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  1. 'Favorites' section

    I know I have applied this suggestion strictly to OneDrive.com, but realistically this feature should span all platforms. I normally bury my files in a cascade of complex folder structures, and getting to something may be reliable, but cumbersome. Any way to implement a custom 'Favorites' section? This section should be able to point to an entire folder, or a document. Potentially, if you want a leg up on the competition, I would go a step further and set up 'Collections' so that you can add a group of things together for your own easy reference or for sharing, so…

    91 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Bring back black background on photos slides

      Background now is white on photos.

      Please change it back to black, or give users the option to select it.

      For photographers this is important. My wife now is all upset about this.

      89 votes
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        11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Password Protect Individual Folders On OneDrive

        Please make it possible to password protect individual folders on OneDrive. Thanks

        86 votes
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        • Restrict OneDrive for Business access for specific IP address

          *English follows Japanese
          ■Title(件名):
          指定した IP アドレスからのアクセス制限を OneDrive for Business にのみ適用する機能について

          Restrict OneDrive for Business access for specific IP address
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          現在、OneDrive for Business を指定した IP アドレス以外からのアクセスを制限するよう設定した場合、SharePoint Online もアクセスが制限されてしまう。
          OneDrive for Business のみアクセス制限できるよう改善して欲しい。

          By setting “Allow access only from specific IP address locations” in OneDrive for Business, it cause a restriction for SharePoint sites access as well. We want to allow access to OneDrive for business only in specific Network and at the same time it should not affect SharePoint site access.

          Thank you for your consideration.

          85 votes
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          • Merge two folders with the same name don't create duplicates - OneDrive.com Cloud

            Option to allow two or more folders to merge together into one folder when moving one folder into a different folder that contains a folder with the same name as the one being moved.

            Your 500 votes policy is ridiculous! I'm sure there are far more than 500 votes for this category already, I just didn't feel like reading through all 5000 plus search results to find one that matched my idea exactly. Every time I added a word to my search, instead of narrowing down my search results it kept adding more search results.

            84 votes
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            • Allow direct acces to shared files using "real" links

              If I have a file stored on my OneDrive account I should be able to share it and access it directly as a link:
              http:\\oneDrive.com/userID/document.extention.
              http:\\oneDrive.com/userID/image.png

              Now accessing a file is dome using a link... to a web page.

              84 votes
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                15 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                tell us more  ·  Casey Penk responded

                Hi Elvis, can you tell us more about this suggestion? Currently you can access OneDrive files using the links, like onedrive.live.com/file_name.

              • Recover files deleted from bin or deleted after 30 days

                Offer a File Recovery option or as a paid service for files excluded from bin and deleted automatically from bin after 30 days.

                Provided as a premium service or paid per incident, it would be an extraordinary selling point and advantage compared with other cloud services!
                There is a business opportunity being lost in here!

                Thanks,
                Alex T.

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                • Support MKV

                  I understand you declined this issue in a previous post, so I'm reopening it here. This is important to your users and saying you are focusing on the "most common" formats is not a reasonable response for most of us. Please reconsider or expand upon your reasoning for not supporting this.

                  83 votes
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                  • Office 365 missing Mind-Mapping-Tool

                    Office 365 and OneDrive is nearly perfect. The only tool I'm missing is a simple mind-mapping-tool. This would complete the great Microsoft product family.

                    Kr
                    Alexander

                    83 votes
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                    • OneDrive integration with iOS 11 Files App

                      When will OneDrive integrate with iOS 11 Files App. Both Google Drive, Dropbox support integration with Files App and the ability to drag files into other apps, like Apple email app. Apple iCloud also provides the functionality.

                      80 votes
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                      • OneDrive LAN-sync

                        It would be nice if there was an option to sync files over the LAN since it's much faster. Especially if you have to transfer 10's of gigabytes of files.
                        This would be grate when you restore a computer and need to download all the files again. It takes forever if you have to download all the files from the web.

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                        • Ugly black bar at the top

                          Recent UI updates to OneDrive.com came with a very ugly, huge alien black bar at the top. It doesn't fit with the rest of the page and muted tones at all. I figured I'd get used to it but it still looks like something out of 1997, just a "wtf?" decision by the UI team. Makes me wish there was an alternative without this amateur lapse in design judgement, and you know, there is. Your entire competition. I just wouldn't want to switch over something as nitpicky as this, I'd like the whole UI to live up to it's level.

                          77 votes
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                          • Versioning

                            We really need versioning. It's a must. I want to switch totally from Dropbox plan. Maybe an official position about this feature if it's in plan or not and how long we will have to wait.

                            75 votes
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                            • DNG preview

                              Please, allow us to view DNG image files within OneDrive. It would be awesome to have support for all kind of RAW files (Sony's .awr in my case) but DNG is an open format and probably easy to support.

                              75 votes
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                              • Search in Shared Files

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

                                74 votes
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                                • OneDrive with .SRT support

                                  Google drive supports video with .SRT format, why not OneDrive?

                                  72 votes
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                                  • Bring back a file's name and upload percentage to the upload menu.

                                    The new design adopted by OneDrive has made it harder for those users who need to track the uploading rate of their files.

                                    71 votes
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                                    • Browser Bookmark Sync

                                      Make it possible to sync favories/bookmarks from any browser e.g. Firefox or Chrome so that I can sync my favorites from another browser than IE to my Windows Phone.
                                      Also give us the possibility to manage/browse the favorites on the OneDrive Page.

                                      69 votes
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                                      • remove 4gb download limit for folder

                                        Please remove the 4gb folder download limit. It is a pain especially when you are sharing a lot of trip pictures :)

                                        69 votes
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                                        • One time payment plan

                                          Especially for studends there must be a one time payment plan for oondrive like 50 gb plan is billed annually that should be one time

                                          69 votes
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