Outlook 2016 / 2019 / 2021 / 365 Update for October 2022

The October security and rollup update has been made available for all Click-to-Run installations of Outlook 2016, Outlook 2019, Outlook 2021 and Outlook as part of a Microsoft 365 subscription.

It contains 4 security updates for Word (3) and Office (1).

In addition, it contains 1 documented non-security fixes related to Outlook Current Version 2209, 12 fixes for Monthly Enterprise Version 2208, and 6 fixes for Semi-Annual Preview Version 2208. Most notable fixes are;

  • Version 2209
    • We fixed an issue that caused emails to get stuck in the outbox for some profiles with multiple Exchange accounts configured.
  • Version 2208 (Monthly Enterprise and Semi-Annual Preview)
    • We fixed an issue that caused Modern Groups related dialogs to be heavily broken.
    • We fixed an issue that caused users to experience a close unexpectedly on bringing up some persona cards.
  • Version 2208 Enterprise
    • We fixed an issue that caused users to be unable to load linked images when replying to or forwarding a message.
    • We fixed an issue where Outlook couldn’t open a message that was sent using Outlook on the web and contained a comment that was copied from Word.
    • We fixed an issue related to rendering SVG graphics in Outlook.

One of the fixes mentioned for Monthly Enterprise Version 2208 could actually be considered a new feature instead;

  • Every Meeting Online option for third party meeting applications
    This change enables the Every Meeting Online option for third party meeting applications.
    • File-> Options-> Calendar-> Add online meeting to all meetings: Add Meeting Provider…
    • Supported are; Zoom for Outlook, Cisco WebEx Scheduler, BlueJeans Meetings, GoTo for Outlook, Google Meet, and JioMeet for Outlook.

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

  • Microsoft 365 Apps, Outlook 2016 Retail, Outlook 2019 Retail, Outlook 2021 Retail
    Version 2209 (Build 15629.20208)
  • Monthly Enterprise
    Version 2208 (Build 15601.20230)
    Version 2207 (Build 15427.20308)
  • Semi-Annual Enterprise (Preview)
    Version 2208 (Build 15601.20230)
  • Semi-Annual Enterprise
    Version 2202 (Build 14931.20764)
    Version 2108 (Build 14326.21186) 
  • Outlook LTSC 2021
    Version 2108 (Build 14332.20400)
  • Outlook 2019 Volume Licensed
    Version 1808 (Build 10391.20029)

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.