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Notebooks in Onenote go into archive mode after moving them to Onedrive for business

Some of my notebooks in Onenote went into "archive mode" after moving them to Onedrive for business, and I am not sure why it happened. Note that I was logged in on Onenote with the same ...
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How to remove a Section Break from Word?

I have a Word document on OneDrive with a bunch of empty pages delimited by Section Breaks. I would like to remove these empty pages. I tried delete, backspace, select and delete, unfortunately ...
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Convert potx template to pptx file in OneDrive in browser?

I am given a corporate PowerPoint template (*.potx). I am on Linux and do not have MS Office installed as a desktop application, so I do my editing in the browser using the browser client for OneDrive....
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Can someone access a main folder which has not shared through a shared link of a subfolder in the main folder?

I came across a situation where someone has accessed my OneDrive main folder which I have not given shared access. But I have given shared access (anyone with this link can edit) to ONE subfolder in ...
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Why can't I see the "block download" option when sharing some videos on OneDrive?

Sometimes I don't see the "block download" option when sharing some videos on OneDrive: Sometimes I do see it: Why? I use a OneDrive account as part of my employer's Office 365 account.
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How can one change the download permissions of several videos at once in OneDrive?

I have 10 videos on my OneDrive account (as part of my employer's Office 365 account) that are view-only by people having a link to it. How can I change their permissions at once so that all 10 videos ...
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Disable One Drive Text Editor's typing suggestions

These are pretty annoying, especially because being less than accurate: Is there any way I can totally disable writing suggestions in One Drive's Text Editor?
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Can you configure OneDrive so that you can open diagrams.net diagrams directly from OneDrive?

If you use Diagrams.net with Google Drive you can authroise the app so you can create Diagrams.net diagrams directly from Drive, and also open those diagrams directly from Drive. Can this be done in ...
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How to automatically create a public link from OneDrive?

I m using Office 365 E3. I know such thing can done from the web Interface, but in my case there are 100000 files in the folder I want to share. I also can t share that whole folder, since I want only ...
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Remove WhatsApp images from OneDrive photo library

I'm trying to remove WhatsApp clutter from my private photos folder on OneDrive. I'm using OneDrive on Android and it seems it is being used as the backup target for WhatsApp and Viber. I really need ...
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How to use relative file paths in Excel files hosted on OneDrive?

I created an Excel file that contains a column whose cells are links to HTML files in a subdirectory of the directory in which the Excel file resides. The links use a relative path structure, ie ...
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How do I change default settings for link sharing on OneDrive?

I'm seeking to change my personal OneDrive default setting for shared links. By default, it generates links with "Edit" permission and I have to change each time to "View" ...
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Does OneDrive delete files after joining a family?

I joined an Office 365 (now Microsoft 365) family about a month ago, and I now have 1 TB of storage. Prior the joining the family, I had some files with the free account. Now, I cannot find those ...
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What happens to my email and OneDrive if I switch from O365 business to O365 home?

I originally bought an O365 Business Premium subscription because I wanted email, invoicing and customer management. I found that the later two are only available to subscribers in the United States. ...
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How do I add a folder shared with everyone in Onedrive to my account?

I use OneDrive for Business (through my university). My adviser shared a folder with me. I subsequently received an e-mail which said in the subject line "[my advisor's name] shared the folder "[...
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Transfering files from OneDrive

How do I transfer files from OneDrive back to my laptop? My system seems to be requiring me to buy more OneDrive space. I do not have access to a number of files. I would like to transfer files that ...
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How can I check my storage on my OneDrive for business account?

How can I check my storage on my OneDrive for a business account? https://faq.oit.gatech.edu/content/how-do-i-check-my-storage-usage-onedrive-business says: but I don't have the "site settings" ...
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OneDrive is reporting being full from only 1GB of files, recycling bin is empty

Of the 5GB space on OneDrive you get for free I've put only ~1GB of files on, double checked each folder, even in OneDrive settings on my PC it says the sizes of the folders are that big (when summed ...
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Is there a OneDrive “Failed to Upload” report somewhere?

I have 700+Gb free capacity on my OneDrive account and yesterday was uploading a nested set of folders and files total approximately 75Gb. During the upload I noticed a couple of files tagged as “...
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How to move OneNote files from OneDrive to Google Drive?

I have around 20 OneNote files which are my personal reference. It contains almost 10 years of data. I recently got the unlimited space in Google Drive. Now I would like to move all my OneDrive to ...
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Download directory as individual files from OneDrive

I am trying to download a directory from my OneDrive onto my local computer. The problem is OneDrive keeps compressing the files, and the zip file, especially when it's large, is corrupted. Is there a ...
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How can I move a OneDrive folder to external hard drive?

I’m running out of space in SSD and have bought external hdd, but there is no section showing where to move to
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How can I see in Microsoft OneDrive web interface whether a file is still being uploaded by the Microsoft OneDrive desktop client?

How can I see in Microsoft OneDrive web interface whether a file is still being uploaded by the Microsoft OneDrive desktop client?
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Transfer files from one OneDrive account to another OneDrive account?

I need to transfer my OneDrive account from my former university to my new university. What tools are available to do this, or what is the process? I tried mover.io, but they charge $1/GB, and I have ...
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How can I retry uploading files whose upload have failed in OneDrive?

