Current Channel

June 28, 2017
Version 1706 (Build 8229.2073)




Excel: Feature updates

This channel release contains the following feature updates:

  • Pen customization: Choose a personal set of pens and highlighters for inking. Your customized set is available on all your Windows PCs.
  • Insert online pictures: New landing page for selecting images and attribution information is automatically inserted with the image.
  • Azure Data Lake Store connector: Users can now import data from Azure Data Lake Store.
  • "Add column from examples" enhancements: Supports suggestions, more Date/Time operations, and additional transformations.


Outlook: Feature updates

This channel release contains the following feature updates:

  • New account configuration: Set up new accounts with a new wizard that requires fewer manual steps.


PowerPoint: Feature updates

This channel release contains the following feature updates:

  • Pen customization: Choose a personal set of pens and highlighters for inking. Your customized set is available on all your Windows PCs.
  • Insert online pictures: New landing page for selecting images and attribution information is automatically inserted with the image.


Project: Non-security updates

This channel release contains the following non-security updates:

  • Fix an issue where timephased Baseline values don't match the initial values when you save a project to the XML file format.
  • Fix an issue where the Project client won't open a project since it thinks the project is checked out when it really isn't.
  • Fix an issue so that opening Project files from a file server with high latency open faster.


Skype for Business: Non-security updates

This channel release contains the following non-security updates:

  • Increase the prominence of High Importance messages in chat.
  • Add Office and Skype for Business file extension types to allowable file transfer blocklists.
  • Localization corrections in Outlook meeting invitations for meeting footer text set in non-English.
  • Fix an issue where sender names can be switched in conversations of multiple users.
  • Fix an issue where the blank conversation window fails to appear until a meeting is joined successfully.
  • Fix an issue where the department field information in a contact card is empty in search results if the title field is empty.
  • Fix sign-in failures for users migrated from on-premises to online due to firewall rules.


Word: Feature updates

This channel release contains the following feature updates:

  • Pen customization: Choose a personal set of pens and highlighters for inking. Your customized set is available on all your Windows PCs.
  • Insert online pictures: New landing page for selecting images and attribution information is automatically inserted with the image.


Source: Office 365 client update channel releases

See also: June 2017 updates for Get Office Blogs