Since the September 22 release, Microsoft has likely fielded thousands of questions regarding the new Office update system.
One of the most pertinent will concern Office 2016 adoption of the somewhat overbearing Windows 10 auto-update system.
I have access to none of these plans, or the First Release program, so these details are taken directly from the Office Support site. Remember this service is only available to those organizations signed up to the program, and the aforementioned Office 365 plans.
Microsoft is pushing a portion of Office 2016 testing to the consumers, à la Windows 10 faster than previous Office iterations.
The Office 2016 system will use a similar style to the Windows 10 update branches Failure to install the CB updates will, as with Windows 10, result in a severance from scheduled security updates rendering consumers vulnerable to attack.
CBB works slightly differently: business will be able to defer one four-month update, but Furthermore, there will be no Long Term Servicing Branch equivalent, the Windows 10 branch eschewing all but security patches over long periods of time.
A quick way to locate Windows Update is to to open the Start Menu or Start Screen and type; Update.
The information below is being provided regarding the most currently available updates available for the supported Windows and Macintosh versions of Office as of July 3, 2017.Release Schedule for Non-Security Updates Note: Each of the KB articles includes the list/links for all the Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc).Most of you focus on Outlook and that's the only ones required and is also provided separately but I wanted to provide the larger "Office" list in case you want it.Depending on when you installed your preview, the software will enter a reduced operating mode over the coming months.This leaves you with two options: upgrade, or reinstall an older, licensed version of Office.in late September, and it brought a number of changes with it.