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Questions tagged [onedrive]

For questions related to Microsoft's OneDrive service.

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Changing which OneDrive account to upload photos to

I bought a phone from someone, and while uploading photos it's uploading them to their OneDrive. How do I change it so photos are uploaded to my OneDrive?
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OneDrive uses a lot of space. How can I clean this?

I've got a problem. OneDrive is really large (~2 GB) and I don't know how to remove/clean it (without wiping the whole device). Is there any option I can clean this up? Notes: Already cleaned ...
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Onedrive does not distinguish whatsapp pictures from camera pictures in syncing

On my phone I have various folders: whatsapp-pictures, camera pictures, screenshots etc. When backing them up, all pictures seem to be blended in one folder 'pictures'. How can i restore the folders ...
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Deleting photos fro Hotmail / skydrive

I'm a Lumia 925 user and I accidentally sent a couple of photos to Hotmail. The 'sent to Skydrive' button in my settings is deactivated so I can't see them in my account on photo.live.com, but I can't ...
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automatic upload from onedrive to my computer

I used to automatically get my photos taken with my phone uploaded on onedrive and on my onedrive folder in my computer. Now I can not. Does anyone know how to get that function back?
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Photos not uploading to One Drive

My 8.1 phone has OneDrive turned one and configured to upload photo's Best Quality (Needs Wi-Fi) but nothing is being uploaded and synchronized. What else needs to be conigured or is this feature ...
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I can't delete all photos at once from one drive.

how to delete 100 pictures from one drive at one time i can delete one at a time but how to select all at once an delete all of them how do I do it?
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Windows Phone 10 with Office365 Business account - can't upload camera pics

I have an Office 365 E3 account and a brand new Windows 10 phone (Lumia 930). Reset the phone to factory settings, reinstalled and added the O365 account. It does appear in OneDrive and I can view the ...
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Can't backup WhatsApp on Onedrive

Could not backup WhatsApp on Onedrive with a Lumia 530 phone. Any possible solutions ?
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Excel file in OneDrive has conflicts, even though it's only updated from the phone

I have an Excel file in OneDrive that I update every few days, always from my phone. However, sometimes when I try to save, Excel says Can't upload, A conflict occurred.... Then I have to resolve the ...
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How to reduce OneDrive storage?

I'm using a Windows Lumia 640XL Windows Phone. Just recently it was finally updated because I needed enough storage space. After the update, my phone is almost full (while not having that many apps ...
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Windows 10 Phone Re-Uploading Pictures already in OneDrive

I woke up this morning with a notification that my OneDrive was full, of which last night I had close to 2 gigabytes of free space. So, on investigating I found out that my phone was re-uploading ...
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How to revoke an App permission to access OneDrive?

So I'm a developer, and I'm testing App access to OneDrive in a Windows Phone 10 emulator. The thing is that once I logged in the first time to OneDrive and gave the app permission, I can't find ...
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How to fix the Onedrive songs' names bug?

I've been using the OneDrive songs in the Music app for a long time. But today a bug occurred. After adding some songs into the cloud, I tried to play them; while pressing the volume buttons, the song'...
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Photos do not back up to OneDrive

Nokia Lumia 520 with Lumia Denim. I have three Windows Phones (all 8.1) and two of them back up photos to OneDrive, but one does not. I have of course turned on this feature, and I only connect via ...
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Sync Favorites status on Windows Phone pictures

I took a ton of pictures on my Lumia 930 over the last months, and I'd like to remove them to free up space. All pictures are backed up to OneDrive. I'd like to keep the 100 or so pictures I've marked ...
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When I delete pics from phone, does it also delete from One Drive?

I use Auto-sync settings hence the pictures on my phone are also sent to OneDrive. If I delete the pictures from my phone, are they also deleted from OneDrive on my PC? Or do the pictures get ...
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Delete uploaded photos

The Photos app is configured to upload my photos to OneDrive, which, the connection permitting, works fine. However, these photos are also kept in my phone's local storage. With "only" 16GiB, I would ...
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how to remove OneDrive picture album from photos.windows phone

Recently I had uploaded some photos on OneDrive which are most personal but the album of OneDrive appearing in photos please help me to remove these photos.
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Can I delete all my pictures and still have them saved on OneDrive?

I saved all my pictures from my phone to OneDrive, but now I want to delete them off my phone. Will all my pictures still be saved on OneDrive?
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Uploading videos to Onedrive?

The Onedrive application and the Photos application only allow me to share photos to Onedrive. The only options that appear in a video file’s sharing menu are for email accounts. The video files I ...
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How can I sync Music from the phone to Onedrive?

Has anyone found an app for Windows Phone 8 that can synchronize the music on the phone with a Music folder on Onedrive? The Onedrive app allows me to view the music in Onedrive but doesn't support ...
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Manually managing photos and storing them in OneDrive

Although I use the sync application to sync music, I don't sync my photos. Instead, I move my photos off my phone manually (in the same way that you would off a normal digital camera). I'm taking ...
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How to cancel photo upload?

I accidentally chose all photos in my phone and told my phone to upload them to OneDrive. Actually I wanted to upload only a few photos because the others are already uploaded, so I tried to cancel ...
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How to signout from onedrive in windows phone 8.1?

I have multiple one drive account . Earlier in windows phone 8 I was able to do a signout and login into another account , but now I am not finding that option . How can I do it in windows phone 8.1 ? ...
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What is the privacy setting of the OneDrive folder for automatic uploads?

