March 8, 2016, update for Outlook 2016 Junk Email Filter (KB3114845)

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 these characteristics that define some email messages as junk email. This update was released on March 8, 2016. This update has a prerequisite.

Be aware that the update at the Microsoft 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?)

How to download and install the update


Microsoft Update

Use Microsoft Update to automatically download and install the update.

Download Center

This update is available for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center.If you're not sure which 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


Prerequisites

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. Start 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


Learn 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.

File Information


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