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How can we improve sharing and collaboration in OneDrive across all experiences??

Sharing between OneDrive Personal and OneDrive for Business

One should be able to share a file from a OneDrive Personal Account to a OneDrive for Business Account.

Right now, the shared file doesn't appear in the receivers Business Account, but only in the Personal Account. But that is useless for people using Business primarily.


A private person owns a OneDrive Personal Account. He/She wants to share project files to a company, which will then work with these files. Sadly the files don't appear in the OneDrive for Business Account of the employee of the company, but they appear in the employees personal Account and mix up with his family pictures, music, whatever. If the company doesnt allow their employees to use their personal accounts when they are on the job, the employee wont be able to do the project and the company would have to reject the customer.

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  • phil commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    My school just switched to OneDrive business but now we cant share folders from our personal onedrive accounts to our business ones - advise please!

  • UdoJ commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hi MS

    That's really a feature our customers are waiting for. Not everyone is using an O365 account where sync is already possible.


  • iJohnnyCash commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yeah I need this feature also!!
    I can't even exchange files between my university and personal account!

    But we as user, we have to admit that this is also a security holes. What if the policy of company is very strict and doesn't want to allow any external movement of the files, for example if you are not at least in a specific rank/position.

  • Roland commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please sort this out. I've heard of several people who have moved back to Dropbox because of this pointless restriction!

  • Henry M. commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I was sharing a folder using my One Drive Business Account but then someone using One Drive Personal is not able to Sync the folder into the account. How can we solved this ? People wants to have it in the computer not online....

  • Nils commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes this is needed in the sharing world of 2018.... this we really need please work on it!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please can we get this, I have migrated to Onedrive for Business and it is causing issues with sharing.

  • [Deleted User] commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is still a problem that has caused me a 10h synchronizing all to Bussines account only to understand that other people dont have it and will not be able to share files so I have to go back to privat account and use it for bussines other ways cant recaive invited to other people folders

  • Paul Staal commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    any Update? A friend consider to move to onedrive but at the moment I can not advise him positively.

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