May 12, 2015, update for Office 2013 (KB2986156)

Applies to: Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1Office Home and Student 2013 RT

This article describes update KB2986156 for Microsoft Office 2013 that was released on May 12, 2015. This update also applies to Office Home and Student 2013 RT. This update has a prerequisite.

Please be aware that the update in Download Center applies to Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2013. It does not apply to the Office 2013 Click-to-Run editions such as Microsoft Office 365 Home. (How to determine?).

Improvements and Fixes


Fixes the following issues:
  • Office Add-ins (formerly Apps for Office) and online videos cannot be enabled in a document in an Office 2013 application. This issue occurs if you disable protected mode for the Internet zone (clear the Enable Protected Mode check box for the Internet zone).
  • When you try to input something in a text box of an Office Add-in (formerly App for Office) in a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, you cannot input any text.

How to download and install the update


Microsoft Update

Use Microsoft Update to automatically download and install the update.

Download Center

This update is also available for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center. The updates in the Download Center cannot be installed on Office Home and Student 2013 RT.If you are not sure what platform (32-bit or 64-bit) you're running, see Am I running 32-bit or 64-bit Office? Additionally, see more information about how to download Microsoft support files .

Update information


Restart information

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

Prerequisite

To apply this update, you must have Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 installed.

More Information


How to determine whether my Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based:
  1. Start an Office 2013 application, such as Microsoft Word 2013.
  2. On the File menu, click Account.
  3. For Office 2013 Click-to-Run installations, an Update Options item is displayed. For MSI-based installations, the Update Options item is not displayed.
Office 2013 Click-to-Run installationMSI-based Office 2013
The screenshot for Word Click To Run The screenshot for Word MSI

References


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