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  1. Disable sharing requests

    I'm getting a lot of spam and phishing attempts being "shared" with me and there is no way I can turn off requests, especially from people I'm not contacts with. Today for the first time got a notification popup on my Windows notification icon about "adult chat" on FB messenger, essentially sending me a **** site as a word doc. Can you imagine getting this popup in the office or during a presentation? This system is being exploited and there needs to be a way to disable sharing or sharing requests altogether. Attached are similar things that have been shared…

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  2. Add single-file/folder sync policies (frequency, .ignore, etc)

    Adding individual sync policies, in particular sync frequencies (e.g. only sync once a day at 00:00) and .ignore for single files or whole types would be very powerful and solve the following:

    some files/folders which are large and frequently locked by some applications using them are prone to both syncing errors (new copies created for each device) and corruption.

    3 votes
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  3. 1 vote
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  4. 1 vote
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  5. different icon for multiple accounts

    I have a personal and 2 Office 365 Accounts. I love the white icon for personal and blue icon for the School / Work Account, but I don't know which one is which until I've hovered over it.
    Is there any chance, like with the Office icons, you can add a little circle with the initials of the account in them, or a little picture? Just something to distinguish between the different accounts?

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  6. ******* stop

    if i * wanted this , i would download it. **. off.

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  7. Change on The System

    I have just set up onedrive in another device and, you know, I've chose to backup
    - desktop
    - document
    - pictures
    But some moments after that I realize this was not a good idea, and decided to STOP backing up this files. So I set them to NOT back up and deleted them from my onedrive.
    Can you guess? this thing deleted the files from my desktop locally and everything else(pictures and documents).
    What in did you eat, that makes you get confused between an ORIGINAL files and a BACKUP file?
    Who in
    gave you permission to delete MY…

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  8. 1 vote
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  9. Enable Changing Onedrive location during windows installation

    During the windows installation, OneDrive is activated automatically if you enter your credentials. However, there is no option to change the default OneDrive location during the installation. It automatically assumes the C drive which is a system drive. You have to manually unlink the pc and readjust your settings after the installation. Can you put a setting to change the default location during the installation?

    3 votes
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  10. 1 vote
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  11. Rendere possibile la pausa indefinitamente, non soltanto per 2 etc. ore.

    Per ONE Drive, rendere possibile la pausa indefinitamente, non soltanto per 2 etc. ore.

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  12. some GB lifetime for only personal use.

    I just need some GBs like between 40 to 100 GB for personal use.

    I checked some other cloud services with lifetime space and I found some good offers but I can't trust them as I trust onedrive. and I'm also familiar with it and I like it a lot.

    the problem is that I can't afford the monthly or annually payment. and also I don't need all that much of storage.

    so I was hoping you can add limited GB for a lifetime for only personal use. between 40 to 100 GB.

    you can consider it for students.

    regards.

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  13. I Want Select A Folder In Derive D and Other Folder In derive F . Please add Select For Sync in Right Click And Restore This Folders With Ad

    I Want Select A Folder In Derive D and Other Folder In derive F . Please add Select For Sync in Right Click And Restore This Folders With Address . Thanks

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  14. Microsoft One Drive causes super slow network speeds. When I shut down One Drive (with task manager) the download speed jumped from 87.59 Kb

    Microsoft OneDrive causes super slow network speeds. When I shut down One Drive (with task manager) the download speed jumped from 87.59 Kbps to 48.36 Mbps; the upload speed jumped from 1.63 Mbps to 17.44 Mbps. This happens every time I turn on my PC. Every time I turn on my PC I must shut down OneDrive to get access to the Internet.

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  15. How to remove OneDrive COMPLETELY, & have "This PC" actually point to THIS PC, not to OneDrive? I don't want to share ANYTHING on the cloud!

    I have disabled OneDrive, primarily because I don't want files to be written to it automatically, I don't want to share my files on the "cloud", and I want to easily save my documents and files on my local disk. "This PC"n should point to "THIS PC", NOT to OneDrive", since "OneDrive" is NOT THIS PC! Instead, Windows makes it much harder to find and store items on a local disk drive (THIS PC!), because "This PC" does not actually point to the local disk, but to the Cloud. That is inaccurate, deceptive, and wrong.

    SO, you've made it so…

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  16. Drag and drop from recent files on system tray

    The "recent" pop out from OneDrive on the system try is really helpful. But sometimes I want to drag and drop that to another app (Your Phone, for example). But that's not possible. This is further complicated by no direct link to view the location directly (not just the OneDrive folder itself).

    3 votes
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  17. Simplify. Like Dropbox or Drive!

    Managing file locations, what is and isn't synced, and how to do all this is over complicated. There's Manage OneDrive Backup, then Settings, then Properties!?! Simplify! Hire a UX designer, because Windows management is made for tech enthusiasts, not the normal user. This is ridiculous! Even reading multiple forums for my issue, a simple, move the file that's currently in the cloud to the PC in another folder. Why is this so hard?

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  18. OneDrive sync issues

    OneDrive just doesn't do the job. I have OneDrive from work and I also have a personal account. These two should just work seamlessly. Well they don’t. I have thousands of files waiting to be synced causing other files that I have recently added in OneDrive and which I want them synced on a priority and there’s no way to force this. There isn’t even a way to tell OneDrive to just ignore the problematic files or to manage them efficiently for whatever changes needs to be done to them to eventually sync. In the end when things get ugly,…

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  19. add unlink buttom to Onedrive

    please add unlink button so users can unlink the one drive.
    it start transfering files between my two devices and when i deleted the copied files it deleted also from my second pc.
    it's a terrible idea.
    I stop sharing to Onedrive from both devices.

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  20. As a paid user, I can't accept a situation where 365 users in China can no longer download files from onedriver.

    It is hoped that Microsoft can provide technical support to 365 subscribers in China. It allows it to upload and download files smoothly in China, instead of constantly reporting download errors.
    Why else do I subscribe to your Office 365?

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