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  1. 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.

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  2. Allow us to move data directly from OneDrive for Business to another user’s one

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    別ユーザーの OneDrive for Business へデータを移動、またはコピーしたい
    Allow us to move data directly from OneDrive for Business to another user’s one


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business から、別の OneDrive for Business へデータを移動、またはコピーする機能がない。
    ダウンロードして、アップローする必要があり、手間がかかる。
    また、PC の容量も必要になる。
    利便性の向上のため、別ユーザーの OneDrive for Business へデータを移動、またはコピーする機能の追加を要望します。

    I would like you to provide the feature for transferring data directly from OneDrive for Business to another one which is for different user.

    At current feature, I need to download data and upload them to another OneDrive Business.
    This process takes a lot of time and need bigger capacity too.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  3. Enable sharing items from OneDrive for Business on the web by running PowerShell cmdlet

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    PowerShell コマンドレットを使用して共有ができるようにして欲しい

    Enable sharing items from OneDrive for Business on the web by running PowerShell cmdlet


    ■Description(内容):
    WEB の OneDrive for Business から共有を実施するのは手間がかかるため、PowerShell で一括で共有や共有の解除、共有状態の変更ができるようにして欲しい

    As it takes time and effort to share items from OneDrive for Business on the web, for improvement of usability and manageability, allow share/stop sharing/change sharing status in bulk by running PowerShell cmdlet.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  4. Implement a feature to import the sync setting from another PC

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    共有元フォルダーの同期設定について

    Implement a feature to import the sync setting from another PC


    ■Description(内容):
    現在、OneDrive for Business ならびに SharePoint Online で共有されたフォルダーの同期を実施する際、共有元のフォルダーにアクセスして同期を実施する必要がある。
    複数端末で同期設定を実施する場合、上記操作を実施するのに時間がかかるため、設定済み PC 内の同期内容をエクスポートし、別 PC に同期設定情報をインポートする機能の追加を希望します。

    To sync folders which are shared by OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online, users need to access the original folders first and then perform the sync. It takes time if you want to perform sync setting at multiple devices, therefore, we hope the feature will be implemented to export the sync settings of a PC and then import the settings to another PC.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  5. Allow us to create space for computer regularly and automatically from file on demand feature

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business のファイル オンデマンド機能について
    Allow us to create space for computer regularly and automatically from file on demand feature


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business のファイル オンデマンド機能にて、手動で [空き容量を増やす] より設定可能な、PC端末の容量を減らす設定を、自動で定期的に設定する機能の追加を希望します。

    I would like to see the option to create space for computer regularly and automatically via [Free up space] option which we need to set manually at file on demand feature of OneDrive for Business.

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  6. 'Allow download' option when sharing a folder

    It would be very useful to provide the 'allow download' selection toggle within link settings when sharing a folder with others to prevent them from downloading a local copy of any of the files within the folder - similar to how the 'allow editing' selection option works.

    I purchased onedrive for business specifically because I was led to believe I would be able to do this but was informed today that currently it is only available for office 365 (word, exel etc) individual shared documents.

    I was directed to a previous idea posted and wondered if there was any update…

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  7. Cannot upload files uploaded by using “Open with Explorer” normally

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    エクスプローラーで表示機能を使ってアップロードしたファイルが正常にアップロードできない

    Cannot upload files uploaded by using “Open with Explorer” normally


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business にファイルをアップロードする際に、をエクスプローラーで表示機能を利用して容量の大きなファイルを OneDrive for Business へ移動すると、アップロードが正常に完了しないことがある。
    ファイルの移動をしたあと、別の作業をしたりエクスプローラーを更新すると、アップロードしたファイルが消えてしまう。
    OneDrive for Business 上にファイルの名前は表示されるも、容量が 0 KB となっている。
    ファイルのアップロードができない場合に確認可能なエラー メッセージの表示や、アップロードが正常に完了できるよう改善してほしい。

    I would like to inform you that the uploads might not be completed normally when uploading big size files to OneDrive for Business by using “Open with Explorer” command.
    After moving those files to OneDrive for Business, the uploaded files will be disappeared once you do another operation or refresh Explorer. The names of uploaded files are still displayed but it says the file size is…

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  8. Enable modifying text and title of an e-mails which is sent when it gets close to OneDrive for Business storage limit

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business の残り空き容量の通知メールについて

    Enable modifying text and title of an e-mails which is sent when it gets close to OneDrive for Business storage limit


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business の容量が上限に近づいた際に所有者に自動的に送信される " ストレージ制限に近づいている " という通知メールについて、送信されるメール本文やタイトルを管理者が変更できるようにしてほしい。

    When we are getting close to the storage limit of OneDrive for Business, the system automatically sends notification e-mails stating that “You’re getting close to your storage limit.”

