ATOI365D#Office365Challenge As you know with Office 365 you have access to the latest versions / updates. This post will show you how to check which version you’re on and choose to update it.

Day: 296 of 365, 69 left
Tools: Office 365
Description: Office 365 Update your version of Office
Audience: All

You can check your version of Office in any of the applications you use. In my example I checked it in PowerPoint.

Go to the File Tab > Account. Here You’ll see “Office updates”, it shows your version and build. When you click on the dropdown you are able to update the version, disable and view updates:


Keep in mind that this is reliant on your company’s strategy around updates. Are they first release tenants? See my post around release preferences.

Here is an Overview of update channels for Office 365 ProPlus as well as the Office 365 client update channel releases. Another great post is What’s new and improved in Office 2016 for Office 365 which shows all updates since September 2015.


Overview of my challenge: As an absolute lover of all things Microsoft, I’ve decided to undertake the challenge, of writing a blog every single day, for the next 365 days. Crazy, I know. And I’ll try my best, but if I cannot find something good to say about Office 365 and the Tools it includes for 365 days, I’m changing my profession. So let’s write this epic tale of “Around the Office in 365 Days”. My ode to Microsoft Office 365.
Keep in mind that these tips and tricks do not only apply to Office 365 – but where applicable, to the overall Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint.