How to change the Office 365 update cycle to the Monthly Enterprise Channel

Provided by the FMS Development Team

The Monthly Enterprise Channel provides new or updated features once per month. Security updates are released on the second Tuesday of the month.
For more information, visit Microsoft's Monthly Enterprise Channel Overview.

  1. Close all Office programs.

  2. In the Windows Search Bar, type in "Command Prompt".
    Windows Search Bar

  3. Open a Command Prompt.
    Command Prompt

  4. Type: cd C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\ClickToRun
    Click To Run

  5. Hit Enter.

  6. Type: OfficeC2RClient.exe /changesetting Channel=MonthlyEnterprise
    Change Channel Setting

  7. Hit Enter.

  8. Type: OfficeC2RClient.exe /update user
    Update User

  9. You'll see a window about updating Office. It may take a few minutes. Wait until it is complete.
    Downloading Office Update

  10. A window will appear when the updates have been installed.
    Updates Installed

  11. In any Office program (Access, Excel, Word), click "Account".
    Account Setting

  12. In the "About Access" section, the Channel should now say "Monthly Enterprise Channel".
    Monthly Enterprise Channel

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