I have uploaded a folder to OneDrive, and some files have the failed to upload: How can I retry uploading files whose upload have failed in OneDrive?
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OneDrive has half loading icon (?) near folder name

I uploaded around 3K photos last night (~4GB) and in the morning I saw there was one photo left and it was stuck for a long time. I decided to refresh the page (and cancel the upload by doing that), ...
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Free storage for documents in Microsoft OneDrive?

Google stores Google documents for free (they do not consume storage space on Google Drive). Does OneDrive has a similar policy?
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Conditional questions in Excel Forms online?

Is there a way to add a conditional question in Excel online forms (OneDrive)? Example: Will you assist? (If its 'yes' appears question) How many persons?
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How to backup OneNote files that are in OneDrive

I have OneNote files in OneDrive. I want to back them up locally. How do I do that? I've tried File -> options -> save & backup and clicked on "Back up All Notebooks Now", then I went to the ...
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RE: Office 365 Home; 5TB; One User instead of spread across 5 @ 1TB Each - How?

I have been an Office 365 (1 user) subscriber for a while now and am very happy with the service except for one issue, my cloud storage needs have surpassed 1TB. I use OneDrive faithfully and ...
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Microsoft won't let me login with my Hotmail account

All of a sudden, a OneDrive dialog box appeared on my desktop telling me that it failed to login with my Hotmail account. I tried logging in again but it showed the same message that it couldn't login....
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Forbid users to delete files on shared OneDrive folder

If I share a folder in OneDrive with other users, I want them to be allowed to add files, but I do not want the other users to be allowed to delete files. If possible, as owner of the the shared ...
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Upload 20000+ photos to OneDrive

I would like to upload 20000+ photos to OneDrive through web. But when I try to upload folder or files, OneDrive is stuck and no file is uploaded. Is there any limit on how much files I can upload?
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Improve performance in Microsoft OneDrive for Business webapp

I used to work with Google Drive and Dropbox but at this new job we have to go through Microsoft's OneDrive for Business. I use Chrome (latest version) on an Ubuntu 16.04 machine, and the web ...
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How can folders be shared to people outside your company with "view only" rights?

When I try to share folders with "view only" rights to people outside our company, OneDrive always warns me that the contacts are outside our company. When I read this warning I share the contents of ...
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Find OneDrive space usage?

How do I find out how much space I have used on OneDrive? Just trying to find how I can check for my space used. I can't seem to find it on computer at the moment. Tried to login to OneDrive and ...
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What will happen to my OneDrive files when the storage space decreases to 5GB?

I logged into OneDrive today and received this message: Seems like Microsoft are pushing Office 365 harder than ever, and are shrinking my 25GB OneDrive account to 5GB in a few months. However, I am ...
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How to get a direct link to a public file I store on OneDrive?

On my PC I routinely drop files into OneDrive via the Windows Explorer. How do I get a link to the file without having to go to the website and sharing it publicly? Example. I drop file foobar.txt ...
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Multiple Microsoft accounts in a browser

My company has a Microsoft account, and I see no way how I can access the company Onedrive/Outlook without logging out from my personal account (which has a long, impossible to remember password + OTP ...
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How can I share from OneDrive without giving out my mobile number?

I've just signed up to Office 365 (Home) and a OneDrive account. I'm trying to share a folder of documents so that another user can edit anything in that folder. Although when I started I seem to ...
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How can I migrate photos from Microsoft OneDrive to Google Photos?

How can I migrate photos from Microsoft OneDrive to Google Photos? Can I do it without having to download all the photos from OneDrive to my desktop and then uploading them to Google Photos?
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How do I un-share a OneNote notebook?

I recently made a notebook and wanted to share it. I used the share option and created a "View only" link for the notebook. Now, I want to unshare it. So, I want to know how to do that. I figured ...
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Can I get OneDrive to automatically convert all documents

I have uploaded a whole load of word docs to OneDrive. I want to be able to work with and edit these files. They are older, so Word for iPad insists on converting and saving before allowing me to ...
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How do I open/edit/convert Markdown documents in Office OneDrive?

We have a bunch of text files in Markdown format and we want to share them with the relevant members of the team using Office OneDrive. As far as text file formats, OneDrive only seems to understand ...
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One drive menus are gone, anyone knows what happened to menu commands missing?

Anyone knows what happened to the onedrive menus they are suddenly gone!
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Share a folder between OneDrive and OneDrive for Business

I have a personal OneDrive account where I keep a lot of documents. I also have OneDrive for Business through my institution (University), which gives me the more complete version of office online. ...
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How to fix Microsoft OneDrive synchronization errors?

How to fix Microsoft OneDrive synchronization errors? One thing I'm really confused about is that those two file names do not have the claimed special characters AFAICT.
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Downloading more than one picture from OneDrive?

How do you download multiple pictures from OneDrive into your computer? I want my sister to have all of her wedding pictures that I took but OneDrive only lets me download one picture at a time.
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Microsoft OneDrive for Business error

When trying to sync files in Microsoft OneDrive for Business I receive the following error: Microsoft OneDrive for Business error Folder is held because of a previous error ASSERT Tag: .aab
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How to sync files from OneDrive to Dropbox?

The only way to sync photos on Lumia phone is via OneDrive, while I want to store them in Dropbox. The only plausible recipe on IFTTT is to sync Dropbox to OneDrive, not the other way around. How to ...