Office 2016 for Mac Preference Keys
Comments
 Share
The version of the browser you are using is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser.Dismiss

 
Comment only
 
 
Still loading...
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZAAABACAD
1
ApplicationDomainKeyTypeProfile ManageableSupported Software VersionDefault ValueCommentsExample CommandLink
2
Allcom.microsoft.officeprefsDefaultsToLocalOpenSaveBooleanNo15.18-15.32FALSEDEPRECATED: When set to true will force the open/save panel to ‘On my Mac’ instead of 'Online Locations'defaults write $HOME/Library/Group\ Containers/UBF8T346G9.Office/com.microsoft.officeprefsDefaultsToLocalOpenSave -bool TRUE
https://macadmins.slack.com/archives/microsoft-office/p1450417854005113
3
Allcom.microsoft.officeprefsVisualBasicMacroExecutionStateStringNo15.32.0DisabledWithWarningsDEPRECATED: Modify Visual Basic Macro state. Supported for Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Valid values are: DisabledWithoutWarnings, DisabledWithWarnings, EnabledWithWarningsdefaults write $HOME/Library/Group\ Containers/UBF8T346G9.Office/com.microsoft.officeprefsVisualBasicMacroExecutionState -string DisabledWithWarnings
https://macadmins.slack.com/archives/microsoft-office/p1487873989010365
4
Allcom.microsoft.officekCUIThemePreferencesThemeKeyPathIntegerYes15.33.00 (Colorful)Sets Office theme: 0 - Colorful, 1 - Classicdefaults write com.microsoft.office kCUIThemePreferencesThemeKeyPath -int 0
5
Allcom.microsoft.officeHaveMergedOldPrefsBooleanYes15.33.0FALSETriggers for pre 15.32 preferences to be migrated to the new domain going foward. In most cases you should NOT manage or touch this.defaults write com.microsoft.office HaveMergedOldPrefs -bool TRUE
6
Allcom.microsoft.officeOfficeActivationEmailAddressStringYes15.33.0nullSets value of 'Belongs to' field in the About Box. This happens automatically on 15.33+ installsdefaults write com.microsoft.office OfficeActivationEmailAddress -string "jane.doe@example.com"
7
Allcom.microsoft.officeDefaultsToLocalOpenSaveBooleanYes15.33.0FALSEWhen set to true will force the open/save panel to ‘On my Mac’ instead of 'Online Locations'defaults write com.microsoft.office DefaultsToLocalOpenSave -string -bool TRUE
https://derflounder.wordpress.com/2017/04/17/office-2016-defaultstolocalopensave-setting-change-as-of-office-2016-15-33-x/
8
Allcom.microsoft.officeShowWhatsNewOnLaunchBooleanYes15.34.0TRUEReplaces the 'OUIWhatsNewShownItemIds' key as a single place to remove all "What's new" messages for all suite apps: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and OneNote. In build 170420 and later.defaults write com.microsoft.office ShowWhatsNewOnLaunch -bool FALSE
https://macadmins.slack.com/archives/C07UZ1X7B/p1492636076913449
9
Allcom.microsoft.officeVisualBasicMacroExecutionStateStringYes15.33.0DisabledWithWarningsSets the VisualBasic Macro security level. Valid arguments: DisabledWithoutWarnings, DisabledWithWarnings, EnabledWithWarningsdefaults write com.microsoft.office VisualBasicMacroExecutionState -string DisabledWithoutWarnings
10
Allcom.microsoft.officemsoridEnableLoggingIntegerYes15.33.00Set to 1 to increase logging levels for authentication requestsdefaults write com.microsoft.office msoridEnableLogging -int 1
