Outlook 2016 Update for May 2018

News

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).


Outlook 2013 Update for May 2018

News

A Rollup Update has been released for Outlook 2013. This is a non-security update which contains 5 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.
  • When you connect to an IMAP server that does not support UIDPLUS IMAP extensions and network error occurs while moving a message, the moved message is lost.
  • When you try to access the content of a public folder, Outlook may crash if it’s connected by using MAPI/HTTP.

View: Download information for KB4018376

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 15.0.5031.1000.


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Outlook 2016 Update for April 2018

News

A Rollup Update has been released for Outlook 2016. This is a non-security update which contains 8 documented improvements and fixes.

Most notable fixes in this update;

  • The custom forms with Visual Basic Script (VBScript) doesn’t run in shared calendars in Outlook.
  • When you connect to Microsoft Exchange Server through a metered network, you see that favorite folders disappear from the navigation pane.
  • You see that authentication prompts appear behind the active Outlook window and cannot be accessed.
  • Adds support for the Sync Slider so that you can specify a long span time to synchronize mails that span 3 years or more in Outlook 2016 via the SyncWindowSettingDays and SyncWindowSetting Registry value.

Office 365 subscribers can now also see a MailTip warning appear if you choose Reply All to a message that you were Bcc’ed on.

View: Download information for KB4018326

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 16.0.4678.1000 (msi-based installation) or version 1803 build 9126.2116 (Office 365 based installation).


Outlook 2013 Security Update for April 2018

News

A Rollup Update has been released for Outlook 2013. This is a non-security update which contains 4 documented improvements and fixes.

  • The custom forms with Visual Basic Script (VBScript) doesn’t run in shared calendars in Outlook.
  • When you send an email from a shared mailbox, the email appears in wrong Sent Items folder in some scenarios.
  • Outlook crashes on startup and opens in safe mode when your preferred language list is set to a language that doesn’t have a Local ID Values (LCID). For example, your preferred language is set to Javanese or Malagasy.
  • You see that authentication prompts appear behind the active Outlook window and cannot be accessed.

View: Download information for KB4018303

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 15.0.5023.1000.


7 Tips to prevent your Calendar from crashing or becoming out-of-sync

For many, the Calendar in Outlook is a crucial part of their day and for future planning. To make sure you can rely on it, there are a couple of do’s and don’ts.

Especially when it comes to the handling of meeting requests, or when having delegates assigned to your Calendar, or when you are a delegate yourself, there are a couple of important things to be aware of.

Failing to do so, could cause your Calendar to become out-of-sync or produce corruptions which can cause Outlook to crash whenever you try to do anything with your Calendar.

Continue reading: 7 Tips to prevent your Calendar from crashing or becoming out-of-sync


Exchange 2016 CU9

News

Cumulative Update 9 for Exchange 2016 is now available. It contains 34 documented new fixes or improvements, and all previously released fixes and security updates for Exchange 2016 as well as the latest DST updates.

Notable improvements and fixes are;

  • TLS 1.2 is now supported.
  • KB4054513 Mailbox usage status bar in OWA displays incorrect mailbox usage.
  • KB4058379 All cross-forest meeting updates have to be accepted again in Exchange Server 2016 and 2013.
  • KB4057290 Incorrect user is returned in the ECP when one user’s display name matches another user’s alias.
  • KB4058382 Can’t retrieve time slot information about private calendar items as a delegate on another user’s account in Exchange Server 2016.

This release includes no new updates to the Active Directory Schema.

Download: Cumulative Update 9 for Exchange Server 2016 (KB4055222)
Download: Exchange Server 2016 CU9 UM Language Packs
View: Description of Cumulative Update 9 for Exchange Server 2016
View: Blog post of the Exchange Team about CU9 for Exchange Server 2016


Exchange 2013 CU20

News

Cumulative Update 20 for Exchange 2013 is now available. It contains 14 documented new fixes or improvements, and all previously released fixes and security updates for Exchange 2013 as well as the latest DST updates.

Notable improvements and fixes are;

  • TLS 1.2 is now supported.
  • KB4058379 All cross-forest meeting updates have to be accepted again in Exchange Server 2016 and 2013.
  • KB4073093 Save issues occur when you use the plain Text Editor in OWA of Exchange Server 2013.
  • KB4073096 Emails sent from a shared mailbox aren’t saved in Sent Items when MessageCopyForSentAsEnabled is True.

This release includes no new updates to the Active Directory Schema.

Download: Cumulative Update 20 for Exchange Server 2013 (KB4037221)
Download: Exchange Server 2013 CU20 UM Language Packs
View: Description of Cumulative Update 20 for Exchange Server 2013
View: Blog post of the Exchange Team about CU20 for Exchange Server 2013