October 13, 2015, update for Outlook 2016 Junk Email Filter (KB2910988)

Applies to: Outlook 2016

This update includes new definitions for the Junk Email Filter in Microsoft Outlook 2016. These new definitions provide a more current description of those characteristics that define some email messages as junk email. This update was released on October 13, 2015. This update has a prerequisite.

Be aware that the update in Download Center applies to Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2016. It doesn't apply to the Office 2016 Click-to-Run editions such as Microsoft Office 365 Home. (How to determine?).

Update information


Prerequisite

To apply this update, you must have Outlook 2016 installed.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this update.

More Information


How to determine whether my Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based:
  1. Open an Office 2016 application.
  2. On the File menu, select Account.
  3. For Office 2016 Click-to-Run installations, an Update Options item is displayed. For MSI-based installations, the Update Options item isn't displayed.
Office 2016 Click-to-Run installationMSI-based Office 2016
The screenshot for Word click to run The screenshot for Word MSI

References


See the information about the standard terminology that's used to describe Microsoft software updates . The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office.