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News Outlook 2013 Updates for May 2015

A Rollup Update and an update for the Social Connector and Facebook Provider have been released for Outlook 2013, containing a total of 19 documented improvements and fixes.


Update KB3039799 for Outlook 2013
This is a non-security update which contains 18 improvements and fixes. Some changes also require update KB3039700 for Office 2013 to be installed.

Most notable new changes and fixes are:

  • Adds the Store button to the Home tab ribbon in Outlook 2013 (when supported and enabled via the Registry).
  • When you perform a tag action (such as marking an item as read or unread) for an item in search results in a shared mailbox in Outlook 2013, the item disappears.
  • You cannot open a shared mailbox in a profile in Outlook 2013. This issue occurs after you migrate the profile from Exchange Server 2010 to Exchange Server 2013 that has the MAPI over HTTP transport protocol enabled.

View: Download information for KB3039799
View: Download information for KB3039700


Update KB3039711 and KB3054782 for Outlook 2013 Social Connector
These 2 non-security updates improves the Facebook Provider compatibility with the Outlook Social Connector (People Pane) and Outlook 2010.

View: Download information for KB3039711 (Social Connector)
View: Download information for KB3054782 (Facebook Provider)


Note: These updates are also offered via Microsoft Update or already installed automatically for you when Microsoft Update is configured to also update other Microsoft applications.
Office 365 subscribers can install these updates manually via the Update Now button or wait for the automatic update. These updates are included in version: 15.0.4719.1002.

News Outlook 2010 Update for May 2015

A Rollup Update has been released for Outlook 2010. This is a non-security update which contains 3 improvements and fixes.

  • When you respond to a meeting request by using the Edit Response Before Sending option, the font is set to the system font unexpectedly.
  • If you use Outlook Security Group Policy to configure a VSTO add-in as trusted, it does not prevent security prompts when the add-in accesses the object model.
  • The last changed date of an Rights Management Services (RMS)-protected Office  document is displayed incorrectly in the preview pane.

View: Download information for KB3015585

Note: This update is also offered via Microsoft Update or already installed automatically for you when Microsoft Update is configured to also update other Microsoft applications.

News Junk E-mail Filter updates for May 2015

New Junk E-mail Filter definitions have been made available for all supported Outlook versions. Outlook 2003 no longer gets any Junk E-mail Filter updates as it is out of support.

Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter (KB2986252)
Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 Junk Email Filter (KB3015642)
Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 Junk Email Filter (KB2986209)

Note: This update is also offered via Microsoft Update or already installed automatically for you when Microsoft Update is configured to also update other Microsoft applications.
Office 365 subscribers can install this update manually via the Update Now button or wait for the automatic update. This update is included in version: 15.0.4719.1002.

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News Outlook 2013 Updates for April 2015

A Rollup Update and an update for the Social Connector and Facebook Provider have been released for Outlook 2013, containing a total of 13 documented improvements and fixes.


Update KB2965270 for Outlook 2013
This is a non-security update which contains 13 improvements and fixes.

Most notable new changes and fixes are:

  • Improves of translations of Skype for Business, the POP/IMAP account setup wizard and various error messages.
  • When you search some items in Outlook 2013, the performance responses slowly.
  • Public folders, online archived mailboxes, or shared mailboxes may disappear from the folder list in Outlook 2013.
  • Fixes an issue for EAS accounts in which email messages that are moved, deleted, or flagged as junk are duplicated.

View: Download information for KB2965270


Update KB2965257 and KB2825678 for Outlook 2013 Social Connector
These 2 non-security updates contain undocumented changes to the Outlook Social Connector (People Pane) and Facebook Provider.

View: Download information for KB2965257 (Social Connector)
View: Download information for KB2825678 (Facebook Provider)


Note: These updates are also offered via Microsoft Update or already installed automatically for you when Microsoft Update is configured to also update other Microsoft applications.
Office 365 subscribers can install these updates manually via the Update Now button or wait for the automatic update. These updates are included in version: 15.0.4711.1002.

News Outlook 2010 Update for April 2015

A Rollup Update has been released for Outlook 2010. This is a non-security update which contains 5 improvements and fixes.

