Microsoft’s marking OneDrive’s fifteenth anniversary with a new touchdown web page, referred to as OneDrive Dwelling, and it ought to make it simpler to maintain tabs in your work. As an alternative of arriving on the My information tab once you first open OneDrive, you’ll end up on the new Dwelling web page that resembles that dashboard within the on-line model of Workplace.
Just like the Workplace net app, OneDrive Dwelling comprises a record of your information, organized by how not too long ago you accessed them. Above the record are filters that allow you to type your paperwork by Phrase, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF file varieties.
There’s additionally a new “Exercise” column to the best of the “Proprietor” file discipline that tells you when somebody leaves a remark, @mentions one other person, or assigns you a process inside a shared doc. On the left aspect of the Dwelling view, Microsoft’s including a new Fast entry part, the place (identical to on Home windows) you’ll find and pin your most frequently-accessed areas.
Sadly, these adjustments aren’t stay proper now — Microsoft says OneDrive Dwelling can be accessible in “the approaching months.” From what it seems to be like, although, the new Dwelling web page may function a central hub that ought to make it easier to keep organized whereas collaborating remotely.
Except for its OneDrive net app, Microsoft can be rolling out its photograph story function for the OneDrive cell app (primarily the OneDrive-equivalent to Instagram tales) to customers in Australia. The function’s not reaching customers within the US or different areas till later this yr.