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OneNote - I don't want to sync to OneDrive

No you can't. The idea behind OneNote is to sync all the data from one device to another. You can choose to turn off your data plan/wifi when OneNote is opened to stop syncing or you can instead use ...
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How to revoke an App permission to access OneDrive?

You can't do this from the phone itself, but you can revoke access to your MS account online. To do so, log in at https://account.microsoft.com and select "Privacy" from the menu. Scroll down, and ...
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Delete uploaded photos

There are 2 things you need to verify before you delete the photos: Check settings -> Photos + Camera -> Auto Upload -> Onedrive and verify if you are uploading best quality photos. If yes, you are ...
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Streaming my music from OneDrive to my phone

This feature is now available (as of March 2015). Any music files in supported formats (MP3, M4A and WMA) you add to your OneDrive Music folder can be streamed through Xbox Music on your phone, PC, ...
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How can I distinguish a local picture and a cloud picture in Photos app?

We can know that by going into file information of that image, under it, there would be details like file-name,date,size, etc. and also source destination of file. You simply cant distinguish by ...
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Forgot OneDrive Pin - what can I do?

When you put in 4 times the wrong pin you have to reconnect to the app using your Microsoft Account & password. Then the app will ask you if you want to use a pin or not. If you still want to use ...
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Integrating Office and OneDrive

Office on Windows Phone will be automatically connected to the OneDrive that belongs to your primary Microsft Account (the same one you use for store downloads). To change where a document should be ...
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Two OneDrive accounts?

The OneDrive app supports a personal OneDrive (tied to the primary account used when setting the phone up) and also you can connect to a "OneDrive for Business" account - simply tap the three ...
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Photos not uploading to One Drive

Try tapping "..." to extend the menu and tap on "upload status". See if there are any errors or pending uploads. You can also "select all" and "share" -> "OneDrive". Hope that helps.
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How to signout from onedrive in windows phone 8.1?

The latest OneDrive app for Windows phone 8.1 allows using multiple accounts. Click on the hamburger icon. Press Add account button.
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How to download multiple photos from OneDrive?

Here is how you can download multiple photos at once: On your phone open IE, go to https://onedrive.live.com and log in to your OneDrive account. At the bottom click the "PC site" link to get the ...
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Can I View SMS online

Backed up SMSes are displayed in Outlook.com categories, so: Go to http://outlook.com Click the cog -> Options -> Manage categories Tick/check "Show in folder pane" and "Filter" for "Unread" and "...
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Music app not syncing with OneDrive music folder

The issue has been resolved. It turns out the OneDrive and Music apps on my phone were outdated. Updating them fixed the issue and Music was able to access my library on OneDrive.
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Re-Upload Photos From Camera Roll etc. With "Best Quality"-Setting to OneDrive

Unfortunately there is no way to automatically re-upload all images in best quality. You could either manually upload the old photos through the OneDrive app on your phone or go the USB->PC->OneDrive ...
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how to remove OneDrive picture album from photos.windows phone

The photos hub shows online albums from apps that are installed that provide an online album (For example, if you install Facebook or Twitter) you'll get additional folders that can't be removed ...
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How to turn off OneDrive's "Camera roll bonus" or folder auto-generation?

I'm not quite sure what exactly is creating your Documents & Photos folders, but it is not the "Camera roll bonus". This bonus was added to your account when the automatic upload was active once ...
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Connect to Onedrive associated with Lumia 1020 on Lumia 950

When you initially set up the Lumia 1020, it would've been set up against a Microsoft account - typically, this would be a hotmail/outlook.com email address, but it could've been against a different ...
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how to download back my pictures, in case I lose my phone

Once you've got the photos backed up to OneDrive you should not lose the pictures (assuming you don't forget your Microsoft Account details). All your files on OneDrive (including those uploaded from ...
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How to revoke an App permission to access OneDrive?

You can edit the app permissions you've given in your Microsoft account.
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OneDrive uses a lot of space. How can I clean this?

As nothing worked, I've reset the phone.
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How to reduce OneDrive storage?

From my experience, Windows Update cannot handle low free space situations in a satisfactory manner (I had the same problem with Android). The only way I was able to solve the space/update problem was:...
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How to signout from onedrive in windows phone 8.1?

You cannot sign out of the OneDrive app. If you want to sign in with a different account, you must do it on the website. As an alternative to the app, you can pin the website to your Start screen and ...
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How to download multiple photos from OneDrive?

With the latest update to the OneDrive app (version 4.2), you can now download multiple files from OneDrive to your phone. To do so, follow these steps: Open the OneDrive app Navigate to the folder ...
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How to signout from onedrive in windows phone 8.1?

You can logout from onedrive from your lumia phone. first set up a pin from your setting then close your onedrive and again open it and enter wrong pin for 5 times then it will automatically will ...
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Window Phone 7 and One Drive

Since I recently given my old WP7 device to family note, just a note: While adding Microsoft account and deleting the old one sounds like correct idea, I realised you are not able to delete a ...
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Delete uploaded photos

Yes. Once the pictures are saved to OneDrive, you have to explicitly remove them either through the website, or through the OneDrive app. One thing to be aware of, on phones that have a "raw" version, ...
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Locating sent emails from Outlook with atteched items in OneDrive

When you attach files from your OneDrive to an email it will still show up in the sent items folder of your mail client / outlook.com.
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OneDrive photo icon deleted picture!

I finally figured it out. Here's how to get rid of it: I went to Storage Sense App -- Phone -- Temporary Files --- Delete. IT WORKED!!!
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I deleted some photos in Onedrive, but they are still appearing in my Nokia Lumia 520, How can I fix this?

The reason you see this happens is because your phone only syncs your pictures to OneDrive when it takes them. Once you take a picture it is saved locally. At the phone's earliest convenience, it will ...
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Can I back up text messages onto OneDrive AND delete them from my phone, Nokia Lumia 810?

When you delete the texts on your phone they will be deleted from your backup as well! Deleting text messages will also not free up a lot of space. I'd recommend getting a (bigger) MicroSD card for ...
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