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  1. Allow users to share everything when sharing folder.

    Today when sharing a folder with a user, the user would not see some of the files contained in that folder. Files that are not visible to users are previously shared with others by sharing those individual files. All files that had not been individually shared are fine and the user having folder level access see them.

    This is an inheritance issue.

    This might be "working as intended" but it would be helpful to have a checkbox on the folder level Share dialog to allow users to share everything under that folder including unique permission items.

    Similar to what we…

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  2. Provide the feature that allows syncing only on specific PCs without joining those PCs to specific domains

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    ドメイン管理を行っていない環境で、特定の端末のみ同期を許可する機能の実装について。

    Provide the feature that allows syncing only on specific PCs without joining those PCs to specific domains


    ■Description(内容):
    一部の PC 端末のみ、同期を許可する設定を行う場合、OneDrive 管理センター内の [同期] から、 "指定のドメインに参加している PC 上でのみ同期を許可する" にて、ドメインに参加した PC のみ、同期を許可することが可能。
    ドメイン管理が行えない環境にて、同様に特定の端末の同期を許可したいが、現時点では機能がないことを確認。
    そのため、ドメイン管理が行えない環境でも、特定の端末のみ同期を許可し、他の端末は同期が行えないよう制御できる機能の実装をお願いいたします。

    To make sure that users sync OneDrive files only on some specific PCs, you can configurate OneDrive to sync only on PCs that are joined to the specific domains by selecting “Allow syncing only on computers joined to specific domains” options from [Sync] in OneDrive Admin center.

    We would like to allow only specific PCs to sync in case we are not able…

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  3. Regarding the upload size limit for each file in OneDrive for Business

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    アップロードの上限容量について

    Regarding the upload size limit for each file in OneDrive for Business


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business において 1 ファイルごとのアップロード上限を変更できる機能が欲しい

    Enable changing the upload size limit for each file in OneDrive for Business
    Thank you for your continued support.

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  4. OneDrive client for Linux

    Many organisations employ the use of multiple Operating system environments for client facing services whilst also utilising the most out of their Office 365 / Microsoft 365 subscriptions. Unfortunately there are OneDrive sync clients for all but Linux.

    Granted Linux is a broad term, and for me personally I am looking for a native Linux client in the same sense as the MS Teams native Linux client.

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  5. Deleted shared folders are continued to be displayed for the other party in OneDrive for Business

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business にて削除した共有済みフォルダーが共有相手側に表示され続ける動作について
    Deleted shared folders are continued to be displayed for the other party in OneDrive for Business


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business 上のフォルダーを削除すると、所有者の OneDrive for Business 画面からは即時に消えるが、該当のフォルダーを共有されてた共有相手側からは、[自分と共有] にフォルダーの名前が表示されたままとなっている。
    共有相手側からも即時に消えるよう改善してほしい。​
    When folders in OneDrive for Business are deleted, those folders will disappear immediately on the owner's OneDrive for Business screen, but the names for those same folders will continue to be displayed in "Shared With Me" on the shared party's side.
    Please correct this so that those folders will disappear immediately on the shared party's side as well.

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  6. Notify shared users when files/photos added to shared folder

    Users are notified when a folder is shared with them. But if files/photos are added after the folder has been shared the user is not notified that there is something new to look at.
    A good example is sharing a photo album with family where photos would be added to the album over time.

    Can some option be added to notify shared users when a folder has had new items added to it?

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  7. Enable checking sharing status of items on OneDrive for Business via Explorer

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    エクスプローラーから共有の状態を確認できる機能の追加を希望

    Enable checking sharing status of items on OneDrive for Business via Explorer


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business 上に保存されているアイテムを別のユーザーに共有している状態、および別のユーザーから共有されている状態をエクスプローラーから確認できる機能の追加を希望いたします。エクスプローラー上の同期フォルダーから共有設定が行えるため、エクスプローラー上で完結できる機能を希望いたします。

    I hope you to implement the feature that can check the sharing status of item on OneDrive for Business via Explorer, both items shared by me and items shared by other users.

    The sharing settings can be done by sync folders on Explorer so that I hope that the checking sharing status should be able to be completed within the Explorer as well.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  8. About changing the location of a shared sync folder

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    共有を受けた同期フォルダーの保存先変更について
    About changing the location of a shared sync folder


    ■Description(内容):
    現状においては、共有を受けたフォルダーに対し同期設定を行った場合、<会社名> のフォルダーが作成され、その配下に共有先同期フォルダーが作成されるが、保存先の変更が行えない動作である。
    共有を受けた同期フォルダーの保存先を、ユーザーの任意で変更できるように機能の拡張を希望します。
    Currently, when the sync setting is made to a shared folder, <Company Name> of the folder is created, and the shared sync folder is created under it, but the save location cannot be changed.
    I would like the feature to be extended so that users can optionally change where to save the shared sync folders.

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  9. We want to maintain the access permissions when moving files

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    ファイルを移動する際に権限を維持したい
    We want to maintain the access permissions when moving files


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business にて他のユーザーと共有しているファイルを SharePoint Online に移動する際に、権限を維持したまま移動できる機能を実装してほしい。
    現在はファイルを移動する際に改めて移動先での権限設定や、リンクの再発行を行う必要があるため、移動元で利用している共有リンクから引き続きアクセスできるようにしてほしい。
    Please implement a feature that allows users to move files from OneDrive for Business that are shared with other users to SharePoint Online while maintaining the permissions.
    Currently when files are moved permission settings need to be set for the destination and links need to be reissued, so we hope that users can continue to access from the shared link used at the source.

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  10. Expand the feature of Multi-GEO

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    Multi-Geo機能にて JPN から EUR に変更したユーザーの OneDrive for Business で、コンテンツ検索の検索結果プレビューが行えない。

    Expand the feature of Multi-GEO


    ■Description(内容):
    Multi-Geo機能にて JPN から EUR に変更したユーザーの OneDrive for Business に対してコンテンツ検索を行い、検索結果プレビューを行おうとしたが、エラーが表示され行えない。
    調査の結果、Exchange Online のテナントが日本のデータセンターに存在する場合、今回の操作は現在サポートされていないと確認した。
    Exchange Online のテナントが日本のデータセンターに存在する場合でも、検索結果プレビューが行えるように機能の追加をしてほしい。

    We would like to inform you about the problem we are facing after we have changed the region of OneDrive for Business contents from JPN to EUR by using Multi-GEO. We are now receiving an error when attempting contents search to OneDrive for Business, and the search result preview cannot be displayed.

    As we investigated this problem, we found out that the action we were trying…

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  11. 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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  12. 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,…

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  13. 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.

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  14. '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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  15. 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.

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  16. Allow Remove photos from Shared Album

    It should be possible to Remove photos from a Shared Album. Shared Albums, with Editable permissions, only allows to Add photos, but not Remove photos from it.
    If I want to create a Shared Album from a folder with a huge amount of photos, to be able to get help from other users on deciding the final list of photos to be printed, whilst not changing the photos on the initial folder, this functionality would be required. It would allow collaboratively work on a Shared Album, without affecting the original set of Photos. A possible approach for this would be…

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  17. 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.

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  18. 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.

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  19. 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.

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  20. 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.

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