How to: Install automatic updates for Office products in Windows


Instructions

NOTE: Installing Office updates ensures that you have the latest security updates and fixes for your product version. Instructions for installing updates will vary based on your product's version; for a full comprehensive list of previous versions of Office, please view Microsoft's web support guide.

1) Open any Office application, such as Word or Excel, and create a new document.

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2) In the top left-hand corner, click File.

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3) On the left-hand side, click Account or Office Account.

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4) Under "Product Information", click Update Options.

NOTE: If "Update Options" is missing under "Product Information", and if the "About" button is the only option available, you either have a volume license installation of Office, or your company/university is using Group Policy to manage Office updates.

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5) Click Enable updates. Then, click Update Options again.

NOTE: If "Enable updates" isn't available, automatic updates are enabled and you can go to the next step.

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6) Click Update Now to manually check for and install Office updates.

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OUTCOME

Your Office products will now automatically update.