What’s new in Office 365

As an Office 365 subscriber, you regularly get new and improved Office features. Take a look below to see what’s available to you today.

Latest updates for Windows Desktop
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List of filters available to sort messages

Email sorting made easy

We heard you! For those of you who are not (yet!) using the Focused Inbox, we’ve brought back sorting options and the Unread filter above the message list.

New in: Outlook

Meeting with responses to invite from all attendees

Know who you’ll be meeting with

Now you can see people’s responses to a meeting request, even if you’re not the organizer.

New in: Outlook

Note: If you use Office 2016 at work, the availability of the features above may vary based on your company’s update policies.

What’s new in your favorite Office app

Access Excel OneNote Outlook PowerPoint Project Visio Word

Take a look at the features released in Version 16.9.18011602.

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Edit with others in real time

Thumbnails in the upper-right corner of the window show who else is working with you in a shared document. Flag icons show where others are working and you can view changes as they type.

New in: Word PowerPoint

Learn More: Word | PowerPoint

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Collaborative editing

Work with others at the same time in your workbook. Check out the thumbnails in the upper-right corner of the window show who else is viewing or editing the file with you.

New in: Excel

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Excel ribbon with the AutoSave bubble on the left and a version history list on the right

We save for you!

Changes are saved automatically for documents, worksheets, and presentations stored in the cloud, and you can see others’ updates in seconds. Need to roll back? Check the version history for a list of changes and access to earlier versions.

New in: Word Excel PowerPoint

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Latest updates for iOS

See what’s new and improved in the February feature update. Includes feature released in Version 2.10 for Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Manipulate and reuse content with ease

When using iOS 11, easily add or move content, or copy to others apps, by dragging and dropping text, images, and other objects

New in: Word Excel PowerPoint

 

General accessibility: larger text and VoiceOver settings

Make your content more accessible

Take advantage of some new accessibility settings – Use large text to make documents, worksheets, and presentations easier to work with, and use the rotor to move across containers, tables, links, slides, sheets, and more when using VoiceOver.

New in: Word Excel PowerPoint

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The January 2018 feature update for Office for Android includes the following features:

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Always be in the know

Easily find out who has edited your presentation and what changes they’ve made by checking out the slides that have a green highlight.

New in: PowerPoint

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Equation in a document

All things being equal

Word now supports the creation and editing equations.

New in: Word

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December 2017

The December 2017 feature update for Office for Android includes the following features:

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PivotTable refresh and more

If you have existing worksheets with PivotTables, you can now refresh, and sort and filter, your data right on your phone or tablet.

New in: Excel

Slide with revisions and thumbnail with revision marker

Always be in the know

Easily find out who has edited your presentation and what changes they’ve made by checking out the slides that have a green highlight.

New in: PowerPoint

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Note: Features are rolling out so you may not see them immediately. But, trust us, they’re on their way!

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Drive information retention

Increase the readability of your slides by customizing line and paragraph spacing, and indentation.

New in: PowerPoint

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OPEN POWERPOINT ONLINE

Previous releases

December 2017 updates
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Make your content more scannable

Use a variety of bullet styles to present information in structured way and enable your audience to quickly grasp the main points.

New in: PowerPoint

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October 2017 updates
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Take control over your images

Get ready to make your document stand out by cropping, rotating, dragging and dropping, and wrapping text around images.

New in: Word

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OPEN WORD ONLINE

More options to save your work *

You can now choose whether to save your files to SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, or both, depending on your collaboration and sharing needs.

New in: PowerPoint

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OPEN POWERPOINT ONLINE

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