New OneDrive sync client release notes

New OneDrive sync client release notes

Last updated: September 24, 2018

Check back here for information on the latest releases of the new OneDrive sync client. Release notes are included only for builds that reach the Production and Enterprise Rings; the Insiders Ring receives updates rapidly with features ramping all the time.

Here are the latest build numbers in each of the rings of validation, according to The OneDrive sync client update process.

Insiders Ring

Production Ring

Enterprise Ring

Windows

Last released build

18.172.0826.0010

18.151.0729.0012

18.111.0603.0006

Rolling out

18.151.0729.0012

(November 20, 2018)

Mac

Last released build

18.162.0812.0001

18.151.0729.0006
(Standalone)

18.151.0729.0006
(Mac App Store)

18.111.0603.0007

Rolling out

18.151.0729.0014

Notes: 

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Choose your platform and expand the version numbers to see the update notes about each of these builds:

Windows update notes

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability of the client.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability of the client.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability of the client.

  • New features gradually rolling out to users:

    • Admins now have the ability to configure SharePoint Team Site Document Libraries to automatically sync on a machine.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability of the client.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • New features gradually rolling out to users:

    • Options for users to send feedback ("I like something", "I don't like something", "I have a suggestion"). "Send Feedback" is replacing "Report a Problem."

    • Whenever the device goes on battery saver mode, OneDrive sync client now automatically pauses sync, but the user can overwrite that behavior, if they want.

    • Updated the look and feel of the activity center.

  • Bug fix to address sign-in failures for organizations serviced by 21Vianet or Microsoft Cloud Germany.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • New features gradually rolling out to users:

    • Known Folder Move for OneDrive for Business is rolling out to eligible users in OneDrive settings as well as corresponding group policies for IT admins.

  • Bug fixes to improve the reliability of the client.

  • Bug fixes to improve the reliability of the client.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • New features gradually rolling out to users:

    • OneDrive will automatically pause when a Windows machine enters battery saver mode.

    • While paused, tapping on the activity center banner will resume sync.

  • This build includes a critical fix to address a potential issue when Enterprise Data Protection and Files On-Demand are turned on at the same time. Otherwise, it's identical to the 18.025.0204.0009 build released to the Production Ring on March 2, 2018.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • Improvements to "Processing Changes" sync state. We now show the number of changes that we are iterating over.

  • On Windows, instead of releasing the planned build (17.3.7294.0108) on March 29, we released 17.3.7301.0404.

  • 17.3.7301.0404 contains two additional critical fixes that weren't in 17.3.7294.0108:

    • Address issue with user logins when one of the services we depend on is experiencing an outage.

    • Address issue causing the sync client to not respect the admin setting to disable "Report a problem."

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

New features gradually rolling out to users:

  • Added icon overlays to indicate folders that are shared.

  • Whenever the device connects to a metered network, the OneDrive desktop app now automatically pauses sync giving the user the ability to overwrite that behavior, if desired.

  • Improvements to the sync client user experience when users are attempting to sync files that are locked by an application and cannot be synced. Now this state is more apparent and includes clear action around how to unblock the syncing of those files.

  • Right-clicking the OneDrive cloud icon in the notification area now opens the context menu within the activity center.

  • Bug fix to internal logging needed by engineering team to investigate customer issues.

New features and updates:

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • Users are notified when a large volume of files are deleted on their personal OneDrive.

New features and updates:

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • Updated build version format to reflect changes to our engineering system.

New features and updates:

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • Users can now sync SharePoint libraries with Information Rights Management (IRM) enabled. Learn more

  • Users receive notifications in activity center when a file update cannot finish downloading while that file is locked by a local application.

  • Bug fix to avoid prompting for elevation if user is not an admin.

  • Bug fix to avoid issue preventing overlays from loading correctly in certain cases.

New features and updates:

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

New features and updates:

  • Fix to address a bug that caused the temp folder to fill up with logs.

New features and updates:

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

New features and updates:

New features and updates:

  • Improvements to group policy enforcement. Group policy packages (ADM) now available with OneDrive installation. Learn more.

  • Fixed issues related to sync reliability and application stability.

Mac update notes

  • Bug fix to address a crash in the Mac client.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability of the client.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability of the client.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability of the client.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability of the client.

  • Bug fix to address a recurring crash on Mac OS version 10.10.

  • Bug fix to address a recurring crash on Mac OS version 10.10.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • New features gradually rolling out to users:

    • Options for users to send feedback ("I like something", "I don't like something", "I have a suggestion"). "Send Feedback" is replacing "Report a Problem."

    • Updated the look and feel of the activity center.

