Force Office 365 Click to Run client to switch channel and/or update/revert version

Step 1:

Retrieve latest version from

Download the Office Deployment Tool

Create new xml with the Office 365 configuration and save as an XML file.

<Configuration><Updates Enabled=”TRUE” TargetVersion=”16.0.11328.20420″ /></Configuration>


<Configuration> <Updates Enabled=”TRUE” TargetVersion=”16.0.11328.20420″ Channel=”Broad” /> </Configuration>

<Configuration> <Updates Enabled=”TRUE” TargetVersion=”16.0.11328.20480″ /> </Configuration>

Run setup.exe /configure newconfig.xml

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Step 2:

Force update with the following command

“C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\ClickToRun\OfficeC2RClient.exe” /update user updatepromptuser=true forceappshutdown=true displaylevel=true


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