Office for Windows (Monthly Channel Targeted): New Build Announcement (Version 1901)

By Jesse Gamble on January 17, 2019

Hello Office Insiders!

We just released Version 1901 (Build
, a preview of the January 2019 feature update for Office 365 subscribers on Windows. Give it a try! From any Office app, go to the File > Account menu and check for updates.

What’s New in 1901

Get their attention with @mentions (PowerPoint, Word)

Use @mentions in comments to let co-workers know when you need their input.

Collaborate effectively with comments and @mentions (Excel)

Keep the conversation going right in your worksheet with the built-in reply box and let co-workers know that you need their input by using @mentions.

Increase the reach of your content (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Need to make your documents, spreadsheets, or presentations accessible? Let the accessibility checker keep an eye on it for you, without getting in the way. Try it by clicking Review > Check Accessibility – we’ll tell you when we find something you need to look at in the status bar.

They’ll see what you meme (Outlook)

When text or static images just won’t do, use an animated GIF to make your point.

All your encryption options in one place (Outlook)

Manage the security of your email messages by setting the appropriate level of permission using Options > Encrypt.

Where to send feedback

We love hearing from you, our Office Insiders, about what works, what doesn’t, and where you think we can improve. Send any feedback you have our way about the new features that were just released, or simply drop us a note to tell us what you think about our program.

You can talk to us in the Office Insider community or on Twitter, or send-a-smile in our apps File > Feedback.

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