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  1. 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…

    149 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Not delete but stop synchronising SharePoint Library

    Right now when you click with your right mouse button on a synchronised SharePoint library you have the option to delete.
    This will result in a deletion of all files from your computer and SharePoint.

    Can this button delete be replaced for a option to stop synchronise the library. I think this is useful for the end user.

    147 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. more then 1 TB per user

    i want to be able to buy more then 1 TB

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  4. Pause Syncing with PowerShell

    I would like a way to pause and unpause OneDrive syncing in PowerShell. This would be handy in PowerShell scripts that manipulate files. Sometimes the files get locked if OneDrive is currently syncing them. I would like to be able to script the pause, make my file changes, then unpause when my script is finished.

    146 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Desktop (Sync, Files On-Demand)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Sync Scedule Options

    Add an option to set schedule for sync. This way syncing will occur during that time only. This is really a helpful option to have.

    143 votes
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  6. Auto backup USB memory sticks / portable hard drives when you plug them in if you enable it

    When you plug in an external storage device it would be great if it automatically backed it up to a USB file on OneDrive. That would mean that if I had left my memory stick at home but had plugged it in last night, that I would have my files on OneDrive.

    139 votes
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  7. Unlock Personal Vault with Windows Hello

    Please add Windows Hello support to Personal Vaults.

    136 votes
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  8. Enable Proxy setting

    Current We can not set the proxy for onedrive. In some circumstance, the internet is allowed through proxy like http or socks... So it really necessary for enable proxy settings

    137 votes
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  9. Vacation Mode:

    During vacation, I do not want to recieve data from my company (SharePoint libraries, (Team Sites, Groups, Microsoft Teams, OneDrive for Business). I only will sync OneDrive Consumer.

    So I need a button, to switch off /on

    Add: If you have a second tenant, I want to decide this for each tenat seperatly

    Remarks: at this time you only switch On/off all together

    136 votes
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  10. Allow NAS backup into OneDrive

    Allow to back up you network attached storage into OneDrive

    135 votes
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  11. Update the OneDrive for Business Client Network Bandwidth Calculator based on how the Next Generation Sync client works

    The OneDrive for Business Client Network Bandwidth Calculator developed by Zach Rosenfield was a great tool for anticipating bandwidth requirements on each site.
    Could you update it to include improvements from the Next Generation Sync Client?

    132 votes
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  12. 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.

    129 votes
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  13. Export/Import Sharepoint Document Libraries List for computer replacements or store setting online

    Export/Import SharePoint Document Libraries List for computer replacements or store setting online. In case of a planned client replacement, end-user will not find synchronized SharePoint Libraries on the new computer (less than ideal user experience)

    130 votes
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  14. please Add PIN Code OneDrive Windows Phone 10

    Please Add PIN Code Protection OneDrive App Windows Phone 10

    130 votes
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    Thanks for the suggestion. This is on our radar. We also support Windows Hello today on Windows 10 – please take a look.

  15. Block the download of any file type (including folders)

    Block the download of any file type (including folders).

    It is possible to only block the download of certain file types. Also when sharing a folder it is not possible to block the download of the contents of that folder. This is problematic when trying to share a folder that contains multiple files. Make it possible to block the download of the contents of a folder and of any file type.

    124 votes
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  16. Password change

    Whenever I change my password - and our Company IT policy is to do so every 90 days, OneDrive tells me that the credentials need to be updated which makes sense.

    However there is no easy way to do so with the OneDrive app - clicking on 'view sync issues' and enter credentials does nothing. I am hoping your QA team could take a deep dive on this issue as there are MANY people complaining about this on your support pages and the work around is a lot of hassle every 90 days.

    120 votes
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  17. sync any folder to onedrive

    so, i am trying to backup itunes to onecloud without screwing up my itunes config - would be soooo much easier if i could just right click a folder, anywhere in Windows, and click to "Send to OneDrive" - for example.... then a blue arrow circle telling me that folder is backed up to onedrive...

    120 votes
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  18. Provide some information on WHAT is CURRENTLY uploaded and on what the PROGRESS is. This is urgent and so basic!

    Provide some information on WHAT is CURRENTLY uploaded and on what the PROGRESS is. This is urgent and so basic!

    120 votes
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  19. Stop the OneDrive Popups and Messages

    I upgraded to Win 10 a month ago. Since then OneDrive has been on a push for more usage - message appears daily for me to sign-on to OneDrive, File Explorer opens automatically to OneDrive. I use OneDrive minimally, I am retired, I appreciate the convenience of OneDrive - WHEN I NEED IT, but I don't need to be nagged to use it. I have turned off all "Notifications", I have followed the instructions of the OneDrive Team to edit the registry, but the messages still keep coming. This is a problem created by the OneDrive marketing people. Please find…

    118 votes
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  20. Better handling of sync collisions

    Currently, when OneDrive cant sync a file from my PC because both the server version and the local version have been changed, OneDrive creates a duplicate file with the computer name appended.

    OneDrive doesnt notify me at all that there was a sync error. It just creates these duplicates, sometimes for hundreds of files, fills up my storage and I have to sort our manually when I notice that suddenly my storage is low.

    If there is a file collision, the OneDrive sync client should ask me wether to keep the server version or the local version. If there are…

    114 votes
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