How to install OneDrive for Business for SharePoint and SharePoint Online

Applies to: OneDrive for BusinessSharePoint Online

Summary


The stand-alone OneDrive for Business sync client lets users sync their personal OneDrive for Business document library, or a SharePoint or Office 365 team site library to their local computer. 

This document provides the OneDrive for Business sync client Click-to-Run installers for all supported languages. 

If you have any Office 2016 application installed, such as Skype for Business 2016, you must have the 2016 version of OneDrive for Business installed. Jump to Installing version of OneDrive for Business that works with Office 2016

 

Notes

Installation instructions for Office 2013 or SharePoint 2013


To install the OneDrive for Business sync client, follow these steps:

  1. Uninstall any earlier versions of OneDrive for Business.
  2. Click on one of the installer links below to download the OneDrive for Business installer for your language and system edition. If you are already running a 32-bit or 64-bit edition of Office, you must select the same edition type for OneDrive for Business.
     
  3. Run the downloaded file to start the Setup program.
  4. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
  5. If you are asked to provide a license key, enter 3V9N8-W93CC-FQPB8-Y9WVF-TVGJ3.
  6. Open your personal OneDrive for Business document library. Or, open any SharePoint 2013 or Office 365 website document library. Then, click the Sync button to sync the libraries.

Notes

  • The OneDrive for Business sync client ships together with two components that are not selected for installation by default. We recommend that you do not change these default settings.
  • If you have one of the following versions of Office 2013, you already have the OneDrive for Business sync client installed:
    • Office Professional Plus 2013
    • Office 365 Enterprise E3
    • Office 365 Midsize Business
    • Office 365 Small Business Premium

Installation instructions for Office 2016


You need to have a custom installation of Office 2016 to extract OneDrive for Business

Let us fix this for you

To have us create a custom installation of Office 2016 to extract OneDrive for Business, click this Download button.
 


In the File Download dialog box, click Run or Open, and then follow the steps in the easy fix wizard.

Notes

  • This wizard is in English only. However, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
  • If you aren't on the computer that has the problem, save the Fix it solution to a flash drive or a CD, and then run it on the computer that has the problem.
     

Let me fix it myself

To use a custom installation of Office 2016 to extract OneDrive for Business, follow these steps:
 
  1. Download the Office 2016 Deployment Tool from the following Microsoft website, and then save the file to your desktop:
  2. From your desktop, double-click OfficeDeploymentTool.exe, and then extract the files to your desktop. The following files will be displayed on your desktop:
     
    • Setup.exe
    • Configuration.xml
  3. Create a file that is named AddODB.txt. To do this follow these steps:
     
    1. Start Notepad, and then paste the following text into a new file:
      <Configuration>  <Add SourcePath="http://officecdn.microsoft.com/pr/492350f6-3a01-4f97-b9c0-c7c6ddf67d60/" OfficeClientEdition="32" >    <Product ID="O365BusinessRetail">      <Language ID="en-us" />      <ExcludeApp ID="Access" />      <ExcludeApp ID="Excel" />      <ExcludeApp ID="Lync" />      <ExcludeApp ID="OneNote" />      <ExcludeApp ID="Outlook" />      <ExcludeApp ID="PowerPoint" />      <ExcludeApp ID="Publisher" />      <ExcludeApp ID="Word" />    </Product>  </Add>  <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" /></Configuration> 
      Note This file will install the 32-bit English-US version of OneDrive for Business. If you have to have the 64-bit version, change the text in the second line that reads OfficeClientEdition="32" to the following:
      OfficeClientEdition="64"
      If you have to have a language other than English-US, change the Language ID="en-us" text to the following:
      Language ID="<ll-cc>"
      To find the appropriate value of the <ll-cc> placeholder to match your language, go to the following Microsoft website:
    2. Save the file to your desktop, and name it AddODB.
  4. Open a command prompt as an administrator. To do this, follow these steps:
     
    1. Click Start.
    2. In the Start Search box, type cmd, and then press Ctrl+Shift+Enter.
    3. If the User Account Control dialog box appears, confirm that the action that it displays is what you want, and then click Continue.
  5. At the command prompt, type the following commands, and press Enter after type each one:
    cd /d %userprofile%\desktop setup.exe /configure AddODB.txt 
    Note The installation occurs silently in the background and can take 20 minutes or more to complete, depending on the speed of your Internet connection. Don't close the Command Prompt window during the installation.

    Note When the installation is completed, a new command line appears at the command prompt.
     
  6. Click Start. In the Start Search box, type OneDrive for Business, and then start OneDrive for Business.

    Note After you set up OneDrive for Business, you may not see the sync icon overlays (that is, the green check marks or red crosses) on files and folders. You have to restart your computer to enable the sync icon overlays to reappear.
     
  7. Close the command prompt, and then delete the following files from your desktop:
     
    • OfficeDeploymentTool.exe
    • Setup.exe
    • Configuration.xml
    • AddODB.txt

Uninstalling OneDrive for Business sync client


To uninstall the OneDrive for Business sync client, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Click Programs.
  3. Under Programs and Features, click Uninstall a program.
  4. In the list of currently installed programs, right-click OneDrive for Business, and then click Uninstall.