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Microsoft AutoUpdate for all versions of Office 2011 and 2008. Applies to: Office 2011, Office 2011 Home and Business Edition, Word 2011, Excel 2011, PowerPoint. Mar 19, 2020  Microsoft AutoUpdate provides updates to various Mac products from Microsoft. Therefore, you might receive a notification to update Microsoft AutoUpdate even if you're not running Office for Mac. To view release notes, see Release notes. March 2020 release.

We recommend that you always update to the latest version of Microsoft AutoUpdate (MAU).

The following table provides release history information for Microsoft AutoUpdate. The table is ordered by release date, with the most recent release date listed first. All update packages are 64-bit.

Note

  • Download links are only provided for the most recent release of Microsoft AutoUpdate
  • Microsoft AutoUpdate provides updates to various Mac products from Microsoft. Therefore, you might receive a notification to update Microsoft AutoUpdate even if you're not running Office for Mac.

To view release notes, see Release notes.

March 2020 release

Release Date: March 10, 2020

Microsoft Auto Update 4.21

Feature Updates:

  • State Restoration Enabled for Word, Excel and PowerPoint, running without any windows open, or running the Docstage state, in automatic updates mode of Microsoft AutoUpdate. Now updates will be even more silent for end users in Automatic Updates mode, as they don't need to quit their apps that qualify for Update via State Restoration.

MAU Update Link:

Download Microsoft Auto Update 4.21 Package
SHA-256 Hash:

9AF2FAF4854BF06F33322A8530275F8D32965C91D446C45A0CD8BC4C5DF04F44

February 2020 release

Release Date: February 11, 2020

Microsoft Auto Update 4.20

Feature Updates:

  • Microsoft AutoUpdate UI launches only if at least 1 app on the device is registered with MAU
  • Bug fixes and Enhancements

MAU Update Link:

Download Microsoft Auto Update 4.20 Package
SHA-256 Hash:

80DD0637AA60007310FB7B68C01926F6CA0F2771DBB42166C191626607D89B56

January 2020 release

Release Date: January 14, 2020

Microsoft Auto Update 4.19

Feature Updates:

  • Bug Fixes and enhancements

MAU Update Link:

Download Microsoft Auto Update 4.19 Package
SHA-256 Hash:

D480D4FD23BDC07852DEFBADCE4CCBEF00265500E6595FE8B299444EB8F90C3F

December 2019 release

Release Date: December 10, 2019

Microsoft Auto Update 4.18

Feature Updates:

  • Channel Per App: Mac Admins can now subscribe to different channels or rings of validation per app.

MAU Update Link:

Download Microsoft Auto Update 4.18 Package
SHA-256 Hash:

11D051503067DB9819C84C8D1EBE29435A781D29C6B1FE3173DB03DC88F1B4C3

November 2019 release

Release Date: November 12, 2019

Microsoft Auto Update 4.17

Feature Updates:

  • What's New in each major update can now be viewed on the Microsoft AutoUpdate dashboard.
  • Minimum OS requirements for Office 2019 updates has changed to macOS 10.13 with the release of Catalina and we are notifying users to upgrade to get latest Office Updates.

MAU Update Link:

Download Microsoft Auto Update 4.17 Package
SHA-256 Hash:

0F8BECB34385711F3D5E54B2944D9C30567B37352C5E59E0A7BC74B83371AB0A

October 2019 release

Release Date: October 15, 2019

Microsoft Auto Update 4.16

Feature Updates:

  • Starting Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.16, the all new improved end-user experience is now available for all customers.

MAU Update Link:

Download Microsoft Auto Update 4.16 Package
SHA-256 Hash:

5BEA94F8AA2BD4F4398B3E5EDE0EA2F406440B8ACAD46B3DACE904824B41052C

September 2019 release

Release Date: September 10, 2019

Microsoft Auto Update 4.15

Feature Updates:

  • MAU Update Deadline Notifications will now display time of deadline to end users in their local device's time format.
  • MAU AU Daemon is now called Microsoft Update Assistant.
  • Fixed an issue where focus was stolen from the foreground app when running the 'msupdate' command.

MAU Update Link:

Download Microsoft Auto Update 4.15 Package
SHA-256 Hash:

E5D4EADF632745115CD4819DAB3B1A1838FA8263ECDDC6E621AEA19A3C84F6F7

August 2019 release

Microsoft Office Auto Updates Mac

Release Date: August 13, 2019

Microsoft Auto Update 4.14

Feature Updates:

  • Fixed various issues for improving voice over translations, update performance and UI.
  • Added telemetry and fixes for troubleshooting.

MAU Update Link:

Download Microsoft Auto Update 4.14 Package
SHA-256 Hash:

76FA706E9E5B717D333B7EFB5AB95FCF9EE3E571A7FF171CA25E77CA6E9EBD97

July 2019 release

Release Date: July 18, 2019

Microsoft Auto Update 4.13

Feature Updates:

  • Privacy Changes for MAU: A Required Data Collection Notice will be shown to end users as part of compliance.
  • MAU Update Deadline: Mac Admins can now set a deadline within MAU to enforce updates across their Mac users. Learn more
  • Various Bugs and performance fixes.

