Check Microsoft Office 2016, 2019 or 365 for Updates

If you want to check manually if there is an update available for Microsoft Office 2016, 2019 or 365, please follow these steps:

  • Open Microsoft Word on your computer

  • Select Account > Update Options > Update Now

  • You will see Checking for updates appear

    And if there are any new updates, you will then see Downloading Office updates appear

    NOTE: Depending on your internet speed and how large the update is, this can take anywhere from 2 minutes to 30 minutes

  • Once the updates are downloaded, you will be prompted to Save your work before continuing, once you have closed all Microsoft Office applications, then select Continue

    You will then see Applying updates

  • When complete, you should see an Updates were installed message,select Close

    Then Microsoft Word or the Office application you were in should reopen.

    Microsoft Office is now up to date.

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