明已经同步过了,你非要把我原来的删除了再同步下来,这不是浪费我的网速吗!!!

    我重装系统之后,为什么一定要重新同步一次呢,明明已经同步过了,你非要把我原来的删除了再同步下来,这不是浪费我的网速吗!!!

    4 votes
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  6. Please allow users to download shared files directly from the link rather than requiring you to go to the OneDrive web site.

    Currently when you share a file in Windows you can get a HTTP link and you can paste that link into an email. But when the recipient clicks the link they are taken to the OneDrive web site rather than directly downloading the file. I'd like to be able to allow people to directly download the file. Other file storage sites like DropBox allow this.

    6 votes
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  7. stop hacking my account is hacked!!

    My account hacked so pictures and documents are tampered with no privacy!! They have account shared!! And hides most files.please make more secure!!

    6 votes
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  8. 5 votes
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  9. Start OneDrive on the background

    I often use my laptop connected to limited networks due to security policies and when my system boots up the OneDrive client is unable to detect the network and doesn't start.
    When I switch the connection I have to start the OneDrive client manually in order to enable the proper file sync.
    It is possible to start the client as a background service on the tray then enable a simple network check for an automated restore?

    3 votes
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  10. persist pause syncing when reboot

    I set the OneDrive client to pause syncing for 24 hours, reboot my machine within the 24 hours period and the client will start syncing again. I would expect the pause syncing state to persist across reboots.

    4 votes
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  11. For SP library sync: Use the SharePoint icon in the tray

    EIther use the organisation icon used by Win10 on the quick launch, or use the SP icon m.. but the tray icon should not all be just different coloured clouds :)

    6 votes
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  12. REMOVE ONEDRIVE AND LET PPL DECIDE FOR THEM SELVES TO INSTALL IT.

    Give it as a option to install instead of every F'ing update it's back.

    6 votes
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  13. Click OneDrive icon on taskbar to close when it is already open

    Seems counter-intuitive that when OneDrive is already open, clicking on the OneDrive icon makes the window pop up again instead of close like with regular applications.

    4 votes
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  14. do not prompt with itunes store app offer on windows phone

    For no apparent reason, I get prompted with an "install the app instead" notification when visiting the onedrive website - which offers a redirect to the itunes store which doesn't apply to my device at all. Using edge on windows phone 10.

    6 votes
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  15. Please fix "Processing changes" bug when folder has moved.

    I archive files which I won't need frequently by pausing synchronizations, moving one drive files to another folder (not present on the PC), and also moving the local files elsewhere. This used to work but now this does not anymore: onedrive stays forever in "Processing Changed".
    The moved folder appears in the "settings" dialog but I cannot change its status because "One drive is still updating files in this folder", except that the folder has been removed both locally and online and the update should just take a fraction of second.

    4 votes
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  16. there should be a manual sync button because it doesn't sync immediate even though there is net

    There should be a quick update as soon as a new file is updated in the one drive folder (As soon as internet connection exist) . But this thing doesn't work sometimes , so a manual sync should be available.

    6 votes
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  17. 无法登陆、更新onenote、onedrive

    无法登陆、更新onenote、onedrive

    3 votes
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  18. Whenever I export & save a PDF file to a OneDrive, from a word file saved in OneDrive, the browser would open with a OneDrive homepage..

    Whenever I export & save a PDF file to a OneDrive, from a word file saved in OneDrive, the browser would open with a OneDrive homepage..

    This is a strange..Please do the needful.

    Regards,

    Vman V

    7 votes
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  19. 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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  20. Use less resources

    Currently OneDrive uses lots of processor power and RAM (at least 300 MB). Can you make it use less resources? It is very inconvenient when you try to work and the OneDrive process keeps clogging your machine.

    5 votes
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