Microsoft’s marking OneDrive’s 15th anniversary with a brand new touchdown web page, known as OneDrive House, and it ought to make it simpler to maintain tabs in your work. As an alternative of arriving on the My recordsdata tab once you first open OneDrive, you’ll end up on the brand new House web page that resembles that dashboard within the on-line model of Workplace.

Just like the Workplace internet app, OneDrive House accommodates an inventory of your recordsdata, organized by how lately you accessed them. Above the checklist are filters that allow you to kind your paperwork by Phrase, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF file varieties.

It’s simpler to grasp the brand new modifications when you see them.
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There’s additionally a brand new “Activity” column to the fitting of the “Owner” file subject that tells you when somebody leaves a remark, @mentions one other consumer, or assigns you a job inside a shared doc. On the left aspect of the House view, Microsoft’s including a brand new Fast entry part, the place (identical to on Home windows) yow will discover and pin your most regularly accessed areas.

Sadly, these modifications aren’t dwell proper now — Microsoft says OneDrive House will probably be out there in “the coming months.” From what it appears to be like like, although, the brand new House web page may function a central hub that ought to enable you to keep organized whereas collaborating remotely.

Apart from its OneDrive internet app, Microsoft can also be rolling out its photo story feature for the OneDrive cellular app (basically OneDrive’s equal to Instagram tales) to customers in Australia. The function’s not reaching customers within the US or different areas till later this yr.


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