The OneDrive Blog

Introducing the Customer Success Blog

We are excited to announce the launch of our Customer Success Blog! We’ve been using the OneDrive Blog to keep users up-to-date on our latest product updates, and created the Customer Success Blog as another way to keep our customers in the loop. We'll be using it to post perennial content like best practices, tips and tricks, and customer stories. Please head over and provide any suggestions you might have in the comments section!Read more

Preview the OneDrive API for Work and Life

A few months ago I was excited to announce a new API that enabled developers to build apps that connect with OneDrive. Over the last few months we’ve heard lots of great feedback about our new API, but consistently heard one big thing was missing: using the OneDrive API with OneDrive for Business. Read more

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 or the full blog post here! Read more