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  1. Anonymous upload to a shared folder

    Recently we wanted to use a onedrive folder for people in a work group to upload their documents.
    The idea is the Admin shares a folder for UPLOAD (only) and sends the access link to the group. Users in the group can upload their files (WITHOUT SIGNING IN). Only admin has editing rights for the content of the folder

    157 votes
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  2. File request feature

    I am looking for file request feature like dropbox. where even unregistered users can upload their files. Basically i want that feature so that my clients can upload their files which range from 2gb to 6gb at times. Where anyone having link can upload their files. I am thinking of buying outlook for business. But there is no meaning of buying it if i cannot do that.

    155 votes
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  3. Microsoft NEEDS to FIX Onedrive so that files reflect their last modified date/time, not the upload date/time.

    Microsoft NEEDS to FIX Onedrive so that files reflect their last modified date/time, not the upload date/time. This causes many problems when trying to search files from a specif date.

    156 votes
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  4. Option to disable Skype in OneDrive.

    In OneDrive I work with documents. It is annoying to see notifications from Skype there, especially when I need to refresh a page every time to remove that orange dot.

    147 votes
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  5. Wishing to copy my own files into other user's OneDrive for Business

    I am using the [Copy] button on my own One Drive for Business's screen but I prefer to use the feature that enable me to copy the files into other user's One Drive for Business.

    145 votes
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  6. Fully support subtitles, captions, transcripts, lyrics, etc. for both playback and editing.

    Subtitles, captions, transcripts, synchronized lyrics, and the like are very important parts of both video and audio.

    If I have a folder in OneDrive with video or audio in it and an identically named (but with a different extension) subtitle file, I definitely want the subtitles to be presented when I (or anyone else) stream that video from OneDrive.

    This is also important for videos and audio which have subtitles, captions, or lyrics embedded within them - either encoded as part of the media stream or muxed into the same file container. (WMV and WMA both have this possibility, among…

    141 votes
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  7. Bring back Check Out/Check In function in new OneDrive interface

    The "classic" OneDrive for Business UI allowed users to Check Out/Check In documents; please bring it back! This is a hugely important feature for some of my clients; they use it to add comments to document versions and to minimize the editing chaos that can happen on shared documents. This option is still there when they switch back to classic mode, so the functionality is obviously still there on the back end, but the new UI gives no way to get to it. Please fix this before forcing everyone onto the new UI for good!

    137 votes
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  8. enable changing the column width in onedrive.com

    To make it easier to read filenames, for example

    137 votes
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  9. Annotate shared PDFs on the web

    I recently got invited to annotate a PDF shared with me (editing enabled) via OneDrive. Unfortunately this isn´t possible yet; I had to download a 20 Mb file, annotate it in Adobe Reader, reupload it to my own OneDrive, send a link...

    Please implement collaboration features on annotating PDFs like it is possible in Word Online!

    132 votes
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  10. Compress files and folders in the cloud.

    Right now, if you have a file or a folder stored on OneDrive that you want compressed/stored as a single file, you have to download or sync locally, compress, and them erase the old data and upload the new one. This is time consuming.

    Adding compressing to OneDrive.com would make it much more seamless.

    130 votes
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  11. Search in Shared Files

    Ability to search within the Files/Folders that have been shared with you.

    128 votes
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  12. Schedule sync frequency for designated files.

    large files with numerous small changes are very slow in the application due to the frequency of the sync. Attempted to place accounting data files on one drive, but it will sync the entire file after every entry. This made it unusable in the cloud. If sync only occurred upon closing the application, it would allow for data sharing among devices. Incremental sync might also solve this issue. Thanks

    124 votes
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  13. Add the ability to sort search results.

    I would like to be able to sort search results. We already have the ability to sort files within folders. Now it would be nice to be able to sort the files after performing a search. Thank you.

    122 votes
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  14. 121 votes
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  15. Allow files to be transferred between Microsoft accounts

    Sometimes a person switches Microsoft accounts or wants to merge two existing Microsoft accounts. This means they need to move their files too. Providing a way to transfer ownership of files and folders from one Microsoft account to another would make the process much easier (meaning they don't have to download then reupload the files but can instead just use the Web site).

    118 votes
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  16. Pin folders for quick access

    Every week i need to work on files which are buried inside bunch of folders. It would be nice if i could pin/favorite those files/folders in the homepage of onedrive so that it saves me time getting to those files/folders.

    116 votes
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  17. Fix size metadata bug

    When uploading certain PNG files the size is incorrectly reported on the OneDrive website and in the Photo object returned by the REST API. This can be reproduced using the following PNG file: http://www2.zippyshare.com/v/11270772/file.html

    115 votes
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  18. Advanced tagging

    Add advanced tagging system.
    Allow to add/edit/remove all kind of tags.
    - People tag
    - Geo tag
    - Rating
    - Flagged
    - Custom tag

    Tag must be store inside the image (EXIF) to be used with other desktop software by OneDrive sync.

    Like Old Windows Live Photo Gallery
    Also add groupping and search by tag.

    113 votes
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  19. Add 'track changes'/'suggestions mode' for Word Online

    In Google Drive, we can share a file in 'comments' mode in which other users can make suggestions to the file BUT only the owner can accept or rejects them. It is pretty much how Word works when the 'track changes' option is enabled.

    In OneDrive and Word Online, we can either share files with full edit rights or no edit right at all - this, makes collaboration work pretty much impossible in certain scenarios.

    This seems to be related to those posts:

    https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/913528-onedrive-on-the-web/suggestions/15939541-toggle-change-tracking-in-word-documents

    https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/913528-onedrive-on-the-web/suggestions/35401117-allow-commenting-in-view-only-mode-for-word-online

    107 votes
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  20. Automatically upload Outlook.com attachments to OneDrive

    if I send an email to onedrive@outlook.com or any email ID finalized by Microsoft from my registered onedrive email iD, then attached file in my email automatically gets uploaded to my oneDrive cloud.

    Example: Let's say my email ID is xyz@hotmail.com and I am using OnDrive using the same email ID ( i.e xyz@hotmail.com ). Now I send an email from xyz@outlook.com with an attached file to onedrive@outlook.com then this attached file automatically gets uploaded to my OneDrive storage.

    107 votes
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