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OneDrive for Business is a users My Site — the place to keep work documents and share files with others.

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Is there a way to display SharePoint Online/Microsoft 365 iframe embeds in incognito/private browser windows?

I'm trying to understand Microsoft 365/Sharepoint Online embeds and get them to work in incognito/private browser windows. Take the following simple HTML document: <html> <body> &...
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SharePoint and OneDrive syncing problems - my Computer Name being appended - .zip files - NOT Office files. Thoughts?

The question itself sums up the issues, but to elaborate. . . We are using OneDrive for Business. We also use the Microsoft SharePoint for multiple needs. One of which is an excel tool that will ...
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SharePoint OneDrive Profiles different/corrupted?

I have some users with different looking OneDrive sites. Shouldn't they all be the same for every user? The majority of profiles looks like this. But a few users profiles look like this. Displaying a ...
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Cant open file make sure xfin42c8 - document library is running on your PC error on accesing sharepoint document stored on the onedrive from local

I Can't open file. Getting below error on accesing SharePoint document stored on the onedrive from local: Make sure xfin42c8 - document library is running on your PC. How can I resolve this?
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How many files can I sync from my computer to OneDrive and what's the maximum file size

Some of my users are having file syncing issues and i'm tying to figure out what the issue could be. They do work with large files though The question is how many files can we sync from my computer to ...
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Onedrive - download temporarily for preview in Windows Explorer

In Windows Explorer we have the preview pane. It only works when the file is already present on the local machine and not only in the cloud. This makes it impossible to quickly preview a bunch of ...
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download one drive for business file from power automate desktop

How can I download one drive for business file from power automate desktop ui flow? I used web automation but not working as I need to select the item and then click on download button.
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Programmatically extract who has viewed a shared file?

I am wondering if there is a way to get at the list of users who have downloaded a file, programmatically, like the information that is already given to us over the web: https://i.stack.imgur.com/...
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Share specific files in folder

I have a folder of spreadsheets and I need to share specific spreadsheets with specific users and be able to replace the spreadsheets occasionally with files having the same name. I do not want the ...
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Duplicate Sharepoint List and OneDrive in the browser

Duplicate sharepoint list and OneDrive in the browser can you help us please with the steps how can we delete it from the browser ? thank you in advance.
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File sharing problem with OneDrive

File sharing problem with OneDrive Message error {"code":"-2130575136, Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException","message":{"lang":"fr-FR","value":&...
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Authenticate via Graph API without an app secret or an app certificate?

Sorry for the lazy and not well formulated question. Is it possible to authenticate via Graph API without an app secret or an app certificate via PowerShell withiut being a tenant admin? I was on a ...
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How to restore All Documents View

With SharePoint Online, is there a way, within a SharePoint site, that a Site Collection Administrator can restore columns for an "All Documents" view if they have been dynamically changed? ...
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Fetch an image from OneDrive Business by ID using Graph API using PowerShell

I'm attempting to retrieve an image from my OneDrive via the Microsoft Graph API. I made sure to have all the necessary permissions to do so. This has worked in the past, but now it's returning error ...
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OneDrive external sharing doesn't work after the first time

Referring to this Q&A: OneDrive External Sharing Does not ask for access code? External sharing works as described, but afterwards there is no guest user created in the tenant and for every ...
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Folders & Files are being moved to the root ... why, what is causing it and how to fix it?

We have a problem where Folders & Files are getting moved to the [root] location within a SharePoint document library. Even if you manually move the files to original folders, it will be moved ...
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How to get long-lived embeddable link from Sharepoint / Onedrive file picker?

In our web app, we enable users to upload files, and preview them. We also enable them to upload from their cloud drives, such as Google Drive, DropBox, and OneDrive.Most of our users are using ...
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Script adding a group as a Onedrive secondary admin

In the Onedrive admin panel, you are able to specify a group when using "Enable My Site Secondary Admin" - this should make that group secondary admin on all newly created Onedrive sites. ...
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PowerShell - Add a secondary admin to SP sites including OneDrive sites, change sites locale and remove the secondary admin account

Good morning all. I have a dilemma - our SP tenant has been set with UK region, but with US locale. and this causes problems with American date formats etc. I have run the following PS script to ...
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Renaming Shared Documents

I'm struggeling with some employees in our company. We have SharePoint Online with the latest OneDrive client. Somehow they managed to rename the Shared Documents folder on a team site to something ...
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Push a large file to 5k users via one drive

I have a scenario where I want to copy a large file( say 5 GB )to around 5k users one drive. The users have synced their ODB to their desktop. Expectation is to place the file in ODB in such a way ...
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"Sorry OneDrive can't add your folder right now" | SharePoint 2019 Sync Library

I want to sync SharePoint 2019 Site Library to local file system via OneDrive using Sync option of SP Library. I have setup the configuration as per Microsft Article in Domain Controller. However, ...
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PowerShell PnP Unable to get file versions in big files

I'm using OneDrive (office 365 account) as a cloud backup, and I got a problem with the versioning system as for big files (outlook .ost and .pst mainly) it keeps generating new versions for the file ...
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Moving files from OneDrive to Teams via Powershell

While it is possible to move files between Teams sites and between OneDrive users, it does not seem feasible to move files from Teams to OneDrive and vice versa, using Powershell. The restriction is ...
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Remove A Domain From O365 Tenant

I have read through this: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/admin/get-help-with-domains/remove-a-domain?view=o365-worldwide Seems very straightforward but like everything there are ...
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OneDrive Sync with SharePoint is showing the files in Read-Only mode

We have a document library inside our online classic team site, and it has a custom content type which mimic the built-in Document content type:- Also we have the following versioning settings:- Now ...
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I am trying to upload a file from OneDrive to Sharepoint Online (Office 365) while retaining the file's format

I am using Microsoft Forms to collect a PDF file from the user answering the form. It is to my understanding that the file will be automatically uploaded into my OneDrive for Business storage. I wish ...
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Sharepoint / OneDrive improper recognition of Tibetan / Choekey / Dzongkha filenames

File names with international characters (UTF-8) are accepted by Sharepoint libraries / OneDrive. However, for Tibetan/Choekey/Dzongkha script, they seem to be saved improperly in the backend, and the ...
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How to update one drive file using SharePoint CSOM C# code programmatically?

