February 9, 2016, update for Outlook 2013 (KB3114729)

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

This article describes update KB3114729 for Microsoft Outlook 2013, which was released on February 9, 2016. This update also applies to Office Home and Student 2013 RT. This update has a prerequisite.

Be aware that the update on the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2013. It doesn't 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:
  • The Communicator client crashes with an olmapi32.dll error when it integrates with Outlook 2013. This issue occurs in Communicator 2007, Communicator 2007 R2 and Lync 2010.
  • Assume that you try to forward an email message that's created based on a custom form in Outlook 2013. When you send the email message or close the original email message, Outlook 2013 crashes.
  • When you click the To, Cc, or Bcc button to show the address book in Outlook 2013, Outlook 2013 may crash.
  • When you forward or reply an HTML email message that has some images in Outlook 2013, one or more attachments or inline images may be lost.
  • When you try to send multiple items at the same time in Outlook 2013, the send isn't blocked for the items beyond the first send under certain circumstances.

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 can't be installed on Office Home and Student 2013 RT.If you're 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.


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

More Information

To determine whether your Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based, follow these steps:
  1. Start Microsoft Outlook 2013. 
  2. On the File menu, select Account.
  3. For Office 2013 Click-to-Run installations, an Update Options item is displayed. For MSI-based installations, the Update Options item isn't displayed.
Office 2013 Click-to-Run installationMSI-based Office 2013
The screenshot for Outlook Click to Run The screenshot for Outlook MSI


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

File Information

The global version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.