August 11, 2015, update for OneNote 2013 (KB3055008)

This article describes update KB3055008 for Microsoft OneNote 2013 that was released on August 11, 2015. This update also applies to Office Home and Student 2013 RT, and that contains OneNote 2013. This update has a prerequisite.

Please be aware that the update in Download Center applies to Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Microsoft Office 2013. It does not apply to the Office 2013 Click-to-Run editions such as Microsoft Office 365 Home. (How to determine?).

Improvements and fixes

  • The recycle bin feature is disabled in Class Notebooks to avoid privacy issues. Now only the teacher can enable or disable the recycle bin.
    BUG #: 3510445 (Office15)
  • Fixes the following issues:
    • Inking while resting the palm could cause ink to disappear occasionally.
      BUG #: 3508807 (Office15)
    • Some deleted ink strokes can reappear during a sync with merge in OneNote 2013. For example, this issue occurs when several people collaborate on a same document.
      BUG #: 3509875 (Office15)

How to download and install the update

Microsoft Update

Use Microsoft Update to automatically download and install the update.

Download Center

This update is also available for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center. The updates in the Download Center cannot be installed on Office Home and Student 2013 RT.If you are not sure what platform (32-bit or 64-bit) you're running, see Am I running 32-bit or 64-bit Office? Additionally, see more information about how to download Microsoft support files .

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Update information

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this update.


To apply this update, you must have Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 installed.

More Information

How to determine whether my Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based:
  1. Start OneNote 2013.
  2. On the File menu, click Account.
  3. For Office 2013 Click-to-Run installations, an Update Options item is displayed. For MSI-based installations, the Update Options item is not displayed.
Office 2013 Click-to-Run installationMSI-based Office 2013
The screenshot for OneNote Click To Run The screenshot for OneNote MSI
File Information
How to uninstall this update


See the information about the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates . The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office.

Article ID: 3055008 - Last Review: Aug 11, 2015 - Revision: 1

Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1, Microsoft OneNote 2013, Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT