OneDrive


Feedback by UserVoice

OneDrive Sharing & Collaboration

Welcome to the OneDrive UserVoice. This is your place to suggest the features you’d like to see us add to OneDrive. We have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service and your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy https://onedrive.uservoice.com/tos, including the license terms. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft.

For support or issues with your account please submit your issue directly within the product.

While we can’t guarantee any specific features or timelines, we will respond to every suggestion that gets at least 500 votes. Thanks for joining our community and helping improve OneDrive.

  1. Add a way to change permissions after an item on OneDrive for Business has been shared with “Anyone in the organization with the link”

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business [リンクを知っている組織のユーザー] で共有後の権限変更の機能を追加してほしい
    Add a way to change permissions after an item on OneDrive for Business has been shared with “Anyone in the organization with the link”


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business で、[特定のユーザー] で共有した場合は、共有後に 編集可能 ⇔ 表示可能の権限変更が可能だが、[リンクを知っている組織のユーザー] で共有した場合は権限変更ができない。
    [リンクを知っている組織のユーザー] で共有した際は権限変更するのにリンクを作り直す必要があるため、[特定のユーザー] で共有した場合と同じように、簡単に権限変更できるよう機能を統一してほしい。

    On OneDrive for Business, if you share something with “Specified users”, you can change their permissions between editing and viewing afterwards, however you cannot do this if you share with “Anyone in the organization with the link”.
    In order to change permissions after sharing in this way, it is necessary to remake the link,…

    14 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Add the option to hide upper directory structure when sharing on OneDrive

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive での共有時、上位のディレクトリ構造を非表示にするオプションの追加
    Add the option to hide upper directory structure when sharing on OneDrive

    ■Description(内容):
    フォルダーを他ユーザーと共有する際、上位階層のフォルダーまで UI 上に表示されてしまう。共有フォルダーのみを表示させ、上位フォルダーは非表示にする機能を搭載してほしい。

    Please make this happen: Hide upper directory structure when sharing files to others.
    The upper directory structure is displayed at the top of the OneDrive UI.

    13 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. '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…

    13 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Please create a way to easily view One Drive photos on Roku

    Roku is one of the most popular TV software services for streaming and other apps. Please create an app that will let you display one drive pictures as a channel on Roku.

    13 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Allow users to move data from File Explorer to outside of the PC

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    ファイル オンデマンド機能で同期を行っている場合のデータの移動について
    Allow users to move data from File Explorer to outside of the PC


    ■Description(内容):
    ファイル オンデマンド機能で同期の設定を行っている状況で、同期フォルダー内のデータをファイル サーバーなど PC 端末の外部へ移動することが可能な機能の搭載を希望します。

    When users turn on Files On-Demand and sync their data, for improve the usability we would like to have the feature that allow users to move their data from sync folders to the outside of the device such as file servers

    Thank you for your considerations.

    13 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Add multiple Personal accounts on a computer / laptop / application

    Currently, on Office 365 Home, only 1 Personal account is allowed on OneDrive application, alongside Work / School accounts.

    It'd be great if we can create multiple Personal accounts (shared users on the same laptops/ pc, who are also sharing the 5 accesses to Microsoft Office) on the same device, as certain users (in my case for example) interchange between devices according to usage / occasion, and share those devices with family members.

    While it is true we can use the same Personal account and create multiple folders, we'd like to have segregation of personal space electronically.

    13 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Add shared vault

    Add ability to create shared vault (or some encrypted storage) under family office account.

    13 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. qr codes

    The old version of OneDrive had QR codes automatically generated in the Share menu. PLEASE bring them back in the new Sharing menu.

    13 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Change Access Permissions for File Request Feature

    Love the new file request feature and can be very useful in my org. We would like to see a different approach for access and not have to enable anyone with a link access. We would like the specific people sharing option, to lock whom the request stays with. I does not seem secure that I can forward that link to another use to upload whatever they want.

    13 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Add a way to hide OneDrive for Business activity

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business のアクティビティを非表示とする機能を追加してほしい
    Add a way to hide OneDrive for Business activity


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business のアクティビティに、だれがいつ編集したか履歴が表示され、履歴をクリックすると編集した人の情報が表示される。(この情報は共有相手にも表示される)
    アクティビティを非表示にする機能を追加してほしい。

    The history of who edited which files is held in the OneDrive for Business activity information and clicking on items in the history will show information about the user who made that edit. (This information is also shown to users with whom the file is shared).
    Please allow us to hide the activity information.

    13 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Allow us to control editing by users who are shared the notebook in a pat of OneNote notebook

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneNote ノートブック上の一部の箇所のみ、配布したユーザーが編集できないようにしたい。
    Allow us to control editing by users who are shared the notebook in a pat of OneNote notebook


    ■Description(内容):
    OneNote ノートブックでテンプレートを作成し、ユーザーにそのテンプレートをもとに編集していただく運用を予定しているため、作成者が記入したテンプレートの箇所のみ他のユーザーが編集できない機能の実装をお願いします。

    I created template in OneNote notebook and share it with other users and ask users to edit based on the template. Therefore, I would like to see the feature to control editing the template part by users to avoid the template will be edited by users who are not the template owner.

