How to Check for Microsoft Updates on Mac

Proceed with the guidelines given below to check for Microsoft Updates on your Mac device.

Checking for Microsoft updates from the application:

  • Step 1:Open any one of the Microsoft applications from your Mac device. 
  • Step 2:Go to the Help menu and select the Check for Updates option.
  • Step 3:To turn on automatic updates, checkmark “Automatically keep Microsoft Apps up to date.”
  • Step 4:Click on the Update button in the Microsoft AutoUpdate window.
  • Step 5:If any updates are available, select Update All.
  • Step 6:In Microsoft Office 2016, open Mircosoft Word, Excel, or Powerpoint to check for updates.
  • Step 7:Click the File menu and select the Office Account from the list.
  • Step 8:In the Product Information window, select Office Updates. Then, click Update Options.
  • Step 9:Click the Update Now option from the list.
  • Step 10:Your Microsoft account will now start to check for the available updates, and the updates will get downloaded to your Mac device.
  • Step 11:After the updating process is complete, click Continue and restart your device.

Checking updates from the Mac App Store:

  • Step 1:Launch the App Store on your Mac device.
  • Step 2:Click Updates and check whether there is an update option available for Microsoft apps.
  • Step 3:If you have installed the Microsoft Office package from the App Store, you can turn on Automatic updates to automatically update to the latest version of Microsoft.