In order to get the update Microsoft Outlook on Windows Mac Android iPhone, you may have to perform the task manually. This is not always the case, but whenever the time comes, you must know how to get the job done without having to rely on your device to automatically initiate the update.
Now, we should point out that whenever you update your Microsoft Outlook app, you won’t have to log in or re-download content since everything will remain the same. Even if it’s a major update, your emails should still be available unless something has gone awry.
In this post, we will show you how to update Microsoft Outlook on Windows 11/10 PC, Mac, Android, iPhone, and iPad. Microsoft has made the update process very simple for the desktop version of its Outlook app. As for the Android and iOS versions, the update process is not down to the software giant but rather the creator of such operating systems.
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How to update Outlook on Windows PC
Updating the desktop version of Microsoft Outlook is a very simple task, as expected.
Open the Outlook application by selecting the shortcut on your computer.
After the app is up and running, click on “File.”
In order to move forward, you must select Office Account from the menu.
To the right, you will find the Office Updates section. Here, you can find information on the latest office updates, as well as on older ones.
Click on “Update Now” and your software will be updated.
As Outlook searches for new updates, please wait patiently. If any updates are available, the program will download them automatically. You may need to restart your computer to install the new updates completely.
How to update Microsoft Outlook on Mac
To update Microsoft Outlook on a Mac, open the Outlook app and navigate to Help > Check for Updates. Visit the official Mac App Store from your Dock or Finder. From the left side menu, select Updates > Update All.
How to update Microsoft Outlook on Android Phone
If you’re using the Outlook for Android app, then updating your mail is different from the Windows 11/10 version due to differing operating systems. Here’s how to update your mail the easy way:
Open the Outlook for Android app. Tap the three dots in the top left corner. Tap Settings. Tap Accounts. Tap the account you want to update. Tap Change mail settings. Tap Incoming mail server. Enter the new mail server settings. Tap Update.
- On your device, open the Google Play Store.
- The next step is to search using the box.
- Type “Outlook” in the box, then you can initiate a search.
- Select Microsoft Outlook from the search results.
- If you see the Update button on the Outlook page, select it right away.
If there’s no update button, it means there are no updates available for the Outlook app at this moment. Most likely, the Google Play Store service has already automatically updated the app.
How to update Microsoft Outlook iPhone
When it comes to updating Outlook on iOS devices such as the iPhone or iPad, the task differs, as expected.
- You can open the App Store directly from your device.
- At the bottom of the App Store, quickly select the Updates button.
- You can find the Microsoft Outlook app in the list by going to the update page.
- Kicking off the update process is as easy as tapping the update button next to the name of the app!
If the Outlook app isn’t in the list, it might’ve been updated automatically by the App Store, or there might not be any updates available right now.
How do I know if I have the latest version of Outlook?
The Microsoft Outlook app must be opened to get this done. The Help menu should be clicked on and then About Microsoft Office Outlook should be selected. The version number of your version of the popular emailing tool will now be seen.
Why is my Outlook email not updating?
There are times when Outlook may not update as it should. To fix this, simply click on the Send/Receive tab to update your emails manually.
Do I need to update my Outlook?
Most of the time, you don’t need to manually update Outlook because Microsoft releases updates regularly, and they’re usually installed automatically. But sometimes automatic updates fail, and you need to do a manual update.
How do I fix Outlook not updating?
- You must begin by going to File > Account Settings > Account Settings.
- To change your Office 365 account, first select it from the list of accounts, then click Change.
- From the Offline Settings area, clear the Use Cached Exchange Mode check box.
- Finally, close Outlook, restart the app, and check to see if things are back to normal.
Hello, My name is Shari & I am a writer for the ‘Outlook AppIns’ blog. I’m a CSIT graduate & I’ve been working in the IT industry for 3 years.