September 8, 2015, update for SharePoint Server 2013 (KB3085481)

Applies to: Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1

This article describes update KB3085481 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 that was released on September 8, 2015. This update has a prerequisite.

Improvements and fixes

  • Improves the hybrid user experience to let hybrid user profiles be redirected to their profiles in Office 365. Learn more.
  • Improves the translations of some terms in multiple languages to make sure the accuracy of the meaning.
  • Updates English proofing tools.
  • Fixes performance and correctness issues in Windows Azure plugin.
  • Fixes the following issues:

    • After you go to the Per-Location view settings page, some custom views aren't displayed on the ellipsis menu for the list view web part.
    • When you attach a picture to your reply post for a trending tag in My Site, you experience an error if you have not followed the trending tag.
    • The Show more posts link does not work as expected on the Everyone page of Newsfeed in My Site.
    • When a user profile is deleted from My Site, an email is sent to the user's manager. However, this email contains a link to the user's root My Site which no longer exists. In addition, you receive the following error message:
      User not found.
    • When you try to search something in a SharePoint Server 2013 list that has a rich text column, HTML tags instead of the content of the column are displayed in the search result if the column name contains special characters.
    • After you type multiline text in a rich text field of a list, the text is unsearchable separately.
    • If the number of items in a document library exceeds the list view threshold, you can't update or delete a document set in the document library.
    • Some text in pdf files is extracted incorrectly (for example, trim line endings in encrypted documents).
    • Some text in pdf files is extracted and indexed incorrectly. 
    • Unicode text in pdf files that contains some special characters may be interpreted incorrectly.

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.

Update information

Restart information

You don't have to restart the computer after you install this update. 


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


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File Information

The global version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.