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  1. OneDrive Personal can sync items in the Desktop, documents, Pictures and Videos in Windows but Cant sync in MAC

    OneDrive Personal can sync items in the Desktop, documents, Pictures and Videos in Windows but Cant sync in MAC
    Also OneDrive Business can't sync items Desktop, Documents in windows and Mac as well.

    Cant it be updated and fixed to chose above folders to sync and sync to oneDrive

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  2. Allow OneDrive to backup photos in the Photos app on Mac.

    Create a feature in the One Drive app for Mac to automatically backup photos from the Photos app, just like it works in the iPhone app.
    It would be great if one could choose if you want to backup the photos from iPhone or Mac.
    In my case, my iPhone doesn't have enough space to storage all photos, so, they are on iCloud and the iPhone only have a local low resolution version of the photos.So, the OneDrive appin the iPhone automatically uploads my photos in low resolution.
    It would be nice if I could ask the OneDrive to upload…

    21 votes
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  3. sync OS X Photos automatically without export

    Currently, you need to export photos from OS X Photos app in order to upload to OneDrive. This is a manual process and creates duplicate copies of photos. Would be great if OneDrive sync the photos automatically.

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  4. OneDrive not working on macOS Catalina

    Since Apple introduced macOS 10.15 Catalina, OneDrive Mac app stopped working. It could be a privacy issue, because the app doesn't found OneDrive folder on Mac.

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  5. Folder Backup for Mac OneDrive

    Please add Folder Backup, just like on windows10 OneDrive to the Mac version, I think there is enough interest, if you read through here, it's just all presented in such different ways, you wouldn't realize that there are enough of us that want this feature. I use both a mac and a pc, and having this feature keeps both computers perfectly synced with each other. I was able to do it myself on Mojave, using an app called MacDropAny, however, this no longer works in Catalina.....
    Please add this to Mac OneDrive, I use all Microsoft office365 products on both…

    21 votes
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  6. Synch of the OneDrive folder to the SD-Card

    For OneDrive for MacOS: we miss the ability to move the synch of the OneDrive folder to the SD-Card.

    It would be great if you can implement such a function for the mac users.

    Best regards

    20 votes
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  7. Decrease OneDrive Mac resource usage

    OneDrive for Mac uses considerable CPU, even when there is nothing to sync. It regularly uses 100% CPU and runs batteries down 5x faster than normal, draining a MacBook batter in under 2 hours that get 8+ hours without OneDrive running. This happens to me on 3 different MacBook Pros. This is in all recent versions, but seems worse in clients supporting selective files on-demand. I truly enjoy OneDrive, but this issues is making it unusable.

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  8. Delete or Keep on OneDrive

    once you delete a folder or file on your one drive on a mac the file is deleted as well on the one drive cloud storage, this is not handy and it should have an option to decide what to do, because the benefit to have a cloud storage is to keep the files remotely and not locally, I suggest to give us the option to decide if:
    Delete and keep (Mac - OneDrive)
    Completely delete (Both sides)
    keep and delete (OneDrive -Mac)

    The only way that i had to do to accomplish this was quoting one drive (shutting down)…

    19 votes
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  9. Share option

    Would be nice if the new update for MacOS would have a share immediately with the system in OneDrive

    For example, when you click to see more details the Share button you can choose OneDrive

    Thanks

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  10. Change Menulet Icon Color for Sync Errors

    When sync errors occur, nothing is indicated on the icon that a something is wrong. The user has to click on the icon to see the sync errors. I propose that we make the icon entirely red when a sync error occurs, to get the user to pay attention and hopefully click on the icon to see the sync errors.

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  11. Dark OneDrive file folder to match System folders on Mojave and up..

    While OneDrive now supports dark mode in the menu UI, the OneDrive finder folder itself doesn't darken when other system folders do -

    The custom cloud icon folder requires special tagging from Apple to be dynamically darkened as part of enabling Dark mode, otherwise the folder sticks out as bright blue amongst a sea of dark blue folders when Dark Mode is enabled. This is visible and an aesthetics issue in Finder, Dock/Stacks etc. Please work with Apple to correct. OneDrive is a core part of my productivity kit and needs to match my OS!

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  12. support macOS 10.15 Catalina

    please support macOS 10.15 Catalina

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  14. Better options on Delete Files

    "Delete on all" in context menu.

    Whenever I delete a file on my device, it will download all the files first and that consumes a lot.

    When I drag on the dock trash can, it just stuck my Dock process. Then I can do nothing.

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  15. CPU usage is too high for Catalina.

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

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  16. The latest Onedrive on OS X El Capitan keeps processing files forever after the system is woken up from sleep

    In OS X El Capitan, Version 17.3.6204 of OneDrive keeps showing "processing files" forever after the system is woken from sleep. I have to quit OneDrive and reopen it. The network is good. Everything else is normal.

    18 votes
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  17. Add a "Launch OneDrive Web" option to the OneDrive Mac option menu

    Being able to share files on the Mac directly from a context menu in Finder would be ideal. As a workaround it would be nice to have an option in the OneDrive client dropdown to launch directly to OneDrive web so that we can share from the website.

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  18. Immediate syncing for shared folders on OneDrive Business

    In every desktop file syncing app...ever...you share a folder with someone and it appears on their computer. I "share" a folder on Dropbox with someone and they get it in their Dropbox folder. I share something on GDrive someone and it shows up in their GDrive folder. Box, iCloud, the list goes on. We must have burned an hour of our time trying to figure out why clicking "share" on a folder didn't result in the folder showing up on everyone's computer.
    Lo and behold, you have to open the web client, go to the folder, open the folder, and…

    18 votes
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  19. The sync of pdf files with highlights added stuck

    The uploading is always being stuck at 126.9 KB. Should make the sync of commented pdf files as fast as the sync of word files.

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  20. Option not to send remotely-deleted files to Trash Can (like DropBox and everyone else does)

    Hi, I just switched to OneDrive from DropBox. I'm using it to sync my files from Windows to Mac and vice versa. When I remove a file on one computer, OneDrive removes it to a local trash on all other computers and this is very annoying.

    That is: if I remove a file in cloud, I have to go through all my computers and empty their local recycle bin. This is not how cloud storages work, as if I want to restore a file that was deleted in cloud, I'd use OneDrive's trash can, not the one of my computers.…

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