New OneDrive sync client release notes

Check back here for information on the latest features released for the new OneDrive sync client.

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Windows

Install the latest Windows version of the new OneDrive sync client.

Version 17.3.6705.1122 (Released December 1, 2016)

New features and updates:

  • The OneDrive activity center has been improved for vision-impaired users.

  • Added support for Office 365 operated by 21Vianet.

Critical bug fixes:

  • Fixed the top issues related to sync reliability.

  • Fixed the top issues related to application stability.

  • Fixed an issue where a “OneDrive needs an update” error was being shown incorrectly.

  • Fixed an issue which caused users to have multiple OneDrive shortcuts in Windows Explorer.

Version 17.3.6705.1122 (Public Preview Released December 1, 2016)

New features and updates:

Critical bug fixes:

  • Fixed various miscellaneous issues related to syncing SharePoint sites and shared OneDrive for Business files.

Version 17.3.6674.1021 (Released November 10, 2016)

New features and updates:

  • Added support for Office 365 Germany.

  • (Rolling out) The OneDrive activity center has been updated to provide information on recent activity.

Critical bug fixes:

  • Fixed the top issues related to application stability.

  • Fixed a rare issue where OneDrive would attempt to upload a file twice.

  • Fixed an issue which caused users to unnecessarily re-setup OneDrive.

Version 17.3.6674.1021 (Public Preview Released October 26, 2016)

Fixed miscellaneous bug fixes.

Version 17.3.6673.1011 (Public Preview Released October 19, 2016)

New features and updates:

  • The same builds now run on Windows and Mac.

  • Syncing shared folders.

  • Syncing read-only files and folders.

Also, fixed miscellaneous bug fixes.

Version 17.3.6642.0922 (Public Preview Released September 26, 2016)

New features and updates:

  • Users can choose which folders to sync when setting up sync for a SharePoint site.

Also, fixed miscellaneous bug fixes.

Version 17.3.6637.0915 (Public Preview Released September 19, 2016)

New features and updates:

  • Sync SharePoint site libraries.

  • You can set up sync from a specific folder on a site.

  • The sync client now supports coauthoring and sharing directly from Office files.

  • You can choose which folders to sync from OneDrive Settings.

Version 17.3.6517.0809 (Released August 15th, 2016)

Critical bug fixes:

  • Fixed a few regression issues that caused the sync client to crash.

Version 17.3.6514.0720 (Released August 1, 2016)

New features and updates:

  • Download performance has improved.

  • OneDrive detects when the File Explorer overlay extensions are broken, and prompts the user to fix it.

  • OneDrive will now attempt to update to the latest build that’s available to all customers, even if a newer build is beginning to be gradually rolled out but hasn't reached you yet.

  • Added a new scheduled task to help keep OneDrive up to date.

  • (Rolling out) Added a new option to limit how much bandwidth is used to transfer files.

  • (Rolling out) Added a setting to automatically limit the bandwidth.

Critical bug fixes:

  • Fixed issues where clients were not able to sign in and setup properly.

  • Fixed an issue where the sign-in dialog box would appear if OneDrive was launched with DisablePersonalSync set on Windows 10.

  • Fixed miscellaneous crashes and bugs.

Version 17.3.6390.0509 (Released May 11, 2016)

Critical bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue where OneDrive was incorrectly detecting that Personal Sync had been disabled on Windows 8.1.

  • Fixed an issue that sometimes caused files that were opened by Office to stop syncing.

Version 17.3.6386.0412 (Released April 14, 2016)

Miscellaneous bug fixes.

Version 17.3.6381.0405 (Released April 6, 2016)

Feature update: The takeover feature is now enabled by default.

Version 17.3.6378.0329 (Released March 30, 2016)

New features and updates:

  • OneDrive Setup now accepts both business and personal email addresses and will redirect to sign-in accordingly. Registry keys are no longer needed for deployment.

  • The takeover feature is now enabled. Users looking to transition to the new client only need to update to the latest version of Office and OneDrive, then sign in with the same account. Read more in the Transition from the existing OneDrive for Business sync client article.

  • OneDrive now supports Windows 8.1 to sync business accounts. Simply launch "OneDrive for Business" in Windows 8.1 to get started.

  • The transfer rate is now shown when you hover over the cloud in the task tray.

