Outlook for Mac - Release notes for Insider Fast builds

Insider builds for Office for Mac are updated on a regular basis to provide new or improved features, security updates and bug fixes. To see similar information about other Office for Mac apps, go to Release notes for Insider Fast builds of Office for Mac.

Learn how to install Office for Mac updates, and check out the information below to learn about each Insider Fast release.

New Outlook for Mac

On November 6, 2019, the new Outlook for Mac was announced at Microsoft Ignite. The new Outlook is now available to users in Insider Fast. Additional details are here: aka.ms/outlookmac.

Unless otherwise noted, features and fixes listed for versions 16.32+ are for the new Outlook. 

July 27 & July 29, 2020 release

Version: 16.41 (20072700 & 20072901)

New or improved features:

  • New Message button: to help you in composing new messages faster, the New Message button has moved to a new location for easier access

New message

  • Contacts: categorize your contacts and view categories in the contact list

Categorize your contacts and view categories in the contact list

  • Contacts: view and set age, blood type, astrology sign, and interests for your contacts

​​​​​​​ Additional fields for Contacts

​​​​​​​ Showing Age details in Contact

Fixes:

  • Calendar: attendees are now removed from event when pressing delete after contact card was displayed

  • Calendar: single occurrences of an All Day event that repeats daily can be edited in New Outlook

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.40 (20071905 & 20072109)

New or improved features:

  • Calendar: Every Meeting Online - all your meetings can now be a Teams or Skype Meeting by default! Manage this in Calendar preferences

Calender prefs for every meeting online

  • Calendar: use your trackpad to easily swipe through your calendar grid or your My Day mini-calendar for easy access to your day or week

Fixes:

  • Folders: can subscribe to Public or IMAP Folders on macOS Mojave and earlier

  • Mail: for Gmail accounts, draft email do not reappear at conversations thread after discarding it

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.40 (20071300 & 20071407)

New or improved features:

  • People Card Search: send email, chat or call your contact from People card returned in search results People Card in search results

  • Current Outlook | Add-ins: add-ins installed by the delegate will now be available and show correctly in the ribbon 

Fixes:

  • Attachment: file name is not truncated when moved to Finder

  • Compose: can drag and drop messages from main Outlook window to a new message

  • Meeting: Insights are consistent between Outlook Web and Outlook Mac for the same meeting

  • Folders: Favorite folders do show up when adding the first account

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.40 (20070603 & 20070801)

New or improved features:

  • Compose: Send and Discard buttons are now only in the top Toolbar for nested compose Send and Discard Buttons in compose toolbar

  • Message List: added preference to show or hide group headers in the Message List Show group headers preference in Reading preferences

Fixes:

  • Mail: entries with no subject and no recipient longer appearing in Message List

  • My Day: no longer changes size when main window is minimized

  • Mail: subfolders are not deleted when the parent folder is renamed

  • Search: parenthesis are not automatically added when creating an advanced Subject search

  • Reading Pane: wrapping subject of emails and meeting invites to two lines instead of truncating it

  • Search: calendar search is now working for supported account types

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.40 (20062901 & 20070100)

New or improved features:

  • Tasks: You can now open the web version of To-Do, in order to access your tasks
    Try Microsoft To Do  

  • Notes: You can now open the web version of Notes, in order to access them
    Try Microsoft Notes on the web

  • Rules: You can now create a new server rule, or edit an existing server rule via Tools > Rules
    Create a Rule

Fixes:

  • Mail: Fixed an issue where Focused Inbox was turned off after an upgrade

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.39 (20062305)

Fixes:

  • Current Outlook | IMAP accounts: Add Account button now works (previous known issue)

  • Actionable Messages: buttons remain enabled after a separate window is opened

  • What's New: buttons now scroll into view when navigating via tab key

  • Account setup: improved error handling when attempting to add the same account twice

  • Contacts: buttons in toolbar can be navigated via tab key after button is pressed

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.39 (20062201)

Known issues:

  • Current Outlook | IMAP accounts: Add Account button in setup does not add account

Fixes:

  • Contacts: ability to edit contacts has been re-enabled (previous known issue)

  • Contacts: VoiceOver now announces Notes field when editing contact

  • Contacts: changing text display size in Fonts preferences updates People view accordingly

  • Add-ins: switching accounts when composing an event updates available add-ins accordingly

  • Add-ins: VoiceOver now announces installed add-ins in toolbar customization sheet

  • Signatures: images in signatures are displayed properly when inserting during compose 

  • Search: tab key reaches now reaches search scope and expanded search buttons

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.39 (20061607)

Known issues:

  • Contacts: editing has been disabled due to an issue when saving edited contacts; fix is in progress

Fixes:

  • Contacts: People view and contacts preview have been re-enabled (previous known issue) 

  • Calendar: fixed crash when replying to an event or meeting invitation (previous known issue)

  • Calendar: fixed crash when deleting appointments

  • Mail: fixed crash that occurred in the Junk Email folder view

  • People: fixed crash when searching in the People view

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.39 (2006100 & 20061500)

Known issues:

  • Contacts: People view and contacts editing have been disabled due to an issue when saving edited contacts; fix is in progress

  • Calendar: crash when replying to an event or meeting invitation

Fixes:

  • Calendar: VoiceOver navigation improvements for Meeting Insights 

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.39 (20060705)

Known issues:

  • Contacts: People view and contacts editing have been disabled due to an issue when saving edited contacts; fix is in progress

New or improved features:

  • Google accounts: improved functionality for Google IMAP accounts, including calendar sync via CalDAV

    • Note: the new Outlook is only available for Office 365, Outlook.com, and Google accounts

Fixes:

  • Accounts: fixed crash when adding an Office 365 account (previous known issue)

  • Mail: fixed issue where links were not opening for certain account types (previous known issue)

  • Calendar: VoiceOver now announces Meeting Insights fields

Version: 16.39 (20060302)

Known issues:

  • Accounts: crash when adding an Office 365 account

  • Mail: email links do not open in a browser for certain account types

Fixes:

  • Mail: VoiceOver now announces new event button in top bar

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.38 (20053105)

Known issues:

  • Accounts: crash when adding an Office 365 account

  • Mail: email links do not open in a browser for certain account types

New or improved features:

  • None

Fixes:

  • None

Version: 16.38 (20052800)

New or improved features:

  • When searching for someone, click on their avatar image in search results to view additional details about them, such as their organizational chart, name and email address

Additional Details

  • Whats New in New Outlook: stay up to date on new features and capabilities within new Outlook and try them out yourself. Check out the What’s New pane to see the latest updates and make the most of your inbox and calendar

Whats New for new Outlook

  • Read Receipts: ensure that important email was read by key recipients. Track who has opened and viewed your message by requesting read receipts when composing the mail

Read Receipts

Fixes:

  • Accounts: fixed an issue where in rare cases, users were unable to add an Office 365 account 

  • Localization: fixed an issue where some parts of Outlook were not localized for certain languages

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.38 (20052001)

New or improved features:

  •  People view and Contacts support

    • View, add, edit, find, and delete contacts all from the same place. Explore contacts that are important to you and those you may want to follow up with

Contacts

  • Suggested Times

    • Need a bit of help to find a time that works for your meeting? Outlook will now suggest times where you and your colleagues are free!

Suggested Times

  • Event Compose - Mark as Private

    • The event compose toolbar now has a [Mark as Private] command

  • Search - Add More Options

    • You can now choose to “Add More Options” in the Search expanded form. Using this, you can narrow your search by using additional fields such as Cc, Bcc, Priority, Read Status, Category and Flag status

Add More Search Options

Fixes:

  • Event Compose - An open Add-in will now close when the organizer is changed during event compose

  • Local Categories - Categories can now be correctly applied for IMAP/POP or My Computer Folders

  • Snooze - Fixed a bug where the Snooze drop-down menu was showing garbled text in when the email is opened in a new window

  • MailTips - Optional invitees now show up in MailTips correctly

  • Message List - Fix for a rare beachball when the message list is re-sorted

  • Message List - Added a Ctrl-0 keyboard shortcut for Flag for Follow up on a selected message in the message list

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.38 (20051207)

New or improved features:

  •  Create a Meeting from Email

    • For the times when you know a meeting would be better for that long email conversation you are on - well now you can do this easily!

    • Select the Create a Meeting command from the toolbar (or from the Top Menu, go to Message > Create) to quickly and easily create a meeting from an email. 
      create meeting

  • Working Offline Info-bar

    • Outlook will now let you know when you are working offline. 

    • Outlook is Offline Mailtip

Fixes:

  • Various improvements to app stability and performance

  • Message List: Additional improvements to keyboard navigation and VO prompts

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.38 (20050602)

Fixes:

  • Various improvements to app stability and performance

  • Message List: Improvements to keyboard navigation and VO prompts

  • My Day: Performance improvements when displaying a large number of agenda items 

  • Calendar Events: Improved keyboard navigation for Propose New Time 

  • Calendar Events: @Mentions now work when in the event compose form

New or improved features:

  • Add-ins for Outlook are now available

    • Install your favorite add-ins and enhance your productivity within Outlook

    • You can install add-ins by going to the Customize Toolbar section within Outlook

    • This feature is being rolled out gradually so if you don't see add-ins just yet, please check back in a couple of days 

Outlook for Mac showing an add-in in use

  • Sensitivity labeling

    • When composing an email, you will now be able to apply a sensitivity label and view the default label if configured by your administrator

    • You can add the Sensitivity button to the compose Toolbar via Customize Toolbar… or use Sensitivity in top Draft menu

    • For more information on this feature, please visit https://aka.ms/officemipdocs

CLP Default Label
CLP Apply Label

  • Message List Improvements

    • Sender images in the message list are now available. Sender images can help improve scannability of incoming messages and help you quickly pick out email that is important to you

    • You will see sender images in the message list when the message list is set to the Comfortable setting

Sender images and draft affordance in the message list

  • Mail Tips for Automatic Replies

    • Outlook will now show a information bar indicating when someone on your recipient list has their automatic reply turned on

Automatic Replies Mailtip

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.38 (20042808)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: added support to author events with zero duration

  • Message List: first letter search or navigation in the new message list is now supported

  • Calendar: fixed incorrect preview date in a series meeting invite

  • Calendar: sending meeting to room will now add the room once

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.37 (20042605)

New or improved features:

  • External Recipient MailTip: informs the sender that the message will leave the organization if the sender adds an external recipient (that is, somebody whose email address is outside your organization) or a distribution list that contains external recipients. 
    External Recipient Mailtip

  • Large Audience MailTip: will let the sender know that the message will be sent to a large audience (more than 25 recipients). 
    large audience mailtip

Fixes:

  • Current Outlook | Mail: outlook will now no longer display the due date for emails one day earlier with a customized followup date for GMT+ timezone

  • Current Outlook | Attachments: outlook will no longer crash when saving or previewing email attachments in certain scenarios

  • Message List: messages will now no longer be missing from the list due to dropped notification

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.37 (20042107)

New or improved features:

  • Room Finder: Use the new Room Finder's powerful search to find a room that fits your needs!
    Room Finder

  • Calendar 3-day view: Focus on today and the next two days in your calendar grid with the new 3-day view!
    3-day view
     

Fixes:

  • Mail: save as template feature will now work 

  • Automatic Replies: automatic replies banner will now not display if automatic replies are not active

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.37 (20042000)

New or improved features:

  • My Day: you can now toggle My Day on or off easily via the toggle button. 
    My Day Toggle   

Fixes:

  • Calendar: calendar event series will now no longer be deleted after an instance update like dismiss reminders.

