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

A new 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 5 security updates for Visio (3) and Word (2).

In addition, it contains 3 documented non-security fix for Outlook Current Version 2202, 1 new feature and 5 fixes for Monthly Enterprise Version 2201, and 1 fix for Semi-Annual Version 2108.

  • Version 2202
    • We fixed an issue that caused users to experience performance issues when switching folders due to a corrupt view setting.
    • We fixed an issue that caused the default icon to be displayed for attached messages when a custom icon was expected.
    • We fixed an issue that caused the membership list to fail to display for contact cards.
  • Version 2201
    • We fixed an issue that caused users to be unable to open messages with Digital Rights Management policies applied.
    • We fixed an issue where a received email would not include a link to open the message.
    • We fixed an issue that caused a stop responding when loading personas.
    • We fixed an issue that caused certain Smart Link callouts to be inaccessible to screen readers.
    • We fixed an issue where the folder hierarchy did not synchronize all folders for very large primary mailboxes with more than 10000 folders.
  • Version 2108
    • We fixed an issue that caused the scroll bar on the appointment view in meeting invitations to be shrunk horizontally.

The new features in Monthly Enterprise Version 2201 is;

  • Use your voice to send email and @mention
    New voice commands let you send mail and @mention others while dictating.

Version 2202 has now also been released to the Semi-Annual Enterprise Channel (Preview) and contains 11 highlighted new features and 38 fixes which have been made available already to the Current and Monthly Enterprise release channels. Some notable new features are;

  • Expanded GAL people suggestions for mail and calendar compose
    Outlook will now return results from the complete GAL when suggestions people for email and calendar compose.
  • Read messages with fewer distractions
    Make it easier to focus on messages with custom text spacing, page colors, column width, and line focus, by turning on Immersive Reader.
  • Turn on shared calendar improvements
    For shared calendars in Office 365, Outlook can update these calendars using the REST API. Turn on the preview for faster and more reliable updates to shared calendars.

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 2202 (Build 14931.20132)
  • Monthly Enterprise
    Version 2201 (Build 14827.20220)
    Version 2112 (Build 14729.20360)
  • Semi-Annual Enterprise (Preview)
    Version 2202 (Build 14931.20132)
  • Semi-Annual Enterprise
    Version 2108 (Build 14326.20852)
    Version 2102 (Build 13801.21214) 
  • Outlook LTSC 2021
    Version 2108 (Build 14332.20255)
  • Outlook 2019 Volume Licensed
    Version 1808 (Build 10384.20023)

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.