Microsoft has released Office for Mac (Beta Channel) Version 16.44 (20110306). The latest Insider Preview Build brings two new features for Outlook and fixes for a number of issues. The update includes no known issues. You can read the full official changelog below.



New features

  • S/MIME is available again in the latest Insider Fast build.
  • Outlook will now warn users when they have the Zoom plug-in installed and recommend the supported Zoom add-in instead.

Zoom plug-in.


  • Accounts – Fixed a bug where users were unable to add Google accounts to Outlook (Unsupported account error.)
  • Calendar – Fixed a bug where links within an event location field were not clickable when viewing an event.
  • Preferences – Outlook now correctly honors the language set in system preferences.
  • Preferences – When new Outlook toggle is hidden via policy, Outlook now correctly hides the Try New Outlook menu entry.
  • UI Bugs – Fixed certain Big Sur related UI issues in various parts of Outlook.
  • Accessibility – Improved AX (VoiceOver) for AutoComplete fields when no results are found.
  • IRM – Fixed a bug where new Outlook was allowing the editing of recipients in a Do-Not-Forward IRM email.

Known issues


To update to Office Insider Preview Build, open any Office program and go to File > Account > Update options > Update now.