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.37 (20041501)

New or improved features:

  • Unified Inbox: Combine multiple mailboxes into one single inbox, making it easier for you to view everything that is important in one place.
    Unified Inbox

  • Search all Mail: Search has been updated to include all mail, no longer limited to the specific folder or mailbox you may be currently in.

    Search all mailboxes

  • My Day: My Day has been refreshed to use less space in the mini-calendar, so you can see more of your events! 
    mini calendar

  • Calendar Left Nav Grouping: Calendars are now grouped by calendars you own, vs. calendars that are shared with you. This is being rolled out slowly to our users.
    Calendar Left Nav  

Fixes:

  • Authentication: users will now not be prompted for login after computer wakes up from sleep

  • Calendar: added voiceover for meeting insights card

  • Search: added voiceover to play an error sound when using the keyboard arrow

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.37 (20041300)

New or improved features:

  • Meeting Insights: Outlook will now surface relevant emails on a specific meeting topic, or content shared during a meeting.
    Meeting Insights

  • Working Elsewhere: Along with the usual statuses, you can now also set Working Elsewhere as a status for Events or Appointments. 
    Working Elsewhere

Fixes:

  • Current Outlook | Calendar: added dictation to calendar appointments and meetings

  • Contact Support: fixed a hang when opening Contact Support

  • Calendar: search suggestions shall now not get in the way of My Day expansion

  • Calendar: sending meeting with a room added in location field shall now add the room once to the invite

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.37 (20040801)

Fixes:

  • Current Outlook | Calendar: Teams meeting icon will be available in remote calendars

  • Message List: VoiceOver will now announce delete, archive and flag icons

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.37 (20040602)

Fixes:

  • Mail: Send button no longer appears disabled in certain scenarios

  • Calendar: @functions and links/URLs added in the location field in a meeting invite will be saved

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.37 (20040202)

Fixes:

  • Mail: badge count in the Dock is now correct (fixing known issue from last update)

  • Outlook.com accounts: when migrating to the new Outlook, password prompt will be displayed if an issue is encountered instead of failing to migrate the account

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.37 (20033001)

Known issues:

  • Mail: badge count on the Outlook icon in the Dock shows incorrect unread count

Fixes:

  • Dark Mode: text no longer appears as dark against dark background for certain messages

  • Mail: question mark ('?') is no longer displayed next to recipients when using @ mention to add

  • Mail: double-clicking a message when Outlook is not in focus opens the correct message

  • Automatic Replies: settings window is displayed irrespective of the currently selected account

  • Current Outlook | Delegation: users can now be added as delegates if display name in Contacts is different than display name in directory 

  • Current Outlook | Contacts: contact lists will remain in the To:/Cc: fields when composing

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.36 (20032418)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: when creating a new event, the tile will display within the view in the mini-scheduler

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.36 (20032300)

New or improved features:

  • Automatic Replies: set automatic replies when you are out of the office or not able to reply. Configure replies for senders within your organization and senders outside your organization, and choose a time period for the replies. Access settings via Tools > Automatic Replies... When automatic replies are active, a banner will appear at the top of the main window

Automatic Replies enabled banner

  • Display Density: display more messages in the message list and more events in My Day view using the Compact option in Reading preferences and top View menu. Additionally, the Compact option hides the Message Preview in the message list, or separately toggle the Message Preview via separate setting in Reading preferences and top View menu

Display Density reading settings

  • Refreshed Inbox Zero banners: updated artwork and messages when you have zero items in a folder 

Refreshed Inbox Zero banner

  • My Day view: double click or drag on grid view to create new events directly in My Day

Fixes:

  • Mail: message body content remains visible while composing (fixing known issue from last update)

  • Message List: VoiceOver now announces Filter and Sort button in message list header

  • Calendar: up and down arrow keys will navigate list view and spacebar will display event card

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.36 (20031800)

Known issues:

  • Mail: message body content disappears while composing 

New or improved features:

  • Swipe Gestures: swipe an email or conversation in the message list using your Trackpad or Magic Mouse to quickly perform actions such as Delete, Flag, and Move. Also introduced Snooze and Read & Archive as available actions. Customize swipe gestures in Reading Preferences

Swipe gesture in message list to archive message

Swipe gestures settings in Reading preferences

Fixes:

  • Mail: Tahoma Regular font no longer shows as bold when composing

  • Message List: improved VoiceOver helper text for Focused and Other buttons

Version: 16.36 (20031601)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: when working offline in calendar view, no longer receive repeated prompts to go online 

  • Current Outlook | Search: recent searches and suggestions are displayed for All Accounts folders

  • Current Outlook | Contact Support: notification when support has responded is now displayed  

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.36 (20031007)

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.36 (20030900)

New or improved features:

  • Current Outlook: Outlook.com accounts now use OAuth for authentication, so you'll no longer need an app password when two-step verification is enabled. For existing Outlook.com accounts added in Outlook, you will see the MSA sign-in page to authenticate:

MSA Sign In Page in Outlook for Mac

Fixes:

  • Mail: unread counts are now displayed for all folders in the sidebar

  • Mail: outline displayed around folder when moving a message no longer remains after move

  • Current Outlook | Mail: no longer receive date invalid error when setting automatic replies 

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.36 (20030502)

New or improved features:

  • Compose: Send and Discard buttons are now in the top Toolbar for nested compose

Send and Discard buttons in Toolbar

Fixes:

  • Mail: Mark as Junk action now moves messages into Junk folder

  • My Day: mini-calendar days of the week labels no longer overlap month and year label

  • Calendar: toggle Scheduling Assistant in event compose via entry in top Event menu

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.36 (20030201)

Fixes:

  • Mail: edit signature window is displayed properly when in Full screen view

  • Current Outlook | Add-ins: add-ins are now displayed properly in Outlook after adding

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.36 (20022600)

New or improved features:

  • Compose: improved keyboard navigation in the formatting toolbar in nested compose. Tab key enters the toolbar (font button) and next tab goes to the message body. Now use left and right arrow keys to navigate buttons in the formatting toolbar

Fixes:

  • Mail: dragging mail from message list to compose now attaches mail properly 

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.36 (20022400)

Fixes:

  • Mail: changing the from address (sender) no longer drops message attachments

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.35 (20021908, 20021800, 20021300, 20020910, 20020507)

New or improved features:

  • Snooze Message: You can now set a message to show up in your inbox at a later date & time

  • Recently Moved to Folders: For those who move messages to folders, you can now choose from a recently used list

  •  Teams/Skype in Quick Event Compose: You can now make any event an online meeting when creating it via the Quick Event form

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

  • Mail: Automatically Cc/Bcc preference is now respected when composing mails

  • Mail: Swipe gestures preferences are now migrated when switching to new Outlook

  • Calendar: Fixed a bug where text could not be added to meeting invites

  • Calendar: All day events will now respect changes to its status

  • Calendar: Fixed a bug where meetings were incorrectly showing up as appointments

  • Calendar: Propose new time will now show all the attendees instead of just the organizer

  • Search: History suggestions now correctly suggest from:/to: based on folder context

  • Search: VoiceOver improvements

  • Search: Fixed a bug where search in calendar was not returning any results 

  • Microsoft 365 Groups: Fixed a crash when viewing message with attachments in Groups

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.35 (20012902)

New or improved features:

  • Teams: for Teams enabled tenants, you will now see presence information for contacts when composing and reading emails 

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

  • Mail Message Header: Fixed a bug that caused font size to change abnormally in some situations 

  • POP/IMAP Flagging Messages: Fixed a bug an POP/IMAP accounts where flag for follow up was setting start and due dates incorrectly

  • Search: Fixed a bug where incorrect "from:" label was shown when searching in the Sent folder

  • Search: VoiceOver improvements 

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.34 (20012200)

New or improved features:

  • Mail: An updated and refreshed header for email messages!

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

  • Overall: Outlook main window size can now be made smaller than before

  • Calendar: Improved keyboard navigation within the Calendar module

  • Calendar: Fixed bugs in the event compose form - location field to allow user-input custom locations to be saved correctly

  • Calendar: Fixed bugs in the event compose recurrence editor

  • Calendar: Timezone labels no longer disappear when start or end times are changed when creating events

  • Calendar: Fix for correctly showing locations when in the scheduling assistant

  • Compose: Improvements to compose header scrolling

  • Message List : Fix for missing group headers when the message list is in a filtered view

  • Person Card: Fix for the person card not showing up in certain scenarios

  • Groups: Clicking on a group will now show the correct group card

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.34 (20011502)

New or improved features:

  • Mail: the nested compose experience has been re-enabled

Fixes:

  • Mail: the message compose window will no longer prompt to save or discard a draft if no changes have been made to the draft

  • Dark Mode: fixed issues where dark mode content flashed and sometimes reset to back to light mode

  • Message List: email group headers now correctly show up as headers (and not emails)

  • Calendar: Propose New Time will now be hidden when disabled by the event organizer

  • Calendar: Scheduling Assistant will now show free/busy data when looking several months ahead

  • Calendar: now when an appointment is converted to a meeting, the "Invitation Sent/Not Sent" info-bar will show the correct message

  • Calendar: fixed a crash when entering an invalid date into the recurring event date picker input field

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.34 (20010802)

Fixes:

  • Compose: no longer display "Do you want to end this message without a subject?" prompt

  • Calendar: updating reminder time for existing events from None to At event start now works

  • Calendar: the correct reminder time is now checked in the reminder pop up button 

  • Message List: VoiceOver now announces selection state of Focused and Other buttons for Inbox  

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.34 (20010602)

New or improved features:

  • Compose: added Touch Bar support for nested compose providing quick access to common actions

Fixes:

  • Calendar: buttons to switch views (Mail, Calendar, etc.) can now be reached with tab key 

  • Message List: deleting the last conversation now places  selection on the previous conversation

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.34 (20010106)

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.33 (19122904)

Fixes:

  • Compose: signature now displays when popping out compose to a separate window

  • Current Outlook | Categories: items in On My Computer folders can now be properly categorized  

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.33 (19122502)

Fixes:

  • Message List: message priority (low or high) is now displayed in the message list

  • Compose: attachments can now be deleted from attachment well using backspace key

  • Current Outlook | Tasks: newly created tasks no longer display as overdue before setting due date

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.33 (19121804)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: updating the start date of a recurring series no longer adjusts the end date

  • Compose: Command-O can be used to pop out compose to a separate window

  • Calendar: time zones fields are no longer hidden after changing the end date of an event

  • Current Outlook | Calendar: Delete button in the Ribbon now works when focus is in event body 

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.33 (19121600)

Fixes:

  • Keyboard: shortcut for Hyperlink is now Command-K, swapped with Sync (now Control-Command-K)

  • Keyboard: F6 shortcut for navigation now works with side-by-side calendar view

  • Search: people suggestions when searching in Sent folder now show as To: instead of From:

  • Calendar: time zone fields are no longer hidden after changing the start date of an event

  • Calendar: Delete key can now be used to delete event from event popover

  • Current Outlook | Add-ins: Translator for Outlook add-in now works properly again

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.33 (19121106)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: toggling All day event to off no longer resets the start date to the current day

  • Signatures: updated signature name is now properly reflected on Edit Signature window

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.33 (19120904)

New or improved features:

  • Account Description field in Accounts preferences can now be edited

Fixes:

  • Compose: improved VoiceOver navigation for formatting toolbar in mail and event compose

  • Compose: Distribution List (DL) detection and expansion now work in event compose

  • Scheduling Assistant: improved performance for showing free/busy information

  • Calendar: meeting attendees display properly when opening an event in a separate window

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.33 (19120401) 

New or improved features:

