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Notifications when file is updated

I would like to know when my OneDrive file that I have shared with someone is updated by that other person.

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        MS is moving slow on this feature!!!! it's been a feature of google doc for years whats up????

      • Rakib Hasan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Popup excel notification on my desktop and remind me my schedule. Even my excel workbook is no open.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes this would be nice to inform those i share a file with at work that an update or change has been made automatically, so i dont have to keep sending emails all the time.

      • Michael commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This feature is available when a file is added to a Document Folder of a SharePoint Site but not in OneDrive. In most cases, the creation of an entire SharePoint Site is counterproductive and unnecessary when you have a single file to share. Yet, being notified when the file is updated by shared users is equally important whether on SharePoint or OneDrive.

      • Ed Hansberry commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I should be able to subscribe to any file in OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, or any Sharepoint site in Office 365 to get an email the next morning when the file was updated.

      • KayDee commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        From the document page, add an ability for a user to opt-in to email notifications (per change, or per day, etc...) that sends an email when an update has been made to the document that they're currently looking at.

      • Mohit Gupta commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        When working with multiple people, we should have the option to send all of them or specific person, the notification via sheet itself to let them know it has been updated along with the ability to send annotation about it.

      • Adrian Hyde commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Can't you just use the native SharePoint/OneDrive "Alert Me" feature for changes to your files?

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