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  1. Disable external OneDrive sharing per user

    Disable external OneDrive sharing per user

    When users leave our company, we want to disable external sharing on that user only. In the O365 Admin console there is an option for this. However, the setting is overwritten by the tenant settings.
    We need more granular control on external sharing

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    • Add extra storage to OneDrive user

      Using a Office 365 Home subscription, you get 1 TB OneDrive space for each user - currently 6 users in total. I suggest making it possible to increase the storage for each user, surely for an extra fee or montly cost or similar. As it is now, users has no chance adding extra TB and therefore they are stock at 1 TB.

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      • Automatic Site/Group Joining

        Need a way for admins to automatically assign SharePoint / Group Document Libraries to sync to user OneDrive Clients. These are often used to replace old "Network Shares"

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        • Prevent Download - Shared files - eg: .m4a files

          The option to prevent download of shared files only works on a select few file formats. If i upload an m4a file to onedrive and set it so no one can download it, users are still able to download the file.

          Google Drive have got it right - files that cannot be played in the browser cannot be downloaded to the user's device.

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          • A businessplan for one user and at least 5 TB of storage

            Small datadriven businesses still often need more than 1 TB of storage, but it is not viable to pay for 5 userlicenses.

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            • OneDrive Notification when Freezing for Inactivity

              Hi,

              It would be nice to receive a notification when you are about to freeze my OneDrive account for inactivity. Moreover, I was using it. The app is installed on my phone and my laptop. I have files stored, that I some times look at. I suspect you consider me inactive just because I did not change the contents of the folder, but that doesn't mean I am not using it.

              I was reinstalling my OS, and when I tried to login to the OneDrive app, it said I have to go to the website. The website told me that…

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              • Allow Manager Access on Disable instead of Delete of AAD Account

                We would like the option to grant the manager access to a OneDrive when a user account is disabled (Sign-In Blocked) rather than deleted. We leave accounts disabled for 30 days so we need to manually grant access to managers.

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                • Improve alert policies with URLs for OneDrive for Business

                  *English follows Japanese

                  ■Title(件名):

                  OneDrive for Business の通知ポリシーについて
                  Improve alert policies with URLs for OneDrive for Business

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                  ■Description(内容):
                  セキュリティ/コンプライアンス センターの通知ポリシーについて、OneDrive for Business の URL を指定してポリシーを作成しても、通知がされないため、改善を希望。
                  もしくは、ユーザーが SharePoint Online の共有をした際には通知がされず、OneDrive for Business の共有を実施した際のみ通知がされる機能の提供を希望。

                  We are not able to receive alerts for OneDrive for Business when we set the alert policies with specifying URLs in the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center. So please fix the behavior of alert policies for One Drive for Business.

                  If it is difficult to fix it, I hope that we have the alert policies to notify us only when users shared items or site at…

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                  • Sync setting and advanced notifications for OneDrive for Business

                    *English follows Japanese

                    ■Title(件名):
                    OneDrive for Business の同期設定について
                    Sync setting and advanced notifications for OneDrive for Business

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                    ■Description(内容):
                    OneDrive for Business の同期をしばらく停止した状態で、再度同期の設定を行う場合、別端末などで行った最新のデータとCドライブに残っているデータが大きく異なる場合、同期設定を行った際にアラートが上がる機能の搭載を希望します。

                    We would like to have notification if we sync OneDrive for Business with following situation:

                    ・When we resync OneDrive for Business after long-time sync suspension.
                    ・When the latest data in OneDrive for Business have a big differ from C drive data which is in different computer from the one synced recently.

                    Thank you for your consideration.

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                    • Make follow/follow feature available on Modern UI

                      *English follows Japanese

                      ■Title(件名):
                      新しいユーザー インターフェイスで、フォロー機能を実装して欲しい
                      Make follow/follow feature available on Modern UI

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                      ■Description(内容):
                      従来のユーザー インターフェイスの場合、"フォロー機能" "フォロー表示" 機能が実装されているが、新しいユーザー インターフェイスでは機能がない。
                      <公開情報>
                      タイトル : リストおよびライブラリの新しい環境とクラシック環境の違い
                      アドレス : https://support.office.com/ja-jp/article/30e1aab0-a5cc-4363-b7f2-09e2ae07d4dc
                      ----------以下抜粋----------
                      クラシック環境でのみ利用できる機能
                      (中略)
                      ・フォローする
                      ・フォロー機能
                      ---------抜粋ここまで---------
                      新しいユーザー インターフェイスでフォロー機能を継続して利用できるよう、機能の実装をお願いいたします。

                      According to the article below, follow/follow feature is available only in the classic experience, but not in the modern UI.
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                      Title: Differences between the new and classic experiences for lists and libraries
                      URL: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/differences-between-the-new-and-classic-experiences-for-lists-and-libraries-30e1aab0-a5cc-4363-b7f2-09e2ae07d4dc?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

                      -Features available only in the classic experience: Follow, Follow feature
                      ---

                      For improvement of usability and manageability, make follow/follow feature available in Modern UI as well.

                      Thank you for your…

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                      • Allow us to use Files on Demand for sync client on Mac OS as well

                        *English follows Japanese

                        ■Title(件名):
                        同期クライアントの Files on Demand 機能を Mac OS でも利用したい
                        Allow us to use Files on Demand for sync client on Mac OS as well

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                        ■Description(内容):
                        OneDrive for Business の同期クライアントを利用する際に、Windows 10 では Files on Demand 機能が利用できますが、当該機能を Mac OS でも利用できるよう要望いたします。

                        Currently, File on Demand feature is available on Windows 10 when users use OneDrive for Business sync client, and for improve usability, we would like to see same feature on Mac OS as well.