  • Setting for Conversation View is now available in Reading preferences and top View menu

  • Setting for Focused Inbox is now available in Reading preferences and top View menu

  • Subfolder search scope is now supported for Outlook search

  • Insert Link is now supported in mail and event compose toolbar

Fixes:

  • Compose: new email drafts can now be categorized while composing

  • Message List: email can now be deleted from the Trash folder

  • Calendar: improved keyboard navigation in calendar view using F6 shortcut 

  • Search: suggestions are displayed when performing a search while offline

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.33 (19120200) 

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.33 (19112700) 

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

Fixes (current Outlook):

  • Search: search terms are now highlighted in message list when Reading Pane is Below or Hidden

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.33 (19112500) 

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.32 (19112005, 19111901)

Fixes:

  • Mail: fixed Reply, Reply All, and Forward for emails in search results

  • Mail: fixed sent mail toast for Send Later

  • General: improved keyboard and VoiceOver navigation 

Fixes (current Outlook):

  • Office Add-ins: support for delegation on shared folders

  • Tasks: emails marked for followup now show the correct due date

  • Search: Outlook no longer hangs when saving a Smart folder

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.32 (19111400, 19111100, 19110600)

New or improved features:

  • Nested Compose: reply to messages without opening a new compose window

Fixes:

  • Search: added missing icons in search bar

  • Mail: fixes to the information bars for email drafts and send later emails

  • Mail: fixes to the Message List headers

  • Calendar: primary calendar is automatically selected

  • General: improved keyboard and VoiceOver navigation 

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.32 (19110306, 19102902, 19102800)

Fixes:

  • General: fixed an issue around adding IMAP/POP accounts

  • General: fixed an issue around notifications in macOS Catalina

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.31 (19101400)

New or improved features:

  • Microsoft 365 Groups in Outlook for Mac now support classification labels

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.31 (19100700)

Fixes:

  • macOS Catalina: fixed a bug where the compose window flashes upon selecting text for the first time 

  • Auth: fixed an issue where  some users were getting prompted repeatedly for credentials 

  • Calendar: fixed an issue where reminders are not shown for upcoming events for some events 

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.31 (19093004)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: reminders for events in a recurring series now display properly

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.30 (19092600)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: meetings on shared calendars can now be canceled

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.30 (19092400)

Fixes:

  • Attachments: preview, open, save, and remove actions now perform correctly 

  • Calendar: shared calendars with "Can view when I'm busy" permissions remain connected 

  • Calendar: Teams Meeting button is no longer displayed when Teams isn't enabled

  • Mail: Insert Hyperlink is now at the top of Insert Link menu in Ribbon when composing

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.30 (19091800)

Fixes:

  • Mail: attachments shortcut (Cmd-E) now works when composing (add) and reading (download all)

  • Mail: distribution list (DL) expansion when composing now properly displays members in To:/Cc: field

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.30 (19091600)

Fixes:

  • Microsoft 365 accounts: fixed an issue where password prompt is being displayed when resuming from sleep

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.30 (19091202)

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.30 (19091000)

Fixes:

  • Google Accounts: fixed an issue where "This account is permanently offline" message was being displayed for some users

  • Smart Links: Insert Link now displays twelve recent documents instead of fifteen to avoid cutting off the bottom of menu for smaller displays 

  • Calendar: Added Time Scale to top View menu

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.30 (19090305)

Known issues:

  • Google Accounts: "This account is permanently offline" error is being displayed for some users

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.30 (19090200)

Known issues:

  • Google Accounts: "This account is permanently offline" error is being displayed for some users

Fixes:

  • Mail: improved VoiceOver announcements for Inbox Zero banners 

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.29 (19082800)

Known issues:

  • Google Accounts: "This account is permanently offline" error is being displayed for some users

New or improved features:

  • Dark Mode support in compose window has been fully rolled out. Switch background button persists state across Reading and Compose windows

  • Improved VoiceOver support in Message List: 

    • Total number of messages as well as unread count in conversation header are announced

    • Read status is now announced for messages

    • The position within the conversation is now announced, such as 3 of 10. 

Fixes:

  • Overall: Outlook blue buttons now have white text instead of black 

  • Overall: improved connectivity after resuming from sleep

  • Mail: when a conversation has multiple unread messages, messages need to be selected twice

  • Mail: fixed a crash when sending an event that is created from an email

Version: 16.29 (19082600)

Known issues:

  • Google Accounts: "This account is permanently offline" error is being displayed for some users

  • Some buttons, like Send & formatting controls, are grayed out. Workaround: restart Outlook

Fixes:

  • Mail: Check Names dialog no longer displays blank contact results

  • Calendar: start and end times for all day events are now properly displayed

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.29 (19082004)

Known issues:

  • Google Accounts: "This account is permanently offline" error is being displayed for some users

  • Some buttons, like Send & formatting controls, are grayed out. Workaround: restart Outlook

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.29 (19081901)

Known issues:

  • Google Accounts: "This account is permanently offline" error is being displayed for some users

  • Some buttons, like Send & formatting controls, are grayed out. Workaround: restart Outlook

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.29 (19081305)

Known issues:

  • Google Accounts: "This account is permanently offline" error is being displayed for some users

  • Some buttons, like Send & formatting controls, are grayed out. Workaround: restart Outlook

New or improved features:

  • Dark Mode support in compose window is here! We are slowly rolling this out

Dark Mode support in Compose

Fixes:

  • Search: Advanced Search no longer refreshes results after selecting an item

  • Dark Mode: calendar switches back to Light Mode after turning off Dark Mode in Outlook

  • Contacts: fixed a crash when opening contact from LDAP

  • Mail: fixed a crash when sending an event that is created from an email

  • Overall: fixed a crash when opening or creating an event after switching from Mail to Calendar module

Version: 16.29 (19081200)

Known issues:

  • Some buttons, like Send & formatting controls, are grayed out. Workaround: restart Outlook

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.28 (19073002)

Known issues:

  • Some buttons, like Send & formatting controls, are grayed out. Workaround: restart Outlook

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.28 (19072500)

Known issues:

  • Some buttons, like Send & formatting controls, are grayed out

  • Microsoft 365 accounts are prompting for passwords when Outlook launches for some users

Fixes:

  • Teams: fix for information bar text when creating a Teams meeting

  • Skype for Business: "Set Access Permissions" no longer clears the location field

  • Mail: "Only reply to selected text" is now unchecked by default

  • Calendar: fix for Calendar not updating automatically

  • Calendar: sync improvements for Calendar updates

  • Office Add-ins: Add-ins are no longer shown for protected emails

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.28 (19072200)

Known issues:

  • Some buttons, like Send & formatting controls, are grayed out

  • Microsoft 365 accounts are prompting for passwords when Outlook launches for some users

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.28 (19071506)

Known issues:

  • Selecting mail or performing searches may cause Outlook to hang in certain scenarios

  • Microsoft 365 accounts are prompting for passwords when Outlook launches for some users

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.28 (19071500)

Known issues:

  • Selecting mail or performing searches may cause Outlook to hang in certain scenarios

  • Microsoft 365 accounts are prompting for passwords when Outlook launches for some users

Fixes:

  • Mail: certificates now remain saved in the Certificates tab of the contact

  • Full screen: event card popover now dismisses when responding to an event with comments

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.28 (19071004)

Known issues:

  • Selecting mail or performing searches may cause Outlook to hang in certain scenarios

  • Microsoft 365 accounts are prompting for passwords when Outlook launches for some users

Fixes:

  • Mail: "Delete All" button and menu command are no longer hidden after leaving a Groups folder

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.28 (19070900)

Known issues:

  • Microsoft 365 accounts are prompting for passwords when Outlook launches for some users

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.28 (19070300)

Known issues:

  • Microsoft 365 accounts are prompting for passwords when Outlook launches for some users

Fixes:

  • Mail: fixed an issue where delays were caused when switching between emails

  • Google IMAP Accounts: fixed an issue where users were experiencing repeated OAuth prompts

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.27 (19063001)

Known issues:

  • Microsoft 365 accounts are prompting for passwords when Outlook launches for some users

Fixes:

  • Mail: Default sensitivity label is now applied when replying to an unclassified email

  • Calendar: VoiceOver now properly announces calendar event reminders

  • Google Accounts: fixed an issue where messages were displaying as blank in the Reading Pane

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.27 (19062615)

New or improved features:

  • Dark Mode support for the message body in the Reading Pane is here! Please let us know if you have feedback via Help > Contact Support

Fixes:

  • Calendar: the Join button for certain online meetings is no longer missing from the event popover

  • Dark Mode: improved contrast for various parts of the Outlook app 

  • Microsoft 365 accounts: fixed an issue where password prompt is being displayed when Outlook launches

  • Google Accounts: fixed an issue where Outlook fails to send an email under certain conditions

  • POP accounts: fixed an issue where Outlook fails to receive emails

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.27 (19061900)

New or improved features:

  • We are continuing to expand our rollout of Dark mode for the message body in the reading pane! If you don't see it just yet, it should be coming to you really soon

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

  • Tasks: fixed an issue in the Tasks view where text was being displayed in place of Priority and Task Completion icons

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.27 (19061200)

New or improved features:

  • Smart Links: Insert links to documents from OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, & SharePoint, using tenant default permissions

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.27 (19060500)

New or improved features:

  • Dark mode for the message body in the reading pane is here! We are slowly rolling this out, so if you don't see it just yet, it should be coming to you really soon

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.27 (19052910)

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.27 (19052703)

Fixes:

  • Shared calendars: no longer display duplicated shared calendars

  • Microsoft 365 accounts: fixed an issue where Outlook would display the Microsoft 365 sign-in dialog when resuming from sleep or connecting to a new network

  • Google Accounts: Outlook will retry sending messages when certain errors are encountered instead of immediately moving to Drafts folder

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.26 (19052200)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: placeholder event displayed in meeting invitation now displays at correct time

  • Add-ins: fixed an issue in the Insights Outlook Add-in where it was not showing any cards

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.26 (19052000)

Fixes:

  • Contacts: default Instant Message (IM) app is now used for IM Contact buttons and menu items

  • Calendar: reminders for all-day events now display correct date 

  • Mail: improved compose (typing) performance after encryption certificate is selected

  • Print: new messages can now be printed without first having to save as drafts

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.26 (19051513)

Fixes:

  • Teams integration: delegates can create Teams meetings for principals with Microsoft 365 accounts

  • General: new main windows can be opened after closing main windows without quitting

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.26 (19051310)

Fixes:

  • Contact card: the redesigned card is now displaying (previous known issue)

  • Calendar: when replying to an event with attachments, the attachments are no longer added

  • Calendar: when replying to an event, rooms are no longer included in the list of recipients

  • Calendar: inline images in events are now printed

  • Google Accounts: fixed an issue where authentication was failing for certain configurations

  • Groups: improved VoiceOver navigation in "Add members" dialog when creating Group

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.26 (19050613)

Known issues:

  • Contact card: the current production card is displaying instead of the new card

Fixes:

  • Mail: improved performance when composing encrypted messages

  • Mail: signed emails from Outlook for Mac no longer display invalid signature warning

  • Calendar: F6 keyboard shortcut properly navigates between Ribbon, sidebar, calendar, and status bar

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.26 (19043011)

Fixes:

  • Full screen: search tab of the Ribbon is no longer displayed when entering Full screen

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.25 (19042900)

Fixes:

  • General: clicking on the Dock icon opens new main window when no main windows are open

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.25 (19042415)

Fixes:

  • Contact card: card no longer quickly disappears after clicking when composing a message or event

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.25 (19042203) 

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.25 (19041700) 

