How to Update Other Microsoft Products in Windows 10 When You Update Windows

Your Windows 10 computer may also have other Microsoft products installed on it, too. These applications, much like the ones that you might also have on your mobile device, occasionally require updates.

If you are tired of needing to individually update other Microsoft products when your computer is already installing Windows updates, then you might be interested in a setting that can apply these updates automatically. Our tutorial below will show you where to enable the setting that allows these other updates to occur as well.

How to Enable Microsoft Product Updates with Windows Updates

The steps in this article were performed on a laptop computer using the Windows 10 operating system. By completing the steps in this guide you will be telling Windows to also install updates that are available for other Microsoft products that you have installed on your computer.

Step 1: Click the Start button at the bottom-left corner of the screen.

open the start menu

Step 2: Select the gear icon at the bottom-left of the Start menu.

click the gear icon

Step 3: Choose the Updates & security item.

windows 10 update and security menu

Step 4: Click the Advanced options link.

open the advanced options menu

Step 5: Click the button under Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows.

update other microsoft products alongside windows 10

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