Updated April 12, 2022: Microsoft have updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.
A preview of OneDrive sync that runs natively on Apple silicon is coming to devices in the Current Channel (Preview).
- Following the preview release to Current Channel (Preview), it will release GA.
If you are not interested in the preview of OneDrive sync that runs natively on Apple silicon, you can safely disregard this message. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 82035.
We will be updating OneDrive for Mac to be a universal app that will run natively on Macs with M1.
When this will happen
- Current Channel (Preview): We will begin rolling this out in early December and expect to complete rollout mid-December. – Complete
- Standard: We will begin rolling this out in mid-February (previously late January) and expect to complete by late April (previously late March). There will be no preview release
How this will affect your organization
All functionality is the same as it is in the 32-bit and 64-bit installations.
What you need to do to prepare
To enable the preview, users will need to have joined the Current Channel (Preview) and enabled the preview in OneDrive Settings > About. Users can also opt out in OneDrive Settings > About.
You might want to notify users that the ARM install is available as a preview, update your user training, and prepare your help desk.
Message ID: MC299920
Published: 24 November 2021
Updated: 12 April 2022
Effective: December 13, 2021