Critical bug fix:

  • We fixed a tenant discovery bug where a user would sign in and receive an error that they have no Internet connection.

Mac

Install the latest Mac version from the Mac app store.

Version 17.3.6707.1124 (Public Preview Released December 1, 2016)

New features and updates:

  • You can re-use an existing location with the same name when adding a SharePoint site or shared OneDrive for Business folder.

Critical bug fixes:

  • Fixed various miscellaneous issues related to syncing SharePoint sites and shared OneDrive for Business files.

Version 17.3.6705.1122 (Released December 1, 2016)

New features and updates:

  • OneDrive will now automatically relaunch after it crashes. We've also added a way to report recurring crashes.

  • Added support for Office 365 operated by 21Vianet.

  • (Rolling out) We've re-enabled the ability to limit bandwidth utilization automatically or to a specified limit.

Critical bug fixes:

  • Fixed the top issues related to sync reliability.

  • Fixed the top issues related to application stability.

Version 17.3.6674.1021 (Released November 10, 2016)

New features and updates:

  • Added support for Office 365 Germany.

  • (Rolling out) The OneDrive activity center has been updated to provide information on recent activity.

Critical bug fixes:

  • Fixed the top issues related to application stability.

  • Fixed a rare issue where OneDrive would attempt to upload a file twice.

  • Fixed an issue which caused users to unnecessarily re-setup OneDrive.

Version 17.3.6674.1021 (Public Preview Released October 26, 2016)

Fixed miscellaneous bug fixes.

Version 17.3.6673.1011 (Public Preview Released October 19, 2016)

New features and updates:

  • The same builds now run on Windows and Mac.

  • Syncing shared folders.

  • Syncing read-only files and folders.

Also, fixed miscellaneous bug fixes.

Version 17.3.6517.0809 (Released August 24, 2016)

New features and updates:

  • Improved download performance.

  • The Choose Folders dialog box now shows the size of the files or folders that you can sync.

  • Files or folders with accented characters now properly show the correct status in the overlays.

  • [Rolling out] Added a new option to limit the bandwidth used to transfer files.

  • [Rolling out] Added a setting to automatically limit the bandwidth.

Critical bug fixes:

  • Fixed issues where clients weren't able to sign in and set up properly.

  • Fixed miscellaneous crashes and bugs.

Version 17.3.6389.0415 (Released April 19, 2016)

Critical bug fix: This update addresses an issue where users in some ADFS tenant configurations were unable to sign in if the ADFS server didn’t satisfy certain security requirements for HTTP traffic.

Version 17.3.6378.0329 (Released March 30, 2016)

New features and updates:

  • The first run experience now accepts both business and personal email addresses and will redirect to sign in accordingly. The deployment default is no longer needed.

  • The transfer rate is now shown in the drop-down menu.

Critical bug fix:

  • Fixed a tenant discovery bug where a user would sign in and be told they have no internet connection erroneously.

Additional resources

For additional resources about the new OneDrive sync client:

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Description

Get started with the new OneDrive sync client in Windows

Learn how Windows users can configure the Next Generation Sync Client.

Which OneDrive sync client am I using?

Learn how to easily tell which OneDrive sync client you are using.

Plan to deploy the new OneDrive sync client in an enterprise environment

Learn planning considerations you need to make when deploying the Next Generation Sync Client to an enterprise environment.

Deploying the new OneDrive sync client in an enterprise environment

Learn how administrators can deploy the Next Generation Sync Client for Windows to users in their enterprise environment.

Transition from the previous OneDrive for Business sync client

Learn how Windows users can transition from the previous OneDrive for Business Sync Client to the Next Generation Sync Client.

Administrative settings for the new OneDrive sync client

Learn how administrators can control and manage the Next Generation Sync Client for their users through Group Policy.

Get started with the new OneDrive sync client on Mac OS X

Learn how Mac users can configure the Next Generation Sync Client.

Deploying the new OneDrive sync client on OS X and configuring work or school accounts

Learn how administrators can use options for configuring the OneDrive Next Generation Sync Client on Mac OS X computers.

Restrictions and limitations when you sync OneDrive for Business libraries through OneDrive for Business

Knowledge base article with release notes, limits, and restrictions (such as invalid characters in file names).

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