Fixes or workarounds for recent issues in Word for Mac

Last updated: March 2018

Word for Mac crashes and slow performance

Last Updated: March 19, 2018


You may have problems launching Word for Mac 2016. When this happens, the Word icon bounces in the Dock and Word never opens.

This only occurs with Word for Mac 2016 (Version 16.11) and does not seem to affect other Office products.


The Word for Mac team is currently investigating this issue.

Issues affecting Word for Mac features and add-ins

Good news! There are no feature and add-in issues affecting Word for Mac currently. All cylinders are firing.

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