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The mobile commenting feature of OneDrive has been expanded to non-Office file types, including photos, videos, PDF documents, and over 300 other file types. Prior to that, the feature was only working for Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents.

 

You can now add new comments, view and reply to existing comments, delete comments, and perform more such operations on any of your OneDrive files from your Android device. Continue reading to know more about it and it's availability.

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Last month Microsoft announced two new features (a file detail pane and a more comprehensive activity feed) to the OneDrive web interface for the personal account holders. Now they have announced two new collaboration features for the business account holders that will add an extra layer of security while sharing files.

 

The May 2020 Update for OneDrive adds the following new features: Block file downloads for more file types and Share documents in "Review Mode". Excited to read more about the new features? Then continue reading further to know how you can add the extra security layer to your files while sharing.

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Microsoft announces two new features (a file detail pane and a more comprehensive activity feed) for OneDrive web interface, which will improve the file sharing and collaboration experiences for the personal account users accessing OneDrive files from the web.

 

With these new features you can see activity and comment details on your OneDrive files without opening them. Here's more details about these features.

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Microsoft published the OneDrive Roadmap Roundup, where they have mentioned few new features rolled out to OneDrive as part of the April 2020 update. This update brings sensitivity labels to Office documents, view version history of a file right from the desktop, and the ability to delete locked files. To know more about the new features, currently rolling out to OneDrive, continue reading further.

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Microsoft recently confirmed that the "OneDrive Differential Sync" feature is now enabled for all file types and all customers. This will enable the OneDrive client to sync only a portion of the file that has been changed, resulting in minimal data usages while syncing files.

 

As the feature is now combined with on-demand sync, the OneDrive client will now sync only the files that you need and only the data that has been updated.

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If you have OneDrive sync activated for your documents, pictures, other libraries and you you regularly modify your files, shuffle here and there; the OneDrive client eats up a lot of network bandwidth.

 

Here's how you can ask the OneDrive client on Windows 10 to use low bandwidth while transferring files between your PC and cloud.

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OneDrive Personal Vault brings added security to your most important or sensitive files, photos and videos with a strong authentication method. The feature is rolling out worldwide and will be available to everyone with a Microsoft account by the end of 2019.

 

Continue reading to know what is OneDrive Personal Vault and how to enable or disable the Personal Vault in your OneDrive storage.

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If you are using OneDrive on your PC and if you capture a lot of screenshots, this question may I arise whether you can automatically save the screenshots as a file to your OneDrive account. The answer is 'Yes'. You can save the screenshots directly to OneDrive.

 

In this quick tips, let's learn how to save the captured screenshots on Windows 10 automatically to the connected OneDrive account.

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Microsoft started rolling out its 'Folder Protection' feature to OneDrive, which is also known as "Known Folder Move". This feature keeps your system safe and protected by automatically taking backup of important documents from user data folders like Desktop, Documents and Pictures.

 

If you are a Windows Insider, you might have already received this update in early July. For non-insiders, here's how to enable this protection.

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Microsoft announced a new feature for OneDrive client that will allow Windows Users and IT Admins to easily migrate their most important files present in Desktop, Documents and Pictures folders by moving them to OneDrive cloud.

 

IT Admins can set this up in user system after taking user consent or silently perform this migration in the background.

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update brought a most wanted feature on OneDrive, called "Files on Demand". Once you enable the feature, you can now access all your files in the cloud without having to download them and eating the extra storage space on your device.

 

In case, you are not able to find this feature after upgrading to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, here's how to enable it.

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You might be aware that, Microsoft planned to downgrade all OneDrive personal accounts from 15GB free space to 5GB and that will hit all of your account soon. Now they came with an offer which will allow you to keep your base storage quota and camera roll bonus, even after the changes rolls out.

If you want to keep your 15GB free OneDrive space, just follow the steps mentioned in this post and your account will not be affected when the amount of free storage changes.
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These days, most of us are using Cloud Storage to store all our documents, pictures and other important files as a backup. Among them few important services are like OneDrive, Drop Box, Google Drive etc. and all of those mentioned services has easy to integrate apps to access your files.

 

OneDrive app comes along with Windows 8+ and has a very good integration with Windows 10. Apart from app, you can also map your OneDrive account as a network drive in File Explorer. In this post, we are going to discuss on it.

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I was just exploring the new features in OneDrive and found an interesting feature that came up with Windows 10. It calls as fetch any files remotely using OneDrive. For this, your PC must be synced with OneDrive having an active internet connection and the associated settings must be enabled.

 

In this post we will discuss more about this feature and also see the settings which needs to be enabled. Continue reading and share your views on this existing new feature.

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Are you using OneDrive to store your documents, pictures and musics? If not, you should start using it. OneDrive is secure and has very good integration with Windows 10. The app itself creates local copy of the selected files/folders and you are just one step away to store and retrieve files.

 

In Windows 10, it also offers one click sharing option directly from the explorer window. In this post, we will discuss about it. Read more to continue.

Published by on under OneDrive | Win10Tips

You might have already known that, the UK firm named BSkyB raised a complaint against Microsoft infringing the name of their online cloud storage service “SkyDrive” and then a settlement was made providing Microsoft a time to change the brand of their service.

 

Today, General Manager of Microsoft consumer apps & services Ryan Gavin announced that, they are soon going to rename their popular cloud storage service “SkyDrive” to “OneDrive”.

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