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

The May 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 2 security updates for Excel (1) and Office (1).

In addition, it contains 1 documented non-security fix related to Outlook Current Version 2204, 1 new feature and 9 fixes for Monthly Enterprise Version 2203, 4 fixes for Semi-Annual Preview Version 2202, and 5 fixes for Semi-Annual Version 2108. Most notable fixes are;

  • Version 2204
    • We fixed an issue that caused users to see “No response required” specified on all meeting invites forwarded from delegated room mailboxes.
  • Version 2203
    • We fixed an issue that caused users to see only a subset of the messages to get moved when moving multiple mail items from Focused to Other or Other to Focused.
    • We fixed an issue that caused shared calendars to be in an unselected state after adding them.
  • Version 2203, 2202, and 2108
    • We fixed an issue that prevented Outlook Event-Based Add-Ins from functioning properly. (Access)
  • Version 2203 and 2108
    • We fixed an issue that caused EU users to see information missing from person cards.
  • Version 2202
    • We fixed an issue where a meeting, after it was autosaved, would be sent to attendees but not saved on the organizer’s calendar.
  • Version 2108
    • We fixed a scrolling performance issue with documents with a large number of merge fields. (Word)
    • We fixed an issue where Outlook may stop responding scrolling through an email message. (Word)
    • We fixed an issue in the Outlook preview pane to allow SVG images to render properly. (Office)

The new features in Monthly Enterprise Version 2203 is;

  • Save time while composing messages
    Outlook shows you writing suggestions that help you compose messages quickly. To accept the suggestion, just use the Tab key.

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 2204 (Build 15128.2022)
  • Monthly Enterprise
    Version 2203 (Build 15028.20248)
    Version 2202 (Build 14931.20392)
  • Semi-Annual Enterprise (Preview)
    Version 2202 (Build 14931.20392)
  • Semi-Annual Enterprise
    Version 2108 (Build 14326.20962)
    Version 2102 (Build 13801.21334) 
  • Outlook LTSC 2021
    Version 2108 (Build 14332.20303)
  • Outlook 2019 Volume Licensed
    Version 1808 (Build 10386.20017)

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.