Server error: The version of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation running on the server is more recent than the version of SharePoint Designer you are using

In this article, we will discuss how to resolve “Server error: The version of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation running on the server is more recent than the version of SharePoint Designer you are using” while opening a SharePoint online site using SharePoint designer 2013.

In the SharePoint designer page while clicking on Open Site a new page will come where we are giving our site path. After giving our site on which site we want to create a workflow the above error will come.

Server error: The version of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation running on the server is more recent than the version of SharePoint Designer you are using
Server error: The version of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation running on the server is more recent than the version of SharePoint Designer you are using

Server error: The version of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation running on the server is more recent than the version of SharePoint Designer you are using

To resolve the above error we need to follow the below process.

In SharePoint designer 2013 Click on the File tab and then click on Account.

You need a more recent version of SharePoint Designer you are using.
You need a more recent version of SharePoint Designer you are using.

In the Account page Click on “Switch Account” as highlighted below.

You need a more recent version of SharePoint Designer
You need a more recent version of SharePoint Designer

We can able to notice one “Sign In” page. The Sign In page contains two field User ID field and Password field. Here I have given my User ID and password then click on Sign in.

Server error: The version of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation running on the server is more recent than the version of SharePoint Designer you are using
Server error: The version of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation running on the server is more recent than the version of SharePoint Designer you are using

Account page we can able to see User Information. Below the user information, the UserId will display in which we Sign in.

You need a more recent version of SharePoint Designer you are using. You need a more recent version of SharePoint Designer.
You need a more recent version of SharePoint Designer you are using. You need a more recent version of SharePoint Designer.

After this, we can able to open the SharePoint site using SharePoint designer 2013.

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Conclusion:

In the above SharePoint designer article, we were discussed how to resolve the error “Server error: The version of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation running on the server is more recent than the version of SharePoint Designer you are using” while opening a SharePoint Online site using SharePoint designer 2013.

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