OneDrive
Image Courtesy: Engadget.com

Yesterday at SharePoint Conference North America, Microsoft reveal so many new features coming to the OneDrive Business users. More interestingly, much-requested feature such as automatic upload, new file-sharing experience finally arrives to Onedrive for Business users.

Microsoft reveals that all new Photo scanning and sharing experience with enhanced user capability is coming soon to OneDrive for Business.

OneDrive Business user will see a small dedicated scan icon at top right corner of the menu bar. With OneDrive’s built-in scan functionality Microsoft made it easier to add it easier to scan multiple documents instantly, change the file name or the destination folder right in the new scan experience.

Furthermore, Microsoft also announced that automatic upload of photos and videos captured with phone camera on iOS and Android coming soon. Although it will only be available for OneDrive Business users. Microsoft is also increasing the security. From now on, a user will have to provide password everytime when they share a file or folder with other people.

Apart from this, the ability to prevent users from downloading files shared via view-only links is also coming soon. Microsoft is also implementing the feature which allow the administrators to transfer the ownership of the document or content to any individual user in the organization. This is actually very useful when a user leaves an organization.

In addition, at Conference, Microsoft also revealed that the SharePoint is one of the most popular content collaboration platform across the industry with over 400,000 customers across the world. The company bringing new Artifical Intelligence and Mixed Reality features for SharePoint such as intelligent search. Integration with Microsoft Teams also coming to SharePoint to create custom views, pin documents.

Microsoft will roll out these features in next couple of months or so. In case if you missed it you can watch the SharePoint Conference North America on demand here. For more upcoming features you can check out the UserVoice from here, where you can also add your voice, comment or upvote.

  • JohnW

    About time for photo upload. Having to have two OneDrive accounts was ridiculous.