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  1. Allow OneDrive to be a Shared Drive Replacement

    My idea is simple, why create the division between OneDrive and SharePoint? e.g. OneDrive for personal files, SharePoint for sharing?

    It creates confusion for users and begs the question why?

    Why not allow organizations to be flexible with their options, what if you want to have things in a centralized cloud-enabled shared drive for the entire organization, with some basic permissions?

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  2. New option: keep local file

    During a reconnection, if OneDrive can not synchonize a file, it renames the local file by adding the name of the PC and adds the cloud file. Add an option to do the opposite: keep the local file and add the cloud version by adding "-OneDrive"

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  3. Does not work on blackberry 10 anymore

    It was the only cloud drive that worked on blackberry 10 devices until 2019 now it doesn't work

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  4. Correct the behavior when co-authoring Word files in both Word Online and Word 2013 Client at the same time

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    Word 2013 クライアントの共同編集中のユーザーの表示について

    Correct the behavior when co-authoring Word files in both Word Online and Word 2013 Client at the same time


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business に保存している Word ファイルを、Word Online と Word 2013 クライアントで同時に編集をすると、Word 2013 クライアントの共同編集中のユーザーの表示に、同一の Office 365 アカウントが複数表示される事象を改善してほしい。

    When co-authoring a Word file saved in OneDrive for Business in both Word Online and Word 2013 Client at the same time, multiple same Office 365 accounts are displayed on the section of co-authoring users in Word 2013 Client.

    Therefore, I hope you to correct this behavior mentioned above so that users using Word 2013 Client will…

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  5. onedrive should acccess on all my platforms eg Mac tab, Android mobiles, Windows Pcs & Laptops This is not my alone problem its universal B

    onedrive should acccess on all my platforms eg Mac tab, Android mobiles, Windows Pcs & Laptops

    This is not my alone problem its universal
    Be broad minded

    Even though I paid Rs 4954.82 for MS Office my **** new Lenovo IdeaPad Locked its not opening
    Windows installation done by dealer at US but aftet arrival at India I purchased MS Office for my Onedrive udage. Purchase proof attached Now Laptop also locked. No service from your side no one contacted till now. Chatbot is unable to answer my problem Bebroadminded and do the business

    "See the quote above "While we…

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  6. Allow view-only users to see changes in real time?

    A little background:

    We have shared out an Excel file. It is a simple log of parts that are received. This is filled out daily and shared with the Service Department.

    We shared the file to five people. Three people have editing capabilities, though that is just in case the main person(s) is not here. Only one person modifies the file on a regular basis. I used the "Anyone with the link" option. The other two people were set up with "Allow editing" unselected. In both cases, the "Send" option was used.

    What we are running into is that the…

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  7. Incoherent wording and translation in the user interface on Mac and PC

    My Problem: I work on Macs and Win10 PCs. Firstly: The options on the user interfaces are not the same (first flaw). Secondly, they are wrongly translated: In german, there's an option: Speicherplatz freigeben. It did not state, that this will erase my 40 GB of data. What a mess. I expected it to behave like a "defragmentation" for unused file space, not a complete erasure. Please make sure, that the options are the same on these two platforms ant that OneDrive complies with mac-specific data-structures (aborts all copying if it encounters a non complying dataset). Make sure, it is…

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  8. Show users that have been privided a share - When clicking on "Properties" of a Folder

    Users need to be able to see which people have been granted a share on specific folders

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  9. Recent Files

    Have a 'folder' for recent files. Have a time limit in days. To add to this have a 'folder' for each collaborator. We can see work evolution and be able to see what collaborators are working on and the status of the work.

    If you really want to make this powerful allow for a comment on the work. "Jim, this is the latest version for our client approval. Please submit if you approve".

    In summary this is a simple dashboard of current work.

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  10. Allow choosing not to use OneDrive for Business when subscribing licenses.

