July 5, 2016, update for Skype for Business 2016 (KB3115268)

Applies to: Skype for Business 2016

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Skype for Business 2016. The version number of this update is 16.0.4405.1000.

In addition to the release of the new client, this update fixes a list of issues.

Before you install the July 5, 2016, update (KB3115268), see the prerequisites.

Get update KB3115268 for Skype for Business 2016

The update is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center.



Note The download page will display this update as Skype for Business 2016.

How to install the update


Before you install this update, you must install December 8, 2015, security update (KB3114372) for Skype for Business 2016.

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Restart information

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

Issues and improvements

This update provides the latest version of OneDrive for Business for Office collaboration synchronization integration. It also enables coauthoring of Office documents that are synchronized by OneDrive in a reliable and high-performance manner. This update lets you use Office together with the latest version of OneDrive for Business for improved online and offline user experiences for all files that are synchronized.

Significant changes to the user experience include the following improvements:
  • The ability to quickly open OneDrive synchronized files from anywhere (File Explorer, Most Recently Used list, or websites). This enables Office applications to open the correct file and keeping all changes in synchronization.
  • Rich collaboration and sharing experiences.
  • Offline edits of synchronized files.
  • Auto synchronization of the changes to the cloud and as soon as you are online.
To be able take advantage of Office collaboration synchronization integration, you must also have the following updates installed:

This update also fixes the following issues:

More Information

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