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• 4-year subscription • For 2 PCs/Macs or tablets including iPad, Android, or Windows, plus 2 phones • Fully installed premium versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote, plus Publisher and Access for PC only • Exclusive upgrades and new features • 1TB OneDrive cloud storage • Microsoft support via chat or phone at no extra cost Compatible with Windows 7 or later and Mac OS X 10.10. All languages included.
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Get Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and more for four years at one low price. Work the way you want from virtually anywhere, whether its on your tablet, laptop, or phone. Collaborate with your classmates and see the changes in real time. Apps are always updated, so theyre never outdated.
3D helps expand the creativity and visual impact you bring to your documents, presentations, and reports.Insert 3D models from your desktop or Remix 3D – the new online community filled with millions of pieces of content.
Office gives your pen more power than it ever had with paper. Use your digital pen to easily annotate docs, and even edit them directly.Strike through words to delete them, circle text to select it, automatically snap highlighter ink to text, and transform drawings into shapes with just one touch.
Editor assists you with the finishing touches by providing an advanced proofing and editing service.Leveraging machine learning and natural language processingmixed with input from our own team of linguistsEditor makes suggestions to help you improve your writing.
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Get the latest premium versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Access, and Publisher with instant access to new features every month.
Get 1TB (1024GB) OneDrive cloud storage, to store, edit and share documents, photos and more from anywhere, on all your devices.
View, edit, and create documents with advanced formatting and coauthoring features optimized for mobile phones and tablets.
Get the fully installed Office apps on multiple PCs/Macs, tablets, and phones (including Windows, iOS, and Android).
Stay in touch with your friends and family around the globe with 60 minutes per month of Skype calling to mobile phones and landlines.
As an Office 365 subscriber, you can get help right away from Microsoft trained experts, by phone or chat – at no extra charge.
Whats the difference between Office 365 and Office 2016?
Office 365is a subscription that comes with fully installed apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access (Publisher and Access available on PC only). The apps can be installed on multiple devices, including PCs, Macs, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, and Android phones. Office 365 also comes with services like 1TB of OneDrive storage, 60 Skype minutes per month, and Microsoft chat and phone support. With a subscription, you get the latest versions of the apps and automatically receive updates when they happen.Office 2016is a one-time purchase that comes with fully installed apps like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for PC or Mac, and does not include any of the services that come with an Office 365 subscription. One-time purchases dont have an upgrade option, which means if you plan to upgrade to the next major release, youll have to buy it at full price.Learn more aboutthe differences between Office 365 and Office 2016in Office Support, or use thecomparison chartto help you pick the right Office version for your needs.
First, check to see if you are eligible forOffice 365 Education, which is free for qualified teachers and students, and includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Microsoft Teams, and other classroom tools from Microsoft. Office 365 Education is not a trial, and is available for free to accredited academic institutions who have successfully signed up for this program.If your school is not eligible for Office 365 Education, you canchoose among these other optionsto find the Office version that fits your budget and needs.
Office 365 University is available to current faculty, staff, and full and part time enrolled students of qualified, accredited higher education institutions. These include universities, polytechnic schools, institutes of technology as well as other tertiary-level institutions such as colleges and vocational schools that award academic degrees or professional certifications. It is not available to school alumni, and restrictions vary by country. You can check your eligibility in theAcademic Verification /getoffice365.
To see if your computer, mobile device, and/or browser can run Office, please visit theOffice system requirements page.
Internet access is required to install and activate Office, but not to use Office applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint once you have these fully installed on your computer.For Office 365 customers, connecting to the internet regularly ensures that you can receive automatic updates and your Office apps are on the latest versions. Internet access will also be needed to manage your Office 365 account – for example, to change payment options or to access documents stored on OneDrive.
Once you have purchased Office, you can install it from the Services & subscriptions section of yourMicrosoft Account page.For further assistance with downloading, installing, reinstalling, or activating Office, and/or more guidance on Office updates, seethis articlein Office Support.