Fixes:

  • Contact card: distribution lists (DLs) are now supported for Exchange on-premises mailboxes

  • Contact card: DL members and owners are now displayed for nested DLs

  • Mail: alert bar with "Verify Credentials" button is no longer displayed for rights-protected messages where the user has already authenticated

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.25 (19041500) 

Fixes:

  • Mail: contact photos are now displayed for Exchange on-premises 2013 mailboxes

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.25 (19041000) 

Fixes:

  • Account setup: correct server and port information is configured when account type is detected

  • Smart cards: certificates are now selected in Security prefs on Mojave

  • Mail: "Junk" folder has been renamed to "Junk Email" to better align across Outlook apps

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.25 (19040800) 

Fixes:

  • Mail: attachments on digitally signed messages sent to a Microsoft 365 group can now be viewed

  • Calendar: .msg files attached to meeting invitations are no longer displayed as 0 KB files

  • Calendar: attendees can now act on series meeting from calendar grid

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.25 (19040300) 

Fixes:

  • Calendar: appointment series can now be deleted from calendar popover

  • Calendar: start and end times for all day events are displayed correctly in search results

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.25 (19040100) 

Fixes:

  • Contacts: updating birthday no longer pushes incorrect birthday to server

  • Calendar: grid shows correct length of meeting when DST switches

  • Calendar: last reminder in recurring series can now be dismissed

  • Calendar: image attachments in calendar invitations are no longer removed 

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.24 (19032606) 

Fixes:

  • Shared Calendars: fix for issue with removal of Shared or Delegated calendars. Learn more

  • Calendar: Outlook shows correct account when creating event from shared calendar

  • Calendar: snoozed reminder for recurring meeting no longer pops right back up

  • Calendar: fix for duplicate calendars displayed in calendar grid

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.24 (19032500) 

Known issues:

  • If a shared calendar is removed, events may get deleted on the owner's calendar, please see details here.

New or improved features:

  • Teams: for Teams enabled tenants, you will now see presence information for contacts when composing and reading emails and events

Fixes:

  • Mail: hotel check outs are now displayed in travel reservation summary cards

  • Mail: accessibility fixes for keyboard navigation when forwarding a mail

  • Calendar: we now correctly push a contact's birthday to Exchange

  • Calendar: fixed an issue where calendars were not being selected correctly

  • Authentication: certificates are now displayed in the dropdown in account security preferences

Version: 16.24 (19032003) 

Fixes:

  • Refer to fixes listed for March 26, 2019 release: 16.24 (19032500)

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.24 (19031800) 

Fixes:

  • Mail: VoiceOver fixes for message list navigation

  • Groups: accessibility fixes for Add Members dialog during Group creation

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.24 (19031300) 

Fixes:

  • Refer to fixes listed for March 18, 2019 release: 16.24 (19031800)

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.24 (19031005)

New or improved features:

  • Calendar: as an attendee, you can no longer drag a meeting around as only the organizer has the ability to edit the event times

  • Outlook for Mac now uses newer security APIs to find certificates available for use:

    Screenshot of the CryptoTokenKit dialog

Fixes:

  • Calendar: printed calendar items now include start & end times

  • Calendar: you can now import an ICS file by dragging it to the calendar grid

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.24 (19030606)

Known issues:

  • Calendar: when creating two events in grid view, the title of the first event is overwritten by the second

Fixes:

  • Status bar: folder sync status is displayed for folders in Favorites 

  • Contact card: card now displays on each single click or spacebar key press on contact 

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.24 (19030306)

Known issues:

  • Cisco WebEx will no longer work with Outlook for Mac, as it is unstable and causes Outlook to crash. We are working with Cisco to release a new version as soon as possible

  • We are aware of and working on a fix for an issue where some users are unable to switch to the calendar module

New or improved features:

  • Redesigned contact card:

    • Dark Mode support (macOS Mojave required)

    • Distribution List (DL) support, including viewing DL members and owners

    • Card is displayed on mouse single click or spacebar key press only (no mouse hover)

  • Safe Links are now supported

Fixes:

  • Calendar: contact photos no longer missing in calendar popover

  • Calendar: VoiceOver fixes for announcing time/date information while traversing calendar events

  • Calendar: Outlook reverts to Grid view when using List view on each relaunch (or new Main Window)

Version: 16.24 (190227)

Known issues:

  • Cisco WebEx 39.2 and below will no longer work with Outlook for Mac as these older versions are unstable and can cause Outlook to crash. Please upgrade to the latest version of Cisco WebEx

  • We are aware of and working on a fix for an issue where some users are unable to switch to the calendar module

Fixes:

  • Calendar: fixed an issue where even when overlaid calendars are turned on, the calendar grid goes back to showing calendars side by side instead

  • Google Accounts: fixed authentication and new account configuration issues

  • Overall: fixed an issue where the sidebar (folder navigation pane) disappears after updating Outlook

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.23 (190220)

Known issues:

  • In some situations, even when overlaid calendars are turned on, the calendar grid goes back to showing calendars side by side instead

  • In some cases, users may experience authentication issues with their Google accounts or problem adding Google Apps account

Fixes:

  • Calendar: fixed an issue where a canceled meeting still shows in the Outlook for Mac calendar

  • Calendar: removed the setting for allowing printing of events from selected categories 

  • Mail: mentions picker no longer gets cut off on the right edge of the screen in some situations 

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.23 (190212)

Fixes:

  • Skype integration: fixed an issue where the Skype for Business icon is missing in the ribbon

  • Accessibility: fixed an issue where keyboard focus was lost after deleting an appointment in the calendar grid

  • Compose: fixed a bug where images and screenshots pasted into a compose window were getting cropped

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.23 (190206)

Fixes:

  • Google Accounts: no longer receive "Oops, we were unable to add your account" error during setup

  • Sensitivity: the correct info bar is displayed when replying to a labeled protected message

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.23 (190203)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: inline images are retained when replying to an event or creating one from an email 

  • Dark Mode: improved contrast for work hours and non-work hours in calendar grid

  • Mail: main window panes now display properly after Outlook launches

  • Google Accounts: undeliverable messages are no longer received after attempting to send

  • Online meetings: Skype for Business meeting button is no longer disabled for on-prem users

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.23 (190130)

Fixes:

  • Mail: correct received date is now displayed for messages for IMAP accounts

  • Tasks: when creating a task from a message, attachments are retained in newly created task

  • Contact card: when hovering over a contact, only one contact card will be displayed 

  • Google Accounts: Outlook now prompts for re-authentication after password changes

  • Dark Mode: improved contrast for Skype for Business "Set Access Permissions" dialog

  • Groups: "New Items" button in Ribbon now has option to create new Group

  • Print: calendar grid is scaled correctly when "Include tasks and flagged items" is selected 

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.22 (190127)

Fixes:

  • Mail: '>' characters no longer get replaced with spaces in plain text messages

  • Mail: incompatible characters are now replaced when saving .eml files

  • Mail: sidebar no longer collapses after updating app 

  • Calendar: grid view no longer switches unexpectedly to Side-by-Side from Overlay

  • Add-ins: in Full Screen view, add-ins are now displayed in the Ribbon when composing

  • Sensitivity: "Learn More" is now displayed in top Draft menu > Sensitivity (configured per organization)

  • Google Accounts: certain non-@gmail.com addresses no longer get stuck during authentication 

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.22 (190123)

Fixes:

  • Add-ins: UI-less add-ins are now working properly 

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.22 (190120)

New or improved features:

  • Tasks: attachments are now supported; attach files via Ribbon, Task menu, or drag & drop

Task Attachments

Fixes:

  • Attachments: default save location is no longer "Outlook Temp" for Office files opened from Outlook 

  • Calendar: reminders for events in a series will no longer pop up after being dismissed or snoozed

  • Calendar: events created via mouse click in the grid now have correct start and end times

  • Calendar: categories can now be set for events when viewing calendar in List view

  • Mail: mailbox connection status is now displayed in the Status Bar when viewing folder in Favorites

  • Mail: when creating a new On My Computer folder, a unique name is required before saving

  • Mail: folders can now be moved within On My Computer section

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.22 (190115)

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.22 (190112)

Fixes:

  • Mail: categories are displayed properly for conversations when Reading Pane is set to Below or Hidden

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.22 (190109)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: events no longer prompt to save changes after clicking "Save and Close" 

  • Calendar: meeting invitations now only display the default time zone in the day view preview

  • Mail: IMAP folders will continue to sync after encountering errors for certain large IMAP messages 

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.22 (190107)

Fixes:

  • Search: keywords are no longer replaced or removed as they're entered in the search field 

  • Calendar: no longer repeatedly prompt "Mail could not be received as this time" for shared calendars 

  • Calendar: events are displayed properly after being canceled or moved

  • Calendar: Teams Meeting button is now displayed when email address and UPN don't match

  • Full screen: minimized messages can now be closed via the close button on the message tab

  • Dark Mode: improved contrast for date picker for calendar events

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.22 (190101)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: Skype for Business "Set Access Permissions" now works after switching to REST

  • Calendar: printing calendar in week view now displays the grid view properly

  • Calendar: toll free numbers are now displayed in Teams meeting coordinates

  • Dark Mode: various bug fixes to improve contrast  

New or improved features:

  • Delegation support for Teams meetings is now rolling out! (this is for on-prem Exchange servers only)

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.21 (181219)

New or improved features:

  • Preference for users on macOS Mojave (10.14+) to disable Dark Mode in Outlook

    • Users with Dark Mode turned on in macOS System Preferences, can now disable it just for Outlook

    • From the menu, navigate to Outlook > Preferences > General and check the new option for “Don’t allow Appearance to change in Dark Mode”

Outlook Preferences Pane

Fixes:

  • Mail: drag and drop for messages while holding down "Option" key now copies the message 

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.21 (181214)

Fixes:

  • Google Accounts: drag and drop for messages is now working

  • Keyboard: sort arrow now correctly appears in the keyboard tab order

  • Calendar: fixed time zone labels that were being displayed incorrectly

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.21 (181212)

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability on macOS Mojave

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.21 (181210)

Fixes:

  • Sensitivity: labels are no longer displayed when composing from accounts that don't support labels

  • Calendar: default account is now listed at the top of the calendar sidebar

  • Dark Mode: improved contrast for "Show all messages in this conversation" button in Reading Pane

  • Dark Mode: delete buttons to remove members from Microsoft 365 Groups are now visible (Light & Dark)

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.21 (181205)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: when adding or removing rooms in an existing meeting, Location field now updates properly

  • Search: scope now defaults to Current Folder when previously used scope is not applicable for search

  • Dark Mode: improved contrast in Recurrence dialog for calendar events and tasks

  • Dark Mode: improved contrast in Edit Message

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.21 (181202)

Fixes:

  • Presence: Skype for Business IM presence now displays properly when viewing certain messages

  • Dark Mode: improved contrast for search term highlighting

  • Dark Mode: "Set Access Permissions" dialog for Skype for Business meetings now displays properly 

  • Dark Mode: flight icons in travel reservation summary cards now display properly

  • Smart Folders: tasks due today are now displayed in "Due Today" Smart Folder in Tasks view

  • Event card popover: text size updates properly when "Text display size" Fonts preference is changed

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.20 (181125)

Fixes:

  • Dark Mode: various bug fixes to improve contrast 

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.20 (181120)

Fixes:

  • WebEx: blocked versions of WebEx causing Outlook to crash (previous known issue)

  • Calendar: fix for meeting window not disappearing when clicking "Accept or Tentative" buttons

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.20 (181118)

New or improved features:

  • Mail: added new Composing preference for "Only reply to selected text"