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    ライセンス契約時に、クラウドサービスを利用をしないように簡易に設定できるような選択肢を設けてほしい。

    Allow choosing not to use OneDrive for Business when subscribing licenses.


    ■Description(内容):
    社内で Office Online を利用したいため、Office ProPlus を契約しているが、OneDrive for Business のクラウド領域は利用させたくないと考えている。
    OneDrive for Business の利用を制限するためだけに SharePoint Online 管理センターからの操作が必要だが、Office Online の利用を主目的としているユーザーに対して、通常利用することがないSharePoint Onlineにアクセスすることは手間がかかり、また不便である。
    当初より OneDrive for Business の利用を希望しないテナントが、運用上 OneDrive for Businessが含まれたプランを選択して契約する場合、初期段階で利用しないサービスを選択し設定できるような機能が欲しい。

    We purchased Office 365 Proplus to use Office Online apps in our organization, however, we don’t want our users to use OneDrive for Business in the cloud.
    We recognize that we can restrict use of OneDrive for the Business from SharePoint Online admin center but for users who are not familiar with SharePoint Online, it won’t…

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  11. Enhance permission levels

    Enhance the permissions to different levels of access 1) View only no download or copy 2) View and download or copy 3)View,download copy and edit

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  13. OneDrive for Business: "Anyone can edit" does NOT, in fact, allow anyone to edit :(

    So when sharing from OneDrive, the default option clearly states "Anyone with the link can edit" and the official documentation (https://support.office.com/en-us/article/share-onedrive-files-and-folders-9fcc2f7d-de0c-4cec-93b0-a82024800c07) states that the intended behaviour of this grants anyone with edit permissions 'copy, move, edit, rename, sharing, deletion' rights.

    A recent change to OneDrive for security reasons has replaced edit permissions with very restrictive 'guest contributor' permissions.

    Can you please remove the wording "Anyone with this link can edit" because the links are guest-contributor links that CANNOT edit, and additionally feature a completely dead Sign-In button, so that even if someone has been specifically granted full edit…

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  14. Need an option to lock sharing and editing option temporarily for about one or two hour without notifying others

    Hi,
    I'm sharing a file at onedrive for editing by multiple user at a time. But is there any option to lock sharing and editing option temporarily for about one or two hour without notifying others? if so how can i do this?

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  15. Allow branding and customization of emails that notify user when a shared link is clicked.

    When a user receives an email that a shared link has been accessed, there is no branding on the email so it appears to be a phishing scam. Would like to add branding to these notifications.

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  16. Granular retention in OneDrive.

    At the moment we have a single overall days of retention when someone leaves.

    We have had on a couple of occasions requirements to extend retention after someone left outside of our policy which is set to the standard 30 days. In this case the person had sensitive data in their Onedrive.

    We do not wish to keep everyone for longer just the ability to keep the data longer on an exception basis.

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  17. Support Linked Excel Files

    Excel on OneDrive doesn't support linked workbooks, i.e. links between workbooks are broken each time OneDrive syncs. This is crazy as so many users have linked workbooks on there desktop machines.

    Microsoft had an enterprise solution that worked in 2005, so why can't you port that across to OneDrive.

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  18. Allow direct export from Onedrive to Snapfish or Shutterfly

    Need to be able to send pictures from OneDrive to Snapfish or shutterfly to be able to make printed albums and photos.

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  19. Share to Youtube account

    Why isn't YouTube an available partner to share video files with? YouTube has a rich API that can be integrated with.

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  20. OneDrive and SharePoint Support for Git Repositories

    Would be really useful if we can leverage OneDrive in conjunction with SharePoint to host Bear Git repositories. We tried creating a Git Bear repository on SharePoint and accessed and shared it through OneDrive but ended up with OneDrive being 'confused' and most of its folders stayed in 'Pending Sync' state. We had consequently removed all Git folders and reinstalled OneDrive to get back to normal.

    Having Git repositories on SharePoint Online and accessing it through OneDrive would give developers a great cloud based Git environment !!

    Salam

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