There were 2 releases in February for Office 365 subscribers and our Office International team translated these releases into 44 languages. On February 26th, 2018, Microsoft released Office for Windows Desktop version 1802 (Build 9029.2167).  If you are an Office 365 subscriber, then you will see the following features when you update on Windows Desktop:

  • In Outlook now you can see people's responses to a meeting request, even if you're not the organizer. And 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.out2.png

 The features listed below were released earlier in the month on February 1st, 2018, in version #1801 (9001.2138):


  1. In Word write your best resume or cv with help from LinkedIn. Please note this only available when the display language is set to English and region is to the following countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, or United States.
  2. In Excel you can now deselect/unselect a selection. This was a top customer request on Uservoice.
  3. In Word users can now easily keep track of the word count in your document as you scroll.

For more information on this release please have a look at the What's New in Office 365 for Windows Desktop section here. If you ever have a suggestion on how to make our localised versions of Office 365 for Desktop better, then please start a conversation here and we will look into it.
Office 365 for Windows Desktop ships in the following 44 languages:

Arabic, Basque, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay (Malaysia), Norwegian (Bokmål), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Latin), Serbian (Cyrillic), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.