11
Allcom.microsoft.officemsoridDefaultMinimumSeverityIntegerYes15.33.0nullSet value to 200 if msoridEnableLogging is enableddefaults write com.microsoft.office msoridDefaultMinimumSeverity -int 200
12
MAUcom.microsoft.autoupdate2ChannelNameStringYesMAU 3.3 (15.17.0)Set the update channel. Valid arguments: Production, External, InsiderFast. defaults write com.microsoft.autoupdate2 ChannelName -string 'Custom'
https://macadmins.software/docs/MAU_CachingServer.pdf
13
MAUcom.microsoft.autoupdate2ManifestServerStringYesMAU 3.3 (15.17.0)Set a custom manifest server. Useful for "locking" clients to a specific version of Office.defaults write com.microsoft.autoupdate2 ManifestServer -string 'https://server/folder/'
https://macadmins.software/docs/MAU_CachingServer.pdf
14
MAUcom.microsoft.autoupdate2UpdateCacheStringYesMAU 3.8 (15.27.0)Set a custom cache for clients to use when checking for updates. IE - packages, dmgs.defaults write com.microsoft.autoupdate2 UpdateCache -string 'https://server/folder/'
https://macadmins.software/docs/MAU_CachingServer.pdf
15
MAUcom.microsoft.autoupdate2ExtendedLoggingBooleanYesMAU 3.8 (15.27.0)Enable extended logging for the MAU client. Writes to /Library/Logs/Microsoft/autoupdate.logdefaults write com.microsoft.autoupdate2 ExtendedLogging -bool TRUE
https://derflounder.wordpress.com/2017/02/03/enabling-debug-logging-for-microsoft-autoupdate/
16
MAUcom.microsoft.autoupdate2SendAllTelemetryEnabledBooleanYesTRUESet to false to send minimal heartbeat data, no application usage, and no environment detailsdefaults write com.microsoft.autoupdate2 SendAllTelemetryEnabled -bool TRUE
17
MERcom.microsoft.errorreportingIsAttachedEnabledBooleanYesTRUEDisable attaching the file that caused the crash in the crash report. If you are working in a sensitive business it is recommended to set this to false.defaults write com.microsoft.errorreporting IsAttachedEnabled -bool FALSE
18
MERcom.microsoft.errorreportingIsStoreLastCrashEnabledBooleanYes15.28.0FALSEWill store the last crash report in the following path which can be helpful for debugging. ~/Library/Group Containers/UBF8T346G9.ms/MerpTempItemsdefaults write com.microsoft.errorreporting IsStoreLastCrashEnabled -bool TRUE
https://macadmins.slack.com/archives/C07UZ1X7B/p1479236973009705
19
Excelcom.microsoft.ExcelSignInOptionsIntegerYes15.27.0nullThis will prevent user from signing in to any O365 service. This has the added effect of making sure users store no data online via microsoft servers.defaults write com.microsoft.Excel SignInOptions -int 4
20
Excelcom.microsoft.ExcelSendASmileEnabledBooleanYesTRUEThis key when set to false will deactivate the ability for users to use the "Smile" feature.defaults write com.microsoft.Excel SendASmileEnabled -bool FALSE
21
Excelcom.microsoft.ExcelSendAllTelemetryEnabledBooleanYesTRUESet to false to send minimal heartbeat data, no application usage, and no environment detailsdefaults write com.microsoft.Excel SendAllTelemetryEnabled -bool TRUE
https://github.com/clburlison/profiles/tree/master/poundbangbash
22
