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  1. Display the process of the updates and the number of remaining files until it is completed via App.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名): OneDrive アプリからファイルをアップロードする際の表示について

    Display the process of the updates and the number of remaining files until it is completed via App.


    ■Description(内容): ​​
    ​現在のOneDrive アプリのファイルのアップロードと自動アップロード機能は、ファイル数が多量の場合に「アップロード中」の表示が消える。残りファイル数が表示されないことで、所用時間や、アップロードが完了したことを確認できないという困難があります。
    そのため、アップロードが完了するまではプロセスが進行中である旨の表示と残りのファイル数を視覚的に確認できるよう機能を改善して欲しい。​

    For now, OneDrive app's file upload/auto-uploading feature confirms that the “Uploading” is not displaying if there are many files existed. By not displaying the number of remaining files, there is a difficulty to confirm the required time and upload completion timing by users.

    Please add the feature that the user can be visually confirmed by displays for the process is ongoing and the number of remaining files until the upload is…

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  2. I think it would be a useful feature if I could see who of those people I have shared folders and files has been reading my OneDrive folders

    I think it would be a useful feature if I could see who of those people I have shared folders and files has been reading my OneDrive folders and/or files and when they have been reading those.
    The history of editing is already visible, but now I mean statistics only about opening the folder or file (readings), even by those who have read-only access.
    Compare the feature "has seen" of Facebook and Messenger.

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  3. OneDrive with Shutterfly and digital photo frames

    It would be really awesome if OneDrive could be integrated with shutterfly it would also be really great if there is an integration with OneDrive and digital photo frames so you could log into your account and display folders as slide shows.

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  4. A feature to automate the search all the files shared with one specific user on OneDrive in order to stop all files shared with them.

    A feature to automate the search all the files shared with one specific user on OneDrive in order to stop all files shared with them.

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  5. Make shared folders visible for third party applications

    Hey, me and my partner have little problem with sharing files that are meant to be used by third party app. The app uses OneDrive as a storage and we want to use one folder to share files and expand its content together. But in application folder is avaliable only on my account (as an owner). My partner on the other hand can't access the folder via mentioned application, but she can add content that I can access. So the problem is probably that she's not the owner of the folder and we can't set up 2 owners, so the…

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  6. Hide documents from Delve, that are shared with "link sharing"

    If user shares document with link inside organization, this sharing option creates illusion that only users who know exact link, can access document.
    Everyone in organization can see document if they open user page in Delve.
    All documents that user shared with link are publicly available to all workers inside company in Delve.

    6 votes
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  7. Download Shared file instead of open it online

    When you send a single file, allow users to download them instead of opening the file on Excel/power point/word online. That's a pain when you receive a large file and have to wait long to let it open and then download it or open it on your desktop.

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  8. Block a security group from sharing

    As a school we would like to have the ability to prevent students from sharing out of their OneDrive for Business. They are in a security group, so being able to limit sharing by group would be great.

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  9. Generate SHARE LINK in advance ahead of time like DropBox!

    I hate the fact that oneDrive has to wait for the file to be uploaded before a link is ready to share. This forces people like me to WAIT till that upload is finish in order to generate a share link.

    In many other Cloud Sharing solutions like DropBox, the flow is much better.

    As soon as you add a file in the ShareFolder, a share link is ready to be copy-pasted right away and if the other party visits that link and the file isn't done uploaded yet, it simply tells the user that the file is still uploading.…

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  10. Share Links that Open Directly Into Office Desktop

    Create a feature to allow users to share OneDrive links that open directly in Office Desktop rather than Office Online

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  11. Shared Folder

    It would be nice to know if the files inside a shared folder are downloaded, and / or if they are modified

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  12. Prevent re-sharing by non-owners from a tenant-level

    By default anyone who a file is shared with in OneDrive has the ability to re-share that file with additional users. This setting can be disabled on a site-per-site basis via Set-SPOSite with DisableSharingForNonOwners.
    It would be very useful to have this setting on a tenant-level (via admin center), as today using the above cmdlet means we need to re-run this for every new OneDrive site that is provisioned, and to make sure users don't reset this flag.

