We recently added the ability to transfer ownership to another user when deleting a user’s account from AAD from the M365 admin portal. If no entry is provided, the default will transfer to the manager. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/onedrive/retention-and-deletion
The manager or newly assigned owner will have the ability to sync that content or download and then move to a shared library or their own OneDrive.Anonymous supported this idea ·Anonymous commented
Any updates on this basic feature request? Looks like this was last updated 11/30/2016 by the admins and is still in "thinking about it" status.
Without the ability to easily transfer ownership of files, it doesn't make sense for offices to use OneDrive for Business. There is no simple way to handle employees switching roles or leaving the company.
As it stands, it's much more efficient to use a network folder or Google Drive. Heck, not only is gDrive free, but it lets you easily organize your "shared with me" files (another basic feature not currently offered in 1D for Biz).
We’re looking at two related pieces of this:
1) For OneDrive for Business, enable shared folders to be added to the root of the OneDrive folder at all (like in OneDrive Personal).
2) For OneDrive across business and personal, enable shared folders to be placed into subfolders.
We appreciate your patience; this is significant engineering work given the architecture of the products and our diverse customer base, spanning individuals to small businesses to multi-national enterprises to government agencies. We aim to address this while maintaining our industry-leading security, privacy, and compliance commitments.
Thank you for the continued feedback.Anonymous commented
Yes, please do something similar to Google Docs, where I can put files that are shared with me into my folders. Otherwise, it's completely disorganized and very difficult to use anything that I didn't create myself.