Microsoft revealed plans recently to bring back the placeholder feature of the company's file hosting and syncing service OneDrive. Files On-Demand, the new name of the feature, was added to recent Windows 10 Insider Builds already, and the company plans to release the feature with the Fall Creators Update that will be out in a […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
Microsoft's OneDrive now lets you view your files without having to download them using on-demand sync. Here's how it works. OneDrive Files On-Demand is a new feature coming in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which allows you to...Show More Summary
OneDrive recently started showing a warning message to Windows users trying to set up OneDrive on non-NTFS storage locations. As it turns out, OneDrive apparently wasn’t supposed to work on non-NTFS storage locations to start with. A...Show More Summary
Some of the most interesting demos Microsoft showed off at Build 2017 in May were the cloud-powered features. Microsoft showed off new features like OneDrive Files On-Demand (aka Placeholders), Cloud-powered Clipboard, improved integration between Windows 10 PCs and Android/iOS phones, and Windows Timeline. Show More Summary
Microsoft revealed yesterday that the OneDrive's Files On-Demand feature is rolling out to Windows Insiders on the Fast Ring on Windows 10. Files On-Demand is a new placeholder system that Microsoft plans to integrate in OneDrive, and make available to all customers on Windows 10 when the Fall Creators Update is released. Show More Summary
The day has finally arrived: OneDrive placeholders are back, albeit under a different name....
As announced by Microsoft at Build 2017 last month, OneDrive Placeholders are finally back. OneDrive Placeholders no longer have the same name, though — Microsoft is renaming them to OneDrive Files On-Demand which is honestly a much better and less confusing branding than OneDrive Placeholders. Show More Summary
Microsoft is opening up testing of its OneDrive Files On-Demand feature to Windows Insider testers, ahead of its debut in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
On-Demand Sync for OneDrives allows users to see their entire OneDrive library without having to download any files. Here's how it works. Microsoft is working on an update to OneDrive that enables a new feature called On-Demand Sync....Show More Summary
With OneDrive Files On-Demand, you can access all your files in the cloud without having to download them and use storage space on your device. You don’t have to change the way you work, because all your files—even online files—can be seen in File Explorer and work just like every other file on your device. Show More Summary
At Ignite 2016, Microsoft announced that it is bringing Placeholders back to OneDrive on Windows 10 with a different name. At Build keynote today, Microsoft announced that this feature will be called OneDrive Files On-Demand and it will be delivered as part of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. With Files On-Demand, you can access all […]
One of the highlight features coming as part of the Windows 10 Falls Creators Update later this year is called OneDrive Files On-Demand. As its name implies, the feature lets you access all your files in the cloud without having to download them and use storage space on your device. All your files, whether offline […]
At Microsoft’s Build 2017 event today, the company introduced a new feature for the company’s cloud storage service OneDrive that will allow you to access your files without using up device storage. Called “Files On-Demand,” the feature will roll out along with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and will give users more control over which files are stored locally… Read More
A long-coveted feature from Windows 8 is expected to return to Windows 10 this fall. Welcome back, OneDrive placeholders. Microsoft is releasing a ton of news in the month of May, but perhaps none more satisfying than its new OneDrive...Show More Summary
It's taken nearly three years, but one of the signature features of Windows 8.1, cut from Windows 10 well before its initial release, will return in the Fall Creators Update. Here's how the Files On-Demand feature will work.