Office for Windows Release Notes

Microsoft is now officially rolling out a new update to the Microsoft Office. The latest build of Microsoft Office comes to Insider Preview Program in Beta Channel.

The update to Microsoft Office brings build 13806.20000 in the Beta Channel. The update brings some new features to Outlook and Word. There are some but fixes to Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Project.

As always, a detailed changelog is given below,


Word, Outlook
Dictation available in more languages

  • Dictation is available in more languages so more speakers can use speech-to-text. The feature supports seven new languages: Hindi, Russian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal), Korean, Thai, and Chinese (Taiwan).

Faster suggestions

  • Microsoft Search will provide more faster, more relevant suggestions when adding people to the To, CC, and BCC lines.

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue where Excel would sometimes close unexpectedly when trying to show the Data Types card due to a not being able to retrieve an image.

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue with looping animations and audio bookmarks.

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue in AutoSave.
  • We fixed an issue in resolving conflicts while in coauthoring.

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue where Project may close unexpectedly if you are running JAWS and go to the task information dialog.
  • We fixed an issue where a task that are 100% complete may revert back to 99% complete.