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  1. Please provide an option to hide "Manage onedrive backup"

    Why onedrive does not provide an option to hide "Manage onedrive backup" from the desktop context menu

    13 votes
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  2. Make it easier to obtain Excel file path from OneDrive

    When referencing Excel files held on OneDrive with Power Query you need to download the Excel file, open it, copy the path and then remove ?web=1 from the end of it. It would be great if there was a right click or ... option when selecting an Excel file in OneDrive that would give you this path without the ?web=1 on the end.

    113 votes
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  3. Replace or enhance Upload and Download rate settings in OneDrive for Business with LEDBAT++ to optimize bandwidth usage.

    Replace or enhance Upload and Download rate settings in OneDrive for Business with LEDBAT++. This will significantly optimize OneDrive traffic to save bandwidth when the network is constrained and will allow OneDrive to work more quickly when more bandwidth is available. This would ease initial implementations when large amounts of data are being uploaded and would reduce concerns with ongoing traffic from large files.

    175 votes
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  4. Utilidad de Copia de seguridad para distintas unidades.

    Buenos días.

    Tengo repartidas las carpetas de "Mis documentos", "Mis Imágenes" y "Escritorio" en distintas unidades y la utilidad de Copia de Seguridad por lo visto es incapaz de hacer un copiado si no están todas las carpetas en la misma unidad. Por favor, Microsoft, a ver si pueden solventar esto que al día de hoy somo muchos quienes tenemos repartidos los datos para las distintas unidades que tiene un portátil.

    Gracias y un saludo.

    4 votes
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  5. OneDrive for Business - Please Enable Automatic Screenshot Saving. Why only for OneDrive Personal?

    I like the feature where taking screenshots while working goes directly to Onedrive for Business. Currently, this feature is only available in OneDrive Personal. Otherwise, please make obvious on Microsoft OneDrive documents to enable screenshot auto-saving, this feature isn't available for OneDrive for Business!!!

    82 votes
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  6. Clicking on shortcuts to personal vault items should remind us to unlock the vault not report file doesn't exist

    Clicking on a personal vault item in a jump list/shortcut, when the vault is locked, should remind us to unlock the personal vault, not report that the file doesn't exist and offer to delete the shortcut

    4 votes
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  7. Photo albums in OneDrive are not automatically updated when I add new pictures to the onedrive folders

    When I add new photos to the folders that I created my Albums from, the OneDrive albums are not automatically updated.
    so for example 1 month ago I put all my photos to one folder on my OneDrive account and then used OneDrive app to create a photo album from that folder.
    now I added some more photos to that folder but my OneDrive album doesn't see them, and also the Windows 10 photos app doesn't see them because albums created in OneDrive also appear in the Photos app and that's where I see my photos and interact with them.

    6 votes
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  8. Please change OneDrive so that it sends files to my computer with their modified date, not their download date

    When I download files from OneDrive cloud, it stores the downloaded date on my computer not the file modified data, although the latter is stored on OD cloud. PLEASE get OD to transmit the file to my computer with its modified date. The current system makes OD TOTALLY USELESS for general file backup as I must (i) know when files were created or modified, and (ii) be able to sort files in a folder by date.

    28 votes
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  9. make it word, one note etc free. please like google makes docs and slides free

    i would like them free why dont i just buy a chrome book and enjoy free slides docs etc.

    6 votes
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  10. Vault for windows 7

    Please available Vault for windows 7 file explorer

    12 votes
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  11. Add Option to Unlock Personal Vault on PC and on line simultaneously when unlocked from PC

    Right now unlocking both on line and PC Personal Vault goes in 2 separate unlock-sessions.

    Suggestion: when unlocking Personal Vault from PC, add an -option- to also unlock on line Personal Vault at the same time.

    2 votes
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  12. Unlock Personal Vault with security keys or windows hello

    Now the prompt is only asking for mail/phone/app options, the best ways are security keys or windows hello.

    13 votes
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  13. Eliminate 1 Terabyte Limit to Microsoft 365 Business Premium, E3 License Subscribers

    I recently discovered that Microsoft now only offers 1 terabyte limit to Business Premium and E3 License subscribers unless one buys five or more licenses.
    This is so lame, unnecessary, unwelcome, and is not competitive with Google's G-Suite and other offerings provide. Please eliminate the One Terabyte restriction.

    4 votes
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  14. Prioritization of File Upload/Download

    Please implement feature to prioritize which download/upload comes first. For example: You press a symbol (e.g. star) next to the file so that it uploads/downloads earlier or faster than the other files.

    12 votes
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  15. Enable the possibility to turn off internal share

    Hello,

    I know it's possible to disable public share of files on OneDrive for users in Office 365 but we would like to be able to disable internal share as well.

    We would like to use OneDrive as a backup for our user's personal files only and not allow them to share any files.

    Is it possible to get this feature one day?

    Thanks.
    Christophe.

    12 votes
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  16. personal vault

    vault is not so secure, when i'm on my windows desktop all I need do is ask for a unlock code to my email on same pc to get into vault???
    anyone who got into my pc could then do this to open the vault???

    2 votes
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  17. New security add on feature for login on startup of computer.

    We know that an option to auto start and login for one-drive is available in the settings. But when using a laptop on the road it would be nice for a popup to ask if we still want to auto load one-drive on the current network that is not the norm.

    When I go and sit in Mcdonalds etc... open wifi and turn the laptop on I don't want the risk of One-drive auto loading like I have it do at work or home.

    1 vote
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  18. Please add shared folder access monitoring to OneDrive.

    It would be nice to know who accesses what on a folder that I've shared. I don't need instant notifications, but I would like to be able to check an access log. Not to prevent access, but the opposite - people are supposed to download the files that I have asked them to.

    1 vote
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  19. Migrate more folders using Known Folder Move

    A few weeks ago, you released this great feature you named Known Folder Move[1]. I find it awesome.

    I think you should protect more of the user profile using it. Music and Video are great candidates (and already have OneDrive equivalents).

    There are other folders I think would be interesting to move. They already have an OneDrive equivalent, but I don't know if any app uses them:
    * Favorites
    * 3d Objects
    * Saved Games

    [1] https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-OneDrive-Blog/Migrate-Your-Files-to-OneDrive-Easily-with-Known-Folder-Move/ba-p/207076

    357 votes
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  20. Stop counting previous versions, recycle bin, and icons against storage limits

    Things like previous versions, files in the recycle bin, and the icons that are generated in the online portal should not be counted against your total storage size. We enforce a storage limit as we have many PC's in our environment that cannot yet take advantage of files on demand and it's hard to explain to users why they need to clean up their files when if you only counted the size of the file it would be under the limit. OneDrive also creates icons for each file to be viewed in the online portal. It can be 15MB per…

    58 votes
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