If I enable the Automatically upload to OneDrive ** setting in the **pictures+camera settings, what level of privacy to those images get? Who can see them?
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Forgot OneDrive Pin - what can I do?

A friend of mine secured his OneDrive app on Windows Phone 8.1 with a pin number but can't remember it. As the app is part of the OS it can't be reinstalled from the store. Is there another way to fix ...
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photos on phone and onedrive

When I make pictures by my phone, I can see them clicking Photos icon on phone, and also pictures are synchronized with Camera Roll folder on onedrive. I want to keep pictures on onedrive, but ...
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How can I distinguish a local picture and a cloud picture in Photos app?

I'm using Windows 10 10.0.10586.318 and have the option to show pics from cloud and local on a duplicate way. I like to this because I like to delete them from from but keep them on cloud. The ...
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How to open OneNote notebook from OneDrive group?

I have updated to Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 through developer preview and now I can't open notebooks that are part of OneDrive group. In previous versions of Windows Phone I used to browse to the ...
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Photo app album sync to Onedrive

I am running build 10549 and have made an album in the photo app. It says that the album is only local. How can I get it to sync to onedrive? Photo backup/upload is on and working.
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Windows Phone 8's Onedrive auto upload size threshold?

I have yet to find a description of the file size threshold at which WP8 Onedrive requires Wi-Fi. What is this threshold, and how can I change it? I am not opposed to hacking if necessary.
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I need to know how to use an album of photos in my OneDrive on Photobox?

I have an album of photos on OneDrive ( all from my Lumia camera) that I wish to use on PhotoBox but no idea how to get them there without downloading each imndividually and then uploading them again ...
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Why are my camera roll photos not synching in the original resolution?

I have a Nokia Lumia 822 that started off working really well and then started freezing up once or more a day. Verizon shipped me a new phone but now my photos that are synced via OneDrive are no ...
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How do I make my phone the device to use for two-factor authentication with the new OneDrive?

The new OneDrive released in April, 2012 allows you to view files on other devices, even if they are not uploaded to your OneDrive cloud folder. To enable this, you must use two-factor authentication....
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Cannot upload videos received through WhatsApp to OneDrive

I have a Nokia Lumia 630 phone and I usually upload videos and photos received through WhatsApp and Viber to OneDrive. Suddenly the phone has stopped doing that, and when I check the box to save to ...
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Sharing to ONENOTE copies to Personal not ONEDRIVE Notebook

Using a Nokia phone using Win 8. When I 'share' a webpage to ONENOTE, it used to load it into the ONEDRIVE Notebook on the phone. Now all shares are being added to a ONENOTE notebook identified as ...
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Can I View SMS online

Since Windows Phone syncs photos, videos, apps settings and SMS to the cloud (OneDrive), Did Microsoft provides any URL to read the synced SMSs online?
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I accidentally deleted the pictures album

I deleted saved picture album by mistake from my Lumia 820. How can I return it back? I didn't activate the OneDrive service before deleting the album.
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Can I back up text messages onto OneDrive AND delete them from my phone, Nokia Lumia 810?

Is it possible to backup my text messages onto the OneDrive AND delete these messages from my phone? I need space on my phone, Nokia Lumia 810, but I don't want to completely delete my messages from ...
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how to see which videos are uploaded to OneDrive and which are not?

Recently I run out of space on OneDrive and so my phone stopped uploading movies and pics. when I freed some space the phone did not upload the old pics missing. Now I can't find a way to see which ...
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Is it possible to play videos from OneDrive in the phone?

When I take a picture and upload to OneDrive I can see it on OneDrive app or in the Picture Hub. With videos I can upload to OneDrive but I can't play them in OneDrive app and it doesn't show in ...
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Is it possible to link the Office Hub to multiple live.com or OneDrive accounts simultaneously?

Phone is set to my personal Window’s account and the Office Hub shows the OneDrive account associated with that same Windows account correctly. What I do not see is a way to use the Office Hub to ...
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Are photos uploaded automatically to OneDrive from my phone full resolution?

There is an option to automatically upload any pictures to OneDrive that you take with your phone (From the Photos hub, select the ellipsis (...), then settings, then turn on Automatically upload to ...
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How can I automatically backup old pictures to OneDrive?

I know you can backup pictures automatically, and once backup is activated all pics go to OneDrive. But even after waiting a a few days under Wi-Fi old pictures have not been copied to OneDrive: is ...
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How do I stop uploading to OneDrive when I post photos on Twitter?

When I share photos using the built in features they wind up on OneDrive. I remember the phone once asking me if that's where I wanted them to go, and I said yes to OneDrive. Now I realize that they ...
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Newly created OneNote notes don't sync to Onedrive

Having a really frustrating time with OneNote. Every time I add a OneNote note on my phone (WP7.8) via the big PLUS icon it says it lives in PERSONAL - UNFILED NOTES. What that location signifies is ...
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Download files from Onedrive on WP8 [closed]

Is it possible to download files from Onedrive to the internal storage of your Windows Phone rather than storing on SD card?
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How to map whatsapp images to Onedrive?

Before last Whatsapp update for my Windows Phone, images were getting stored under saved pictures and I was able to see them in Onedrive, but after latest update I am no longer able to send my ...
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How to change Onedrive account?

I'm currently using the automatic image synchronization option with Onedrive. But unfortunately all images are synced to the wrong account (account with 7GB of space instead of account with 25GB). I'...