I am looking for a way to update the one drive file or document using some SharePoint CSOM code. So can we achieve this using CSOM or some C# code? I have even tried to load one drive site collection ...
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Frequently getting 429 error on using the PnP powershell script, this script is calling OneDrive content. How can we fix this issue?

We have configured 5-6 window schedulers to call powerShell scripts to fetch the OneDrive content. but PnP powershell script throwing below errors on the VM event viewer: Faulting application name: ...
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How to get all files shared with and shared by a user in Office 365?

I'm looking to develop a solution which shows all files that has been shared by the user or with the user in Office 365 (through OneDrive, Teams, SharePoint). How do I fetch this info? It should be ...
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Retention Policy / Restoration Question

Our company is working on migrating from Box to Office 365, including SharePoint Online. We will have a retention policy of 3 years set on all of our files. This means all files with a last modified ...
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How to create shortcut between Onedrive synced SharePoint folders

My team recently migrated to SharePoint, away from VPN and servers. The main reason is the VPN issue with home internet. We moved all files to SharePoint, so we can work without needing VPN all the ...
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OneDrive External Sharing Does not ask for access code

We have a guest user with non-microsoft account. While sharing link with "new" guest user(with whom document has never shared in the tenant), it asks for "Send Code" and user can access successfully. ...
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Getting error while creating a File Upload item in MS Form

I see this error while creating a "File Upload" item in my Microsoft Forms. The file will be uploaded to my Onedrive account. I went in to my Sharepoint Site Collection Features and deactivated the ...
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Prevent guest users to Sync

What settings do I need to check to prevent guests from syncing files from a Team Site (no office group)? The feature I'm talking about was requested here https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/...
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SharePoint Online Plan-1 Vs Office 365 Business Essentials

I'd like to know the difference between these two plan. I just want to use central document sharing on Cloud for easy collaborating with our team. Which one is better for my use-case? Some ...
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SharePoint without buying Office 365

How can I used only SharePoint Online and OneDrive without buying Office365. I just want to use for central document sharing on Cloud. I don't want local installation. If it is possible, how much it ...
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Share folder with all users in company

We have one one drive account with some folders with manuals, I want this folder to be shared for new users example so i want to make a script that shares this folder for me with powershell for ...
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SharePoint Online and OneDrive Desktop (Window Explorer) - Sync metadata

Is it possible to sync random metadata from SharePoint Online to Window Explorer and vice versa? I am using am example authors here. In SharePoint Online, it is set to "Will" but I did that manually ...
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How to update Microsoft Form responses when values in the corresponding spreadsheet are updated?

Desired Behaviour Public User A submits Microsoft Form which populates a connected spreadsheet in real time. Company Users can edit responses within the connected spreadsheet. The data presented ...
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Sync Folder on Windows Server 2012 with Sharepoint / OneDrive

I want to sync a Folder that is hosted on a Windows Server 2012 R2 and used by clientcomputers on site as a network share to a Sharepoint library (see picture below). The fileshare is not too big, ...
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Principle of least privilege on Office 365 OneDrive for Business

Does anyone know how to implement the principle of least privilege on OneDrive for Business on an Office 365 tenant? I would like to have a way for an automated process to be able to only upload to a ...
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Automatically add OneDrive and Team sites from On-Premise Sharepoint?

I was reading this tutorial about how to connect new users to sharepoint team sites and onedrive folder automatically via GPO settings. https://www.blackforce.co.uk/2019/06/07/automatically-sync-...
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Get all onedrives from c#

I am looking for a c# snippet for getting all OneDrive's. There is a lot of sample for PowerShell, but I am looking for c# snippet that can provide all OneDrives in a tenant.
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OneDrive has issues syncing up

One out of 170 users is having issues syncing files occasionally to SharePoint Online Document Library. She has no problem downloading them, but many files she creates would not sync up and will ...
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OneDrive configuration and redirect link

I am new to SharePoint Server. If I am working with SharePoint Server 2016 on-premises, would I be able to use the OneDrive in the suitenav without Office 365 (even if useres have OneDrive license)? ...
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How do I create a folder shortcut that works for all other people?

Question I have the following folder structure on a teamsite: Vegetables | |--- Carrot |--- Tomato Fruits | |--- Banana My final goal is to have folder Tomato under Fruits and to ...
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Empty Corporate OneDrive Recycle Bins from PowerShell

I am looking for a simple method (possibly a PowerShell script) that will completely empty OneDrive recycle bins (incl. the secondary recycle bins) within a given URL [tenant]-my.sharepoint.com/...
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Sharepoint online admin tasks that can be automated

I will soon be getting on a project as sharepoint online admin "(including onedrive, yammer). I am compiling a list of tasks that I can automate to make my job easier. Can you suggest some tasks ...
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