Excelcom.microsoft.ExcelkSubUIAppCompletedFirstRunSetup1507BooleanYesControls the original "What's New" dialog and Office 365 activation prompt on first launchdefaults write com.microsoft.Excel kSubUIAppCompletedFirstRunSetup1507 -bool TRUE
https://github.com/clburlison/profiles/tree/master/poundbangbash
23
Excelcom.microsoft.ExcelOUIWhatsNewShownItemIdsArrayYes15.32Controls the dynamic "What's New" dialog on first lauch after upgrades. An array of sequential ints. This may change due to MS Bug VSO #1476177.defaults write com.microsoft.Excel OUIWhatsNewShownItemIds -array-add -int 1 -int 2
24
OneDrivecom.microsoft.OneDriveDisablePersonalSyncBooleanYesBlocks users from signing in and syncing files in personal OneDrive accounts. If this key is set after a user has set up sync with a personal account, the user will be signed out.defaults write com.microsoft.OneDrive DisablePersonalSync -bool TRUE
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Configure-the-new-OneDrive-sync-client-on-macOS-eadddc4e-edc0-4982-9f50-2aef5038c307
25
OneDrivecom.microsoft.OneDriveAutomaticUploadBandwidthPercentageIntegerYesnullThis parameter determines the percentage of local upload bandwidth that the sync client can use. Accepted values are from 1 through 99.defaults write com.microsoft.OneDrive AutomaticUploadBandwidthPercentage -int 100
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Configure-the-new-OneDrive-sync-client-on-macOS-eadddc4e-edc0-4982-9f50-2aef5038c307
26
OneDrivecom.microsoft.OneDriveHideDockIconBooleanYesFALSEWhen set to true, this parameter hides the OneDrive dock icon even when the application is running.defaults write com.microsoft.OneDrive HideDockIcon -bool TRUE
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Configure-the-new-OneDrive-sync-client-on-macOS-eadddc4e-edc0-4982-9f50-2aef5038c307
27
OneDrivecom.microsoft.OneDriveIsBusinessProvisionedBooleanYesdefaults write com.microsoft.OneDrive IsBusinessProvisioned -bool TRUE
28
OneDrivecom.microsoft.OneDriveDefaultToBusinessFREBooleanYesDefault to OneDrive Business instead of OneDrive Personaldefaults write com.microsoft.OneDrive DefaultToBusinessFRE -bool TRUE
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Get-started-with-the-new-OneDrive-sync-client-on-Mac-OS-X-d11b9f29-00bb-4172-be39-997da46f913f?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US
29
OneDrivecom.microsoft.OneDriveEnableAddAccountsBooleanYesAllow users to add accounts to OneDrivedefaults write com.microsoft.OneDrive EnableAddAccounts -bool TRUE
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Get-started-with-the-new-OneDrive-sync-client-on-Mac-OS-X-d11b9f29-00bb-4172-be39-997da46f913f?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US
30
OneDrivecom.microsoft.OneDriveTenantsDictionaryYesSpecifies the default location of the OneDrive folder for each tenantSee link
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Configure-the-new-OneDrive-sync-client-on-macOS-eadddc4e-edc0-4982-9f50-2aef5038c307
31
OneDrivecom.microsoft.OneDriveUpdaterTierStringProductionStandalone version only! Defines the update ring.
Production – The default update ring for OneDrive updates.
Enterprise – This update ring receives the same updates as production, several weeks after each update is fully distributed in the production ring.