    For improvement of manageability, it would be nice if admins could modify the title and texts of the notification e-mails.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  9. Link Expiration for all sharing types

    Creating a link that expires for all the different sharing types (Specific People, People with existing access or People in ORG with the link) instead of just "Anyone Links".

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  10. Provide a feature that allows managing OneDrive for Business storage size

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business の領域容量について

    Provide a feature that allows managing OneDrive for Business storage size


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business において、1 ライセンスにつき1 TB の領域が既定ではございますが、テナント内でユーザー A の領域容量を、ユーザー B の領域容量としてまとめ、増やしたり減らしたり管理することができる機能を希望します。

    We recognize that we can get 1TB of storage in OneDrive for Business per license and it cannot be changed

    To manage the storage of OneDrive for Business within our tenant, please allow us to decide the size of storage for each user within the tenant freely.

    For example, it will be great if we could integrate user A storage and user B storage into one, so the total…

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  11. File system for chrome os

    It would be nice to have an extension for the file manager in Chrome Os that fully supports Onedrive. There is actually one (I guess an independent third party) https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/file-system-for-onedrive/jbfdfcehgafdbfpniaimfbfomafoadgo but it doesn't work properly on my Chromebook.

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  12. Access Sharepoint shared folder in 'Shared with Me' in App

    If I share a folder within a SharePoint library to a user (who has other access to the libary), I cannot see this folder in the "Shared with Me" when using either the Outlook for iOS or Android App. The folder DOES appear when using a browser so the permissions and access work.

    Furthermore, if I open the email invitation to the shared folder on a phone/tablet and click on the link, the device will open OneDrive and into the shared folder. However, if I return to OneDrive at a later date, there is no way to get back to…

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  13. Share OneDrive sync client update timing with users in advance

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive 同期クライアントの更新のタイミングを事前に把握しておきたい。

    Share OneDrive sync client update timing with users in advance


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive の同期クライアントの更新のタイミングを事前に把握しておきたい。

    背景として、テナント内で一斉に OneDrive の同期クライアントの更新を行うことで、ネットワークに負荷がかかる可能性がある。
    OneDrive の同期クライアントの更新は定期的にランダムに行われるため、現時点では更新を遅らせる情報のみしかない。
    そのため、OneDrive の同期クライアントが自動的に更新されないように管理する機能の実装をお願いします。
    また、事前に OneDrive 同期クライアント最新版の更新がある場合には更新するタイミングを把握できる情報の公開をお願いします。

    <関連情報>
    タイトル : グループ ポリシーを使用し、OneDrive 同期クライアント設定を制御する
    アドレス : https://docs.microsoft.com/ja-jp/onedrive/use-group-policy#EnableEnterpriseUpdate
    ※ OneDrive 同期クライアントの更新を遅らせる手順の公開情報です。

    We would like to know the OneDrive sync client update timing beforehand.
    We recognize that the network might be overloaded if the updates OneDrive sync client were performed all at once within the tenant.
    The update for OneDrive sync client is performed randomly, however, currently we only have the information to delay updating it.

    Therefore, we hope you to…

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  14. The errors are displayed when editing an Excel file synced with OneDrive for Business in Office client

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    同期している共有 Excel ファイルを Office クライアントにて編集する際にエラーが表示される事象について

    The errors are displayed when editing an Excel file synced with OneDrive for Business in Office client


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business 同期クライアントにて同期している Excel ファイルを複数のユーザーと共有している。
    Excel を起動した際に、"ブロックされたアップロード" や "サーバー側から読み取り専用で開いています"、"マージできませんでした" というダイアログがファイルの上部に表示されてしまう。
    自動保存を無効化することで回避できるが、エラーが発生することなく他のユーザーと共同編集できるよう改善してほしい。

    We are sharing an Excel file synced with OneDrive for Business sync client with multiple users. As we launch Excel, the errors such as “Upload blocked”, “Unable to merge” and “This file is opening as read-only from the server” are displayed at the top of the file unexpectedly.

