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  1. One Time Download Link

    This option is already offered by other sharing files options. It is very useful if you want to share a file only with one person so after he downloaded the file the link is not working anymore.

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  2. OneDrive space for a company or group should be able to be combined

    OneDrive space of a member of a group is limited to 1 TB. The enterprise admin should be given the opportunity to combine these spaces to a larger volume, where a shared and well-organized library can be placed, instead of users sharing different items located in own OneDrive spaces and then also allocate smaller spaces then 1 TB to users.

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  3. Allow individual external settings in Office 365 admin center

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    Office 365 管理センターにてユーザーの外部共有が反映しない

    Allow individual external settings in Office 365 admin center


    ■Description(内容):
    Office 365 管理センターからアクティブなユーザーを指定し、 "OneDrive の設定 " から 外部共有を個別に制限すると、画面上反映されたように見えるも画面を更新すると元の設定に戻ってしまう。
    PowerShell コマンドレットにて同様の設定が可能も、ブラウザー上からの操作が反映しないため、改善してほしい。

    As we pick an active user on Office 365 admin center and turn on external sharing individually on OneDrive for Business settings, it seems like it’s properly applied. No errors, everything looks nice while external sharing is actually not applied as I refresh the screen.

    For improvement of usability and manageability, allow individual external settings on a browser, without using PowerShell cmdlet.

    Thank you for your consideration.

    7 votes
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  4. Allow specifying the past date to confirm the used storage data for each user

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    過去の日付を指定して、ユーザー毎の使用済み記憶領域を確認したい。

    Allow specifying the past date to confirm the used storage data for each user


    ■Description(内容):
    Admin center > レポート> 使用状況 > OneDrive の利用状況画面 から
    詳細のエクスポートによって、エクスポート実施した時点のユーザーごとの利用状況を確認できるが
    日付の指定ができないため、過去の時点での利用状況を確認ができない。

    As we navigate to Admin Center>Reports>Usage>OneDrive usage, it is possible to confirm the usage status for each user at the time by exporting details.
    However, we are not able to confirm the usage status at the past time because it is not possible to specify the date.

    For that reason, it will be great if we could specify the past date to and confirm the size of used storage…

    7 votes
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  5. Display the process of the updates and the number of remaining files until it is completed via App.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名): OneDrive アプリからファイルをアップロードする際の表示について

    Display the process of the updates and the number of remaining files until it is completed via App.


    ■Description(内容): ​​
    ​現在のOneDrive アプリのファイルのアップロードと自動アップロード機能は、ファイル数が多量の場合に「アップロード中」の表示が消える。残りファイル数が表示されないことで、所用時間や、アップロードが完了したことを確認できないという困難があります。
    そのため、アップロードが完了するまではプロセスが進行中である旨の表示と残りのファイル数を視覚的に確認できるよう機能を改善して欲しい。​

    For now, OneDrive app's file upload/auto-uploading feature confirms that the “Uploading” is not displaying if there are many files existed. By not displaying the number of remaining files, there is a difficulty to confirm the required time and upload completion timing by users.

    Please add the feature that the user can be visually confirmed by displays for the process is ongoing and the number of remaining files until the upload is…

    6 votes
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  6. Automatic upload

    I think you should add the option to automatically upload any clip or a screenshot from Xbox to one drive without uploading them one by one

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  7. Allow same access options in File Request as in file sharing

    File Request feature is fantastic and has been very much needed. Thank you for implementing this feature. However, when I test it out, I noticed that access privilege settings are not as granular as file shares. For example, in deciding who has the privilege to upload the files, I am given the option to copy the link or to email someone the link. The latter doesn't even send a separate email with access code (which happens when you share a file with an email address). I can see the more relaxed approach in requesting for files as those receiving the…

    6 votes
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  8. Stop automatically sharing Office Lens files

    All files scanned with Office Lens are automatically shared with me. This could be hundets of files. There is no overwiew anymore in OneDrive and shared files. I want to disable automatically sharing for Office Lens. Actually I have to remove access file per file after scanning.

    6 votes
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  9. A feature to automate the search all the files shared with one specific user on OneDrive in order to stop all files shared with them.

    A feature to automate the search all the files shared with one specific user on OneDrive in order to stop all files shared with them.

    6 votes
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  10. Sharing excel file by embedding with disabling download link

    I want to share an excel file by embedding links with the users with facility only to see and and edit the file but are not able to download file. I have tried it through onedrive embed facility, but users are able to download the file through open workbook online facility. However, while creating embed link on onedrive, onedrive asks whether to prevent downloading the file, but it is of no use, because the same link is always available on right hand side of the file when it is opened online by the user.
    It is requested to the team…

    6 votes
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  11. Make shared folders visible for third party applications

    Hey, me and my partner have little problem with sharing files that are meant to be used by third party app. The app uses OneDrive as a storage and we want to use one folder to share files and expand its content together. But in application folder is avaliable only on my account (as an owner). My partner on the other hand can't access the folder via mentioned application, but she can add content that I can access. So the problem is probably that she's not the owner of the folder and we can't set up 2 owners, so the…

    6 votes
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  12. Download Shared file instead of open it online

    When you send a single file, allow users to download them instead of opening the file on Excel/power point/word online. That's a pain when you receive a large file and have to wait long to let it open and then download it or open it on your desktop.

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  13. Block a security group from sharing

    As a school we would like to have the ability to prevent students from sharing out of their OneDrive for Business. They are in a security group, so being able to limit sharing by group would be great.

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  14. Sharing with a can comment option

    Please add the option to share a file or folder with the view settings but with an option that would allow me to toggle people adding comments. Google drive has this functionality and it's very useful when sharing files that require a technical background to edit but require feedback from non technical people.

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  15. Generate SHARE LINK in advance ahead of time like DropBox!

    I hate the fact that oneDrive has to wait for the file to be uploaded before a link is ready to share. This forces people like me to WAIT till that upload is finish in order to generate a share link.

    In many other Cloud Sharing solutions like DropBox, the flow is much better.

    As soon as you add a file in the ShareFolder, a share link is ready to be copy-pasted right away and if the other party visits that link and the file isn't done uploaded yet, it simply tells the user that the file is still uploading.…

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  16. Add the function to specify the sharing range

    I would like to publish PowerPoint files saved on OneDrive on website created with WordPress, but not to allow viewers to copy or download my file.
    I would like to share the content, not the skill (e.g. how to create animations, )that is needed to creat the file.

    So, I hope that OneDrive add a function to specify the sharing range if you publish files using embed code or shared link URL.

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  17. Share Links that Open Directly Into Office Desktop

    Create a feature to allow users to share OneDrive links that open directly in Office Desktop rather than Office Online

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  18. Shared Folder

    It would be nice to know if the files inside a shared folder are downloaded, and / or if they are modified

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  19. Multiple unique share links for a file

    We would like the ability to create multiple randomized public download links for a single file. Each link can have its own separate password or link expiration.

    This would allow you to control access to a file to individuals not a part of your organization through different links, instead of creating a single link with global permissions for everybody.

    It also opens up the door for other features, such as limiting the number of downloads and notifying a user that a file has been downloaded while still being able to share with multiple people.

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  20. Make co-authoring (syncing) work

    Currently, the co-authoring function works poorly on the Window Word client. The syncing lags significantly and it is so bad that real-time co-authoring is virtually impossible due to the text not showing up in real time, causing the texts to be locked. Moreover, whenever someone types more into the document before the slow syncing completes, conflicting copies of the same documents would be created and the OneDrive client will relentlessly ask me to choose an action to resolve this, and then only lead to losing information on either of the copies.
    Please fix real-time co-authoring.

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