Known issues:

  • Latest versions of WebEx are causing Outlook to crash

Fixes:

  • Calendar: Teams Meeting button no longer disappears after moving to REST (previous known issue)

  • Calendar: decline responses for meetings in series now show time and date of the declined meeting

  • Dark Mode: all day events set as "Out of Office" now display properly in the calendar

  • Dark Mode: highlighted search terms now display properly

  • Dark Mode: travel reservation summary cards with multiple bookings now display properly 

Version: 16.20 (181113)

New or improved features:

  • Support for Dark Mode for users on macOS Mojave (10.14+)

    • For users with Dark Mode turned on, Outlook will now support Dark Mode

    • To try this feature, use System Preferences to switch your Appearance to Dark
      Preferences - Dark Mode

    • Once enabled, Outlook will switch to Dark Mode, this also includes the new iconography
      Outlook Dark Mode

Known issues:

  • Latest versions of WebEx are causing Outlook for Mac to crash

  • Calendar: users migrated to REST will lose Teams Meeting button if the tenant TeamsUpgradeMode is set to "islands"

Fixes:

  • None

Version: 16.20 (181112)

New or improved features:

  • We now support displaying up to 3 timezones in the calendar day & week views

    • Go to Outlook Preferences and add a 2nd & 3rd timezone to display in the calendar
      Timezone Preferences

  • Calendar event cards now show the meeting response statuses of attendees (Microsoft 365 subscriptions only)
    Attendee Tracking

Known issues:

  • Latest versions of WebEx are causing Outlook for Mac to crash

Fixes:

  • Calendar: fix for All-Day travel event cards, with regards to lodging & rental cars 

  • Calendar: fix for updating organization permissions for users migrated to Calendar REST

Version: 16.20 (181107)

New or improved features:

  • Calendar sync via REST is now deployed to all Insider Fast users that are using Exchange Online

Fixes:

  • Authentication: fix for repeated password prompts when restarting Outlook

  • Calendar: fix for users migrated to REST, you can now move appointments between calendars 

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.20 (181031)

Known issues:

  • Some users may experience password prompts on restarts or upgrades

New or improved features:

  • None

Fixes:

  • None

Version: 16.20 (181029)

Fixes:

  • Overall: fix for disappearing Outlook Menu items in some situations

  • Calendar: fix the default calendar issue that was causing undesirable behavior for some users

  • Calendar: fix for some Skype for Business On-prem users missing the ability to schedule meetings 

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.19 (181024)

Known issues:

  • For users who have been migrated to syncing calendars via the REST protocol:

    • Some Skype for Business On-prem users are missing the button to schedule online meetings

    • For some users, their default calendars not showing up correctly causing unexpected behavior of calendar actions

Fixes:

  • Rules: fix for missing destination folders when creating ‘Move to folder’ or ‘Copy to folder’ rules

  • Calendar: fix for Calendar events that are hard to read on macOS Mojave (10.14 and above) when appearance in System Preferences > General is set to Dark

  • Syncing to Google Accounts: Outlook will now re-prompt for authentication in cases when the user changes their Google password.

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.19 (181020)

Known issues:

  • Calendar: events on Calendar are hard to read on macOS Mojave (10.14 and above) when appearance in System Preferences > General is set to Dark

    • Fix will be available in the next update

New or improved features:

  • None

Fixes:

  • None

Version: 16.19 (181018)

New or improved features:

  • Calendar now syncs via REST instead of Exchange Web Services (EWS)

    • New Model Calendar Sharing! For more info see our blogpost 

    • For info on Calendar Sharing across Outlooks, see this article 

    • Organizers will now have to ability to restrict forwarding of meetings

    • This will be slowly rolled out to customers in the coming weeks

Fixes:

  • Crash fixes mentioned in previous release notes as a known issue

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.19 (181015)

Known issues:

  • In some instances Outlook crashes randomly; we are actively investigating the reason for the crash and working on a fix

New or improved features:

  • Improved manageability for administrators:

    • Prevent users from adding online meeting details to events

      • New Boolean preference key in Outlook preferences domain: DisableSkypeMeeting 

      • Set as forced in configuration profile to display as disabled within Outlook

      • Note: online meetings can still be joined, just not added to new events

Meeting Menu Skype Meeting Disabled

Meeting Ribbon Skype Meeting Disabled

Fixes:

  • Contact card: the redesigned card is now displaying (previous known issue)

  • Contact card: card is now closed properly when displayed from an event card

  • Weather in calendar: weather location is no longer stuck on "Update Location Automatically" 

  • Calendar: "First day of week" in Outlook Preferences > Calendar no longer switches to Sunday

Version: 16.19 (181010)

Known issues:

  • Contact card: the current production card is displaying instead of the new card

  • In some instances Outlook crashes randomly; we are actively investigating the reason for the crash and working on a fix

Fixes:

  • Compose: fix for a bug when pasting images and URLs into a message body and selecting "Paste and Match Style"

New or improved features:

  • None

Version: 16.19 (181007)

New or improved features:

  • Improved manageability for administrators:

    • Prevent users from adding personal accounts in Outlook

      • New preference key in Outlook preferences domain: AllowedEmailDomains

      • Specify an array of allowed domains using regular expressions

      • Example command: defaults write com.microsoft.Outlook AllowedEmailDomains -array "'contoso\\.com$'"

      • Prevent adding personal accounts

    • Set custom weather location for calendar

      • New preference key in Outlook preferences domain: DefaultWeatherLocation

      • Specify the location as a string in the format it appears in the weather location search

      • Example command: defaults write com.microsoft.Outlook DefaultWeatherLocation -string 'San Francisco, CA' 

      • Weather location in calendar

    • Prevent users from creating and editing signatures in Outlook

      • New Boolean preference key in Outlook preferences domain: DisableSignatures

      • Set as forced in configuration profile to display as disabled within Outlook

      • Disabled Signatures

Fixes:

  • Contacts: improved handling of contact photos displayed in mail and calendar

  • Contact card: fix to show the correct contact photo

  • Rules: improved error handling for rules with expired distribution lists

  • Add-ins: fix to return correct recipient types 

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.18 (180926)

New or improved features:

  • Sensitivity labeling

    • When composing an email or authoring a document, under the Home tab you'll now see a Sensitivity button if you are signed in with a Microsoft 365 work account

    • If your administrator has configured sensitivity labels for you, you can use this button to apply a sensitivity label to your email

    • For more information, see the documentation here: https://aka.ms/officemipdocs

Fixes:

  • Mail: delegates no longer see messages marked private

  • Mail: inline images appear correctly in other endpoints like Outlook Web Access, Outlook mobile etc.

  • Mail: pasting and match formatting retains bullets and numbering

  • Mail: black line in compose body has been fixed

  • Calendar: exception to recurring meeting created by delegate no longer disappear

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.18 (180924)

New or improved features:

  • Improved Calendar Sidebar

    • We now have an improved sidebar for calendar

    • Calendars are grouped by accounts in a more meaningful way, we have removed the "My Calendars" section (also applies to People, Tasks, & Notes)

    • Categories have been removed from individual calendars, and only shown on the calendar grid

Improved Calendar Sidebar

  • Office 365 Message Encryption

    • When composing an email, under Options tab you'll now see an Encrypt button that now supports Office 365 Message Encryption using Encrypt-Only option

    • It also consolidates other options like Do Not Forward and IRM templates that were previously under Permission and Security buttons

New encrypt option with Office 365 Message Encryption support, Do Not Forward and IRM templates

  • Sign is now a separate button under Options that was previously under Security button

Sign is a separate button under options tab

Fixes:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.18 (180919)

Fixes:

  • Travel reservation summary card: check-in date for all day events displays correctly

  • Calendar: all day events in different timezones display correctly

  • Calendar: fix "Do Not Forward' enforcement for meeting invitation

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.18 (180911)

Fixes:

  • Overall: improved stability on macOS Mojave

New or improved features:

  • None

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.18 (180910)

New or improved features:

  • Improved configurability for administrators:

    Automatically add Microsoft 365 account on first launch when mailbox address doesn’t match Office activation address

    • New preference key in Outlook preferences domain: DefaultEmailAddressOrDomain

    • Specify as a string the full email address or domain to be added in Outlook

    • When specifying a domain, the local-part of the activation address will be used with the specified domain

    • For example, if the Office activation email address is user@contoso.biz, but user@contoso.com should be added in Outlook

    • Example command: defaults write com.microsoft.Outlook DefaultEmailAddressOrDomain -string "contoso.com"

Fixes:

  • Accessibility: VoiceOver announces name correctly for Private / Public button on Privacy window in "Create a Group" dialog

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.18 (180903)

New or improved features:

  • Improved manageability for administrators:

    • Prevent users from importing or exporting Outlook items

    • New preference keys in Outlook preference domain: DisableImport and DisableExport

    • Set as forced in configuration profile to display as disabled in File menu and Ribbon

Disabled import / export menu items using new manageability option for admins

Disabled import / export ribbon buttons using new manageability option for admins

Fixes:

  • Contact card: organization details display correctly in the contact card (previous known issue)

  • Calendar: printing calendar on macOS Mojave works correctly

  • Calendar: All Day events in different timezones show up correctly

  • Search: search scopes e.g. Current Folder, Subfolders etc. are no longer disabled when searching

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.18 (180828)

Fixes:

  • Search: advanced search Ribbon buttons are no longer disabled when searching All Mail

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • Contact card: organization details may not display in the contact card (from previous update)

Version: 16.18 (180827)

New or improved features:

  • Improved manageability for admins:

    • Hide "Did you know? Outlook supports Google, Yahoo!, and iCloud accounts." text in account setup success dialog

      • New preference key: HideCanAddOtherAccountTypesTipText

      • Example command: defaults write com.microsoft.Outlook HideCanAddOtherAccountTypesTipText -bool TRUE

Fixes:

  • Contact card: the redesigned card is now displaying (previous known issue)

  • Mail: Message List no longer displays blank rows when reading pane is set to right

  • Signatures: clicking a hyperlink in Signature Preview now opens the link in a browser window

  • Templates: messages sent using a template will no longer be grouped in the same conversation 

Known issues:

  • Contact card: organization details may not display in the contact card

Version: 16.17 (1808122)

New or improved features:

  • Improved configurability and manageability for admins:

    • Automatically add Microsoft 365 mailboxes on first launch

      • When OfficeAutoSignIn is set to TRUE the mailbox will be added on first launch

    • Enforce preferences via macOS Configuration Profile

      • When setting preferences as forced, the pref will be disabled so it can't be changed

Managed preference in Outlook

Fixes:

  • Calendar: event times are no longer off by one hour after daylight savings time change

  • Mail: attachments shortcut (Cmd-E) now works when composing (add) and reading (download all)

  • Full screen: responding to a meeting with comments now displays the response window in focus

  • Groups: "Follow in inbox" checkbox is now displayed in the Group card

  • Signatures: editing "Signature Name" in the editor window now updates the window title 

Known issues:

  • Contact card: the current production card is displaying instead of the redesigned card

Version: 16.17 (180816)

New or improved features:

  • Now create Teams meetings in Outlook:

Click on "Teams Meeting" in the Organizer Meeting tab of the Ribbon to add meeting details

Teams Meeting button in Ribbon

"Join Microsoft Teams Meeting" link and related meeting details will be added to the event body

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting link in event body

This feature is rolling out to Microsoft 365 subscribers over a period of time, so you might not see it right away

Fixes:

  • Calendar: current time indicator no longer overlaps with hour labels on calendar grid

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.17 (180813)

New or improved features:

  • The search experience has been enhanced to help you find items faster, including:

