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  1. Add ability to extend expiration date for shared links

    I always set an expiration date when sharing files/folders (especially anonymously). I tend to set these expiration dates in the near future. It would be nice to be able to extend these as necessary.

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  2. Provide embed code in share options

    In addition to the share link, provide embed codes for files stored in OneDrive, for use in Forms, websites, etc.

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  3. "Request files" is not available

    If I try to use "Request File" that was rolled out in November 2019,
    The message "Anyone links with folder edit" needs to be enabled " is displayed and is not available.

    My organization doesn't currently allow “anyone with tne link".
    Imagine a scene where many members in an organization submit reports to OneDrive.
    In the case of a shared folder, participants can view each other's reports,
    which creates risks such as data tampering and accidentally deleting other people's files,
    which is not good.

    If “Request files” are available in your organization, the problem will be solved.
    I hope the…

    17 votes
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  4. Request File Feature button should be HIDDEN if disabled

    The new Request File Feature requires Anonymous link sharing. If this is disable the button still appears and instead provides users with an error, making them think the feature is broken. The Request Files button should be hidden or grayed out if unavailable.

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  5. Allow us to control share candidates at OneDrive for Business.

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    ■Title(件名):
    Outlook on the Web 側でユーザーが登録した外部の連絡先情報が、OneDrive for Business 上に表示される。
    Allow us to control share candidates at OneDrive for Business.


    ■Description(内容):
    Outlook on the Web 側で各ユーザーが登録した連絡先の情報が、OneDrive for Business でアイテムの共有を行う際に検索候補に表示される。
    Graph API の API コール処理による検索で、OneDrive for Business 側に Outlook on the Web 側で登録した情報が表示されていることを確認したが、OneDrive for Business の検索結果に Outlook on the Web 側のユーザー情報を表示させたくないため、本機能をオフに設定できるように機能の実装をお願いします。

    If a user adds contacts from Outlook on the Web, those contacts are shown as a share candidate on OneDrive for Business.

    I understand API call processing by Graph API for the search shows those contacts information on OneDrive for Business.

    However, I would like to hide contacts…

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  6. Allow global admins to restrict downloading the OneDrive for Business data

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    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business のデータのダウンロードの制御について

    Allow global admins to restrict downloading the OneDrive for Business data


    ■Description(内容):
    全体管理者が、テナント内のユーザーの OneDrive for Business に保存しているデータのダウンロードを制御する機能を搭載してほしい。

    Please implement the feature that allows global admins to restrict downloading data saved in OneDrive for Business of users in their tenant.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  7. Provide a feature to upload screenshots to OneDrive for Business automatically

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    ■Title(件名):
    スクリーン ショットを自動的に OneDrive for Business 上にアップロードする機能を実装してほしい

    Provide a feature to upload screenshots to OneDrive for Business automatically


    ■Description(内容):
    "スクリーン ショットを自動的に OneDrive にアップロードする" 機能について、実装の要望を行いたい。
    これは Microsoft アカウントでサインインして利用する個人用 OneDrive の機能であり、OneDrive for Business と同期した場合についてはこの機能は利用できないので、是非とも OneDrive for Business でも利用できるようにしてほしい。

    I request you to implement a feature to upload screenshots automatically to OneDrive for Business.
    This feature is already available for the personal OneDrive, by signing with a Microsoft account, however, it is not available for OneDrive for Business yet.
     For improvement of usability, it will be very useful if we could have this feature in OneDrive for Business as well.

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  8. Mass file deletion notifications Language

    Mass file deletion notifications in OneDrive for Business and SharePoint are currently sent in the Default Language for the Site not the user's own Language. This is confusing for the end user. It's not possible to change the Default Language after a Site is Created. These notifications should be sent in the Default Language for the User's Profile, not the Site Default.

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  9. Allow admins to manage the permissions of files that users shared in Teams chats

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    Teams のチャットで各ユーザーが共有したファイルの権限をテナント管理者で管理できるようにしたい
    Allow admins to manage the permissions of files that users shared in Teams chat ***************
    ■Description(内容):
    Teams のチャットで共有したファイルは、ユーザーの OneDrive for Business の "Microsoft Teams チャット ファイル" フォルダーに保存されるが、このフォルダーの権限を全ユーザー一括でテナント管理者が変更できるようにしてほしい。
    また、その後各ユーザーが権限を変更できないように設定できる機能を追加してほしい。

    Files shared via Teams chat are stored in the user's OneDrive for Business "Microsoft Teams Chat Files" folder, but I want the tenant admin to be able to change the permissions on this folder for all users at once.
    Also, please add a function that enables a setting to prevent users from changing the permissions after that.

