Office Insiders

Microsoft has pushed a new office insider (Slow Ring) update for Windows Desktop. The update takes the version of office apps Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook to Version 1809 (build 10827.20084). Microsoft has also posted the release notes for all office apps.

In terms of changes, the latest insider build brings New proofreading tools in PowerPoint,  a quicker way to add accounts in Outlook and more.

You can read the changelog for individual office apps below.


Get their attention with @mentions

Use @mentions in comments to let co-workers know you need their input.

New in: Word PowerPoint

New proofreading tools

Don’t stress about your words. PowerPoint now provides grammar and writing suggestions.

New in: PowerPoint

A quicker way to add accounts

Thanks to account setup improvements, it’s easier than ever to add and Gmail accounts that use 2-factor authentication to Outlook.

New in: Outlook

See what’s coming soon

Try out new user experiences before they are released broadly and let us know what you think.

New in: Outlook

Your ribbon icons have a new look

Don’t worry, everything works the same. Plus all of the icons look great on screens of all sizes.

New in: Word Excel PowerPoint Outlook

Perfect spelling optional

Don’t worry about misspelling search terms. Type what you’re looking for and let Outlook take care of any needed spelling corrections.

New in: Outlook

Reserving a room just got easier

Look for a conference room using more than one room list, and switch lists without losing rooms you’ve already selected.

New in: Outlook

People suggestions in the Schedule Assistant

See recommendations for attendees to add when you schedule a meeting. No more switching back and forth between the Schedule Assistant and the To line.

New in: Outlook