View search history and suggestions upon entering the search field, before typing your search

Search history and suggestions

Search history and suggestions update as you type

Typing search

New "Current Mailbox" button in the Search tab of the Ribbon for searching across the selected mailbox

Search current mailbox

Fixes:

  • Item List: secondary/right-click on the header now displays the context menu for choosing columns

  • Groups: "Remove from Calendar" button no longer shows for canceled meetings in Groups folders

  • Out of Office: text areas now have a gray background when not enabled

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.17 (180808)

Fixes:

  • Authentication: improved validation to avoid duplicate Kerberos identities and unnecessary prompts for credentials

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.17 (180806)

Fixes:

  • Travel reservations summary cards: "View in Calendar" button now works

  • Calendar: keyboard navigation no longer loops within "My Calendars" section

  • Signatures: clicking save after saving a new signature name no longer displays an error

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.17 (180802)

Fixes:

  • Mail: expanding a conversation in the Message List no longer selects random messages 

  • Calendar: Outlook no longer displays an empty calendar view after launch

  • Calendar: accepting a meeting without a response no longer creates a message in Drafts

  • Online Meetings: updated "First online meeting?" link in meeting body to new help article

  • Reminders: Outlook no longer attempts to automatically dismiss recurring event reminders when the reminder for the event and the previous occurrence overlap

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.16 (180726)

Fixes:

  • Authentication: Outlook no longer prompts that a Kerberos account is invalid when it is dependent on a third party provider

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.16 (180724)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: appointments created in Outlook for Mac now sync to other Outlook apps

  • Mail: VoiceOver now announces when recipients are removed from To, Cc, and Bcc fields

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.16 (180718) 

Fixes:

  • Mail: sort order button in message list header is no longer clipped (previous known issue)

  • Mail: context menu can no longer be displayed in the message list header

  • Groups: "Remove from Calendar" button is no longer displayed for canceled meetings in Groups

  • Signatures: now edit Signature Name directly in Signature editor window

Signature Name

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.16 (180713) 

Known issues:

  • Mail: sort order button in message list header is clipped

New or improved features:

  • Preferences: information about Office Intelligent Services now in Security & Privacy preferences

Fixes:

  • Accounts: changing the default account now changes the default calendar and contact folders

Version: 16.16 (180712) 

Fixes:

  • Reminders are now displaying for events and flagged messages (previous known issue)

  • Keyboard navigation: focus now stays on the selected folder when using letter keys to jump to folders

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.16 (180710) 

Known issues:

  • Reminders are not displaying for events and flagged messages

Fixes:

  • Contact card: name of contact is displayed in IM window when opened from the contact card

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Version: 16.16 (180709) 

Fixes:

  • Google Accounts: meetings can now be accepted or declined from invitations (previous known issue)

  • Online Archive: archive mailboxes are now properly detected for certain servers

  • Mail: messages are no longer duplicated when moving between folders for certain IMAP accounts

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.16 (180705) 

Known issues:

  • Google Accounts: meetings cannot be accepted or declined from invitations; restart app to resolve

Fixes:

  • Calendar: fixed an issue resulting in high CPU usage when syncing with Exchange 2010

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Version: 16.16 (180702) 

Fixes:

  • Mail: app no longer crashes when pasting content in the compose window (previous known issue)

  • Mail: attachments now display properly on Mojave OS (macOS 10.14 Beta)

  • Mail: app no longer crashes when adding a reminder to an email with attachments

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.16 (180627) 

Known issues:

  • Crash when pasting content in compose window

Fixes:

  • Calendar: Search results displayed correctly for ‘Current Folder’ and ‘All Events’ are selected

  • Accessibility: VoiceOver Improvements in Signatures window

  • Preferences: Show All button displayed at correct location in right-to-left languages

  • Performance: Faster switching from mail to calendar module

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Version: 16.15 (180620) 

Fixes:

  • Mail: Fix for an intermittent crash when opening encrypted emails with attachments

  • Calendar: Fix to support Do Not Send a Response synching to the server and correctly display an attendee's response in all Outlook clients

  • Accessibility: Fixes for the Group creation & contact deletion experiences

  • Overall: Outlook no longer uses the High Performance GPU when running

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.15 (180611) 

Fixes:

  • Calendar: Fix for incorrect timezone shown on calendar events & cards

New or improved features:

  • We have added the ability to manage Microsoft 365 Group Members via the right click context menu. Simply right click on a Group node and select "View Members"

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.15 (180602) 

Fixes:

  • Accessibility: Keyboard Improvements to the mail compose view when searching for contacts via the address book

  • Add-Ins: Fix for add-in loading issue for mail items, which does not support extensibility

  • Mail: Fix for an occasional crash when loading attachments

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.15 (180530) (Includes fixes delivered in 16.15.180528 and 16.15.180523) 

Fixes:

  • Groups: Fix for an application crash when trying to remove group members and Outlook is offline

  • Contacts: Fix for a failure to save contact information in certain scenarios

  • Contacts: Fix for some or all contacts shown as gray circles instead of avatars or initials

  • Calendar: Fix for syncing issues when a user’s mailbox is put into In-Place Hold / Litigation Hold mode.

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • None

Version: 16.14 (180520)

Fixes:

  • Mail: Fixed an issue where emails get duplicated when moved to a different folder for IMAP accounts

  • Calendar: Fix for incorrect UX shown when trying to drag meetings from one account to another in the calendar grid view

  • Accessibility: Improvements to keyboard focus for calendar event cards

  • Accessibility: Improvements to VoiceOver when deleting contacts using the backspace key in the message compose window

  • Mail: Fix for email message header bounce issue when using a two finger scroll on a trackpad or magic mouse

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • A grayed-out, non-functional Teams Meeting button will be visible in the meeting compose window ribbon when creating meeting invites. This will be removed by the next upcoming IF release. 

Version: 16.14 (180513)

Fixes:

  • Overall: Fix for text in the Outlook preferences panel getting cut off on the left when language is set to German

  • Mail: Signatures in the signature panel can now be renamed using the Return Key

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update 

Version: 16.14 (180509)

Fixes:

  • Mail: Fix for missing ‘Arrange By’ menu item in the Message List filter menu

  • Mail: Fix for incorrect contact photo in the message header for delegation scenarios

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update 

Version: 16.14 (180507)

Fixes:

  • Support: Status bar notifications fixed for incoming support messages

  • Accessibility: Improvements to VoiceOver for signatures  

  • Calendar: Fix for a crash related to the weather widget in the calendar grid

  • Calendar: Fix for a long-standing bug where bullets in meeting invites get converted to ‘?’

  • Mail: Fix for incorrect received time on messages sent that were previously in the Drafts folder

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update 

Version: 16.14 (180502)

Fixes:

  • Mail: fixed hang on Yosemite and El Capitan when composing a message (known issue from last update)

  • Mail: fixed a sporadic incorrect sorting issue in the from field

  • Accessibility: improvements to VoiceOver for the Meeting Recurrence dialog

  • Accessibility: improvements to VoiceOver for the Meeting Search Rooms dialog

  • Accessibility: improvements to VoiceOver for the Signatures dialog

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update 

Version: 16.14 (180430)

Known issues:

  • Sometimes Outlook will hang on Yosemite and El Capitan when composing a message

New or improved features:

  • Mail: animated GIFs now animate inside a mail compose window

Fixes:

  • Mail: unable to resize images, chart, SmartArt in editor window (known issue from last update)

  • Mail: fix for triage hover actions that sometimes don’t show on mouse hover in the message list

  • Accessibility: improvements to VoiceOver and keyboard navigation when creating Groups

  • Accessibility: Send Later date picker is now accessible via VoiceOver and keyboard navigation

Version: 16.13 (180422)

Known issues:

  • Mail: unable to resize images, chart, SmartArt in editor window

New or improved features:

  • Sync: when on battery and captive or tethered network, sync will be optimized for special and favorites folders to conserve resources

  • Accounts: improved Autodiscover for Microsoft 365 mailboxes for increased reliability during account setup

Fixes:

  • Mail: discarded drafts no longer saved

  • Calendar: proposed time no longer changes original time in message header

  • Calendar: clicking on title of calendar no longer unchecks other selected calendars

  • Calendar: week numbers in month view match mini calendar

  • Attachments: attachments with certain file format save correctly

  • Delegation: fix for opening shared calendars with full permissions affecting users using hybrid delegation

  • Accessibility: date label is announced correctly in send later when using VoiceOver

  • Accessibility: from field label when composing email is announced correctly when using VoiceOver

  • Plug-in: fixes crash for users with older version of Zoom plug-in

Version: 16.13 (180416)

Fixes:

  • Mail: Store and add-ins show up

  • Calendar: VoiceOver works for mini calendar week number

  • Calendar: canceling meeting in offline mode no longer shows a sync error

  • Groups: auto-subscribe new members works on newly created group

  • Tasks: reminder date reflects due date changes

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update 

Version: 16.13 (180411)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: formatting in appointment opened from ICS file is retained when saving

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • Office Add-Ins: Store and add-ins are missing, fix coming in next update 

Version: 16.13 (180409)

Fixes:

  • Mail: VoiceOver reads email with no display name correctly

  • Mail: crash during mail compose fixed

  • Calendar: start and end timezone displayed on print

  • Calendar: fixed issue with editing an occurrence for recurring All Day events

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.13 (180404)

New or improved features:

  • Groups: Add or remove group members from the group card starts rolling out

Add or remove group members

Fixes:

  • Groups: updated name shows up in the Sidebar

  • Delegation: mail header now shows participant information for meeting received by delegate

  • Mail: crash when opening IMAP messages fixed

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.13 (180401)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: delegation set up shows correct infobar

  • Shared Mailboxes: automatically sync shared mailboxes using new option in Account > Advanced

Shared mailbox automatic sync option

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.13 (180329)

Fixes:

  • Meetings: delegates can now schedule online meetings using principals' email addresses

  • Compose: Century and Century Gothic fonts are now available

  • Search: when searching by date, results are now displayed for the correct date

  • Mail: inline images are no longer grayed out in the attachment list for partially downloaded messages

  • Support: app no longer hangs when clicking Contact Support without network connectivity

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.13 (180327)

Fixes:

  • Search: no longer need to press Return key to perform search, restoring previous behavior

  • Mail: app no longer hangs when attempting to open certain plain text emails

  • Mail: attachments can now be added to replies and forwards converted from plain text to HTML

  • Calendar: Remove from Calendar is displayed on invitations even if event has been declined already

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.12 (180320)

Fixes:

  • Improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.12 (180318)

New or improved features:

  • Improved signature editor: a larger compose window is now provided for creating and editing signatures, offering a variety of formatting options, as well as the ability to insert images, alt text, links, and tables. Learn more about the improved editor in our Signatures article posted on the Outlook blog

Fixes:

  • Rules: server rules containing errors are now highlighted when first displayed in the rules list

  • Context menu: error sound is no longer played when using Shift-F10 and selecting option with keyboard

  • Filters: sub-menu in top View menu no longer displays duplicated filter options

  • Preferences: "Include delegate inboxes" is now part of Badge count prefs in Notifications & Sounds 

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.12 (180314)

Fixes:

  • Editor: "Match Destination Table Style" is now provided when pasting tables from Excel to Outlook

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update 

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.12 (180312)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: for IMAP and POP accounts, meetings converted from appointments now send properly

  • Calendar: when responding with Do Not Send Response the response is now saved properly

  • Google Accounts: the folder chooser in advanced search now lists folders in Google Accounts

New or improved features:

  • Reminders: Outlook will no longer show reminders for past occurrences of recurring series, as well as reminders for completed series 

