Published by


Brink's Avatar
Administrator

Posts: 25,642

Show Printable Version 


How to Enable or Disable Automatic Office 2016 Updates

information   Information
By default, Click-to-Run installations of Microsoft Office 2016 are configured to automatically update your Office installation when new updates are made publicly available.

If you have Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows checked in your Windows Update settings, then Windows Update will automatically install your Office 2016 updates when available.

You can also manually check for Office 2016 updates at any time unless automatic Office updates are disabled. It's recommend that you use automatic updating—but if you choose not to, be sure to check for updates at least once a week.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable to automatically download and install Office 2016 updates in Windows.

You must be signed in as an administrator to enable or disable automatic Office updates.




Here's How:

1. In an Office 2016 program (ex: Outlook 2016), click/tap on File. (see screenshot below)

Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Office_2016_update-1.png 
Views:	194 
Size:	50.7 KB 
ID:	73768

2. Click/tap on Account or Office Account. (see screenshots below)

Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Office_2016_update-2.png 
Views:	217 
Size:	37.0 KB 
ID:	73774
Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Office_2016_update-2b.png 
Views:	171 
Size:	39.4 KB 
ID:	73775

3. Do step 4 (enable) or step 5 (disable) for what you would like to do.


 4. To Enable Automatic Office 2016 Updates

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on Update Options, and click/tap on Enable updates. (see screenshot below)

B) If prompted by UAC, click/tap on Yes.

Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Enable_Automatic_Office_Updates.png 
Views:	170 
Size:	71.6 KB 
ID:	73767


 5. To Disable Automatic Office 2016 Updates

A) Click/tap on Update Options, and click/tap on Disable Updates. (see screenshot below)

B) If prompted by UAC, click/tap on Yes.

Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Disable_Automatic_Office_Updates.png 
Views:	138 
Size:	73.0 KB 
ID:	73766



That's it,
Shawn