People using Office 365, Office 2016, 2013, 2010, and 2007 as well as Office for Mac 2011 and 2008 will be able to open and view your documents, but those on earlier versions may need toinstall a compatibility pack.
Documents that you have created or copied from others fully belong to you, and you can save them locally like on your PC or Mac, and/or store them online via a cloud service like OneDrive. Once your subscription expires, your Office apps enter read-only mode, which means you can still view or print documents but you cant create or edit them.
Find out how you can renew or cancel your Office 365 subscription, or turn automatic renewal on or off inthis articlein Office Support.To manage your Office 365 subscription, including changing billing options or turning automatic renewal on or off, visit the Services & subscription section of yourMicrosoft Account page.
To share your Office 365 Home subscription, go to the Services & subscription section of yourMicrosoft Account page. Make sure to sign in with the same Microsoft Account you used to set up your subscription, and select Share Office 365 from there.For step-by-step guidance on how to Share your subscription, visitthis articlein Office Support.
The steps for switching between Office 365 Home, Personal, and University differ slightly depending on the subscription you currently have and want to switch from. Click on the relevant link below for further guidance:Switch from Office 365 PersonalSwitch from Office 365 HomeSwitch from Office 365 University
Yes, theOffice 365 Training Centerhas quick start guides, cheat sheets, tips and tricks, and training courses on how you can make the best use of Office.
Office 365 FAQ with chat link:Office Support forum with chat link:
 Application availability and features vary by platform, device and language. Publisher and Access are available on PC only.
 Compatible with Windows 7 and later, Mac OS X 10.10 or later. See full system requirements, including those for tablets and smartphones.
 Skype account required. Excludes special, premium and non-geographic numbers. Calls to mobiles are for select countries only. Skype minutes available in select countries. See FAQ for details.
A touch-enabled device is required to use any multi-touch functionality. However, all features and functionality are always available by using a keyboard, mouse or other standard or accessible input device. Note that new touch features are optimized for use with Windows 8 or later.
Internet functionality requires an Internet connection.
Product functionality and graphics may vary based on your system configuration. Some features may require additional or advanced hardware or server connectivity.
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Find answers to commonly asked questions about Office and Office 365. Visit the Office 365 for business FAQfor more questions and answers for business users.
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Whats the difference between Office365 subscription plans and Office as a one-time purchase?
With Office 365 subscription plans you get the fully installed Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access (Publisher and Access are available on PC only). You can install Office 365 across multiple devices, including PCs, Macs, Android™ tablets, Android phones, iPad®, and iPhone®. In addition, with Office 365 you get services like online storage with OneDrive, Skype minutes for home use, and advanced security. When you have an active Office 365 subscription, you always have the most up-to-date version of the Office applications.Learn more about Office 365.Office as a one-time purchase includes applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for use on a single PC or Mac. The applications are not automatically updated; to get the latest version, you must purchase Office again when the new version becomes available. Current Office application versions available for one-time purchase are Office 2016 for Windows and Mac. Previous versions includeOffice 2013, Office 2011 for Mac,Office 2010Office 2007, Office 2008 for Mac, and Office 2004 for Mac. Office 2010 and Office 2007 are compatible with Windows 8.1 and earlier. Office as a one-time purchase does not include any of the services included in Office 365.Learn more about the difference between Office 365 and Office 2016.
Office supports PCs running Windows 7 or later and Macs running Mac OS X 10.10 for Office 2016 for Mac. For more information, including requirements for Apple® and Android™ tablets, view full system requirements.
No. Office applications are tailored to work best on each platform and device. The Office applications available for Mac users and the version numbers may be different from those available for PC users.
Office 2007, Office for Mac 2008, Office 2010, Office for Mac 2011, Office 365, Office 2013, and Office 2016 applications can open your documents without any additional action. Customers using earlier versions of Office may need to download andinstall a compatibility pack.
Yes. Documents that you have created belong fully to you. You can choose to store them online on OneDrive or locally on your PC or Mac.Learn what happens if you cancel your subscription.
