Prevent users from installing the OneDrive sync app

The Sync button helps users install and set up the new OneDrive sync app. If you want to manage the rollout of the sync app to your organization, you can hide the Sync button on the OneDrive website to prevent your users from downloading the sync app themselves.

To prevent users from downloading the OneDrive sync app

  1. Sign in to the OneDrive admin center as a global or SharePoint admin, and select Sync in the left pane.

    The Sync page of the OneDrive admin center

  2. Clear the Show the Sync button on the OneDrive website check box.

  3. Click Save.

See also

Use Group Policy to control OneDrive sync app settings