MAU Update Link:

Download Microsoft Auto Update 4.13 Package
SHA-256 Hash:

9FDCEAFA05AB070531ECEE50E1E977839C1E2DE2312569F816C59F35DE162B08

June 2019 release

Release Date: June 27, 2019

Microsoft Auto Update 4.12

Feature Updates:

  • Fixed issue with Apple OS beta causing failures in MAU updates for full updaters.

MAU Update Link:

Download Microsoft Auto Update 4.12 Package
SHA-256 Hash:

85ce26ece89a256711f082e61b313c1ed6a22bfc402d4789a78a08022a96f6fa

Release Date: June 9, 2019

Microsoft Auto Update 4.12

Feature Updates:

  • Binary Delta Updates: For SSD devices, rolling out smaller updates, thereby reducing the bandwidth consumption due to updates.
  • Support for Accessory Apps: MAU now supports accessory apps such as Microsoft OneDrive.
  • Install on Clone enhancements: Updating clones is now more robust and failproof.

MAU Update Link:

Download Microsoft Auto Update 4.12 Package
SHA-256 Hash:

ABCC7D58DA7DB1B8B24B9B1BE6B1DB93BDC97AE487EFB615EC5695B9E1CC0FC9

May 2019 release

Release Date: May 14, 2019

Microsoft Auto Update 4.11

Feature Updates:

  • Privacy Changes for MAU: A Required Data Collection Notice will be shown to end users as part of compliance.
  • MAU Update Deadline: Mac Admins can now set a deadline within MAU to enforce updates across their Mac users. Learn more
  • Various Bugs and performance fixes.

MAU Update Link:

Download Microsoft Auto Update 4.11 Package
SHA-256 Hash:

EE3403B79E536191E545E70708A99D3A33B384372F65C028490AFFB551CD1EE2

April 2019 release

Release Date: April 16, 2019

Microsoft Auto Update 4.10

Feature Updates:

  • Install On Clone Feature Enhancements: For SSD devices, rolling out updates on clone for apps in use, thereby reducing the app downtime due to updates.
  • Installation Optimizations: The update process will use parallelized cloning, so app downtime due to updates will be reduced.

MAU Update Link:

Download Microsoft Auto Update 4.10 Package
SHA-256 Hash:

FF676870D5B3521202095810B85DEF36538B59E00AEA44A2ED0D7EA8B3B99D6C

Release history

Release dateVersionMore information
September 10, 2019
4.15

August 13, 2019
4.14

July 18, 2019
4.13

June 27, 2019
June 9, 2019
4.12

May 14, 2019
4.11


April 16, 2019
4.10


March 14, 2019
4.9.0
Release notes

February 26, 2019
4.8.0
Release notes

January 16, 2019
4.7.0
Release notes
December 11,2018
4.6.0
Release notes
November 14, 2018
4.5.0
Release notes
October 16, 2018
4.4.0
Release notes
September 11, 2018
4.3.0
Release notes
August 14, 2018
4.2.0
Release notes
July 10, 2018
4.1.0
Release notes
June 12, 2018
4.0.0
May 15, 2018
4.0.0
April 10, 2018
3.18
Release notes
March 13, 2018
3.17
February 13, 2018
3.16.0
Release notes

January 18, 2018
3.15.0

December 17, 2017
3.14.1
Release notes

December 12, 2017
3.14

October 10, 2017
3.11

September 12, 2017
3.9.3
Release notes

August 15, 2017
3.9.2

July 11, 2017
3.9.1

June 13, 2017
3.9.1

May 9, 2017
3.9.1
Release notes

April 11, 2017
3.9
Release notes

February 16, 2017
3.8.4
Release notes

January 11, 2017
3.8.3
Release notes

December 13, 2016
3.8.2


November 15, 2016
3.8.1


October 11, 2016
3.8.0
KB 3193438

August 22, 2016
3.6.0
KB 3179163

May 10, 2016
3.5.0
KB 3155777

April 12, 2016
3.4.0
KB 3142577

January 5, 2016
3.4.0
KB 3133674

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If you're using an Office 365 subscription to access Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, you've probably noticed new visual changes and features appear quite frequently. This is because Office, similar to Windows 10, uses automatic updates to ensure that apps are always up to date with the latest security patches, improvements, and features.

However, if the updates are causing problems in your installation, or a new release became available with visual changes and features that you don't need, it's possible to disable automatic updates completely in Office 365 as well as in the standalone version.

In this Windows 10 guide, we walk you through the easy steps to completely disable updates for the suite of apps, whether you're using Office 365 or the standalone version, including Office 2016, Office 2019, and older versions.

How to disable automatic updates for Microsoft Office

To stop getting updates and features for Office on Windows 10, use these steps:

  1. Open an Office app, such as Word.
  2. Create a new blank document.
  3. Click on File.
  4. Click on Account.
  5. On the right side, click the Update options menu.
  6. Select the Disable Updates option.

  7. Click the Yes button to confirm.

Once you complete these steps, your Office apps will no longer download and install updates automatically.

If you want to enable updates again, you can use the same instructions outlined above, but on step No. 6, select the Enable updates option. You can also use this guide to learn all the steps to enable and install updates, and to check the version of Office that you're running.

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