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  1. Personal Vault access via MacOS just like Win10

    Loving the new feature as it is a great idea for the more sensitive files I keep on OneDrive, however I have both Mac's and PC's and can now only access the files in the vault on my Macs from the web version of OneDrive. The data should be accessible from the native file system just like on Win10.

    1,472 votes
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  2. Command or plist to report current Sync status

    We need the ability to determine the current sync status of OneDrive on our fleet of macOS clients. Using a client management platform (eg. JAMF, AirWatch etc) we would like to determine the current sync status using a script or reading a plist. We can then notify our in-house support team of OneDrive sync issues, so we can proactively assist users.

    Could the current sync status be written to a local preferences file or accessible via a command line query?

    Command Example:
    /Applications/OneDrive.App/Contents/MacOS/OneDrive /synstatus

    returns on the following:
    Ok
    Syncing
    Paused
    Error

    Preference file Example:
    defaults read com.microsoft.OneDrive.plist CurrentSyncStatus
    returns…

    51 votes
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  3. Support for MacOS 10.15 - Catalina

    Due to Apple's new privacy and security measures in the Mac OS file system in their upcoming version 10.15 Catalina. OneDrive can no longer function properly due to no longer having full access the the drive despite enabling full disk access in System Preferences. OneDrive will not be able to locate the main folder due to the 10.15 now having two separate volumes by default. One is for the MacOS system files and the other is your data drive. I'm not sure what other problems are causing OneDrive to not work but I hope it is fixed before 10.15 is…

    108 votes
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  4. Date modified

    Fix the OneDrive sync client for Mac so that the date modified column accurately reflects the time the folders were modified in OneDrive on the web after folders are imported from external services (e.g. Box). At the moment, the date modified column in finder represents the date the folder is created locally on the Mac - not the date it was created/modified in OneDrive (web).

    8 votes
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  5. KFM Known Folder Move for MAC

    Why not KFM Known Folder Move for MAC?

    1,151 votes
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  6. First class support for macOS AutoSave feature

    Many macOS applications I use as part of my workflows while operating on documents I keep in OneDrive synced folders use the built in macOS Auto Save feature (which includes the ability to revert to previous versions of a file) and OneDrive has some compatibility issues with this feature. I cannot keep "Use Office applications to sync Office files that I open" turned on because otherwise the afore mentioned AutoSAve-ing applications often interrupt my work with modal windows telling that "the document could not be saved. The file has been changed by another application."

    Would be really nice if the…

    39 votes
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  7. allow the personal vault to mac

    allow to personal vault to mac

    24 votes
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  8. OneDrive for Mac Files On-Demand show as using up space on the Mac flash drive

    When looking at my storage usage on my Mac it says "233GB available of 500GB" which is correct, however the visual storage bar says I am using 489GB of storage space within my "Documents" - this is because of OneDrive. Even though Files On-Demand is turned on and the majority of files are not saved locally, the Mac thinks they are. Can this be changed?

    3 votes
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  9. 下载速度异常

    网络正常的情况下,上传速度正常,但下载速度太慢(MAc设备上)

    4 votes
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  10. macOS Catalina uses OneDrive to run a lot of power

    masOS Catalina
    version: 10.15.3
    MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019, Four Thunderbolt 3 ports)
    2.8 GHz Intel Core i7
    16 GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3
    Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 1536 MB
    I purchased it in October 2019.


    I have always used onedrive for business work.
    In the company is a win10 desktop computer, and did not pay attention to "power consumption" and "computer performance operation".
    When I started to run my MacBook, I realized that when I was working outside the network, my MacBook would always run at a high speed, generating heat, and the battery could be consumed by 1% in…

    6 votes
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  11. CPU usage is too high for Catalina.

    CPU usage is too high for Catalina. This rapidly depletes Macbook battery.

    11 votes
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  12. I think you should do micersoft chat ideas for classes and stu

    why for so teachers can see what there doing and chat with other teachers and see what there doing for class

    3 votes
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  13. CPU Usage too high in High Sierra

    MacOs 10.13.2
    CPU Usage is too high while using one drive.
    Please correct!

    2,251 votes
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  14. All mp3/m4a files are automatically downloading when using File-OnDemand

    Files on Demand downloads all files in folders that contain mp3 and m4a files. If you even look into the folder to see what is in it, all of the mp3 and m4a files are automatically downloaded.

    9 votes
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  15. Integration with Spotlight

    Not sure how viable this would be, but it would be fantastic if OneDrive Files on Demand could integrate with Spotlight searches.

    6 votes
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  16. 2 votes
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  17. Fix OneDrive/Office 365 integration causing Upload Blocked

    I've been hit with the dreaded "Upload Blocked" error in Word and PowerPoint when working with a business account OneDrive. Note, I haven't experienced the problem until the most recent update to the Office apps on my Mac. I've followed all steps to reset OneDrive, re-install OneDrive, logout of Office 365 in Word and PowerPoint, and always end up in the same spot. Word, PowerPoint, (and I imagine the rest of the suite) open the files from OneDrive but have the "Upload Blocked" error message as seen in the attached screenshot.

    I've also reached out to Microsoft OneDrive support who…

    21 votes
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  18. I want to control sync on Mac

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    Mac PC での同期制御を希望
    I want to control sync on Mac


    ■Description(内容):
    現状 Mac PC の同期を制御すると、すべての Mac PC で同期が禁止されるため、一部ユーザーの Mac PC で同期を制御できる機能を追加してほしい。
    Currently if sync for Mac is restricted, all Macs will be unable to use the sync feature, so I hope that a change will be implemented to make some users be able to control sync on their Macs.

    10 votes
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  19. Timeout for files blocking upload (vs. eating up CPU)

    I sync my iTunes library with OneDrive, so I always have my music backed up. Unfortunately, that means whenever I have iTunes open, OneDrive cannot upload the files. I always have to close iTunes or pause OneDrive. Usually I'm reminded to do so by OneDrive eating up 30% of my CPU and the fan of my laptop (a Microsoft Surface Book) screaming loudly.

    Can't this be automated? If a file can't upload, OneDrive could timeout instead of persistently consuming so much CPU. I imagine most people don't have the presence of mind to open their Task Manager and sort by…

    3 votes
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  20. Group Problems that depend on others at the bottom of the list

    when showing problems when uploading folders to OneDrive, show the dependent items at the bottom of the list, so I don't have to scroll thro

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