OneNote For Mac OS Crashes on Startup (Fixed)

Recently OneNote on my macbook pro started crashing every time on starting it. I couldn’t use one note at all. To fix the problem I’ve followed the below steps.

These steps worked for OneNote from MS Office 365 in MacOS Sierra.

Steps for fixing “OneNote For Mac OS Crashes on Startup”

  1. Open Finder and select Go from the menu.
  2. At this stage you may not see the item Library in the drop down menu under GO.
  3. To make the Library menu visible, Press Option / alt key. Library menu will now visible.
  4. Select Library.
  5. In Library folder, go to Containers and delete the folder com.microsoft.onenote.mac (/Users/{{User Name}}/Library/Containers/com.microsoft.onenote.mac). OneNote For Mac OS Crashes 01
  6. Now go to ~/Library/Group Containers/UBF8T346G9.Office/ and delete just the OneNote folder. OneNote For Mac OS Crashes 02
  7. Restart the computer and start OneNote.

Hope this will fix the crashing of OneNote on your Mac.

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1 comment for “OneNote For Mac OS Crashes on Startup (Fixed)

  1. Dixon
    May 5, 2017 at 7:26 pm

    This worked for me. Thank you so much! I purchased a new MacBook Pro and immediately the OneNote app crashed. This solved the problem.

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