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  1. Personal Vault is broken - Unable to unlock, support is hard to reach/unresponsive so far. IDEA: Make it usable and fix my current problem

    I am unable to login to my personal vault on One Drive for several weeks now. Attempts to reach support has not been useful so far. Hoping someone will notice the post here. Attached is the error

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  2. Sync only office files

    Option for specific folders to sync only office files such as word docs or excel files. That way I have my automatic save and don't have to store videos etc in a different folder

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  3. Add templates to One Drive and let users interact with other people based on those templates

    I suggest to add templates as Dropbox has ie meeting notes, project tracking, meeting agendas that allow organizer to invite other people

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  4. Enable commenting of Office files in the OneDrive Details panel same way as non-Office files

    Enable commenting of Office files in the OneDrive Details panel in the same way as non-Office files

    The recently released feature "Comments on non-Office Files" (Roadmap ID 16617) is excellent. But bafflngly, it does not support commenting - or even seeing the comments - of Office files without opening the document.

    Please make this consistent, so that all files - both Office and non-Office - may be commented in OneDrive in the same way; or at least so that comments in Office files would show in OneDrive (at the moment, there's only a version history note saying that the file…

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  5. 3 votes
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  6. Network Drive functionality

    I love Office 365, but some file types does not work directly from SharePoint and sync does not solve the issue as it contain "username" in folder path making collaboration "impossible" on graphical design files composed by multiple fragments and many co-authors.

    This I suggest you to make a enterprise network mapping option, and the ability to prioritize updates to that sync. This would give the users the ability to have same folder path to the content.

    5 votes
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  7. Allow access to shared folders without Microsoft account

    This is quite different from existing idea of allowing non Microsoft users to upload to and modify guilds in a shared folders.
    I just want to be able to share folder with someone without Microsoft account.
    So that he/she will not have to create any accounts.

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  8. Ability to Share folder on the web

    When I am using the OneDrive for example in Trello I would be able to share there also the folder instead of only files. That would extremely simplify the cooperation on my files with my team.

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  9. Extending B2B SharePoint Library Content Sync to Non-O365 Organizations (or) Users

    Hello Team,

    It is great that Microsoft has introduced the B2B sync for recipients from O365 account holders. It would be great if this can be extended to any External User - like the users from Microsoft Account (gmail.com, outlook.com domain users) that are not on O365/Azure AD.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Bhanu

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  10. OneDrive folder just read-only

    My friend share the folder with me, but just read-only and I want add in my OneDrive this files because I need work offline. So today I just add in my onedrive if this files have permission read-write, when will it be possible add files just read-only? There is roadmap about that?

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  11. Please add option for anonymous sharing so that originator himself should be able to stay anonymous

    Currently it seems to me that it is not possible for the originator of an anonymous file share to stay anonymous himself. The "Added" (by) folder information is still visible to everyone having the anonymous link.
    Thanks!

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  12. 1 vote
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  13. On the directory listing, show files that are currently open by another user in RED

    highlighting that a file is already open by another user makes the user aware of editing an already open file

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  14. One Time Download Link

    This option is already offered by other sharing files options. It is very useful if you want to share a file only with one person so after he downloaded the file the link is not working anymore.

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  16. Excel links to local drive when opening SharePoint synced file with OneDrive

    When linking an Excel file opening the synced one with OneDrive of a SharePoint online site library, the link is created to the file location in the local drive of the user instead of to the address in SharePoint.

    This makes the links don't work for other users opening that file.

    If you open the file to link directly from the SharePoint site library it is correctly created.

    For SharePoint sites synchronized with OneDrive the links should be created to SharePoint, otherwise this is a limitation for collaborating with SharePoint Online files between users using OneDrive Sync.

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  17. not able to share files on what's app

    after the new update i am not getting to share files on what's app

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  18. OneDrive verification code emails

    When sharing files or folders in OneDrive for Business with users who are outside our organization, several users report to us that they do not receive the verification code email after clicking the 'Open' button in the first email they received.

    It would be nice if we could either retrieve the verification code for them or at least be able to confirm that the verification email was sent by message trace or audit log entry.

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  19. Include OCR data in scanned PDFs

    Run OCR on any PDFs that have been added to OneDrive and make any text that it finds searchable. I know this is done for documents that have been added via the Lens app, but it would be useful for all documents in OneDrive, e.g. those that have been added from a scanner.

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  20. Shared Family folder

    I really miss a common Family folder from O365 Home, where we could put all contents, warranty papers, service contracts, invoices, photos etc, that we would like to share with all (and only) family members, without going through the standard share process every time or using a public link. I wouldn't mind if this would cost in reducing the private storage space.

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