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  1. 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.

    3 votes
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  2. 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.

    1 vote
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  3. 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.

    102 votes
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  4. Please increase upload capacity

    Please increase upload capacity more than 15GB

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  5. Pasting links

    I recently transitioned from Office personal to Office 365 business and migrated OneDrive over to business as well.

    However, when I post links in places such as Facebook and LINE app, the file name is no longer included which is really frustrating. Is there any plan to include this functionality in the business version of OneDrive?

    I've attached what happens when posting the same file in both OneDrive personal and business - as you can see, they are very different with the business version losing identifying information. :(

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  6. Tracking shared file access

    I need to know who has accessed the shared files on One Drive- You should have a list of who accessed and or downloaded files and the date.

    11 votes
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  7. Allow us to control share candidates at OneDrive for Business.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    Outlook on the Web 側でユーザーが登録した外部の連絡先情報が、OneDrive for Business 上に表示される。
    Allow us to control share candidates at OneDrive for Business.

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    ■Description(内容):
    Outlook on the Web 側で各ユーザーが登録した連絡先の情報が、OneDrive for Business でアイテムの共有を行う際に検索候補に表示される。
    Graph API の API コール処理による検索で、OneDrive for Business 側に Outlook on the Web 側で登録した情報が表示されていることを確認したが、OneDrive for Business の検索結果に Outlook on the Web 側のユーザー情報を表示させたくないため、本機能をオフに設定できるように機能の実装をお願いします。

    If a user adds contacts from Outlook on the Web, those contacts are shown as a share candidate on OneDrive for Business.

    I understand API call processing by Graph API for the search shows those contacts information on OneDrive for Business.

    However, I would like to hide…

    17 votes
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  8. External Sharing without an Exchange Account

    Enable sharing with external users without requiring having an Exchange account.

    I can apparently share a file or folder with an external user, but they must be able to receive email at an Exchange address. When sharing is attempted there is no notice that sharing won't happen unless they have an Exchange account, it just doesn't happen.

    3 votes
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  9. Notify User when item reshared inside the organization

    There's this Set-SPOTenant powershell Parameter NotifyOwnersWhenItemsReshared, but the User only gets notified when a document is shared with a user outside the organization. A Microsoft Support call also confirmed this to be working as designed". Please make it also possible to be notified when a document is shared internally, so the owner of the document always has a overview who has Access to a file without having to look it up by himself.

    120 votes
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  10. search functionality on links outside of organisation. This is already ab

    Search Functionality on documents shared to a user outside of your organisation via web link.

    Dropbox already have the facility to search over any folders shared in a specific link to a user outside of an organisation . This is extremely helpful when there is a large mount of data shared over multiple folder and sub folders including the OCR text within a PDF.
    Why does OneDrive not have this functionality?

    3 votes
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  11. OneDrive for Business: "Anyone can edit" does NOT, in fact, allow anyone to edit :(

    So when sharing from OneDrive, the default option clearly states "Anyone with the link can edit" and the official documentation (https://support.office.com/en-us/article/share-onedrive-files-and-folders-9fcc2f7d-de0c-4cec-93b0-a82024800c07) states that the intended behaviour of this grants anyone with edit permissions 'copy, move, edit, rename, sharing, deletion' rights.

    A recent change to OneDrive for security reasons has replaced edit permissions with very restrictive 'guest contributor' permissions.

    Can you please remove the wording "Anyone with this link can edit" because the links are guest-contributor links that CANNOT edit, and additionally feature a completely dead Sign-In button, so that even if someone has been specifically granted full edit…

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  12. Allow us to restrict to share files with third party users in default

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    アクセス要求の設定について
    Allow us to restrict to share files with third party users in default

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    ■Description(内容):
    共有を受けたアイテムを第3者に共有できないようにする機能について、[アクセス要求の設定] - [サイトと個別のファイルおよびフォルダーの共有をメンバーに許可します] のチェックを既定で無効にする機能の提供を要望します。

    I would like to disable the check box for [Access Request Setting] > [Allow members to share the site and individual files and folders] in default, to prevent users sharing files with third party users.

    4 votes
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  13. More free storage compared to Google Drive

    Provide more free storage to be competitive with Google. They offer three times more storage. I would probably use Microsoft's products more if they didn't seem so stingy with storage. I guess it's better than Dropbox, I guess but that not saying much.

    3 votes
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  14. allow revoking access permissions to shared files and folders in bulk.

    Today, one can revoke access permission to one shared object at a time. I want to able to revoke access permission to multiple shared objects once in a while.

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  15. If you have multiple shared OneDrives, allow more than one to sync to your mac

    I support several small organisations with free subscriptions, and we sync files locally. However you can only sync one OneDrive onto the mac using the free account, or a personal account. That means mingling lies from different organisations into one folder to enable synching potentially - and I just don't like mixing different content - due diligence and all that.

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  16. Share OneDrive files with anonymous links

    Hi

    It has been suggested that I put this feature request here (see https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_onedrivefb-mso_other-mso_o365b/share-onedrive-files-with-anonymous-links/79927f8c-3fae-4f85-a148-aec5de4122bc?tm=1534884711990)

    I have not been able to find a solution to anonymously share files we store on our company's OneDrive with the rest of the world.

    I find it very problematic that the generated links always contain a reference to the user who is sharing the file.

    This is problematic as, if we know who we share the file with in first instance, we haven't got the slightest clue who the file might be shared with further on...

    I would expect a similar behavior as on…

    58 votes
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  17. RESPALDO DE CARPETAS UBICADAS EN DIFERENTES DISCOS

    Como se debe proceder para respaldar carpetas ubicadas en un disco diferente de donde está instalado OneDrive. ¿Es posible?
    En mi caso lo tengo alojado en el disco D: para no ocupar espacio en el disco C:. PERO cuando deseo respaldar archivos de C: no se como proceder.
    Gracias por la atención

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  18. Incoherent wording and translation in the user interface on Mac and PC

    My Problem: I work on Macs and Win10 PCs. Firstly: The options on the user interfaces are not the same (first flaw). Secondly, they are wrongly translated: In german, there's an option: Speicherplatz freigeben. It did not state, that this will erase my 40 GB of data. What a mess. I expected it to behave like a "defragmentation" for unused file space, not a complete erasure. Please make sure, that the options are the same on these two platforms ant that OneDrive complies with mac-specific data-structures (aborts all copying if it encounters a non complying dataset). Make sure, it is…

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  20. Add a "SYNC NOW" icon / shortcut

    This tech is supposed to be all about the cloud, in real time. I want to move from one device to the next in 2 mins and have confidence that every device has the current document version. The user needs to know when the sync has started / completed.
    Pls add a prominent shortcut icon to the header "area" that allows the user to manually start the sync process.

    6 votes
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