How To Find Out What Version Of Outlook I Have

To find your version of Outlook. Open an MS Office application on your computer, such as MS Outlook. Find the look and feel in the above table that matches your open version of MS Office. Follow the step beside the image, such as Choose File Account. For MS Office 2016 or 2019. On this screen, find product information as shown below for Outlook. On the Help menu, select About Microsoft Office Outlook. Verify the version information and the build number to determine the version of Outlook that is installed on your computer. The following information lists the version information and the build numbers for the U.S. Versions of Microsoft Outlook.

© Chrissy Montelli/Business Insider You'll want to make sure your Outlook app has automatic updates enabled. Chrissy Montelli/Business Insider
  • Outlook installs updates automatically by default.
  • You can enable or disable automatic updates through your Office Account settings.
  • Alternatively, you can check for available updates and install the latest software update on your computer manually.

Microsoft releases frequent updates to its various Office applications, including Outlook.

By default, these updates are installed automatically, so you don't need to worry about doing it manually. But occasionally, automatic updates get disabled or specific updates fail to install.

Here's now to make sure automatic updates are turned on, and how to apply an update manually.

How to turn on automatic updates for Outlook

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1. Open Microsoft Outlook and the click 'File.'

2. In the navigation pane, click 'Office Account.'


3. Select 'Update Options.'

4. If automatic updates are paused or disabled, you'll have the option to 'Enable updates' in the drop-down menu.

5. Click 'Enable updates.' Updates are now automatic.

© Dave Johnson/Business Insider Enable updates from the Update Options menu in Office Account. Dave Johnson/Business Insider

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How to check for and apply updates to Outlook manually

To update Outlook manually, you can make Microsoft check online for any available updates and install it.

1. Open Microsoft Outlook and click 'File.'

2. In the navigation pane, click 'Office Account.'

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3. Click 'Update Options.'

4. Click 'Update Now.'

© Dave Johnson/Business Insider You may need to click 'Enable Updates' if you don't see the 'Update Now' option right away. Dave Johnson/Business Insider

If you have an older version of Outlook

If you don't see the Office Account option in the File menu, you are running an older version of Office, and you'll find the updates control in a slightly different location.

1. Click 'File' and then click 'Help.'

2. Choose 'Check for Updates.'

3. If there is an update available, you'll have the open to install it.

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