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  1. Please do not reset folders selected for synchronization after each update of OneDrive

    I suddenly recognized that there was a silent update of OneDrive. As a result, OneDrive forgot all folders selected for synchronization and started to synchronize the whole content from cloud to my PC. I did not expect to get everything but only I selected for synchronization.

    Please do your best to remember folders selected for synchronization and do not reset the list after each update of OneDrive

    20 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. One drive on Win 7 have online only for files

    Why does the win 8.1 Onedrive app have online only for files and win 7 Onedrive does not. What up???????????? The whole purpose of online storage is not having it on a local system????? Stupid!!!!! Does anybody have a work around for this mistake????? Hope you fixed this in Win 10.

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    0 comments  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. OneDrive app for windows 8.1 error: "Sorry, There was a problem. Please try again later."

    When I try to lock my lock screen, and I want to browse a photo from my OneDrive, but it just show the error text said that "Sorry, There was a problem. Please try again later.". And also I try open the OneDrive app and Photo app, both app also showing exactly the same error...but I it still works fine for the desktop version. After tried all kind fixes, nothing changed. So I decided to reset to the windows 8, and update to the windows 8.1 again. Once I updated to 8.1, the OneDrive is working fine again, but I…

    19 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. To enable folders from different hard drives.

    If you have more than one hard drive in your system. I'd like to option to add that folder to the sync process instead of coping it over to the OneDrive folder. That way, every added file to that folder on separate hard drive will be synced.

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    60 comments  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 应当设置打开密码

    应当设置打开密码

    8 votes
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  6. Have OneDrive in Windows 10 work the way it does in WIndows 8.1!

    OneDrive as it exists in the Tech Preview of Windows 10 is a dramatic step backwards in terms of usability. No longer can I choose where OneDrive is located - in Windows 8.1, I can set OneDrive to be on an external drive, freeing up local hard drive space and allowing me to have more folders available offline. Now I am limited to my laptop's small hard drive, meaning I can only sync very little from my OneDrive.

    I also cannot understand why the ability to see all of OneDrive in File Explorer is gone. It is currently so easy…

    11 votes
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  7. 1 vote
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  8. Change Folder Name

    I would like to be able to change the name of the OneDrive folder, so it isn't forced to be "OneDrive".

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  9. Bring back the "Make available online only" and still show content locally (like in Windows 8.1)

    Bring back the "Make available online only" option, while still showing content locally (like in Windows 8.1)

    9 votes
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  10. 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

    111 votes
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  11. Allow Outlook .msg files to be read on Windows Phone when accessing OneDrive. They list but do not open when clicked on.

    When I access OneDrive on my Windows Phone, I obtain a list of files but Outlook .msg files do not open when clicked on. Only other Office files will open.

    25 votes
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  12. autouploading of photos doesnt occur!! i have to do it manually

    I have to upload pics manually in to onedrive autouploading does not occur

    2 votes
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  13. Please fix sync issues on Windows 8.1

    The OneDrive sync is very slow and not reliable on Winows 8.1. Sometimes it's going to "Checking for changes" and stuck in that position about 3-4 hours. Please fix it.

    5 votes
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  14. Working 100%

    Works great

    4 votes
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  15. bring the hamburger menu down!

    i use a nokia 1320 which is a giant phone. i think for phones of this size the UI should be modified a bit for one hand use. The most important change that microsft has to make here is the hamburger menu which is way on top and not at all convinient. i would suggest that for all windows 10 apps please bring down the hamburger menu.

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  16. Allow option to turn off Onedrive in Windows 8.1

    OneDrive is valuable for lots of people. However, in our enterprise we do not allow people to store information on servers we don't own (the "cloud"). We can't turn off OneDrive as an option for staff, which drives our tech support people crazy as every staffer gets into the circular issue of being asked for their MS account credentials every time they try to save a document.

    I understand MS offered this as an easy way for people to save important files at home. However, it makes no sense to REQUIRE the use in a professional OS offering.

    9 votes
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  17. improve your sync feature. it is very disapointing and troublesome to use compare to dropbox

    i'm a previous dropbox user and recently switched to one drive for more than a month now. I noticed that onedrive always have problem sync with microsoft files especially words and power point. the sync is so troublesome that it prevents me from uploading the latest changes file to onedrive. Dropbox is a third party storage provider and it does the syncing better than your current one drive does. it always upload latest file without fail. please improve on this sync problem as it is costing me a lot of time.

    20 votes
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  18. Please give us the "Share a link requiring a password" option on the right click menu.

    We have the "Share a OneDrive link" right click menu option. But it would be very useful to have a "Share a OneDrive link requiring a password" option.

    Once selected from the right click menu you would get a native non-web dialog which allows you to specify the password, confirm the password, and even allow you to specify a download timeout.

    Once you select the "Share" button the link is placed on the clipboard.

    You can then paste the download link into an email and send it to someone.
    Once the recipient clicks the download link they are prompted for…

    21 votes
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  19. Please give me the ability to unshare from the right click menu.

    Please give us the ability to unshare a shared file. Please add this feature to the Windows Desktop OneDrive right click menu, the OneDrive mobile apps (Android/Apple), and the OneDrive web site file list.

    Idealy we should also be able to see if a file has been shared or not shared in the Windows Explorer's detail view so we don't have to right click to find out which files are shared or not. But if it is shared we should be able to unshare it by right clicking and selecting Unshare.

    56 votes
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  20. 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.

    9 votes
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