SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1

Microsoft have released Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2013 Foundation and Server. Here is a quick round up of what’s new.

*** Update: Service Pack 1 re-released fixes Search issue.

WARNING: Search issue with SharePoint Foundation after installing Service Pack 1

Compatibility with new stuff:

  • Support for Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Fixes for users with Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer 11


  • Service Pack 1 rolls up previous cumulative updates and hot fixes. No need to install the March 2013 CU for SharePoint before installing later updates.

New Features:

  • Support for OData JSON light – allows developers to select the level of metadata returned by requests.
  • Ability to turn off the SharePoint News Feed and replace it with a Yammer feed.

One Drive:

  • SkyDrive Pro has been renamed to One Drive for Business

SharePoint Service Pack 1 can be downloaded from TechNet.

Related to this is Service Pack 1 for Office 2013 (including Office RT for Surface users) which was released at the same time.

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