Internet access is required to install and activate all the latest releases of Office suites and all Office 365 subscription plans. For Office 365 plans, Internet access is also needed to manage your subscription account, for example to install Office on other PCs or to change billing options. Internet access is also required to access documents stored on OneDrive, unless you install theOneDrive desktop app. You should also connect to the Internet regularly to keep your version of Office up to date and benefit from automatic upgrades. If you do not connect to the Internet at least every 31 days, your applications will go into reduced functionality mode, which means that you can view or print your documents, but cannot edit the documents or create new ones. To reactivate your Office applications, simply reconnect to the Internet.You do not need to be connected to the Internet to use the Office applications, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, because the applications are fully installed on your computer.
Your Microsoft account is the combination of an email address and password that you use to sign in to services like Hotmail, OneDrive, Windows Phone, Xbox LIVE, and m. If you use any of these services, you already have a Microsoft account that you can use, or you can create a new account.Learn more about a Microsoft account. As part of signing up for a trial or purchasing Office, you will be prompted to sign in with a Microsoft account. You must be signed in with this account to install and manage your Office software, or to use some subscription benefits, including OneDrive storage and Skype minutes.
Users can activate 1 subscription for Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal and up to 25 licenses for Office Home & Student 2016, Office Home & Business 2016, and Office Professional 2016.
Yes. You can sign up to try Office 365 Home for free for a month on theOffice website. (Note that a credit card is required for the free trial.) The trial gives you access to all the features ofOffice 365 Home. It includes:
Full Office desktop applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, and Outlook, plus Publisher and Access for Windows PCs).
1 TB of additional OneDrive cloud storage so you can save documents, photos and videos online and access them from nearly anywhere.
60 Skype minutes that you can use to call mobile phones and landlines.See the list.
1. Create or sign in with an existing Microsoft account.What is a Microsoft account?2. Provide payment information to enable future monthly payments. International credit cards and PayPal (in some markets) are accepted.3. The payment method you provide will be automatically charged at the end of your first free month to ensure that you do not experience any interruptions with your service. You can cancel online without penalty before your trial ends, by visiting turning off auto-renew in the payment and billing area.4. Once your payment method is confirmed, youll be transferred to install Office.
If you signed up for the trial via theOffice website, visit theMicrosoft Accountsite and turn off auto-renew. With this approach, the trial will automatically expire when your month is finished and your credit card will not be charged.If you signed up for the trial by clicking an icon on your new PC, your trial ends automatically after a month; it isnt necessary to cancel it. When the trial ends, youll be prompted to choose which version of Office you want to purchase.
It depends on how you signed up for the trial:• If you signed up via theOffice website, and if auto-renew is enabled on theMicrosoft Accountsite, your service will continue uninterrupted and your payment method will be automatically charged at the end of the trial, and then monthly thereafter. You do not need to re-install Office.• If you signed up by clicking an icon on your new PC, your trial ends automatically after a month; it isnt necessary to cancel it. When the trial ends, youll be prompted to choose which version of Office you want to purchase.
Not immediately. For example, if you had a trial of Office 365 Personal, you cant sign up for a trial of Office 365 Home. However, one year after your trial or paid subscription ends, you can sign up for a new trial.
To set up your account and install Office for the first time, visit more about setting up your account. If you have already created your account, visit more about installing Office.
A Product Key is a unique 25-character alpha-numeric code used to redeem and activate your Office product. You cannot use a product key for an older Office product (or a different product) to redeem your new copy of Office.To find your Product Key, look for the 25-character alpha-numeric code on the back of the card inside your Office product packaging. Sometimes the Product Key may be printed on your retail receipt. If you purchased Office from a PC manufacturer, your Product Key will be located somewhere in your PC packaging. Sample Product Key format: XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXXGet information on locating your product key.
After you associate your Product Key to your Microsoft account, you can sign in to install and manage Office. But its a good idea to keep your Product Key in a secure location as proof of purchase or to help our support agents trace your product.
Its best to use your existing Microsoft account. If you use other Microsoft products or services (e.g. Xbox, OneDrive, Outlook.com, MSN or Bing), you may already have a Microsoft account and wont need to create a new one. If you forgot your username or password, recover those details by returning to sign in and clicking onCant access your account?
