Outlook 2016 Update for May 2018

A Rollup Update has been released for Outlook 2016. This is a non-security update which contains 11 documented improvements and fixes.

Most notable fixes in this update;

  • Fixes for rendering issues with the Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Microsoft Outlook add-in and “Waiting for a page to be retrieved from a CRM server…” displays.
  • The Outlook client may create duplicate folders for some special folders that are already in the server mailbox.
  • This update enables “Advanced Encryption Standard” (AES) algorithm with a 256-bit key length as a supported scheme when Outlook has enabled “Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS)” Mode.

Office 365 subscribers also got the following new features;

  • Listen to your emails
    Outlook can read your email aloud, highlighting text as it’s read.
    File-> Ease of Access-> Show Read Aloud
  • Never miss a reminder
    Set reminders to pop up over windows you’re working in. Otherwise, Outlook will blink in the taskbar to get your attention.
    File-> Options-> Advanced-> Reminders-> Show reminders on top of other windows
  • Mark deleted items as read
    You can now set any message that you delete as read.
    File-> Options-> Mail-> Other-> Mark messages as read when deleted
  • Encrypt option
    Office 365 Message Encryption users can encrypt a message and send it to anyone, inside or outside their organization.
    While composing a message: tab Options-> Permission

View: Download information for KB4018372

Note: This update can be installed via Microsoft Update or the Update Now button when you are using Office 365 and updates Outlook to version 16.0.4690.1000 (msi-based installation) or version 1804 build 9226.2114 (Office 365 based installation).