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  1. Please alllow us to rename onedrive root folder name from "onedrive" to other name.

    Currently when you add a link folder to the onedrive apps, it will create a subfolder call "onedrive" and start to sync the file in there.
    If only it just use the folder we put as the link folder and start to sync there.

    45 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 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.

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    3 comments  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. The ability to sign out and sign in with a different One Drive account (Xbox One)

    To be able to sign out and sign in with different One Drive account as some user's have multiple live accounts for different reason and the account they use shouldn't be predetermined or assumed because of the email address used for gamertag

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  4. Use symbolic links to syncronize folders

    To sync folders that are outside of OneDrive home folder should be nice to create a symbolic link/aliases for the desired folder.

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    4 comments  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Make OneDrive the default save location for Minecraft worlds

    Makes it easy to load and save Minecraft worlds across devices.

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  6. Add feature to exclude a folder

    Please add a feature to exclude a folder from syncing up to OneDrive! I use OneDrive for photos but when iTunes creates the stupid iPod cache folder I do not want this to sync to the cloud. Often I remove this folder completely and let it be rebuilt, after making changes to images, and there is no point to continuously upload 5 gig to OneDrive when it is not needed.

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    5 comments  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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

    41 votes
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  8. Add the "Favorites" folder to Know Folder move to they are redirected automatically.

    Add the "Favorites" folder and database (for Edge) to the Know Folder move / Auto Save to be able to sync favorites. This way users will have their Favorites follow them as they move workstations, just like desktop, documents and pictures.

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    0 comments  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Auto Check-Out / Check-In file types that don't support Co-Authoring

    It would be great if the OneDrive Sync Client could be instructed to Check-Out any file type that doesn't support native co-authoring (i.e. DWG). At the moment, checking out a file is a manual process that must be performed on the web. while this does prevent file conflicts as any other user is restricted to opening the file as Read Only, it becomes an untenable option when someone is opening up a large number of files simultaneously (i.e a CAD drawing with a bunch of xrefs).

    This doesn't only impact AutoCAD of course, it would be a good option to…

    39 votes
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  10. In OneDrive there is a limit of file path which allows only 260 characters. This killing our file storage structure. It should support more

    In OneDrive there is a limit of file path which allows only 260 characters. This killing our file storage structure. It should support more character or count file name as path not all folders.

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    2 comments  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. notifications

    on desktop onedrive can you add notifications for when a file is added or updated in a shared folder, like how dropbox does? thanks!

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  12. Increase the maximum file size

    Please increase the maximum file size that can be uploaded to Office 365 using the OneDrive desktop client, as the current limit of 15 GB is too limiting.

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  13. Display File Previews when Files and Demand is active and the file is on the local machine.

    Currently, when Files on Demand is active, no previews are displayed for pictures. I can understand why this would be difficult if the file is Online Only, but it should be possible to display previews for files that are on the local workstation. Please consider adding this.

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  14. OneDrive Client for Citrix

    Release a OneDrive client for Citrix XenApp which doesn't rely on local cache.

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  15. Move to OneDrive

    Please, remove the "Move to OneDrive" context menu for each file.
    Keep clicking that stupid entry and not having a clue where my files did go >.<
    Undo doesn't work.

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    7 comments  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Ability to sync OneDrive with more than one hard drive

    I have a laptop with a (small) solid state hard drive, and a couple of large external hard drives. And a ton of photos, videos etc on OneDrive. It would be impossible to sync all OneDrive with my laptop - and because I mainly use that for business I really just need Word, Excel, Powerpoint files etc. But I would like to be able to sync other files (like photos or videos) with an external hard drive. Right now I need to "pick one". But I want to be able to select which hard drive OneDrive is syncing with.

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    3 comments  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. App Photos show only photos of the photo folder!

    It is really very boring enter the Photos app and see images that are in my documents folder. If a picture is in my documents folder, because I do not 'think' like a photo.
    I am web developer and use the onedrive to save my projects, and it appears much useless thing (image sprits, logos, banners) in the middle of my photos.
    Give an option to configure it!

    == Potuguês abaixo ==
    É muito muito chato entrar no app de Fotos e ver imagens que estão na minha pasta de documentos. Se uma imagem está na minha pasta de documentos,…

    37 votes
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  18. Clear files on folder after unsynce.

    It really great if it has option to clear all files in folder PC while users unsynce from server.

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  19. disable onedrive

    allow the system admin to completely disable onedrive and cortana...they are annoying!

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  20. Allow KFM to ignore OneNote Files.

    We are trying to protect 40k machines and currently most have at least one local OneNote file (default when you first launch OneNote). All users are now getting the error that KFM can not continue and you need to follow Doc *** to move local OneNotes first.
    As Documents folder is not removed from local profile, can an additional setting be added to bypass OneNote files and leave them in the profile Documents folder, and only Warn the user that they will not be migrated and they should follow the documentation to migrate them to OneDrive post migration.

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