Microsoft’s marking OneDrive’s 15th anniversary with a new touchdown web page, referred to as OneDrive Home, and it ought to make it simpler to maintain tabs in your work. Instead of arriving on the My information tab whenever you first open OneDrive, you’ll end up on the new Home web page that resembles that dashboard within the on-line model of Office.
Like the Office internet app, OneDrive Home comprises a listing of your information, organized by how lately you accessed them. Above the listing are filters that allow you to type your paperwork by Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF file sorts.
There’s additionally a new “Activity” column to the precise of the “Owner” file area that tells you when somebody leaves a remark, @mentions one other consumer, or assigns you a job inside a shared doc. On the left facet of the Home view, Microsoft’s including a new Quick entry part, the place (similar to on Windows) you could find and pin your most frequently-accessed areas.
Unfortunately, these modifications aren’t stay proper now — Microsoft says OneDrive Home will probably be obtainable in “the coming months.” From what it seems like, although, the new Home web page may function a central hub that ought to make it easier to keep organized whereas collaborating remotely.
Aside from its OneDrive internet app, Microsoft can also be rolling out its photo story feature for the OneDrive cell app (primarily the OneDrive-equivalent to Instagram tales) to customers in Australia. The characteristic’s not reaching customers within the US or different areas till later this yr.