To download the latest updates for Office 2016, I needed to have Auto Update version 3.4 installed.
Yes, it’s a bad habit, since updating the suite also protects the system from security issues.
What ultimately forced me to try and resolve the problem was that I wanted to get the new feature updates, such as the new Full-Screen view in Outlook 2016, reliability and performance upgrades.
The fix is to put a registry key in place to tell Microsoft NOT to exclusively look to Microsoft servers for Autodiscover settings if it has the email address listed on its systems. Locate the following key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\x.0\Outlook\Auto Discover and add the following DWORD 'Exclude Explicit O365Endpoint' (without the quote marks) and give it a hex value of 1.
Here's how: Open up the registry (back it up first!! Now restart the machine and recreate the Outlook profile.
Either it’s a compatibility issue with the version of OS X Yosemite or Microsoft is not aware of the problem yet. You should now be back in business and be able to download and install the updates.
The not so obvious solution I have found for this is to use Google’s public DNS address. This solution might not be for everyone, but it’s worth a shot if you’re having a similar problem.It isn't enough to copy contacts into an existing folder; you must open the contact group and re-add the folder.Outlook will add only new contacts, so you don't have to worry about duplicate contacts.I installed Office 2016 on Mac back in September, but I have not been able to update the suite since.Not a big deal, considering I have what needed to do with the suite.In this article, I'll show you how to add multiple contacts to a contact group in three easy steps: in much older versions.