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  10. Pop-up notification function when sharing files on OneDrive for Business

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    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business でファイル共有をするときにポップアップで通知する機能について
    Pop-up notification function when sharing files on OneDrive for Business


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business でファイル共有する際に通知機能を使用しています。
    弊社は、社員が多いためメールの送受信の数も多く、重要なメールと切り分けるために不要なメールは減らしたいと考えております。
    ファイル共有の通知機能をオフにすることで、メールの数を減らすことは実現可能ですが、ファイル共有をしたときに相手側が気づかないことを危惧しており、共有先から返事がない場合に電話で確認するなど 2 度手間になってしまいます。
    共有した際にポップアップだけ表示する機能が追加されることで上記懸念を回避できるかと考えておりますので機能拡充を希望します。

    We use notifications when sharing files on OneDrive for Business.
    There are many employees in the organization, so a lot of mails get sent around, and in order to allow the identification of important mails among them, we want to reduce the number of unnecessary mails being sent.
    If we turn notifications for file sharing off, then the number of mails will certainly be reduced, but there is then a risk that…

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  11. Ability to designate users to share content with using wildcards

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    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive でワイルドカードで共有相手を指定したい
    Ability to designate users to share content with using wildcards


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business で共有相手を指定する際に、ドメインやワイルドカードで指定して共有できる機能の追加を希望します。
    When selecting who to share items on OneDrive for Business with, we would like a function whereby we are able to specify users using domains and wildcards.

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  12. Allow the sync directory to be changed for individual folders on OneDrive for Business

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    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business でフォルダー単位で同期場所を変更できるような機能の拡充要望
    Allow the sync directory to be changed for individual folders on OneDrive for Business


    ■Description(内容):
    現在の機能として、OneDrive for Business はアカウント単位での同期が基本となっているため、同期場所の変更はアカウント単位で行う必要があります。OneDrive for Business に保存しているフォルダーごとに、同期場所の変更ができないため、フォルダー単位で同期場所の変更ができるような機能の実装を要望します。

    Currently, syncing is based on individual accounts, and therefore the sync directory can only be changed on a per-account level. Since it is not possible to specify a different sync directory for different folders saved on OneDrive for Business, we would ask that you make this possible.

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  13. Time bound sharing links on all sharing options not just Anonymous

    With anonymous links IT can set a time limit on when a link expires.

    It would be great to be able to set that via an IT admin policy for a maximum and for users to be able to set an expiry on all types of links.

    For internally shared links I would like to see a notification when the link is about to expire with a reminder to move documents to SharePoint if they need to be retained and shared.

    Also to allow them to extend the share for x amount of days.

    This highlights people keeping everything Onedrive

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  14. Delete warning is not good

    The warning when i delete files in SharepointOnline(SPO) lib from OneDrive is not clear enough as i see it. The files delete also deletes files and folders in SPO, and by that deleting files for all users, this should be very clear. We have a lot of users who wants to stop syncing files but do the mistake of deleting files.....

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  15. Tracking shared file access

    I need to know who has accessed the shared files on One Drive- You should have a list of who accessed and or downloaded files and the date.

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  16. Information displayed in the Sharing tab

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    ■Title(件名):
    共有タブの表示機能について
    Information displayed in the Sharing tab


    ■Description(内容):
    One Drive for Business で共有機能を利用していますが、共有タブ内は個人で共有したアイテムのみの表示となっており、グループで共有したアイテムは表示されません。
    グループで共有したアイテムも共有タブに表示可能になるよう機能拡充を希望します。

    We are using the sharing function in OneDrive for Business, but only items shared with individuals are shown in the Sharing tab, not items shared with groups.
    Please add a way to show items shared with groups in the Sharing tab.

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  17. Issue where users cannot share with invited guest users from the sync client

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    ■Title(件名):
    ユーザーが招待したゲストユーザーに、同期クライアントから共有できない事象について
    Issue where users cannot share with invited guest users from the sync client


    ■Description(内容):
    ユーザーがブラウザー上から外部のユーザーをゲストユーザーとして招待したあと、登録されたゲストユーザーへ同期クライアントから共有しようとした場合に、[完全一致が見つかりません] というエラーが表示されて共有出来ない事象が発生する場合があります。回避策はあるものの、管理者側でのゲストユーザーのアカウントを確認したり、共有をブラウザーから行う必要があり、一般ユーザーが外部のユーザーを招待したり同期クライアントからの共有を行うことが多い環境では運用上望ましくありません。
    ゲストユーザーを登録する場合のアカウントを適切に登録する、または同期クライアントから共有の際にメールアドレスで組織内での名前解決が出来るよう機能の改善を希望します。

    There are confirmed issues where sometimes if a user invites an external user as a guest user via the browser, and then attempts to share with that user, now registered as a guest user, using the sync client, the error “Exact match not found” is shown and they cannot share.
    Even though there are workarounds, it is necessary to check guest user accounts on the admin side, and share via the browser, which is not appropriate for an…

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  18. Transfer Ownership of Someone's OneDrive without losing current Shared Permissions

    We have a user who left and I would like to transfer their files to their replacement. I can do that but if I do the current shared permissions that are set on those files will be lost. there should be a way for this to happen without losing those permissions.

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  19. 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…

    15 votes
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  20. 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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