April 3, 2018, update for Outlook 2016 (KB4018326)

Applies to: Outlook 2016

This article describes update 4018326 for Microsoft Outlook 2016 that was released on April 3, 2018. 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 2016. It doesn't apply to the Office 2016 Click-to-Run editions, such as Microsoft Office 365 Home. (How to determine?)

Improvements and fixes


This update fixes the following issues:

  • The custom forms with Visual Basic Script (VBScript) doesn't run in shared calendars in Outlook.
  • You see unexpected PIN or password prompts when you receive signed attachments that use strong protection.
  • When you reply to an email, if a recipient's display name matches the sender's display name, the recipient name may be removed from the recipient's list.
  • When you add users to an empty Distribution List, you don't immediately see the changes in the address book in Outlook 2016 because of a delay.
  • When you connect to Microsoft Exchange Server through a metered network, you see that favorite folders disappear from the navigation pane.
  • You see that authentication prompts appear behind the active Outlook window and cannot be accessed.

This update also contains the following improvements:

  • Adds support for the Sync Slider so that you can specify a long span time to synchronize mails that span 3 years or more in Outlook 2016.

    Note To enable this function, see KB3115009 for more information.

  • Translates some terms in multiple languages to make sure that the meaning is accurate.

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 Microsoft Outlook 2016 installed.

Restart information

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

More information


To determine whether your Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based, follow these steps:

  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 installation MSI-based Office 2016
The screenshot for Word click to run The screenshot for Word MSI

How to uninstall this update

Windows 10

  1. Go to Start, enter View Installed Updates in the Search Windows box, and then press Enter.
  2. In the list of updates, locate and select KB4018326, and then select Uninstall.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then select Search. If you're using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, and then select Search.
  2. Enter windows update, select Windows Update, and then select Installed Updates.
  3. In the list of updates, locate and select KB4018326, and then select Uninstall.

Windows 7

  1. Go to Start, enter Run, and then select Run.
  2. Enter Appwiz.cpl, and then select OK.
  3. Select View installed updates.
  4. In the list of updates, locate and select KB4018326, and then select Uninstall.

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 English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

x86


x64