    Although it can be avoided by disabling AutoSave feature, we hope you to…

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  15. email files to onedrive

    it would be nice if there could be a feature... an email address that I could use so I could send files to my onedrive

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  16. Enable setting a password for files in OneDrive for Business when sharing files with external users

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business の外部共有について

    Enable setting a password for files in OneDrive for Business when sharing files with external users


    ■Description(内容):
    個人用の OneDrive で共有する際は、当該のファイルを選択し、[共有] をクリックすると [パスワードの設定] と表示され、ファイルにパスワードを設定し共有が可能。
    OneDrive for Business には、そのような機能がないため、同じようにパスワードの設定をかけ共有できるよう機能の拡充希望。

    When sharing items via personal OneDrive, as users select the file and click [Share], they can set password for the shared files from [Set Password:] menu. This option is currently not available for OneDrive for Business.

    For improvement of usability, add setting password option to OneDrive for Business as well.

    Thank you for your consideration

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  17. Provide the more detailed information for Invalid file types in OneDrive.exe

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    新しい同期クライアント (OneDrive.exe) で利用できないファイルの種類について

    Provide the more detailed information for Invalid file types in OneDrive.exe


    ■Description(内容):
    新しい同期クライアント (OneDrive.exe) を使用し、従来の同期クライアント (Groove.exe) の制限事項の "無効なファイルの種類" に記載の以下のファイルのアップロードの動作検証を実施いたしました。
    <調査結果>
    .laccdb、.tpm、thumbs.db、EhThumbs.db、thumbs.db

    通常同期フォルダー上では同期が完了すると "緑のチェック マーク" "青い雲のマーク" などが付きますが、当該のファイルについては同期フォルダー上で何も付かない、またエラーの表示がないことを確認いたしました。
    なお、ブラウザー上からアップロードが完了したかを確認した際は、当該のファイルは表示されませんでした。

    *.tmp
    同期フォルダー上からアップロードを実施いたしましたが、同期フォルダー上で "同期中" の矢印のマークが回転したままの状態となり、同期が完了しない動作を確認いたしました。
    また、タスクバー上の同期アイコンはエラーが表示されず、"OneDrive は最新の状態です" と表示されております。

    上述の、従来の同期クライアント (Groove.exe) で "無効なファイルの種類" として指定されているファイルについては、新しい同期クライアント (OneDrive.exe) を使用した場合にも同期が正常に完了していないように見受けられるため、新しい同期クライアント (OneDrive.exe) 側の制限事項の公開情報にも記載していただくか、または新しい同期クライアント (OneDrive.exe) の制限事項に含まれていない理由などについて詳細を記載していただくようお願いいたします。

    I tested the uploading behavior of files stated as Invalid file types in a support article for Groove.exe, using with OneDrive.exe. Followings are the verification results I’ve got.

    <Results>
    .laccdb、.tpm、thumbs.db、EhThumbs.db、thumbs.db

    Once we finish the sync in the sync folder, normally the folder should get "green check…

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  18. Stop the ability to download - View Only - No Download

    Stop the ability to download - View Only - No Download

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  19. Allow individual external settings in Office 365 admin center

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    Office 365 管理センターにてユーザーの外部共有が反映しない

    Allow individual external settings in Office 365 admin center


    ■Description(内容):
    Office 365 管理センターからアクティブなユーザーを指定し、 "OneDrive の設定 " から 外部共有を個別に制限すると、画面上反映されたように見えるも画面を更新すると元の設定に戻ってしまう。
    PowerShell コマンドレットにて同様の設定が可能も、ブラウザー上からの操作が反映しないため、改善してほしい。

    As we pick an active user on Office 365 admin center and turn on external sharing individually on OneDrive for Business settings, it seems like it’s properly applied. No errors, everything looks nice while external sharing is actually not applied as I refresh the screen.

    For improvement of usability and manageability, allow individual external settings on a browser, without using PowerShell cmdlet.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  20. Allow specifying the past date to confirm the used storage data for each user

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    過去の日付を指定して、ユーザー毎の使用済み記憶領域を確認したい。

    Allow specifying the past date to confirm the used storage data for each user


    ■Description(内容):
    Admin center > レポート> 使用状況 > OneDrive の利用状況画面 から
    詳細のエクスポートによって、エクスポート実施した時点のユーザーごとの利用状況を確認できるが
    日付の指定ができないため、過去の時点での利用状況を確認ができない。

    As we navigate to Admin Center>Reports>Usage>OneDrive usage, it is possible to confirm the usage status for each user at the time by exporting details.
    However, we are not able to confirm the usage status at the past time because it is not possible to specify the date.

    For that reason, it will be great if we could specify the past date to and confirm the size of used storage…

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