defaults write com.microsoft.OneDriveUpdater Tier -bool TRUE
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Configure-the-new-OneDrive-sync-client-on-macOS-eadddc4e-edc0-4982-9f50-2aef5038c307
32
OneNotecom.microsoft.onenote.macSignInOptionsIntegerYes15.27.0nullThis will prevent user from signing in to any O365 service. This has the added effect of making sure users store no data online via microsoft servers.defaults write com.microsoft.onenote.mac SignInOptions -int 4
33
OneNotecom.microsoft.onenote.macSendASmileEnabledBooleanYesTRUEThis key when set to false will deactivate the ability for users to use the "Smile" feature.defaults write com.microsoft.onenote.mac SendASmileEnabled -bool FALSE
34
OneNotecom.microsoft.onenote.macSendAllTelemetryEnabledBooleanYesTRUESet to false to send minimal heartbeat data, no application usage, and no environment detailsdefaults write com.microsoft.onenote.mac SendAllTelemetryEnabled -bool TRUE
https://github.com/clburlison/profiles/tree/master/poundbangbash
35
OneNotecom.microsoft.onenote.mackSubUIAppCompletedFirstRunSetup1507BooleanYesControls the original "What's New" dialog and Office 365 activation prompt on first launchdefaults write com.microsoft.onenote.mac kSubUIAppCompletedFirstRunSetup1507 -bool TRUE
https://github.com/clburlison/profiles/tree/master/poundbangbash
36
OneNotecom.microsoft.onenote.macONWhatsNewShownItemIdsArrayYesRemoved after 15.31Specific to OneNote this value is an array of integers that appears to increment haphazardly. For just OneNote, this replaces the OUIWhatsNewLastShownLink value.defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.microsoft.onenote.mac ONWhatsNewShownItemIds -array -int 23 -int 22 -int 18 -int 19 -int 17 -int 16 -int 5 -int 10 -int 1 -int 11 -int 13 -int 4 -int 9 -int 14 -int 2 -int 7 -int 12
https://github.com/clburlison/profiles/tree/master/poundbangbash
37
Outlookcom.microsoft.OutlookSignInOptionsIntegerYes15.27.0nullThis will prevent user from signing in to any O365 service. This has the added effect of making sure users store no data online via microsoft servers.defaults write com.microsoft.Outlook SignInOptions -int 4
38
Outlookcom.microsoft.OutlookSendASmileEnabledBooleanYesTRUEThis key when set to false will deactivate the ability for users to use the "Smile" feature.defaults write com.microsoft.Outlook SendASmileEnabled -bool FALSE
39
Outlookcom.microsoft.OutlookTrustO365AutodiscoverRedirectBooleanYes15.29.0Suppress the Office 365 AutoDiscover redirect warningdefaults write com.microsoft.Outlook TrustO365AutodiscoverRedirect -bool TRUE
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3206915/how-to-suppress-the-office-365-autodiscover-redirect-warning-in-outlook-2016-for-mac
40
Outlookcom.microsoft.OutlookSendAllTelemetryEnabledBooleanYesTRUESet to false to send minimal heartbeat data, no application usage, and no environment detailsdefaults write com.microsoft.Outlook SendAllTelemetryEnabled -bool TRUE
https://github.com/clburlison/profiles/tree/master/poundbangbash
41
Outlookcom.microsoft.OutlookkSubUIAppCompletedFirstRunSetup1507BooleanYesControls the original "What's New" dialog and Office 365 activation prompt on first launchdefaults write com.microsoft.Outlook kSubUIAppCompletedFirstRunSetup1507 -bool TRUE
https://github.com/clburlison/profiles/tree/master/poundbangbash
42
Outlookcom.microsoft.OutlookFirstRunExperienceCompletedO15BooleanYesControls offer to import mailbox or setup an email account. (That's a cap o15, not zero15)defaults write com.microsoft.Outlook FirstRunExperienceCompletedO15 -bool TRUE
https://github.com/clburlison/profiles/tree/master/poundbangbash
43
Outlookcom.microsoft.Outlook
HideFoldersOnMyComputerRootInFolderList
BooleanYesThis hides local "On My Computer" folders in Outlookdefaults write com.microsoft.Outlook HideFoldersOnMyComputerRootInFolderList -bool TRUE
44
