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Microsoft Finally Adds Ability to Upload from Other Apps in OneDrive for iOS


The company has listened to user feedback and finally added a much asked for feature in OneDrive for iOS, allowing users to take files from anywhere on the device and store them on the cloud.

OneDrive users on 's iOS has scored a small but fairly important update today as has added a much requested and much needed feature.

The cloud storage service through its iOS application can now upload files directly from other apps, something users have been requesting for some time.

It is a simple enough concept, users can now upload documents, images, or other content directly from another app on the device.

That stands out as the chief new addition to OneDrive on iOS, but Microsoft has also made some other tweaks and changes in the latest update.

New Feature: The long sought after Share extension has emerged. You can now upload files to the app directly from other apps.

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New Feature: links will now open directly in the OneDrive app, helping you get to your files faster than ever before.

Microsoft has issued some updates for OneDrive on other platforms recently. The build of the application is close to getting the ability to document-to-PDF downloads, a feature that is currently in beta testing.

The company's own Windows OneDrive has hardly been ignored of course, with Microsoft improving security for the app back in February. As for iOS, users can grab the latest update by heading over to the App Store.

Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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