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.12 (180308)

Fixes:

  • Message bodies in the reading pane are now properly displayed for Exchange on-premises mailboxes, fixing a known issue from the last update

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.12 (180306)

Known issue:

  • Message bodies in the reading pane are appearing as blank for Exchange on-premises mailboxes. We're working on deploying a fix for this issue  

Fixes:

  • Weather in calendar: temperature values are no longer switched from Celsius to Fahrenheit or Fahrenheit to Celsius, fixing known issue from last update

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Version: 16.12 (180305)

Known issue:

  • Weather in calendar: temperature values are switched from Celsius to Fahrenheit or Fahrenheit to Celsius 

Fixes:

  • Text throughout the app, including the message list header and status bar, is now properly translated into the system language

  • Google Calendar: All day recurring events created in Google Calendar on the web now display properly in the Outlook calendar, instead of incorrectly spanning across days

  • New contact card: phone numbers saved in the local contact are now displayed along with numbers from the directory

  • New contact card: when creating a message or meeting, the card can now be displayed via keyboard space bar after selecting the contact using shift arrow key

  • Online Archive: item and unread counts are now properly displayed in the status bar for Online Archive folders

  • Delegation: messages and meeting invitations sent by delegates on behalf of principals now display the contact photo of the delegate instead of the principal 

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Version: 16.12 (180227)

Fixes:

  • Improved stability and performance

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.12 (180226)

Fixes:

  • Online Archive: messages and attachments now properly sync when clicking or expanding Online Archive folders (on-demand sync) instead of syncing all items without first navigating to specific folders

  • Google Calendar: meeting invitations now properly send instead of getting moved to the Outbox with "unexpected date was encountered" error

  • Rules: server rules containing invalid contacts or expired distribution lists are now highlighted in the rules list so they can be easily fixed and saved back to the server

  • Google IMAP: existing Google Accounts added as IMAP are now properly upgraded to OAuth authentication from Basic authentication. Learn more about this feature in our Google authentication article posted on the Outlook blog

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.11 (180223)

Fixes:

  • Calendar: events no longer display as shifted by one hour when viewing in week view for the week when daylight saving time begins or ends

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.11 (180221)

New or improved features:

  • New calendar event card: simply click or press space bar on an event to view details and take quick actions, such as accepting or declining, editing your response, and joining an online meeting. Learn more about the new event card in our Event card article posted on the Outlook blog

Fixes:

  • No fixes in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.11 (180220)

Fixes:

  • Improved People experience: when creating a new email or event, pressing delete key after clicking on a recipient to display the new contact card now removes the recipient without having to first dismiss the card. Learn more about the new contact card in our People article posted on the Outlook Blog

  • Display second time zone: when adding a second time zone to the calendar grid, a label is now displayed for the default time zone. Learn more about new time zone features in our Calendar article posted on the Outlook Blog

  • Set start and end time zone: when dragging and dropping, or resizing an event in the calendar grid, the end time now remains set in the proper end time zone

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.11 (180214)

New or improved features:

  • Improved People experience: the contact card has been redesigned to put your contacts' key details front and center. Click on any name in your messages or events to access email and IM addresses, phone numbers, and other details, such as organization chart. Requires activation via Microsoft 365 subscription. Learn more in our People article posted on the Outlook Blog 

  • Display second time zone: add a second time zone to the calendar grid to easily view your current time alongside a second time zone. To display a second time zone, go to Outlook Preferences > Calendar or context menu in the calendar grid. Requires activation via Microsoft 365 subscription. Learn more in our Calendar article posted on the Outlook Blog  

  • Set start and end time zone: schedule events with start and end times in different time zones, such as flights spanning time zones. Simply toggle "Time Zone" in the Ribbon or top Meeting menu to view time zone drop downs

  • Swipe gesture customization: choose your message actions when swiping left and right on the Trackpad in the message list. Available actions include Delete, Archive, Mark as Read, Flag, and None, which disables the gesture. Requires activation via Microsoft 365 subscription. Learn more in our Swipe Gestures article posted on the Outlook blog 

Fixes:

  • Compose: "Replace text as you type" AutoCorrect preference will now remain disabled after restart

  • Calendar: invitations can now be declined when no response has been requested by the organizer

  • Search: results are no longer cleared after clicking on search criteria options and then pressing return 

  • Online Archive: recipients are now properly displayed in the header for messages in the Online Archive

  • Keyboard navigation: now use Shift-F10 shortcut to display context menu throughout the app

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.11 (180206)

Fixes:

  • Groups: improved labeling of guests during create group experience

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.11 (180205)

Fixes:

  • Mail: attachments are no longer dropped when forwarding messages received from Apple Mail users

  • Mail: improved app quit performance for IMAP setting to permanently delete messages in Trash on quit

  • Mail: window no longer expands beyond the viewable screen when expanding the full list of recipients in the message header and there are too many to fit

  • Calendar: added menu items for Next and Previous Day/Week/Month actions in the top View menu, tied to existing keyboard shortcuts (Command-Right Arrow and Command-Left Arrow, respectively) 

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.11 (180130)

New or improved features:

  • Google IMAP accounts now use OAuth for authentication via web browser-based sign-in. Refer to our blog post for more details. Benefits include:

    • No longer need to set "Allow less secure apps" for account

    • No longer need app password when 2-Step Verification is enabled

Fixes:

  • Mail: badge count on the Outlook icon in the Dock for unread messages no longer includes unread count from delegated mailboxes

  • Mail: main window no longer expands beyond the viewable screen when receiving certain meeting responses

  • Mail: now able to scroll up and down properly when viewing certain messages where the view was getting stuck

  • Rules: improved error handling when deleting and editing server rules

  • Rules: improved moving of messages when creating server rules via "Move Messages..." menu item

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.10 (180124)

Fixes:

  • Rules: improved error handling when editing server rules in Outlook for Windows followed by Mac

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.10 (180120)

Fixes:

  • Google Accounts: files attached from Drive File Stream can now be properly viewed by recipients

  • Delegation: messages sent on behalf of delegates are now displayed as "[Principal] on behalf of [Delegate]"

  • Meeting invitations: calendar grid preview in the invitation is no longer stretched

  • Meeting invitations: window will now close after responding with accept/tentative decline action

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.10 (180114)

Fixes:

  • App stability improvements

New or improved features:

  • We now support Single Sign-On for Office Add-Ins Ver. 1.6

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.10 (180109)

Fixes:

  • Fixed the "Show Reply" button, where it was not showing up for some account types

  • Fixed a translation bug in the Calendar, for the Finnish language

  • App stability improvements

New or improved features:

  • Search results are now highlighted in the message list and the preview pane. This feature is slowly being rolled out to Insider Fast. See blog post for details

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.10 (180102)

Fixes:

  • App stability improvements

New or improved features:

  • The ability to create Microsoft 365 Groups is now in Insider Fast, please refer to this blog post

Known issues:

  • On non-English builds, zoom settings for new emails is not maintained after upgrading

  • Blank screen or error message when adding certain Microsoft 365 accounts

  • Issues with cut/paste text on plain text messages being compressed into one line

Version: 16.9 (171226)

Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that English labels are shown on the Ribbon in non-English version of Outlook.

  • Fixed an issue that "Mark All As Read" from right click on Favorited Inbox Folder does not work

New or improved features:

  • Improve keyboard navigation between folder pane, item list, and the preview pane in Mail module.

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.9 (171219)

Fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that reminders cannot be dismissed with calendar events in Google account

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • English labels are shown on the Ribbon in non-English version of Outlook. We are working to address this localization issue and this will be fixed in next release.

Version: 16.9 (171217)

Fixes:

  • Fixed date translation in calendar module in Finnish

  • Fixed an issue which attachment gets removed when switch the from address in email compose 

  • App stability improvements

New or improved features:

  • Keyboard navigation improvements on Search People window and email compose window

  • Better error message when Outlook runs into offline errors when sending emails with Right Management (RMS or IRM)

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.9 (171212)

Fixes:

  • Improve app stability

New or improved features:

  • Table Support in email compose is now released to InsiderFast, please refer to this blog post 

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.9 (171210)

Fixes:

  • Improve app stability

New or improved features:

  • Gallatin Microsoft 365 accounts will be routed automatically to Gallatin specific Authentication page for email account set up and mailbox connection

  • Add-in pane will be consistently shown on the side as you switch email preview

  • Cancelled event will not trigger any reminders

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.9 (171206)

Fixes:

  • Fixed a hang issue when loading large emails with HTML formatting.

  • Fixed an issue with selecting the right Kerberos account for Kerberos authentication

  • Fixed an issue about tokenizing a list of comma separated emails address in the To: field.

  • Fixed a bug where inline images show up as blank on email reply

  • Improve app stability

New or improved features:

  • Improved new account configuration flow for some well-known domains IMAP accounts.

  • Improved keyboard navigation through events on the Calendar grid when multiple calendars are selected.

  • Improved Skype for Business phone and access code generation for quicker dial-in.

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 16.9 (171129)

Fixes:

  • Fixed a crash when closing the calendar window after searching in calendar.

  • Improve app stability

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • If you experience crash, please save the details by copying and saving the logs from "More Information" in Microsoft Error Reporting window and report the issue via Contact Support (Outlook menu> Help> Contact Support). If you have difficulties launching Outlook, please report through Insiders Forum.

Version: 16.8 (171126)

Fixes:

  • "Mark as Complete" now works from Ribbon, top Message menu, and context menu (fixing known issue from last update)

  • Messages can now be sent when one of the recipients is a contact copied from a contact list

  • "View in Calendar" button in travel reservation and package delivery summary now focuses on the correct event in the calendar

  • When using VoiceOver VO-Shift-M command, context menu now appears for selected event in the calendar grid

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update  

Version: 16.8 (171114)

Known issues:

  • "Mark as Complete" does not work from Ribbon or context menu. Nevertheless, you can still mark email items as completed from the message list controls

New or improved features:

  • Accessibility improvements:

    • VoiceOver on search field now announces number of search results returned. Also, in Advanced Search, search criteria is announced

    • VoiceOver on status bar (at the bottom) now announces sync error and support notifications

Fixes:

  • Improved app stability 

Version: 16.8 (171111)

New or improved features:

  • Inbox Zero banners: reach zero items in a folder to view a friendly, inspirational message

Fixes:

  • Inbox and other folders now sync properly (fixing known issue from last update)

  • When searching in calendar, list view now properly updates with results

  • Message preview is no longer clipped in mail list

  • When creating a new event in calendar view, the newly-created event is now selected in the grid after saving/sending

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update 

Version: 16.8 (171107)

Known issue:

  • Inbox or other folders may not sync properly in certain scenarios; fix is expected in the next update; Empty Cache for folder can be used to display new mail as a workaround

Fixes:

  • When composing new mail, replying, or forwarding, text typed immediately after opening the window is now properly displayed

  • Mail sent from IMAP accounts is now displayed in Sent folder in All Accounts

  • Folders in All Accounts now display mail from shared mailboxes

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Version: 16.8 (171101)

New or improved features:

  • Repeat from November 1, 2017 release: OneNote integration: Send mail and meetings to OneNote; see blog post for details (Microsoft 365 subscription required)

Fixes:

  • Typing characters with accents in mail or event body when composing no longer results in Outlook becoming unresponsive 

  • Floating windows, such as autocomplete when composing and weather in calendar, now have darker borders when using "Increase contrast" setting in macOS System Preferences > Accessibility > Display

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update 

Version: 16.7 (171029)

New or improved features:

