Office 365, a popular productivity application tool developed by Microsoft. It is one of the most known productivity suite which offers multiple advantages as its subscription comes with various plans including plans for Enterprise, Small Business, Midsize Business, etc.. With its best of services and applications, it fill the needs and requirements of the users. Presently, it has made a vital space in our lives because of the convenience it offers to perform official task related to documents and accounting. To make it a one-stop solution suite, it also provides collaboration, security of data and files, rolling release model which easily improve the existing version and offer the better experience to all the users.
If you want to avail the best of features and advantage of the Office 365 suite then you can follow few steps which includes downloading, installation and activation process.
How to Download and Install Office 365 on the Computer?
There are two methods of downloading Office 365, users may download the Office 365 setup using either of the two mentioned below:
From Office Website
With Office website, users can buy the Microsoft Office 365 and purchase the suite. After purchasing the product online, users can download Office setup over internet on the device they want to have that suite.
To download the Office 365 setup, you need to follow the step-wise procedure given and the product will be downloaded to your device.
- Connect to the Internet and access the official website of the office.com/setup.
- Now, select the “option”.
- You will be then redirected to the “Office Products” page that has all the Office products listed.
- Now, on the “Office Products” page, search the “Office 365” product either manually or use the search bar to do so.
- Then After, check the compatibility of the Office 365 product with your system.
- After verifying the compatibility of the product with the device, click the “Buy Now and Download” button that is displaying right below the name of the Office product.
- Now, you will be asked to “Sign in” to the Office account. Either use the existing one you already have or “create a new one”.
- Using Office account email address and its corresponding password, “Sign In”.
- Then, click the “Login” button.
- Clicking on login button will automatically direct the users to the “Payment” page.
- At the payment page, enter the details of the Debit/ credit card that you want to use for the purchase of Office 365 product.
- You will see some of the other payment modes which are also available like PayPal, so, you can use the one as per your convenience.
- Once you are done with the payment, an email will be sent to you from Microsoft on your registered email that contain a link to download the Office 365 subscribed pack on the device and unique Office product key.
Either click that link in the email itself or copy the link and paste it in URL bar of the browser and hit enter on the keyboard to open the Office 365 setup download page and download it. The Office 365 setup will be downloaded to the “Downloads” folder (by default).
From the CD
If you have bought a CD instead of installing it online then you can follow the given steps.
If you have made an offline purchase, here are the steps given below that you need to follow for downloading the Office 365 setup to the device:
- Unpack the Office 365 Subscription CD pack.
- Then, insert the Office 365 product CD into the CD/DVD drive.
- And then, explore the options to initiate the installation process.
Here is the installation process is explained below for various operating systems and you need to choose the right one for successful installation.
How to Install Office 365 on Windows device?
Below we have listed the detailed procedure of installing Office 365 given step-wise for the Windows PC.
- Firstly, you need to open the “Downloads” folder of the computer.
- Go to the “Downloads” folder, double click the “Office 365 setup” file.
- Then, click the “Yes” button to go ahead.
- Now, you need to wait until the MS Office suite gets installed on the device as the entire process may take some time.
- Click on the “Finish” button as soon as the Office 365 gets successfully installed.
How to Install Office 365 on Mac device?
We have given the procedure to install the Office 365 setup on the Mac device. All you need is to follow the instructions the same order they are explained:
- The Office 365 Setup will be downloaded in the “Downloads” folder.
- Open it and click twice on the office.com/setup file.
- After that, you can click the “Next” button, when you see on the screen.
- Next, you will see a window displaying the “Terms and Conditions” of the Office 365.
- Click the “Agree” button and accept these terms and conditions.
- Now, you can click “Continue” and then, “Install” button.
- Next, you will be asked to enter your Mac password.
- Enter your Mac device password in the provided space.
- Then click the “Install Software” button which is given just below the password field.
- Now, the installation process will be initiated.You just need to wait until you get the Office 365 subscribed pack gets successfully installed on your device.
- Click the “Finish” button once the Office 365 software gets installed on your Mac Computer.
You have now successfully installed the Office 365 suite on your computer.
How to activate Office 365 to the device?
For activating and installing the Office 365 setup on Mac device, you will require a 25-character product key i.e. Office 365 product key. Keep it with you that may be available to you in either of the two forms detailed below:
If you purchased the product key online, you will get it in the Office 365 subscription confirmation email.
If you have purchased an offline copy, you can find the product key in the retail cards or at the inner circles of the Office 365 setup CD pack.
Follow the step-wise procedure explained below for activating installed Office 365 setup:
- To start with, launch any of the Office 365 application such as MS Word, MS Excel or any.
- While launching the application for the first time, you will be asked to activate the Office 365 subscribed pack.
- Click the “Activate” button and activate the MS Office 365 pack.
- An “Activation Wizard” will appear on the screen. Select the “I want to activate the software over the Internet” option in this wizard.
- Click the “Next” button.
- Now, you will see the space to enter the Office product key.
Then, complete the activation process by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
If you want to get any assistance in downloading, installation, and activation of the Office 365 suite, you can contact Office customer support team. They have technicians working 24*7 to assist the users in their need. For accessing the help, you can also visit office.com/setup.