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  1. Show onedrive standalone 100gb plan in app

    When I want to upgrade my basic onedrive account, I'm being suggested only the Microsoft 365 personal/family plans and not the standalone 100gb plan. I had to go to Microsoft browser to subscribe to my desired plan - standalone 100gb.
    I find this misleading as unaware users are being directed to costlier plans without even being notified about the other cheaper plan.
    Is this part of funneling customers to the higher priced plans?
    I agree with the premium versions, you get extra productivity tools but for users like me who need only a secure storage space, this is quite misleading!

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  2. Is to le my PC see the person on remote desktop APPS? I bet if so, will you provide me with a support link

    Is to le my PC see the person on remote desktop APPS? I bet if so, will you provide me with a support link

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  3. Change your widget.

    Stop putting a "memory" photo on the widget automatically. I hate it and don't want it. I also don't like some coder in California decided what a memory is for me. I also don't want a widget rummaging around in my Photos. It's offensive and an assault on my privacy. I don't need to store my photos in OneDrive. I have other cloud tools to store my photos. What I want from OneDrive is a place to store the items I want to store there and access them where and where I want. I've been doing that with the app…

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  4. Ransomware Protection. Only Major Public Cloud provide not to provide data encryption at rest is OneDrive

    Microsoft OneDrive is the only insecure personal storage out of GoogleDrive, Dropbox not to encrypt the data at risk to prevent ransomware. Everyone should demand this. 2 Factor authentication is not enough. check any of the top 5 providers to see they all offer 2 Factor and data encryption at risk for the free tier of personal storage.

    This needs to be fixed ASAP. Please upvote to protect yourself.

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  5. Regarding getting file lists of One Drive for Business

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    One Drive for Business のファイル一覧の取得について
    Regarding getting file lists of One Drive for Business


    ■Description(内容):
    各ユーザーのファイルの保存用に One Drive for Business を利用している
    個人の利用しているファイルを管理するのに、One Drive for Business にある全ユーザーのファイルの一覧を取得する機能を追加希望

    We use One Drive for Business to store each user's files.

    Please add a function to get lists of files of all users in One Drive for Business in order to manage files used by individuals.

    4 votes
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  6. Disable OneDrive Completely

    I need this asap please! Have the ability to disable OneDrive completely from automatically uploading at start of new pc or fresh install. From the Microsoft account page. Ability to turn on and off from pc even acknowledging that you have a OneDrive account.

    3 votes
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  7. Provide a method to delegate access to a beneficiary upon death, like Google's Inactive Account Manager

    OneDrive accounts may contain very sensitive and important information, especially when combined with the use of the Personal Vault. For instance, if you store your will in your Personal Vault, then upon your death or presumed death a beneficiary should have a method to automatically gain access to your account. Google accomplishes this with the Inactive Account Manager. It is not sufficient that a family member can submit legal documentation as I should have the ability to decide who gets access to my account and when, and I can choose to accept the liability that comes with that decision.

    9 votes
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  8. Allow the programatic management of OneDrive permissions

    We have retention policies on OneDrive for legal reasons.
    We sync from an on-prem AD so when someone leaves and then returns after their account has been hard deleted from AzureAD,
    OneDrive retains the old object GUIDS but only displays the display name in the SharePoint GUI.
    This makes it very hard to proactively manage when you have several hundred staff/student turnover each year and no way to identify these sorts of errors and correct before it becomes a problem.

    3 votes
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  9. Simultaneous login and file syncs with more than 1 OneDrive accounts

    I’m sure I am far from unique in that I and my family have multiple OneDrive accounts. For example a personal instance, a family instance and child instances. One of the great frustrations is the inability to see multiple locations without the greater inconvenience of logging out and back in. I also believe people would want to sync more than one account to a device (e.g. a personal instance and a family instance).

    I am certain that this inability means MSFT looses accounts as it forces folks to have accounts across multiple app’s (e.g. Personal on OneDrive, family on Google…

    1 vote
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  10. Display of contact cards

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    連絡先カードの表示について
    Display of contact cards


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business 内のファイルを複数のユーザーに共有している場合、ファイルのアクティビティよりユーザー間で連絡先カードの情報が確認できる。
    ユーザー間で連絡先カードのアドレスや、組織情報を確認できないようにする機能の追加を希望します。

    When a file on OneDrive for Business is being shared with several users, it is possible to see the contact card information for those users from the file activity.
    Please add a way to prevent information on contact cards such as mail addresses and company information being made visible to other users in this way.

