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Welcome to the OneDrive UserVoice. This is your place to suggest the features you’d like to see us add to OneDrive. We have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service and your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy https://onedrive.uservoice.com/tos, including the license terms. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft.

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  1. Timezone OneDrive (Web) is incorrect.

    The OneDrive (like Outlook) has a serious problem with time. In Outlook I can't set my correct time, he always adds extra hours when choosing my time zone, and the OneDrive too. I just edit a document the 5 pm. And the OneDrive says it was edited the 10 pm!

    This is an old problem, you do not intend to solve?

    161 votes
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  3. 158 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.

    144 votes
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  6. Search in Shared Files

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

    141 votes
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  7. 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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  8. enable changing the column width in onedrive.com

    To make it easier to read filenames, for example

    139 votes
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  9. 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!

    138 votes
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  10. 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!

    138 votes
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  11. 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.

    133 votes
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  12. 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.

    126 votes
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  13. 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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  14. Password of shared files in OneDrive for Business

    Similar to OneDrive-Personal it would be great if the "Set a password" feature on shared files (https://support.office.com/en-us/article/share-onedrive-files-and-folders-9fcc2f7d-de0c-4cec-93b0-a82024800c07#OS_Type=OneDrive_-_Personal) could be included in OneDrive for Business please.

    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).

    121 votes
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  16. Linux desktop client for OneDrive

    Since Microsoft officially has become a Linux Community Supporter, it is a shame not to have a Linux desktop client for OneDrive.

    121 votes
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  17. 121 votes
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  18. 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.

    119 votes
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  19. 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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  20. More storage options - Up to 10TB plan

    Please provide more storage options above the 1TB, as it's not enough and the lack of options is pushing users away to other services.

    Adding 3 new Office plans, shouldn't be too complicated:
    2TB - $£
    5TB - £$
    10TB - $$£

    At least users will have an option!

    Also if an user buy the 5 licences Office, why not allow him to stack subscriptions on the same Microsoft account?

    Alex

    114 votes
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