Outlookcom.microsoft.OutlookOUIWhatsNewShownItemIdsArrayYes15.32Controls the dynamic "What's New" dialog on first lauch after upgrades. An array of sequential ints. This may change due to MS Bug VSO #1476177.defaults write com.microsoft.Outlook OUIWhatsNewShownItemIds -array-add -int 1 -int 2
45
PowerPointcom.microsoft.PowerpointSignInOptionsIntegerYes15.27.0nullThis will prevent user from signing in to any O365 service. This has the added effect of making sure users store no data online via microsoft servers.defaults write com.microsoft.Powerpoint SignInOptions -int 4
46
PowerPointcom.microsoft.PowerpointSendASmileEnabledBooleanYesTRUEThis key when set to false will deactivate the ability for users to use the "Smile" feature.defaults write com.microsoft.Powerpoint SendASmileEnabled -bool FALSE
47
PowerPointcom.microsoft.PowerpointSendAllTelemetryEnabledBooleanYesTRUESet to false to send minimal heartbeat data, no application usage, and no environment detailsdefaults write com.microsoft.Powerpoint SendAllTelemetryEnabled -bool TRUE
https://github.com/clburlison/profiles/tree/master/poundbangbash
48
PowerPointcom.microsoft.PowerpointkSubUIAppCompletedFirstRunSetup1507BooleanYesControls the original "What's New" dialog and Office 365 activation prompt on first launchdefaults write com.microsoft.Powerpoint kSubUIAppCompletedFirstRunSetup1507 -bool TRUE
https://github.com/clburlison/profiles/tree/master/poundbangbash
49
PowerPointcom.microsoft.PowerpointOUIWhatsNewShownItemIdsArrayYes15.32Controls the dynamic "What's New" dialog on first lauch after upgrades. An array of sequential ints. This may change due to MS Bug VSO #1476177.defaults write com.microsoft.Powerpoint OUIWhatsNewShownItemIds -array-add -int 1 -int 2
50
Wordcom.microsoft.WordSignInOptionsIntegerYes15.27.0nullThis will prevent user from signing in to any O365 service. This has the added effect of making sure users store no data online via microsoft servers.defaults write com.microsoft.Word SignInOptions -int 4
51
Wordcom.microsoft.WordSendASmileEnabledBooleanYesTRUEThis key when set to false will deactivate the ability for users to use the "Smile" feature.defaults write com.microsoft.Word SendASmileEnabled -bool FALSE
52
Wordcom.microsoft.WordSendAllTelemetryEnabledBooleanYesTRUESet to false to send minimal heartbeat data, no application usage, and no environment detailsdefaults write com.microsoft.Word SendAllTelemetryEnabled -bool TRUE
https://github.com/clburlison/profiles/tree/master/poundbangbash
53
Wordcom.microsoft.WordkSubUIAppCompletedFirstRunSetup1507BooleanYesControls the original "What's New" dialog and Office 365 activation prompt on first launchdefaults write com.microsoft.Word kSubUIAppCompletedFirstRunSetup1507 -bool TRUE
https://github.com/clburlison/profiles/tree/master/poundbangbash
54
Wordcom.microsoft.WordOUIWhatsNewShownItemIdsArrayYes15.32Controls the dynamic "What's New" dialog on first lauch after upgrades. An array of sequential ints. This may change due to MS Bug VSO #1476177.defaults write com.microsoft.Word OUIWhatsNewShownItemIds -array-add -int 1 -int 2
55
Skypecom.skype.skypeSKSilentUpgradeNoticeShownBooleanYesSurpress Upgrade Notificationdefaults write com.skype.skype SKSilentUpgradeNoticeShown -bool TRUE
56
Skypecom.skype.skypeSKAllowStealthUpgradeBooleanYesSupress installation prompt for Privilege Helper Tooldefaults write com.skype.skype SKAllowStealthUpgrade -bool FALSE
57
Other
com.microsoft.Office365ServiceV2
SendAllTelemetryEnabledBooleanYesTRUESet to false to send minimal heartbeat data, no application usage, and no environment detailsdefaults write com.microsoft.Office365ServiceV2 SendAllTelemetryEnabled -bool TRUE
58
Othercom.microsoft.autoupdate.fbaSendAllTelemetryEnabledBooleanYesTRUESet to false to send minimal heartbeat data, no application usage, and no environment detailsdefaults write com.microsoft.autoupdate.fba SendAllTelemetryEnabled -bool TRUE
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
Loading...
 
 
 
Prefs
README