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Questions tagged [onedrive]

For questions related to Microsoft's OneDrive service.

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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 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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Choose photo albums to backup/upload to Onedrive

On my phone I have three photo albums: Camera Roll, Saved Pictures and Screenshots. The first two get automatically uploaded to Onedrive with the "backup" feature. I'd also like the Screenshots album ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Move a notebook from Phone to OneDrive

Problem I have a Windows Phone 8. Its OneNote app has two notebooks. One of the notebooks has "Phone" as its location, the other has "SkyDrive" (now OneDrive) as its location. Shaun's Notebook - ...
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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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What does Office Lens give you over and above just photographing the item?

So with my new phone I see that I have Office Lens which appears to be designed for copying or scanning documents, and capturing whiteboards. I've tried it out on a handwritten document. I was hoping ...
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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 download multiple photos from OneDrive?

I have uploaded many photos to OneDrive from my Lumia 620 phone. I accidentally deleted all my photos from the phone, but thankfully OneDrive has a backup of them. I want to download all of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Auto upload to Onedrive- Best quality with wi-fi?

In settings => applications => photos+camera => Auto upload-Onedrive, I get to choose: Don't upload Good quality (may use data plan) Best quality (needs Wi-Fi) I have a virtually-unlimited data plan,...
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Is there a way to enable conditional formatting in the Excel for Windows Phone?

I was just demonstrating to a fellow Windows Phone user that the phone has Excel (a fact that had escaped attention.) Combined with OneDrive syncing, this seemed like a perfect solution to a problem ...
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OneNote - I don't want to sync to OneDrive

Is there a way to stop OneNote notes from automatically being saved to my OneDrive?
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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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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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Streaming my music from OneDrive to my phone

I uploaded music to the Music folder on OneDrive. I understand that I'm supposed to be able to stream this music to my Nokia Icon (WP 8.0) but I don't see the music anywhere in the Xbox Music app. Can ...
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Why is there a 10 megapixel max for images when syncing to OneDrive? Even over WIFI?

I can understand if they limit this over mobile to protect me from myself, even though I have an unlimited data plan. Limiting it over WIFI though make no sense. My new Nokia Icon has a 20 megapixel ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to delay the auto upload of Photos to OneDrive?

Let's say that I took 10 consecutive photos. But I will delete a few bad shots afterwards. But the photos are already being uploaded to OneDrive as its supposed to. Is there a way that to delay the ...
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Sync OneDrive Pictures to Phone

I have my phone backing up my pictures to OneDrive. However, since I'm using Windows 10 Mobile, I've been resetting my phone fairly frequently. When I do this I lose all my pictures on my phone (of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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how to download back my pictures, in case I lose my phone

I'm using a nokia Xl and i have saved quiet a lot of pictures on my onedrive app.i fear is, can i download back the pictures if am to lose the phone
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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 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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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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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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Integrating Office and OneDrive

What's the easiest way to use my outlook account on my windows Nokia lumia 925 so I can type on my phone and it saves to a document on my OneDrive? How do I create a new document on my phone with ...
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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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Files stuck in OneDrive upload queue

Every once in a while images taken with my Lumia 950 fail to upload to OneDrive. When I open the OneDrive app and check the Camera Roll upload queue, there's one or more files with an error message ...
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Unprotected Access to Onedrive from Office Hub

My Winphone is a Lumia 532 Dual SIM Win 8.1. I have noticed that it is possible to access my Onedrive without any password request from the Hub Office>Places>Onedrive . In this way, anyone who has ...
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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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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 to turn off OneDrive's “Camera roll bonus” or folder auto-generation?

I have two WP devices (Lumia 535 and Lumia 735), on which I'm using OneDrive. For the second phone I have just the "basic" plan of 15 GB, while for first one I have a "Camera Roll bonus" in addition ...
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How to delete photos from OneDrive?

I am Nokia Lumia 520 user. My phone showing some pictures. I want to delete but don't getting any delete button as others pictures. Pictures have text like from OneDrive. How do I the pictures I ...