Outlook 2016 / 2019 / 365 Update for January 2021

A new rollup update has been made available for all Click-to-Run installations of Outlook 2016, Outlook 2019 and Outlook as part of a Microsoft 365 subscription.

It contains 5 security updates for Excel (2), Word (2) and Office (1).

In addition, it contains 1 documented non-security fix for Outlook Current Version 2012, 6 fixes for Monthly Enterprise Version 2011, 3 fixes for Semi-Annual (Preview) Version 2008. Most notable fixes are;

  • Version 2012
    We fixed an issue that caused an edited signature to fail to save after prompting the user to do so.
  • Version 2011
    We fixed an issue that caused some users to see no signatures in the signatures drop down despite having one or more signatures configured.
  • Version 2011
    We fixed an issue that caused inline images to disappear when replying to a message with a protection label from Azure Information Protection.
  • Version 2011
    We fixed an issue that caused the original attendees of some meetings to receive a cancellation when another attendee forwards the meeting.
  • Version 2008
    We fixed an issue to provide a user a way to customize justification text when overriding a policy.

Version 2008 has now also been released to the Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel and contains 8 highlighted new features and 62 fixes which have been made available already to the other release channels. Some notable new features are;

  • Calendar gets a makeover
    See visual updates that make your calendar easier to scan.
  • Drag email to a group you own
    Move and copy messages and conversations by dragging them from your inbox. Messages you drag will be shared with all group members.
  • Better results—in a jiffy (Search field in Title Bar)
    We’ve updated the Search experience to make it smarter, faster, and more reliable than ever.

Based on your release channel, you’ll be updated to the following version;

  • Microsoft 365 Apps, Outlook 2016 Retail, Outlook 2019 Retail
    Version 2012 (Build 13530.20376)
  • Monthly Enterprise
    Version 2011 (Build 13426.20526)
    Version 2010 (Build 13328.20550)
  • Semi-Annual Enterprise (Preview)
    Version 2008 (Build 13127.21064)
  • Semi-Annual Enterprise
    Version 2008 (Build 13127.21064)
    Version 2002 (Build 12527.21504)
    Version 1908 (Build 11929.20994) 
  • Outlook 2019 Volume License
    Version 1808 (Build 10370.20052)

Note: Depending on your installation type, this update can be installed via the Update Now button in Outlook itself or the Microsoft Store. This update does not apply to msi-based installations of Office 2016.