Fixing OneDrive can't sync right now due to high activity

Posted September 25, 2021 by  ‐ 1 min read

If you transferred over 500GB of data with OneDrive and got the error bellow, you will likely reach a OneDrive client limit.

Onedrive can't sync right now

To fix the issue, you can increase the limit on the OneDrive configuration.

Configuration file for OneDrive Personal C:\Users<username>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDrive\settings\Personal\ClientPolicy.ini.

Configuration file for OneDrive Business C:\Users<username>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\OneDrive\settings\Business1\ClientPolicy.ini.

Open the file corresponding to your OneDrive client version and increase the parameter MaxClientMBTransferredPerDay.