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  1. Accounts block

    Please update how can I reactivate my account??

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  2. Synce Documents, Desktop and Downloads folder on OneDrive on a Mac

    I would like to be able to map the Documents, Documents and Downloads folders to automatically sync with OneDrive similar to how it work on Windows 10.

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  3. Make it possible for Mac users to put their OneDrive folder on a SD card.

    Right now, when I put my OneDrive folder on a SD card (or try to do it), I get an error saying that it is not possible to put OneDrive on an external disk. This would be really nice, since I purchased a flash memory card which goes in the SD card slot (in order to increase the capacity of my computer).

    Now the problem is that it is quite useless for me, as I cannot synchronise my data from this disk.

    Thank you!

    10 votes
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  4. Mac OS OneDrive App updated on 8 May 2018 Keeps Crashing

    I have been running OneDrive App on Mac OS El Capitan (10.11.6) for a couple of years without issue. It was last automatically updated on 8 May 2018 via Apple's Mac OS App Store. Today 20 May 2018 when I booted my MacBook, OneDrive app kept on crashing on loading. I uninstalled the app and then reinstalled via the Appstore, and same problem. I used CleanMyMac app to uninstall and remove all associated fiIes, deleted the OneDrive folded and reinstalled, and OneDrive sill crashes immediately after opening. I even downloaded the app via the Microsoft website and reinstalled, and still…

    9 votes
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  5. 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…

    9 votes
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  6. Known folder sync feature request

    We would like to put ~/Documents and ~/Desktop (for example) in MacOS on OneDrive for Business without actually moving these folders elsewhere. We would request you to make this feature as early as possible.

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  7. Redirect MS office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) to the online version

    When I open Word files using OneDrive for Mac, they open as local files, causing me to lose out on functionality that I would get if I had pointed Word directly to the online file (such as the ability to use the Share menu to share the file or collaborative editing capabilities).

    Were I to open the same file from within Word by selecting Open, then going to my connected OneDrive account (not the local folder), then finding my file, I would get all of these nice online sharing features.

    While I've only tested this with Word, I'm guessing that…

    9 votes
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  8. Default Settings for Sharing Links

    A User must be able to make a default setting for sharing his/her files. For example, 90% times, we need to share a link which should not be editable and must expire automatically in 7 days. There is no way to configure this. The current way is that a link shared allows editing by default and it does not expire.

    9 votes
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  9. Sync errors shouldn't stop other files from syncing

    If a file is unable to sync due to an unsupported character in the name or some other error, it shouldn't cause all my other files from syncing. Syncing should continue with all files except those with the error.

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  10. Show approximate time until synchronization is complete or the number of files that need to be processed

    That's it. Show approximate time until synchronization is complete or the number of files that need to be processed

    I have 390Gb on my OneDrive account and I understand that it will take long time to sync everything, but I want to know how much (in terms of time of files remaining).

    P.S. Sorry for my English

    9 votes
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  11. Make it easier to choose folders for syncing (on Mac)

    Setting up folders to sync on Mac was painful for me because all folders in "Choose Folders" were checked by default... I had to go through and uncheck each one. I only sync a few folders because this is my work machine (vs. home machine, with plenty of space, where I'm fine with syncing all of them.)

    I'd like to see "uncheck all" and "check all" buttons.

    8 votes
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  12. stop downloading files when low disk space

    curvy version downloads until disk space runs out, then falls and requires re-signing

    8 votes
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  13. Speed up uploading thousands of very small files

    I have a local backup of my GMail made with gmvault. It's a folder with subfolders and files amounting to several hundred thousand files.

    1. OneDrive stalls... my CPU starts working at 100% for several hours non-stop. I aborted it.

    2. I decided to try and upload a single sub-folder with just 1000 files. After taking some minutes to process it, OneDrive started uploading them one by one, taking over 3 seconds per file. This makes it impossible for me to upload the GMail backup into OneDrive.

    OneDrive should:

    1. Be able to cope with a folder of hundreds of…

    8 votes
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  14. Passcode

    Make it fingerprint compatible. Also the only reason I use a passcode is because otherwise there seems to be a syncing issue. FYI

    8 votes
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  15. Phone or system backups

    Can we expect Microsoft to come up with something like Apple's Time machine kind of backup which utilises the OneDrive as the storage and can replicate something like time machine backup.

    8 votes
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  16. Quickly create a sharing link in the right click menu.

    One of the best Dropbox features is that I can quickly send a file to a friend. Right click the file, "copy Dropbox link" and I can paste it anywhere. The need to go to Onedrive on the web before sharing anything is shockingly behind the times.

    7 votes
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  17. Mac 上で作成したエイリアスを OneDrive 上でも使用可能にしてほしい。Please make alias created on Mac available on OneDrive.

    -English is below-

    二つのフォルダーにそれぞれ元ファイルとエイリアスを置いて使用しているが、該当フォルダーを同期すると、OneDrive for Business 上でエイリアスが認識されず使用できない。

    さらにもう一台の Mac を同期しており、そちらでは該当のエイリアスが "UNIX 実行ファイル" と認識されてしまう。

    業務上使用するうえで、エイリアスが使えないのは大変不便なので、動作改善を希望します。
    よろしくお願いします。

    I use an original file and an alias in two folders, but when I synchronize the folders, an alias is not recognized on OneDrive for Business and can not be used.

    Furthermore, another Mac is synchronized, and the corresponding alias is recognized as "UNIX executable file" there.

    It is very inconvenient that I can not use alias for business use, so we hope to improve the behavior.
    Thank you.

    7 votes
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  18. Increase Upload Speed for Bandwidth up to at least 15MBits/second

    I am getting a throughput of 2MBits/second on average. This is wholly unacceptable. My ISP provides me 15MBits per second upload links. Either build more server farms and localize them to each metropolitan area, host using another providers cloud, or increase your number of fiber optic links to your network center with carriers like Verizon, AT&T, L3, etc. so that the servers on your system can handle at least 15MBits/second if not more. Uploading a GB of data should not be taking this long. Files are large these days, we are sold 1TB of data as part of Office 360.…

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  19. Finder Integration for synced SharePoint sites

    Finder Integration of the OneDrive.app works for the (personal) OneDrive folder only, right now. Please, enable Finder Integration for folders of SharePoint sites synced via OneDrive.app as well.

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  20. Please make OneDrive work on Mac OS X High Sierra

    Please make the OneDrive work on High Sierra. I can't even complete the installation, it won't allow me to pick a folder. I just subscribed to Office 365 and it is advertised as having OneDrive available on the Mac subscription, and I could never have guessed it wouldn't be available on a version of the OS for such a long time after its public release.

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