Why are Visio file always showing "UPLOAD BLOCKED" when saving them with OneDrive?

mrblonde 196 Reputation points
2021-02-18T08:38:10.517+00:00

Since a few months, everytime I open a visio file i get the message:

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I can save the file with a different name, but then same thing happens after close and open.

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Visio Management
Visio: A family of Microsoft products used to create diagrams and vector graphics.Management: The act or process of organizing, handling, directing or controlling something.
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  1. Erin Ding-MSFT 4,396 Reputation points
    2021-02-19T07:31:16.317+00:00

    Hi @mrblonde

    Based on your description, I have two questions as below.

    1. Does this issue occur on specific Visio file or all Visio files?
    2. Does this issue occur only in Visio or other Office applications like Word?

    Generally, if you get the error message saying “Upload blocked”, you may need to remove and reconnect OneDrive.
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    If it doesn't help, you could try to reset OneDrive.
    As said in this document, "Resetting Microsoft OneDrive can sometimes resolve sync issues and resets all OneDrive settings. OneDrive will perform a full sync after the reset.
    You won't lose any data by resetting or uninstalling OneDrive."

    Any updates, you could post back.


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