Most notable new changes and fixes are:

  • When an application other than Outlook loads MAPI, the application may crash. This issue occurs if the mailbox connection uses the MAPI over HTTP transport protocol.
  • Public folders, online archived mailboxes, or shared mailboxes may disappear from the folder list in Outlook 2010.
  • When you search an item in a shared online contacts folder in Outlook 2010, you receive the following error message:
    ”The attempted operation failed. An object could not be found.”

View: Download information for KB2965295

Update: Outlook 2010 could crash after installing the latest round of updates. This is actually caused by update KB2825678 for Outlook 2013 which could get installed when you also have Office 2013 applications installed. For more information see: Outlook 2010 crashes if the update from KB 2825678 is installed.

Update 2: This issue has been fixed in the May update of the Facebook Provider KB3054782.

Note: This update is also offered via Microsoft Update or already installed automatically for you when Microsoft Update is configured to also update other Microsoft applications.

News Junk E-mail Filter updates for April 2015

New Junk E-mail Filter definitions have been made available for all supported Outlook versions. Outlook 2003 no longer gets any Junk E-mail Filter updates anymore as it is out of support.

Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter (KB2965207)
Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 Junk Email Filter (KB2965299)
Download: Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2013 Junk Email Filter (KB2965273)

Note: This update is also offered via Microsoft Update or already installed automatically for you when Microsoft Update is configured to also update other Microsoft applications.
Office 365 subscribers can install this update manually via the Update Now button or wait for the automatic update. This update is included in version: 15.0.4711.1002.

News Exchange 2013 CU8

Cumulative Update 8 for Exchange 2013 is now available for direct download.

This Cumulative Update contains 20 new fixes, updates for recent daylight saving time (DST) changes and all previously released fixes and security updates for Exchange 2013.

The main focus of this release is on the following scenarios:

  • Calendar and Contact Modern Public Folders are now supported in OWA.
  • Batch Migration of Public Folders to 2013 improves migration throughput and PF migration experience
  • Smoother migration for EAS clients to O365 with automatic profile redirect upon successful Hybrid migration to O365.

Download: Cumulative Update 8 for Exchange Server 2013 (KB3030080)
Download: Exchange Server 2013 CU8 UM Language Packs
View: Description of Cumulative Update 8 for Exchange Server 2013
View: Blog post of the Exchange Team about CU 8 for Exchange Server 2013

News Exchange 2010 SP3 Rollup 9

Update Rollup 9 for Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3 is now available for direct download.

This Rollup Update contains 5 new fixes, updates for recent daylight saving time (DST) changes and all previously released fixes and security updates for Exchange 2010 SP3.

Notable fixes are:

  • KB3032153 Recurring events in Calendar over DST are not adjusted on all ActiveSync devices in all Exchange Server environments
  • KB3011892 Exchange ActiveSync client displays an incorrect email address in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • KB3004486 A default application pool becomes unresponsive in Exchange Server 2010 that has more than 64 multirole servers

View: Description of Update Rollup 9 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3
Download: Update Rollup 9 for Exchange 2010 SP3 (KB3030085)

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News Outlook 2013 Updates for March 2015

A Rollup Update and an update for the Social Connector have been released for Outlook 2013, containing a total of 18 improvements and fixes.


Update KB2956170 for Outlook 2013
This is a non-security update which contains 17 improvements and fixes.

Most notable new changes and fixes are:

  • Improves user experience by excluding unnecessary syncing between Outlook and Exchange servers.
  • Nonrecurring calendar appointments that are created in Outlook Web App (OWA) cannot be auto-archived.
  • The Color Category information is removed when you edit a contact with a Color Category assigned stored in an Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) mailbox like Outlook.com.

View: Download information for KB2956170


Update KB2737996 for Outlook 2013 Social Connector
This is a non-security update which removes the LinkedIn Social Connector Provider from loading automatically. This change can be undone by modifying the Registry.

This change has been made since LinkedIn stopped supporting the Social Connector as of March 9, 2015. When you have an Exchange 2013 account, you can use the LinkedIn for Outlook app as an alternative.

View: Download information for KB2737996


Note: These updates are also offered via Microsoft Update or already installed automatically for you when Microsoft Update is configured to also update other Microsoft applications.
Office 365 subscribers can install these updates manually via the Update Now button or wait for the automatic update. These updates are included in version: 15.0.4701.1002.