  • OneNote integration: Send mail and meetings to OneNote, allowing you to archive and access your Outlook content where and when you need it; see blog post for details (Microsoft 365 subscription required)

Fixes:

  • Text size in mail body in Reading Pane no longer appears smaller or larger after launching Outlook

  • When an Online Meeting is created for an event, "Join by Phone" links now include access codes, so they no longer have to be manually entered when joining by phone

  • Week numbers displayed in calendar grid month view and mini-calendar in sidebar now match, even when "First day of week" preference in Outlook > Calendar doesn't match "First day of week" preference in System Preferences > Language & Region

  • In Out of Office (Auto-reply Settings), VoiceOver focus no longer enters reply settings for an account when "Send automatic replies for account..." isn't checked

  • When creating or viewing an event, opening Room Finder in Scheduling assistant no longer switches the view back to Appointment (event header and body)

  • Groups now displays between Sent and Trash folders in Mail sidebar (Microsoft 365 accounts with Groups)

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update 

Version: 16.7 (171020)

Fixes:

  • Outlook no longer crashes when replying or forwarding mail containing missing embedded images (displaying as '?' in the mail body)

  • When opening a new mail or event compose window, focus is now placed in the To: field instead of the mail or event body

  • Google accounts: Mail with attachments are now properly badged with attachment icons in the mail list

  • Google accounts: After dismissing reminders for events that are part of a series, the reminder will remain dismissed

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update 

Version: 16.7 (171017)

New or improved features:

  • Resize text in Mail: Increase or decrease text size in the Mail sidebar, mail list, and reading pane using the slider control in Fonts preferences

  • Improved VoiceOver support in Calendar: Navigate between days in the Calendar grid and interact with specific days to navigate between events in those days; interact with the mini-calendar control in the sidebar to select specific weeks or days in the grid

Fixes:

  • Images in signatures are now displayed in sent mail (fixing known issue from last update)

  • When adding online meeting details to an event, a link for "Try Skype Web App" is now included

  • Encrypted mail in Online Archive folders is now properly displayed

  • Default font color for replies and forwards can now be changed in Fonts preferences

  • Added menu item for Scheduling to the Meeting menu to toggle Scheduling Assistant pane 

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update 

Updated October 13, 2017 with highlight flagged mail under "New or improved features"

Version: 16.7 (171008)

Known issue:

  • Images in signatures aren't displayed in sent mail. A fix is expected in the next update. One workaround is to create the signature in Word and then copy and paste it to the message body when composing

New or improved features:

  • Highlight flagged mail: It's back! Mail flagged for follow-up is highlighted pale yellow in the mail list

  • Google accounts: Appointments can now be moved or copied from Google calendars to Outlook.com, Microsoft 365, and Exchange calendars

Fixes:

  • Microsoft 365 sign-in or keychain access prompts are no longer displayed on first launch (fixing known issue from last update)

  • Outlook no longer crashes when attempting to send mail (fixing known issue from last update)

  • Account name is appended in the window title of mail and events when composing to help indicate From: account

  • When deleting a meeting that is already canceled or in the past, Outlook no longer prompts to notify the organizer

  • Buttons in the Reminder window are now in the keyboard tab order and can be pressed with spacebar key

  • Outlook no longer attempts to connect to Google accounts when working offline or not connected to the network

  • When working offline, Outlook no longer attempts to download contact photos for Microsoft 365 and Exchange accounts

  • When sending mail with command-return shortcut, VoiceOver now announces mail was sent

  • When pressing "show all messages in this conversation" button in the message header, VoiceOver focus is now placed in the conversation index

  • Count of search results in the Search People (Address Book) window now displays properly

  • Added menu item for Room Finder to the Meeting menu

  • Spacebar key can now be used to select available rooms in Room Finder

  • Context menu for folders in the sidebar in non-Mail views now displays

Last updated Oct 4

Version: 16.6 (171001)

Known issues:

  • Microsoft 365 sign-in or keychain access prompt on first launch for some users 

  • Signature images do not show up properly on sent mail. We are actively working on a fix. One possible workaround is to create the signature in Word and then copy and paste the signature to compose mail window.

  • Outlook crashes when trying to send mail. If you experience consistent crash with send mail workflow, please troubleshoot with us via Help > Contact Support.

New or improved features:

  • Emoji support when composing: see emoji added from Emoji & Symbols in the Edit menu

Fixes:

  • Smart Folders is no longer displayed in the Calendar view sidebar if there are no smart folders

  • Added menu item for Message Preview to the View menu

Version: 15.40 (170926)

Fixes:

  • High Sierra: fixed a crash on quit when reminders were present

  • Message Header: The Hide Details button is no longer displayed below the listing of attachments

  • Message Header: Polished layout of attachments and associated action buttons

New or improved features:

  • No new or improved features in this update

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update 

Version: 15.39 (170919)

New or improved features:

  • Improved performance in the message list by displaying a window of most recent messages in the selected folder

  • Group card is now displayed when hovering over a group in the To: or Cc: lines in the message header

  • Added swipe trackpad gesture support to delete and archive emails

Fixes:

  • Polished layout of meeting response buttons in the meeting invitation header

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update 

Updated Sept 15, 2017

Version: 15.39 (170913)

Known issue:

  • With some non-English versions of Outlook, Outlook crashes when clicking/selecting a message. This is fixed with the latest Insider Fast release version 15.39 (170915).

New or improved features:

  • Move/copy message: Improved VoiceOver support for searching and navigating folders in the Choose Folder sheet

Fixes:

  • Work offline: After restarting Outlook while still working offline, messages now remain in the Outbox instead of being sent

Version: 15.39 (170905)

New or improved features:

Fixes:

  • Scheduling assistant: Free/busy information is now properly displayed when shared calendars are open

  • Main window: When a message with a larger number of attachments is displayed, the top of the window no longer expands beyond the top of the screen

  • Calendar event: Improved tab order in the event window to navigation between start date, start time, end date, and end time

  • Mail sidebar: Updated ordering of special folders (e.g. Drafts, Sent, Trash, etc.) to better align with Outlook for iOS

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 15.39 (170829)

New or improved features:

  • F6 key can be used to quickly navigate between main areas, such as Ribbon and Sidebar, without having to tab through every control

  • Improved VoiceOver interaction in the Scheduling Assistant

Fixes:

  • Dragging and dropping contacts between To, Cc, and Bcc fields has been restored (known issue from last update)

  • Fixed issue where Outlook was continuously attempting to update certain folders, resulting in high CPU usage

  • Pasting content from Word when composing now correctly displays the clipboard icon with available paste options

  • Fixed issue where Outlook was crashing when using certain Add-ins, such as Boomerang

Known issues:

  • No known issues in this update

Version: 15.38 (170822)

New or improved features:

Fixes:

  • When composing a message, duplicate Attach File buttons are no longer displayed in the Ribbon

  • When using spacebar key to press view selection buttons in the Sidebar, keyboard focus now remains on the button pressed

Known issues:

  • macOS High Sierra: If you have the Cisco WebEx plugin installed, Outlook might crash

  • When composing a message, dragging and dropping contacts between To, Cc, and Bcc fields requires selecting, clicking, and holding before dragging

Version: 15.38 (170815)

New or improved features:

  • Improved app stability

  • Enabled Join/Leave Groups from Groups Contact Card

  • Improved keyboard and VoiceOver navigation on Calendar module

  • Room finder list now displays rooms in alphabetical order

  • Supported ICS file in UTF-8 BOM (Byte Order Mark)

Fixes:

  • Fixed a known issue in 15.38 (170809) where the Most Recently Used email list is empty when composing email

  • Fixed a mailbox sync issue when you add a Shared Mailbox that has a higher Exchange versions than the primary mailbox

  • Fixed Exchange account authentication issue due to timezone, particularly On-Premise Exchange Mailboxes. Now exchange account can be added with the valid credential

  • Fixed a issue where dismissed reminders keep coming back (on other Outlook endpoints)

Known issues:

  • No known issues at this time

Version: 15.38 (170809)

New or improved features:

  • Improved app stability on crash and hang

  • Added an option to cache password in Keychain when creating a Kerberos ID

  • Improved "Most Recently Used" cache logic to include recently sent email address

  • Improved compose message header so to enhance discoverability of which account the email is going to send from

  • Improved keyboard and VoiceOver navigation on Room Finder

Fixes:

  • Fixed a bug where 'Download all' and 'Preview all' options still remain after removing last attachment in the email

  • Fix a bug of missing free busy information when attendee size of a meeting is greater than 100 - instead of not showing any free/busy information, Outlook now shows the first 100 invitees' availability 

Known issues:

  • No known issues at this time

Version: 15.38 (170801)

New or improved features:

  • Improved app stability on crash and hang.

  • Improved keyboard and VoiceOver navigation on recurrence setting drop-down of meeting items.

  • Improved keyboard and VoiceOver navigation for announcing group join/joining/leave/leaving on Group cards.

  • Improved support message notifications so Outlook shows notification only when it's running in foreground.

Fixes:

  • Fixed a bug to create Outlook mail from mailto url from web browser.

  • Fixed a bug to insert signature below the content generated from mailto link

Known issues:

  • No known issues at this time

Version: 15.37 (170725)

New or improved features:

  • Improved keyboard and VoiceOver navigation for check name UI in compose email

  • Improved app stability on crash and hang

Fixes:

  • When importing an updated calendar event, Outlook will replace original calendar event instead of creating a duplicate

  • Fixed a bug where clicking on "More" on the recipient list does not expand the full list

Known issues:

  • No known issues at this time

Update: A new Insider Fast release is available on 7/20 with version 15.37 (170720). Issues on missing signature and online meeting links are fixed.

Version: 15.37 (170718)

New or improved features:

  • Smart folders list on the new side bar is now visible all time

  • Improved keyboard and VoiceOver navigation for meeting invites and email headers

  • Improved the visuals for drag and drop email(s) to folder

  • Provide a command to use domain-based AutoDiscover when adding Exchange mailbox (Applicable to specific Office 365 tenants, please contact your IT admin for details)

Fixes:

  • Fixed a reminder issue where created or modified reminders (included snoozed reminders) will not be displayed until you re-launch Outlook

  • Fixed a bug where moving a message with attachment from Inbox to another folder, the attachment is missing when displayed in the new folder

Known issues:

  • Online meeting details and links are missing when creating online meeting. We are working with server team to fix the issue - Update: this is fixed in 15.37 (170720) released on 7/20

  • When manually insert a signature in compose view, the signature is not actually being added. This will be fixed in the next Insider Fast release - Update: this is fixed in 15.37 (170720) released on 7/20

Version: 15.37 (170712)

New and improved features

  • Focused Inbox notification no longer re-prompts after pressing Cancel

  • Delegated and shared calendars and contacts are checked in the sidebar and displayed properly after adding

  • Folders can now be moved under account and On My Computer sections via drag and drop

  • Restored ability to drag and drop mail folder from sidebar to outside of Outlook to create an .mbox file

  • Improved keyboard and VoiceOver navigation when moving to and from "Show All" button in Outlook Preferences

  • Improved tab order in the Accounts preference window

Fixes:

  • Fixed a crash for machines with certain network connection settings or when switching networks

  • Filtering items by "This Week" when "First day of week" is set to Monday now works properly

Known issues:

  • Newly created or modified reminders (included snoozed reminders) will not be displayed until you re-launch Outlook. We've identified a fix which should reach the next Insider Fast update

Additional information:

  • For any issues, please use Help > Contact Support

  • For feature requests, please use Help > Suggest a Feature

  • To get on the Fast level, click Help > Check for Updates > Join the Office Insider program to get early access to new releases > Office Insider Fast

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