May 13, 2016

Office 365 Sharepoint – Major sync fixes coming in 3rd Qtr 2016

We are excited to see Microsoft is serious about addressing sync issues within Office 365.   A major release is coming in the 3rd Qtr of 2016 that is supposed to address many of Sharepoint sync issues.   Read more here.

Here’s are some highlights:

We’re( Microsoft) excited to announce that the following capabilities will be rolling out this quarter:

  • Access to SharePoint Online document libraries and Office 365 Group files from the OneDrive mobile app.
  • Intelligent discovery of documents from both OneDrive and SharePoint.
  • Copy from OneDrive to SharePoint in the OneDrive web experience.
  • OneDrive Universal Windows Platform (UWP) application.

And before the end of calendar year 2016:

  • Document analytics surfaced in OneDrive to provide insight into document usage, reach and impact.
  • Synchronization of SharePoint Online document libraries with the new OneDrive sync client.
  • Synchronization of shared folders with the new OneDrive sync client.
  • Mobile access to SharePoint document libraries in on-premises farms.
  • Move and copy files between OneDrive and SharePoint in web experiences.