    7 votes
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  11. Restrict external access to only OneDrive for Business

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business のみ社外からのアクセスを制御する機能について
    Restrict external access to only OneDrive for Business


    ■Description(内容):
    現在、社外から OneDrive for Business へのアクセス制御は IP アドレスの制御を実施することで可能である。
    しかしながら、上記設定を行った場合、SharePoint Online への制御もされてしまう動作となる。
    そのため、社外から SharePoint Online へのアクセスは可能なまま OneDrive for Business のみ 社外からのアクセスを制御可能な機能の拡充を要望します。

    Currently, it is possible to restrict external access to OneDrive for Business using IP restrictions.
    However, if these settings are used, access to SharePoint Online is also restricted accordingly.
    Therefore, please add a way to restrict external access to OneDrive for Business while still allowing it for SharePoint Online.

    4 votes
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  12. Add the ability to hide recipients of shared files/folders in emails in the 'To' field

    At the moment when sharing files externally external users see who else the items are shared with in the 'To' field. This is a problem when we don't want all external users knowing who we have shared stuff with. Can an option be added to display this so only the recipient is shown? I believe there is way to add users to a BCC lists using PS but with the amount of external users we send to this is not a practical solution.

    1 vote
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  13. Need to block OneDrive services but allow SharePoint.

    Need the ability to block access to OneDrive but allow SharePoint services.

    3 votes
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  14. Add the option to exclude file types from being backed up instead of blocking

    We need the ability to exclude files from being synced. Blocking them generates errors and warnings for the end users which freak them out. We either need the ability to silently block file types or just exclude them from syncing. We have this issue specifically with Microsoft Teams generating shortcuts that then get synchronised everywhere else.

    26 votes
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  15. Storage

    On our subscription, we have 6TB - 1TB for 6 people each. We are only using 2, but there is no way to combine storage so it would be 2TB on one account, and the rest are 1TB each, now only 5 accounts.

    14 votes
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  16. Increase amount of paid storage and lower the price.

    1 TB of storage is great, but there are times when we need a lot more (pictures, videos, etc.). We can buy additional storage up to 2 TB, but this is often not enough. I have two requests:
    1. Allow M365 subscribers to purchase more than a total of 2 TB (perhaps up to 5 TB).
    2. Reduce the price for storage so that the 5TB plan is $10/mo--e.g., 2 TB plan is $4/mo, 3 TB plan is $6/mo, 4 TB plan is $8/mo, and 5TB plan is $10/mo.

    The current pricing of extra storage for OneDrive doesn't make sense.…

    3 votes
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  17. Increase F1/F3 ODFB Storage Limit from 2GB to 100GB or more

    Increase F1/F3 ODFB Storage Limit from 2GB to 100GB or more. 2GB is not enough storage for field users and trying to engineer solutions around this limit is time-consuming and inefficient.

    12 votes
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  18. MFA support for OneDrive sync client

    Azure B2B guest user cannot use the OneDrive sync client, because the client does not support Multi-Factor-Authentication (MFA)!

    Please implement MFA for the B2B sync for OneDrive.

    47 votes
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  19. The ability to Delete Folders that aren't empty.

    By default you cannot delete folders in One Drive that aren't empty. This can be a huge pain especially when a user accidentally syncs a folder that should have been excluded (eg. 'C:\Users\UserName\Documents\MobaXTerm\ '). In order to delete the folder, I have to use a PowerShell script that recursively removes all of the sub-files and sub-folders (see attached).

    9 votes
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  20. Option to automatically delete oldest versions when running out of space

    Include an option to automatically delete the oldest versions of files when OneDrive runs out of space, similar to the "previous versions" feature in Windows.

    Even though the total size of all of my files in OneDrive for Business is 140 GB, well under the 1 TB limit, I ran out of room because of older versions of several large files I have that change daily. I wanted to keep at least a few versions of each file so I had to go to each of the files and manually delete most of the older versions one by one, which…

    3 votes
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