Outlook 2016 is not updating automatically
When it stops working, it can seriously affect your ability to quickly navigate through your emails.There are various degrees of malfunction you may have to contend with dealing with the Outlook Search Index: it can completely stop working and give you zero results; it may show results up to a certain date; or the Outlook Search Index will tell you that there are items that are still waiting to be indexed.Refer to Method 1 to stop your Windows 10/8.1 from receiving all kind of Office updates (applicable to both Office 365 and Office 2016/2013 installed without using Office 365). You can open Word, Excel or any other Office application. Step 2: Click the File menu and then click Account.
Microsoft Outlook Search not working is an issue that is common across all versions because all of them have the same base on how it functions, and that is the Outlook Search Index.
It is important to have the Outlook Search Index working correctly, as it can send the entire email client into a spiral of malfunction.
It is quite easy in Outlook 2016 to check if your mailbox is being indexed.
To check what you’re indexing in Outlook 2016 just follow this specific path: This is where you can make sure that Outlook has been selected for indexing.
In previous versions of Outlook, you could specify which mailbox or .pst/files within Outlook to index, but in Outlook 2016 you either index Outlook completely or you do not index it at all.
These issues could have many different roots, and can be fixed by doing different things. When dealing with Microsoft Outlook Search not working, it is important to just keep calm and follow the steps provided here.