Office 365: A guide to the updates

Hey there Office 365 and Microsoft 365 subscribers! As you know, you get more frequent software updates than those who have purchased Office without a subscription. This means you always have access to the latest features, security patches, and bug fixes. But keeping up with all the changes in each update can be challenging. That’s where we come in. We’re here to break it all down for you.

Let’s dive into the most recent updates to Office 365/Microsoft 365 for Windows.

Version 2312 (Build 17126.20132)

Release date: January 9, 2024

This update primarily consists of fixing a number of security holes. For more detailed information, check out the Release notes for Microsoft Office security updates.

Version 2312 (Build 17126.20126)

Release date: January 4, 2024

This build introduces a new sensitivity toolbar in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint that helps users understand the security policies that apply to their documents. It also comes with a new default theme described as “more modern and accessible.” It also addresses various bugs that were present in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, offering a smoother user experience.

Version 2311 (Build 17029.20108)

Release date: December 12, 2023

This update fixes a bug in Outlook and addresses a number of security holes. Remember, since it is a security update, it’s recommend applying it relatively soon after its release.

Version 2311 (Build 17029.20068)

Release date: November 29, 2023

This build introduces automatic image captioning for Excel’s images and fixes a variety of bugs across Excel and Word. It also addresses several security holes.

Version 2310 (Build 16924.20150)

Release date: November 14, 2023

Fixing numerous bugs in Outlook, this update also addresses several security holes. Remember, when it comes to security updates, it’s best to apply them relatively soon after their release.

Now that you’re all caught up on the latest Windows updates, there’s no need to stress over keeping track of the changes in each new update. We’ve got you covered.

Until next time, stay up to date and keep being your productive selves!

**Key Takeaways**

– Office 365 and Microsoft 365 subscribers receive more frequent software updates than non-subscribers.
– Recent updates focus on fixing security holes, introducing new features, and addressing various bugs.
– Security updates should be applied relatively soon after release to ensure optimal protection.

**Conclusion**

We hope you found this update on recent Office 365/Microsoft 365 updates useful. By staying informed, you’ll be better equipped to take advantage of new features and ensure your software remains secure and efficient.

**Frequently Asked Questions**

**Q:** How often should I apply security updates?

**A:** Security updates should be applied relatively soon after their release to ensure optimal protection.

**Q:** Do Office 365 and Microsoft 365 subscribers receive more frequent updates than non-subscribers?

**A:** Yes, subscribers receive more frequent updates, providing access to the latest features, security patches, and bug fixes.

**Q:** Where can I find more detailed information about the recent updates?

**A:** For more detailed information about each update, you can visit the Release notes for Microsoft Office security updates page.

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