                        Thank you for your considerations.

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                        • Allow us to control using IRM feature.

                          *English follows Japanese

                          ■Title(件名):
                          IRM 機能の使用制御について
                          Allow us to control using IRM feature.

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                          ■Description(内容):
                          管理者に Azure Information Protection ライセンスが付与されており、 Office 365 管理センターから "Microsoft Azure Information Protection" 機能を有効に設定した場合、テナント内のユーザー全員が IRM 機能を利用できる。
                          IRM 機能を使用させたくないユーザーがいるため、特定のユーザーのみ IRM 機能の使用を禁止する機能の実装をお願いいたします。

                          we confirmed that all users are able to use IRM feature even though they are not allocated Azure Information Protection license, if the administrator for the tenant have the license and enable "Microsoft Azure Information Protection" featuer.

                          we would like you to allow administrator restricting to use IRM feature with specifying users so that we can control which users are allowed to use the feature.

                          Thank…

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                          • Adjust the notification message generated when multiple files are moved or deleted.

                            Ability to adjust the message "Heads up! We noticed that you recently deleted a large number of files from a site". Also the ability to set a minimum number of files before the alert is triggered.

                            The message is causing confusion when users move files as they are get picked up as being deleted.

                            4 votes
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                            • Allow increasing a site's quota when at capacity..

                              With the current product limits, administrators are unable to manage a user's my-site quota after they have already hit quota. The solution involves contacting the end user and asking them to clear out enough content to get the site back under quota or creating a ticket to support to process the request by way of an escalation to PG. If administrators were able to bump up a user's quota while it was currently at quota we could avoid the extra steps of having to ask an end user to delete content or creating a support request, when the need to…

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                              • Allow us to change the file size at OneDrive for Business

                                *English follows Japanese

                                ■Title(件名):
                                OneDrive for Business に保存したファイルのサイズ変更機能
                                Allow us to change the file size at OneDrive for Business

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                                ■Description(内容):
                                OneDrive for Business に保存した、画像ファイルをリサイズできる機能の実装を希望します。
                                また、写真のプロパティの日付は変更されずリサイズさせたいです。

                                I would like to have the feature to resize pictures after they are saved in OneDrive for Business, and it will be nicer if the date is not changed from original one.

                                Thank you for your consideration.

                                4 votes
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                                • Fix the behavior of creating new Excel file with [View in File Explorer]

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                                  ■Title(件名):
                                  [エクスプローラーで表示] より Excel ファイルを新規作成した場合の動作について
                                  Fix the behavior of creating new Excel file with [View in File Explorer]

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                                  ■Description(内容):
                                  OneDrive for Business にて [エクスプローラーで表示] 機能を利用した際に、エクスプローラー上で Excel ファイルを新規作成すると、作成したファイルが一定期間、自分の名前でロックされてしまう制限について修正を要望します。
                                  上記事象はローカル上で作成したファイルをエクスプローラー上にドラッグ アンド ドロップすることで回避できますが、Excel ファイル以外では発生しないために混乱が生じます。
                                  同期クライアントでも本事象が発生しないため、同期ができない環境においても同様の手順で利用ができるよう機能の早期修正を要望します。

                                  When we work with files with [View in File Explorer] at OneDrive for Business, we are facing the restriction that when new Excel file is created on the explorer, the file is locked with the author name for a certain period.

                                  We can avoid this restriction with creating the file on the computer and drag and drop it on the explorer. However, we don’t…

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                                  • Have an alternative means to contact the Onedrive support team other than the 'email'.

                                    Currently there seems to be only one way to get in touch with the Onedrive support team. I can log in to onedrive.com to write down what the problem is in the feedback form, but it does not get sent for some reason.

                                    Shouldn't there be an alternative mode of getting support in case the probem users experience also affects their ability to get support by sending 'feedback' via their account?

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                                    • Please unite the sync status icon for File on Demand

                                      *English follows Japanese

                                      ■Title(件名):
                                      ファイル オンデマンドの状態アイコンについて
                                      Please unite the sync status icon for File on Demand

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                                      ■Description(内容):
                                      現在 OneDrive ファイル オンデマンドでは、ローカル上で利用可能なファイルを表すチェック マークの状態アイコンが 2 種類ある。どちらのアイコンも、同期が完了している状態のアイテムを表しており、結果的に同じ状態に対して 2 種類のアイコンがある。
                                      同じ同期状態に複数のアイコンがあることで混乱を招く可能性があり、修正してほしい。

                                      At One Drive File on Demand, currently there are two types of the icon with check mark to indicate the status of files as they are available on the local.

                                      Both icons tell us that the file is sync and this means there are two kinds of icons for the one status.

                                      Those icons might make users are confused, so please display the one icon for one status.

                                      Thank you for your…

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                                      • Add feature to set period for versioning at OneDrive for Business

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                                        ■Title(件名):
                                        OneDrive for Business のバージョン管理機能について
                                        Add feature to set period for versioning at OneDrive for Business

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                                        ■Description(内容):
                                        OneDrive for Business のバージョン管理機能について期間で設定できる機能の追加を希望します。

                                        We would like to see the feature to set start and/or end date for versioning at OneDrive for Business.

                                        Thank you for your consideration.

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                                        • recover files after freezing account

                                          Dear team Microsoft,
                                          i just lost my account and the whole files in it because it's getting freezed first. i am so dissapoint because the files cannot be recover again even after i buy 360 or another product.
                                          Some files is very important and it is okay if i have to pay "a product" or doing something to recover the files. Doesnt give any chance for your costumer to recover their files is very harmful.

                                          thanks,

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