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  13. Make co-authoring (syncing) work

    Currently, the co-authoring function works poorly on the Window Word client. The syncing lags significantly and it is so bad that real-time co-authoring is virtually impossible due to the text not showing up in real time, causing the texts to be locked. Moreover, whenever someone types more into the document before the slow syncing completes, conflicting copies of the same documents would be created and the OneDrive client will relentlessly ask me to choose an action to resolve this, and then only lead to losing information on either of the copies.
    Please fix real-time co-authoring.

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  14. 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?

    6 votes
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  15. Unable to save the settings in Device access control in OneDrive Admin Center

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive 管理センターのデバイス アクセス制御か保存できない事象について

    Unable to save the settings in Device access control in OneDrive Admin Center


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive 管理センターから IP アドレスによるアクセス制御を実施した際に、保存ボタンをクリックするも読み込み中の状態が続き、設定が反映されない。
    SharePoint 管理センターでは問題なく設定が完了するも、同じ機能を利用した際に OneDrive 管理センターでは動作が完了しないため、改善してほしい。

    In OneDrive admin center, even though we set a specific IP address for access control and then click “Save”, the loading status continues and the setting is not reflected.
    We confirmed that the same process can be completed without any problem in SharePoint Admin Center.

    Therefore, I hope you to correct this behavior for us to complete control access settings.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  16. Allowing to migrate/move folders from one account to another one.

    For people who have the 5TB plan, and need to use more space that 1TB, it would be very useful to transfer/migrate/move contents from one account to another. Unless you allow one account to incorporate the 1TB from the other (within his subscription plan), instead of using two different accounts. Or, unless you allow to increase the 1TB space via an additional conribution. Let's try to be more flexible with accounts within the same subscription...after all, we are paying for the best experience! Thanks!

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  17. Support the propagation of properties from Sharepoint into a synced File Explorer list

    When document lists are set up on and O365 SharePoint site, you can add properties such as 'Description' or 'Release Date'. However, once this library is Sync'ed to File Explorer, the only thing that comes across is the file name. Hence, you end up with a long list of file names without knowing what the file is, as an example. I am using SharePoint to store my company's released procedures.

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  18. Implement feature to exclude specified files from synchronization

    Need feature to not synchronize certain files, eg. temporary files. We use software that generates a lot of temporary files with a certain naming convention (fixed by software). Unfortunately, these temporary files are NOT removed when the software exits. So, as we collaborate on different computers, we would generate more copies of the same temporary files with each user's name appended to it when OneDrive synchronizes files from each computer. Therefore it would be beneficial (ultimately more efficient) if users can specify certain files (based on file name pattern) to be excluded from synchronization.

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  19. Tagging and external sharing in OneDrive

    Auto apply a default sharing tag (restricting access). Generally security is reluctant to allow external sharing. Using a team site is not always preferable for some sharing scenarios This would require users to remove this tag to share. This would give security teams more confidence that items that should not be shared externally are not accidentally shared.

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  20. Provide the OneDrive for Business standard feature to check the detailed user information who shared items

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    所有者以外でも、共有相手の詳細を確認できる機能が欲しい

    Provide the OneDrive for Business standard feature to check the detailed user information who shared items


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business にてアイテムを共有した場合、アイテムの所有者のみが共有相手の人数や詳細を確認できるが、ファイルの共有状況を所有者以外のユーザーでも把握したいと考えている。
    そのため、OneDrive for Business 標準機能として、共有アイテムの所有者以外のユーザーからも、共有相手の詳細を確認する機能を実装してほしい。

    When sharing an item on OneDrive for Business with others, only item owner can see the details of shared user information including the number of shared users.

    It would be nice if every user, not only an item owner, could see the detailed information of users who are shared the items, by using OneDrive for Business standard feature.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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