Your Microsoft account can have only one subscription associated with it. If you use the same Microsoft account to buy or redeem multiple Office 365 subscriptions, you extend the amount of time for your subscription, up to a maximum of 5 years. Note that doing so does not increase the number of devices you can install Office on or increase the amount of online storage that is available with the subscription.Learn more about adding another Office 365 home subscription plan to your account.
Office 365 plans are available in most countries/regions. In countries/regions where Office 365 plans are not available, you can still buy an Office 2016 suite. When buying Office 365, its important that you select the country/region in which you will be billed and in which youll use the software. Selecting a different country/region may cause problems with subscription setup and renewal.
Office is available in the languages listed below. Not all languages are available in all countries/regions.
: Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay (Malaysia), Norwegian (Bokmål), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.
: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Danish, Dutch, English (United States), Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian (Bokmal), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.
: Arabic, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (United States), English (United Kingdom), Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian (Bokmål), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.
: Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian (Bokmål), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Catalan, Kannada, Malayalam, Persian, Tamil, and Telugu.
Microsoft offers simple and cost-effective solutions for multilingual individuals, families, and small businesses.•Office 365: Each time you install Office on an additional PC or Mac at you can choose the language in which to install Office.•Office 2016 suites: You can install language accessory packs after installing Microsoft Office, to add additional display, help, or proofing tools. Learn more about the Language Accessory Pack for Office 2016.•Office 2013 suites: You can install language packs after installing Microsoft Office, to add additional display, help, or proofing tools. Learn more.
OneDrive is an online storage service that you can use to store documents, notes, photos, music, videos, or other types of files. With OneDrive you can access your files from nearly any device and you can share them with others.Sign up for OneDrive.
The amount of additional storage that you get depends on your subscription:• Customers with an active Office 365 Personal or Office 365 University subscription receive an additional 1 TB of OneDrive storage per subscription.• Customers with an active Office 365 Home subscription receive an additional 1 TB of OneDrive storage per user, for up to 5 users. Each additional user must have their own Microsoft account and be added to theMicrosoft Account site.The additional storage is applied to the OneDrive account that is linked to the Microsoft account used to create the Office 365 subscription. For Office 365 Home, the storage is tied to the Microsoft accounts of the household members who have been added to the subscription.
To access documents stored on OneDrive, sign in to Office with the Microsoft account that you used to set up Office 365. If you haveshared your Office 365 Home subscriptionwith other members of your household, they should sign in with their Microsoft account.Learn more about signing in to Office. You can also sign in to OneDrive directly at OneDrive.com.
Yes. If youre using Windows 8.1 or Windows 10, OneDrive is preinstalled. To access your documents when youre not connected to the Internet, open File Explorer on your PC and go to the OneDrive folder. When you reconnect, OneDrive updates the online versions with changes you made offline.Visit theOneDrive for Windows 8.1andOneDrive for Windows 10support pages for more details.You can also download and install OneDrive onWindows 7, Windows Vista, or on yourMac. The OneDrive app creates a folder that automatically syncs between OneDrive and your computer, so you can work on your documentseven when youre offline
If you cancel your subscription or if it expires, you can still access and download all your files by signing in to OneDrive directly using the Microsoft account you used to set up Office 365. You do lose the additional storage that comes with your subscription, so you must save your files elsewhere or buy more OneDrive storage if your OneDrive account exceeds the free storage quota.
They lose the additional OneDrive storage, but they can still access and download all files. If their OneDrive account exceeds the free storage quota, theyll need to save files elsewhere or buy more OneDrive storage.
With Skype minutes you can call friends or family on their mobile phone or landline, whether they have a Skype account or not.You can use Skype minutes from any device where you have Skype installed, whether its your mobile phone, tablet, TV, or other device, subject to country/region availability. Each active Office 365 subscription is entitled to 60 Skype minutes/month, per user; this allowance resets each month.
You can call the following countries/regions:
Both landlines and mobile phones: Canada, China, Guam, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Thailand, and the United States.
