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Cloud storage service from Microsoft (formerly known as SkyDrive)

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How to retrieve files being held hostage by OneDrive?

I've recently encountered a very frustrating issue where all of my friend's important documents were on OneDrive when he had a compromised Microsoft account. I called many Microsoft numbers to reset ...
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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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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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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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How To Add Subtitles To A Video In OneDrive

I Have A Short Movie Saved In My OneDrive Folder. How Do I Add A Eng Subtitle To My Movie Like In G Drive. I Also Have The .srt File In The Same Folder With The Same Name.
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Bypass URL OneDrive

My question is about a pdf-document at OneDrive, named PDF_test. It is located in a folder named TEST. When you click the pdf-doc this URL is displayed: https://onedrive.live.com/?cid=...
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Set expiration on Microsoft OneDrive shared link

I want to share a document that doesn't follow our global settings of expire after 30 days. When the document is shared we would like to set a custom expiration for each document shared. For example, ...
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How to fix my One Drive's storage space?

I removed some files from my One Drive account yesterday; bringing the amount of Used One Drive storage space down to 80% full; emptied One Drive recycle bin. I log onto my computer this afternoon; ...
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Automatic link to OneDrive

I created a program that creates some word * .doc files and then transfers them to OneDrive; authorized persons are able to view and modify these documents and the changes are immediately visible to ...
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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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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 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 ...
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How do I get SkyDrive synced storage to show up in my SkyDrive?

When I access the Live Mesh program running on my computer, which syncs selected folders to other machines and/or SkyDrive, it lists the capacity of the SkyDrive synced storage option as 5 GB. I have ...
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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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SkyDrive bookmarklet [closed]

I have a SkyDrive account with lots of folders and subfolders. Is there any script/extension that would help me to save images directly to SkyDrive? When we right-click on any image on any web page, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Shared folder user permissions in popular cloud-storage apps

I am searching for a popular cloud-based storage solutions with flexible shared folder permissions. Here is my problem: currently, we are using Dropbox to share files among a large team (ca. 80 ...
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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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Modify SkyDrive synchronising direction

How can I tell SkyDrive to not sync my files in the cloud-to-myHDD direction, but to continue syncing my files in the myHDD-to-cloud direction? i.e., I sometimes want to add files to my SkyDrive ...
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Outlook.com import emails with large attachments

Is there any way I can get around the 10MB limit? Using the "Add Send/Receive Account" import method seems to just ignore them, and "copy to folder" using an email client (Windows Live Mail) fails.
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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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In SkyDrive, how do I change the photograph that is displayed on the front of each folder?

In SkyDrive, how do I change the photograph that is displayed on the front of each folder?
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Direct link for PDF files in SkyDrive/OneDrive

I want to make a direct link to a document at SkyDrive, so that I'll see only the PDF at the browser, not any of the SkyDrive chrome. For example, if you click http://www.cccf-fcsge.ca/wp-content/...
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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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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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Live\ Hotmail email storage

Are all mails from Outlook\Live\Hotmail stored in SkyDrive? Because I have around 6000 emails and some contain attachments of around 1 or 2 MB. But my SkyDrive shows that only 0.01 GB is used. Can I ...
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Does Microsoft Office offer you free online storage like Google Docs?

Does Microsoft offer anything in terms of online storage, something similar to Google Docs? I'm thinking of just keeping a few essential files on the "cloud", so I'll need as little as 50MB. Is ...
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Download pictures from skydrive.live.com without creating a user?

A relative sent some pictures to my parents, using some skydrive.live.com service to store them. Of course Microsoft tries "recruit" new users when they have a chance... Is there any way to download ...
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Could I access a large number of permalinks via OneDrive?

How do I access OneDrive file permalinks without having to go to each file and get the link? Ideally, I'd simply like to append the file names to a link which specifies the directory on OneDrive. To ...
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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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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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How do I find out how much space I have left on SkyDrive?

I'm not talking about Synced Folders, I'm talking about the "other" space. With the old layout it was easy, it was shown on the right, but with the new layout I can't see it anywhere.
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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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How can I automatically transfer all photos from OneDrive to Google Photos?

First of all I know this question is very similar to this question, however this solution still takes up the space of your Google Drive, because the photos don't get converted to the special Google ...
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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 ...