Office 2016 for Mac Preview – March 13, 2015 update

Applies to: Office 2016 for Mac


The Office 2016 for Mac Preview - March 13, 2015 update provides targeted bug fixes for Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Excel.

Issues that the update fixes

This update provides the following fixes and improvements.
  • Excel

    Fixes an issue that can cause Excel to stop responding to mouse clicks.
  • Outlook

    Fixes program crashes that occur when you start Outlook.


To install this update, you must be running OS X Yosemite 10.10 or a later version.

How to obtain the update

Microsoft Download Center

This update is available to download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Download Microsoft_AutoUpdate_3.0.4.pkg

Download Microsoft_Outlook_15.8.1.pkg

Download Microsoft_Excel_15.8.1.pkg

Microsoft AutoUpdate for Mac

This update is also available from Microsoft AutoUpdate. AutoUpdate is provided together with Office. It automatically keeps Microsoft software up-to-date. To use AutoUpdate, start a Microsoft Office program, and then click Check for Updates on the Help menu.