Landlines only: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Colombia (excl. Lex), Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guadeloupe, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia (Jakarta), Ireland, Israel, Italy, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom, and Venezuela.
Skype minutes are not included with Office 365 in Algeria, Bahrain, China, Egypt, India, Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Namibia, Pakistan, Qatar, Taiwan, Tunisia, and United Arab Emirates.
Note that special, premium, and non-geographic numbers are not covered by Skype minutes. Additionally, it isnt possible to place emergency calls.
Skype offers a variety of pay-as-you-go and subscription options to supplement Skype minutes. Visit more details.
You can choose to apply your Skype minutes to a new or existing Skype account. To activate your Skype minutes, visit then follow the onscreen instructions to either create a new Skype account or to use an existing one. You will see a confirmation at the minutes have been activated.Once you activate your account, you can change the Skype account with which your Skype minutes are associated once per year. To do this you must first deactivate your Skype minutes from the existing account, and then activate a new or different Skype account. To do so, visit follow the onscreen instructions to deactivate your account. Once that is complete, visit activate a new or different Skype account.
Office 365 University is a four-year subscription for full- and part-time enrolled university and college students, faculty, and staff in accredited institutions. Alumni of these institutions are ineligible.After purchasing Office 365 University at a participating retailer, you need to go online to verify your eligibility in order to activate Office. You are also subject to the Microsoft Software License Terms for Office Consumer Subscriptions–Supplement to Microsoft Online Services Agreement and will be required to accept the agreement before activating the product. Internet access is required as the academic verification and redemption process occurs online.Note that you may be eligible for free Office through your University, school or college. Check your eligibility at purchasing Office 365 University.
Office 365 University is available in the following countries/regions: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam.Office 365 University will be available in each of the countries/regions listed as the new Office is released in that country/region.
To install Office 365 or Office as a one-time purchase, visit the PC or Mac that you want to install Office on. Sign in with the Microsoft account that you used to purchase, or have already associated, with the subscription or one-time purchase product, and then follow the onscreen instructions to install Office. Learn more about how to install Office.If you need to set up your account and install Office for the first time, visit more about where to enter your Office product key.To download and install older versions of Office, visit
I have several Office 2016 or 2013 (one-time purchase) installations under the same Microsoft account and I need to reinstall one of them. What do I do?
Youll need to determine which Office product keys correspond to each PC. Learn more.
Office 365 Personal subscribers can install Office on 1 PC or Mac, 1 tablet, and 1 smartphone for one user. Office 365 Home subscribers can install Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs, 5 tablets, and 5 smartphones for up to five users within their household. You can count hybrid Windows devices, such as the Microsoft Surface Pro, as either a PC or a tablet.
Yes. You can purchase Office 365 subscriptions for both Mac and Windows. or Office Home & Student 2016 are also available for Mac as a one-time purchase. Office applications available for a Mac are Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote. The Publisher and Access applications are not available for Mac. Current Office application versions for Office 365 and Office 2016 are available for both Windows and Mac.
You cant have side-by-side installations of Office 2016 and Office 2013 on the same PC. However, you can have side-by-side installations of Office 2016 and other older versions of Office, such as Office 2010 or Office 2007. Learn more about installing different versions of Office on the same PC.
The actual download speed of Office depends on the speed of your Internet connection; a broadband Internet connection is recommended for the best download experience.All versions of the new Office for Windows PCs use a streaming technology that lets you begin to use Office applications before installation is complete.If Office is taking a long time to install, learn about possible solutions.
Icons for Office applications are created when you install Office. You can start the applications by clicking the icons, which are installed in the following locations:
Windows 8: Start screen and Apps view (the view under the Start screen that includes all apps installed on a PC)
*If you cannot find your icons in Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, go to the Start screen and type the name of the application you want to launch (for example, Word).
Windows 10: Start menu. You can also type the name of the application you want to launch (for example, Word) in Cortana.
You can also pin an application shortcut to your Start screen or your desktop taskbar for convenient access. Learn more.
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