Problems updating microsoft office online

11-Aug-2016 12:33

The other important thing to note is that Office 2016 for Mac only works with OS X 10.10 Yosemite or higher – it does not work with OS X 10.9 Mavericks or lower so make sure you are definitely running OS X 10.10 Yosemite, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, mac OS Sierra 10.12 or mac OS 10.13 High Sierra before proceeding.

Before trying any of these fixes, we also recommend uninstalling any anti-virus software you may be using on your Mac.

If you have an Apple Developer account, some users are also reporting that the latest OS X 10.11.1 Beta 3 update has fixed problems with El Capitan and Office 2016.

However, you need an Apple Developer account to download it as it has not been released as an official update for OS X 10.11 yet.

Despite these updates, there are still many reports of Office 2016 crashing in El Capitan, especially Outlook 2016 freezing, crashes when waking from sleep and other general instability issues.

In Office 2011, a common way to fix this was to rebuild the Office 2011 database.

Note that if you use Microsoft Exchange, creating a new profile will delete any data that has not yet been synchronized with Exchange including contacts so it’s advisable to backup any local data in Outlook on your Mac.

Here’s how to create a new identity in Office 2016 using El Capitan, Sierra and High Sierra: You can also try this for Office 2011 although it seems less likely to work regarding problems with El Capitan.

If you’re having problems with Office 2011 crashing in El Capitan, we also show you how to fix Office El Capitan problems in the 2011 version.You can delete the old account in account manager but we strongly advise making a backup of it before doing so.