To Turn Off Microsoft Office 365 Updates

By default, Microsoft Office 365 updates periodically. At present, these updates include security, critical fixes, and additions to “Apps for Office.” In the future, Microsoft plans to push out new features using Office 365 updates. Follow these steps to turn off these automatic updates during an active semester:

Step 1:

  • Open any Microsoft Office 365 application.
  • Tap or click the File tab.


Step 2:

  • Tap or click Account (Office Account in Outlook).
  • Tap or click Update Options.
  • Tap or click Disable Updates.
  • Tap or click the Yes button in the User Account Control dialog box to disable all updates across all Office 365 products.