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  1. FrankXS

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    What do you think of it? Why don't developers support it for sending/sharing like other free storage solutions? (i.e. Astro, File Manager, Office Suite, etc.) I mean, 25 GB free!

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    I am using SkyDrive and honestly pretty impressed with it. Although I don't use it for larger files usually, I have used Dropbox for 5GB files without any problems (My Dropbox was of 8GB now reduced to 7GB, don't know why and they won't respond, So I am moving away from Dropbox slowly).
    Why developers support large files, I believe they want you to buy premium options. Everyone is after making money so why should they not charge you for that?
     
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    Sorry if I wasn't clear... What I meant was why can't you "send" or "share" a file from an app like Astro or File Manager to MS Skydrive? They support almost every other on-line storage destination, like Dropbox, etc. But not Skydrive. I'd like to see Skydrive supported.

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    Because there's no Official SkyDrive app for Android yet AFAIK. The only access it has for now is via browser or similar apps. API isnt available yet.
     
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    Gotcha! I guess I understand now. Makes sense.

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    Now available in the Play Store.
     
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    I have not really used used SkyDrive. But, I've had it on my pc for a long long time and I use it occasionally.

    To me it seems to work perfectly as promised to share large files (or small ones) and the Android app works perfectly to see and browse the drive and change share options.

    I have shared files in SkyDrive app using gmail rather simply. I just find the file, and select the share button. Then I get options to use: google drive, gmail, mms, skydrive, google+, bluetooth, facebook or picasa. Selecting gmail brings up my new email in gmail immediately.

    I like SkyDrive, but I forget about it. It's like a lot of Microsoft utility programs. They work really good and are usually for free - but they don't tell anyone about it.
     
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    Skydrive offers only 7GB of free storage for new sign ups. Minus offers 10GB free! 11GB if you use my referral.
     
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    Unless you were lucky enough to sign up early. I've got 25.
     
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    I have 25GB free on Skydrive since I started using it AGES ago.
     
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    hey... i am using Google Drive on my android and it is working fine...
     
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