    13 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Display simple the used storage size of libraries synched with local PC

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    ローカル PC と同期しているライブラリの容量を分かりやすく表示する機能について

    Display simple the used storage size of libraries synched with local PC


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business 同期クライアントで同期しているデータの容量を確認する際に、同期フォルダーのプロパティに表示されるサイズやディスク上のサイズ、同期クライアントの設定画面など、様々箇所に容量が表示される。
    現在、同期フォルダーのプロパティに正確な数値が表示されない場合やクラウド上のドキュメント ライブラリの容量と差異があり、容量の確認が難しい。
    同期しているドキュメント ライブラリの容量を簡単に確認できるよう改善してほしい。

    To confirm the consumed storage size of data which is synched with OneDrive for Business Sync client, there are many places the data to be displayed. For example, we can check the size in Sync folder properties, or on a disk, or in settings in Sync client, etc.
    Currently it is hard to confirm the storage size because sometimes the properties in Sync folder does not show the correct value (we noticed…

    12 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. it would be amazing if it proactively searched for duplicate files: by name/date/size/type & facial recognition & told location of ea. file

    its almost impossible to go back and clean up old photo albums when multiple kids have shared folders and photo streams and cloud albums, and then thumb drives, archive and mass external storage drives. it would be amazing if one drive (regardless of whether you are on the app or website), proactively searched for file duplicates, using a minimum of 5 different search criteria (size, type, date, name, facial recognition...) and temporarily segregated them, for review & acknowledgement of various locations where the document resides. Option to erase duplicates, compress image, leave as is, move, and so on would be…

    12 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Search result include the files other user shared with me again

    Recently when I searching for some files and folder I remember someone shared with me, results only shows files in my own storage.
    So I starting to view through lots of folders and finally found it, but it took so long and just a waste of time.
    Hope the FULL search will back soon.

    12 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Subfolders in OneDrive albums

    I miss the possibility to create subfolders for (photo) albums in OneDrive.
    FOR EXAMPLE:
    Album "Travel"
    America (subfolder of folder "Travel")
    New York (subfolder of folder "America")
    Florida (subfolder of folder "America")
    Chicago (subfolder of folder "America")
    Or for example:

    Album "Kids' Pictures"
    Michael (subfolder of folder "Kids' Pictures")
    2015 (subfolder of folder "Michael")
    01 January (subfolder of folder "2015")
    02 February (subfolder of folder "2015")
    ...
    2016 (subfolder of folder "Michael")
    01 January (subfolder of folder "2016")
    02 February (subfolder of folder "2016")
    ...
    Mia (subfolder of folder "Kids' Pictures")
    2018 (subfolder of folder "Mia")
    01 January (subfolder of…

    12 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Provide the ability to synchronise from PC's on local LAN before traversing to internet

    If I have a PC that has all the OneDrive content synced (especially Documents and Pictures), and I want to have the same files available (with or without taking space on that PC), to another PC(s) the sync should occur through my local LAN, not over the internet connection. This will save Megabytes or Gigabytes of WAN traffic, thus decreasing the time required to sync, plus also make files available to devices that may normally need to sync through a metered connection.

    12 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 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.

    12 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Enable displaying the list of files whose file path length exceeds the upper limit

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    ファイル パスの長さが上限値を超えているファイルを一覧で確認する機能について。

    Enable displaying the list of files whose file path length exceeds the upper limit


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint Online および OneDrive for Business 上のアイテムをファイル移行ツールにて移行する際にファイル パスの長さが上限値を超えている場合、ファイルの追加が行えない場合がある。
    この動作を回避するために、ファイル パスの長さが上限値を超えているファイルと、ファイルの場所の一覧を確認または出力できる機能について実装をお願い致します。

    We are aware that sometimes users cannot add a file when migrating items on SharePoint Online/OneDrive for Business by using SharePoint Migration Tool because the file path length exceeds the limit.

    In order to check the file path length before the migration, it will be great if you could provide us a feature that allows confirming and/or exporting the list…

    11 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Allow us to fix Excel files as “read only” when using sync client of OneDrive for Business

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business の同期クライアント利用時に Excel ファイルを読み取り専用に固定する機能の実装希望
    Allow us to fix Excel files as “read only” when using sync client of OneDrive for Business


    ■Description(内容):
    現時点での動作では OneDrive for Business の同期クライアント利用時に Excel ファイルを完全に読み取り専用にすることが出来ない。チェックアウトを行うことで読み取り専用とすることが可能だが、頻繁に編集を行うファイルの場合は、工数が多くかかり運用に適していない。以前は読み取り専用での利用ができていたため、読み取り専用に固定し利用ができるよう機能拡充を希望します。

    When we use sync client of OneDrive for Business, not all the Excel files will be “read only”.

    Check out feature is able to make files as read only, but it takes a lot of time and increased workload to use this feature for the file we use frequently.

    Formerly files became “read only” when multiple users open the one file, so we would like…

    11 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Allow sharing files by using verification code when performing external sharing from Outlook 2016

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    Outlook 2016 にて外部共有を行う際に認証コードの方法で共有を可能にすることを要望

    Allow sharing files by using verification code when performing external sharing from Outlook 2016


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business 上に保存しているファイルを Outlook 2016 の "OneDrive リンクとして共有" し、"アクセス許可の変更" の選択項目に認証コードで共有を行える様に機能の追加を要望します。また、OneDrive for Business の共有方法と異なるのは混乱を招くため、統一して欲しいです。

    We would like to share the files saved on OneDrive for Business via Outlook 2016 “Share as a OneDrive link” menu by using verification code. Therefore, please add an option that allows sharing files by using verification code to “Edit Permission” menu in Outlook 2016.

    In addition to that, we hope you to unify the way of sharing in OneDrive for Business and Outlook…

    11 votes
    Vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)
    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
1 2 5 7 9 36 37
  • Don't see your idea?

OneDrive Sharing & Collaboration

Categories

Feedback and Knowledge Base