Please don't auto-create the email attachments folder
Please stop with the folder creation!!!!!!!!!!!!
I choose what goes in my drive!
If i wanted a folder called 'email attachments' i would
create one .. its annoying having to delete them everytime i come bk to onedrive
Hi, folks. We’re sorry this is taking a while. We’re working with the Outlook team on this now.
To put it in perspective, here's what my recycle bin looks like:
Switch to DropBox or Google Drive! At least if you pay for their services, they won't shove random unwanted folders in your drive.
Please, stop creating the EMAIL ATTACHMENTS folder automatically. It is annoying. In both, my personal and business account.
Ryan McCormick commented
Agreed - stop creating
Mathina Maideen commented
agreed - please stop auto creation of folders - it frustrating
As a paying business customer for Office 365 this is inappropriate to force a folder creation. Please remove this folder at once.
I completely agree... I dont want auto-creating of this folder...
I agree with OP. Please provider users with an option to stop the Email Attachments folder from being auto-created.
You guys are doing so great, and small things like this ruins such a great product. I will consider other options if this useless, annoying folder stops creating itself in my OneDrive.
What happened to user customization?
Imagine opening your bag and finding a random useless folder or document. You throw it away, and it keeps reappearing... And then you realize the bag that you have is becoming annoying, so you change bags. That's exactly what's gonna happen soon.
If I want an e-mail attachments folder, I will gladly create it myself. Stop integrating emailing services with OneDrive, or allow the ability to disable it at least.
As many others, I do not need this folder and I am deleteing al lthe time. Please make it possible not to have this folder auto-created again and again. Thanks.
yes please stop auto creating email attachments folder, frustrating.
Stop creating empty folders in my OneDrive
agree. Its nuts to create a documents folder in a document management system!
these default foders drive me crazy
The Outlook Mobile app seems to be the culprit when you also have the OneDrive app installed. As opposed to Outlook OWA, Outlook Mobile does not have an Attachments Preferences option. One solution is to remove the OneDrive account from from Outlook but then you won't be able to attach any OneDrive files to emails or save received attachments to OneDrive.
The way to keep the Email Attachments folder off of your PC's OneDrive folder is to unselect "Email attachments" in the OneDrive "Choose Folders" setting. But it will still appear in the OneDrive web folder.
Another case of a Microsoft "feature" being more of an annoyance than a benefit. Clippy lives!
I don't use it, I don't need it, I don't want it, and I'm tired of constantly deleting "Email attachments". I have "Always attach them as copies" set in my Outlook OWA Attachment preferences (which reportedly disables the folder creation in Windows) and have traced the culprit to the iOS OneDrive and/or Outlook apps.
Mike Peterson commented
Couldn't agree more. Ridiculous as usual.
I delete this ******* folder every day. Why is there no option to stop the creation of the folder.
Please please please...
or I'll cancel my subscription.
Ditto - with the same number of exclamation points! Another Microsoft "feature" nobody asked for and nobody wants.
Seriously guys - it's been months - do we have to move to Google Drive if your lazy butts can't fix a simple request?!?!?!
Jason Maedl commented
I don't get what everyone is in such an uproar about. I'm assuming this is set up this way to mimic the "library" function in Windows, which is pretty handy. You don't have to use it if you don't want to, but it IS useful if you do.
It is one thing to say you don't like it, but I think the suggestions that it makes everything complex are ridiculous. Especially the ones about "Camera Roll." Where else would you like the images to go? Into the main folder?
As with everything else, perhaps it should be an option.