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Topic # 101153 25-Apr-2012 11:00 Send private message

Have anyone noticed that files uploaded to Skydrive from a PC can't be accessed from Windows Phone?

The app shows all folders/files but when I tap on a file I get the browser opening and a Windows Live page saying "We can't find that page. Please enter the web address again or try a different link."






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  Reply # 614816 25-Apr-2012 11:28 Send private message

freitasm: Have anyone noticed that files uploaded to Skydrive from a PC can't be accessed from Windows Phone?

The app shows all folders/files but when I tap on a file I get the browser opening and a Windows Live page saying "We can't find that page. Please enter the web address again or try a different link."




same for me, tried opening text file.

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  Reply # 614837 25-Apr-2012 11:49 Send private message

I've tried a JPG image, text file, MP3 song and a Word document. Only the image and song seemed to work.

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  Reply # 614839 25-Apr-2012 11:52 Send private message

EDIT - Sorry, as noted above, the new image I just uploaded opens as expected.  Both the newly uploaded Excel, as well as one I previously uploaded, diaplay in the file list, but do not open, with the same error as in the OP.



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  Reply # 614846 25-Apr-2012 12:02 Send private message

All my files are visible. They just won't download on my device - except images and sounds as noted.





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  Reply # 614851 25-Apr-2012 12:14 Send private message

Done some more playing with different filetypes, and edited my post above with results

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  Reply # 614884 25-Apr-2012 13:04 Send private message

Works fine when you open the same files under Skydrives section in the Office hub but not via the Skydrive app itself.






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  Reply # 614887 25-Apr-2012 13:05 Send private message

The Office Hub is a lot slower than the Skydrive app, lacks some features.




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  Reply # 614928 25-Apr-2012 14:28 Send private message

A bit off topic but they are lowering the free data limit on Skydrive to 7GB. It has probably been mentioned already but if you are an existing user you can keep the 25GB limit by requesting it. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/skydrive/loyalty



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  Reply # 614938 25-Apr-2012 15:06 Send private message

There's another topic for that in our Cloud subforum.




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  Reply # 614954 25-Apr-2012 15:24 Send private message

@SkyDrive: We're looking at issue opening docs some people have with new WP app. Stay tuned for update. thx for patience http://t.co/i4lbT3Zs

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  Reply # 615007 25-Apr-2012 16:47 Send private message

The issue has now been fixed. Its opening documents now via SkyDrive app.






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  Reply # 615030 25-Apr-2012 17:25 Send private message

You beat me to it. I just came back to confirm this is now working. Even so, after uploading 5GB to the service then not being able to open files for six - eight hours is not good enough.




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