  • Bug fix to address sign-in failures for organizations serviced by 21Vianet or Microsoft Cloud Germany.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • New features gradually rolling out to users:

    • Users can now sync SharePoint libraries with Information Rights Management (IRM) enabled. Learn more.

  • Updated the version number of the build submitted to the Mac App Store to 18.065.0506.0007 to prevent an issue which causes migrations between the Mac App Store and Standalone version to fail. Otherwise, this build is identical to the one released for the Standalone client. This will be the last release where we will have to do this since the bug on the Office side has been fixed.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • Fixed an issue where open at login setting was being lost upon re-authentication scenarios and account unlinking.

  • New feature gradually rolling out to users: 

    • While paused, tapping on the activity center banner will resume sync.

  • Updated the version number of the build submitted to the Mac App Store to 18.065.0329.0008 to prevent an issue which causes migrations between the Mac App Store and Standalone version to fail. Otherwise, this build is identical to the one released for the Standalone client.

  • Updated the version number of this release from 18.065.0329.0004 to 18.065.9329.0007 to prevent an issue which causes migrations between the Mac App Store and Standalone version to fail.

  • Fixed issue causing some new Office documents not to save when using the new real-time collaboration functionality.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • New features gradually rolling out to users:

    • Version number has now been moved into the About tab of the Preferences window, rather than its own window.

    • When you open an Office document that’s synced to your computer, it opens ready for real-time collaboration.

    • Office documents that are synced to a computer can be shared from within the Office applications.

    • Improvements to "Processing Changes" sync state. We now show the number of changes that we are iterating over.

  • Updated the version number of this release from 18.044.0301.0005 to 18.044.9301.0007 to prevent an issue which causes migrations between Mac App Store and Standalone version to fail.

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • Standalone Mac sync client now migrates user settings when installed for users with configured Mac App Store sync client.

  • Users who are opted into the Insiders ring in Office for Mac will also have the setting applied to the standalone Mac sync client.

New features gradually rolling out to users:

  • Icon overlays to indicate folders that have been shared.

  • Ability to redirect screenshots into OneDrive.

  • Clicking the OneDrive cloud now opens the context menu within the activity center.

  • Locally synced OneDrive files from Finder open directly in the cloud with Office, allowing users to AutoSave, share, and collaborate easily--all the while being more performant than ever before.

  • Bug fix to address version numbering issue when publishing the release to the Mac App Store.

New features and updates:

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • Users are notified when a large volume of files are deleted on their personal OneDrive.

  • Bug fix to address version numbering issue when publishing the release to the Mac App Store.

  • Bug fix to address issue with right-to-left languages in which unfinished messages were being shown in the app instead of the finished English messages.

New features and updates:

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • Users can pause sync in the Mac client.

  • Updated build version format to reflect changes to our engineering system.

New features and updates:

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • Additional reliability improvements to the “Open at login” setting for the Standalone Mac client.

New features and updates:

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance of the client.

  • Reliability improvements to the “Open at login” setting for the Standalone Mac client.

New features and updates:

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability.

New features and updates:

  • Bug fixes to improve reliability and performance.

  • Users are notified when a syncing library becomes read-only or when it becomes editable.

  • New settings for controlling maximum upload and download throughput.

How to check the version you're using

  1. Click the blue OneDrive cloud icon in the notification area.

    A screenshot showing the cursor hovering over the blue OneDrive icon on the taskbar, with text that says OneDrive - Contoso.

    (You might need to click the Show hidden icons arrow The Show hidden icons button. next to the notification area to see the OneDrive icon. If the icon doesn't appear in the notification area, OneDrive might not be running. Click Start, type OneDrive in the search box, and then click OneDrive in the search results.)

  2. In the activity center, select the More > Settings.

  3. Select the About tab and see the version number under About Microsoft OneDrive.

Need more help?

Get help by emailing the OneDrive support team.

For more information about the OneDrive desktop app, see the table below or the OneDrive help center:

Title

Description

Sync files with the OneDrive sync client in Windows

Learn how Windows users can set up the OneDrive desktop app.

Which version of OneDrive am I using?

Learn how to tell which OneDrive sync client you're using.

Deploy the new OneDrive sync client in an enterprise environment

Learn how administrators can deploy the OneDrive desktop app for Windows to users in their enterprise environment.

Use Group Policy to control OneDrive sync client settings 

Learn how administrators can manage the OneDrive desktop app for users through Group Policy.

Sync files with the OneDrive sync client on Mac OS X

Learn how Mac users can set up the OneDrive desktop app.

Configure the new OneDrive sync client on macOS

Learn how administrators can use options for configuring the OneDrive desktop app on Mac OS X computers.

Restrictions and limitations when you sync files and folders

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

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