Microsoft: This out-of-band Windows security update fixes Microsoft 365 sign-in issues for Arm devices

A new security update for Microsoft Windows addresses an issue that prevents users of Windows Arm-based devices from signing into Microsoft 365 and Azure Active Directory (AAD). 

The June 20, 2022 out-of-band (OOB) updates for Windows 11 (BKB5016138) and Windows 10 (KB5016139) fix an issue that emerged with Arm devices after the June 2022 Patch Tuesday update, which prevented some users from signing into applications including VPN connections, Microsoft Teams, and Microsoft Outlook. 

As the issue only affects Windows devices that use Arm processors, PCs and laptops using other processors won’t receive it. The updates are cumulative, meaning that if users haven’t yet installed the June 14 security update, Microsoft recommends installing the OOB update instead. An out-of-band update is a security patch that is released outside of the normal release window.  

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If the earlier updates were installed, only the new updates in this package will be downloaded and installed. The out-of-band update is downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update. 

While the update fixes the sign-in issues with Microsoft 365 and other services, the June 2022 Windows updates have caused problems for some users. Microsoft said that after applying it,

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