The OneDrive Blog

New Data Loss Prevention capabilities coming to OneDrive for Business soon

Today we announced the upcoming availability of new DLP capabilities for OneDrive for Business. Initially we are focusing on “people-centric compliance”, i.e. recognizing that most people in your organization have no intent to maliciously use sensitive data but there’s always that “oops moment” when they inadvertently do the wrong thing. With the DLP capabilities coming you’ll be able to create proactive policies to remediate violations and empower your users with policy tips and notification emails so they can take the right decisions while working with sensitive data.Read more

Office Lens comes to iPhone and Android

Today the Office team announced the release of Office Lens for iPhone and a preview of Office Lens for Android phones. Office Lens is a handy capture app that turns your smartphone into a pocket scanner. Use it to take pictures of receipts, business cards, whiteboards, or sticky notes — then let Office Lens crop, enhance, and save to OneDrive so you can access on all your devices. You can even convert images into Word docs, PowerPoint presentations, or PDF files for easy editing. Read more

Protect your OneDrive for Business data with mobile device management for Office 365

We have great news for administrators who want to protect their critical business files on mobile devices. Mobile Device Management (MDM) for Office 365 is now available for our business customers. MDM allows you to manage access to Office 365 data across a diverse range of phones and tablets, including iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices.Read more

Access your personal music collection from OneDrive with the Xbox Music app

We're excited to announce that the Xbox Music app now lets you listen to music you've saved in OneDrive! Just upload your music files to the new "Music" folder in OneDrive, and you'll be able to access them across your Windows devices. As part of this feature, we're also giving Xbox Music Pass users 100 GB of extra OneDrive storage for their music. For more information, check out https://music.xbox.com/onedrive or the full blog post here! Read more

Managing your work files in the browser keeps getting easier

We’re constantly working on new ways to simplify how business users of OneDrive can manage their files. Over the next few weeks you’ll see a number of enhancements to the user experience in our web client. These small changes all add up to making it even easier to create, share and find the work files you care about. All of these new capabilities will be rolled out starting this week through the end of March 2015.Read more

The new OneDrive API

I’m excited to announce the release of the new OneDrive API, which allows developers to integrate OneDrive into their apps to store and manage user data across all major platforms, including Windows, the web, iOS, and Android. With this new RESTful API, you can build on a scalable cloud storage platform that reaches users across the entire family of Microsoft consumer services. Read more