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How to request files in OneDrive

One cool feature that was added recently to the list of OneDrive capabilities is the option of requesting files from other users. It is a great feature when you want to “pull” the files from your recipients and formally reminding them about it in a controlled fashion. For example, let’s say you are looking for vendors to submit proposals or contracts to… keep reading >

How OneDrive Sync works

One feature that confuses the hell out of everyone is OneDrive Sync available in SharePoint Online and OneDrive. So today I would like to clarify what it is and how it works. I have written a few posts previously on how to install it. Still, since Microsoft has made a few significant improvements over the last few years, I would like to… keep reading >

Top 5 features of OneDrive for Business

If you use SharePoint and Office 365, you heard about OneDrive. The most frequent question I get from my clients and loyal blog followers (after “Where does my accent come from?”) is: “What is the difference between OneDrive and SharePoint?” Let me answer all these questions for you. First, my accent is from Russia. I emigrated to the US in 1993, when… keep reading >

How to access someone else’s OneDrive account

Here is a scenario. Your employee left or is about to leave the organization, but has left lots of valuable intellectual property in his or her OneDrive repository. Or, maybe someone just left on vacation and forgot to publish a very important Sales Proposal to SharePoint. The bottom line is – you need to access someone else’s OneDrive. With this post, I… keep reading >