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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

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  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I have a teacher here that keeps having atleast 3 of these folders appear in his one drive. he doesnt use the Outlook mobile app for Iphone, he just uses mail app. He has the settings set to only attach as copies. I dont know what you're doing Microsoft but you are losing users to this. We pay for this service and would like to see a response better than thank you from 2 months ago.

  • Phil Brown commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Just STOP auto-creating folders! Period. Or is it your intent to remind us that OneDrive space isn't ours -- it belongs to Microsoft and you'll do whatever you **** well please with it? If I wanted a folder called "Email Attachments" I'd create one, and if I delete it then it should **** well stay deleted (the same goes for the default "Documents" folder which I never use). I suppose I should be grateful Microsoft doesn't auto-delete any of my content with the same disregard...yet.

  • Nathan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I just want the ability to remove this folder permanently. I don't use it, and I'd prefer to choose where my attachments go myself. Please fix this.

  • Chris commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I delete this folder every single time I open my OneDrive. Just let users have the option!

  • Tom Tucker commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please when users choose to save email attachments to OneDrive let them choose the folder to save it to. I want direct saving to a Teams Chanel folder.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is VERY annoying!! Why is OneDrive doing this and OneDrive for Business is not??

    Please remove this feature.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please, stop creating the EMAIL ATTACHMENTS folder automatically. It is annoying. In both, my personal and business account.

    thanks

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    As a paying business customer for Office 365 this is inappropriate to force a folder creation. Please remove this folder at once.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree with OP. Please provider users with an option to stop the Email Attachments folder from being auto-created.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    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.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    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.

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