Office 365, a favorite productivity suite manufactured and sold by tech giant Microsoft. It is one of the most recognized productivity suites since it allows many benefits because its subscription comes with multiple plans which include plans for Enterprise, Small Business, Midsize Business, Students, Home users etc. With its sophisticated services and apps, it effectively fulfills the needs and requirements of the clients.
At present, Office 365 has an important place in people’s lives because it is not only convenient and easy to use but it also is an excellent way to perform official tasks and makes accounting way easier. Since this productivity suite is a one-stop solution, it offers provides collaboration, protection of data and files, rolling release model which easily improves the existing version and offer the best experience to all the customers.
In order to avail the amazing perks and functions of the MS Office 365 suite, you need to apply a few steps which essentially involve downloading, installing, and activating. .
How to Download and Install Office 365 on the Computer?
Users can download MS Office 365 by two methods. You can follow either of the steps mentioned below:
From Office Website
On Microsoft Office Webstore, people can purchase the Microsoft Office suite. After buying the product online, you can download Office 365 setup via the internet on the device they you wish to use MS Office.
To download the Office 365 setup, you need to follow the step-wise process mentioned below and the setup will be downloaded to your computer.
- Connect to the Internet and go to the official website at office.com/setup.
- Click on Option.
- Wait for the “Office Products” page to load. All the Office products and versions are listed there.
- In the “Office Products” webpage, browse the “Office 365” product either yourself or use the find bar to do it.
- Verify whether or not the Office 365 suite is compatible with your device.
- After checking the compatibility of the suite with your device, click on the “Buy Now and Download” button which is present just beneath the Office 365 product description.
- You need to “Sign in” to your Office my account. You can sign in with the account you already have or else, click on Create A New One.
- Click on the “Login” button.
- After that, you will be redirected to the product payment webpage.
- Fill in the required details of the bank card or PayPal.
- When the payment process is complete, you will receive an email from Microsoft. Go to the inbox of your registered email and the mail will have a link for downloading the Office setup along with the product key.
- Go to the link and launch the Office 365 setup webpage on the browser.
- Office 365 setup will get downloaded on your default download location.
From the CD
If you have purchased an installation disk instead of buying it online then you can follow steps provided here.
- Open the purchased Office 365 Subscription kit.
- After that, insert the MS Office 365 product installation disk into the CD/DVD drive.
- Browse the options and click on Install.
- How to Install Office 365 on Windows device?
- Here we have provided the detailed step-by-step process of installing Office 365 for the Windows PC.
- Go to the default download location of your Web Browser. Mostly, it is the “Downloads” folder.
- Double-click on the downloaded Office setup file.
- Click on Yes.
- Wait until the installation process is complete. It usually takes 5-10 minutes.
- Click on the “Finish” button when Office setup gets successfully installed.
How to Install Office 365 on Mac device?
Find out how to install the Office 365 setup on the Mac device here. All you are required to do is to apply the steps the same order they are explained:
- The Office 365 download file will be in the “Downloads” folder in C drive.
- Go to the folder and find the downloaded file and click twice on it.
- After that, click on the Next button in the following prompt.
- Wait for the Terms and Agreement prompt to appear
- Click on the “Agree” button to accept the mentioned terms and conditions.
- Click on Continue.
- Tap on Install.
- Enter your Mac device’s passcode.
- Click on Install Software.
- After that, the installation process will be start.
- Click on the “Finish” button when the Office 365 suite gets installed on your Mac device.
How to activate Office 365 to the device?
For activating the Office 365 setup on your device, you will need to have a 25 character alphanumeric product key i.e. Office 365 product key. The product activation key may be available to you in either of the two form mentioned below:
- If you purchased the product key from the webstore, you will receive the product key in the Office 365 subscription confirmation email.
- If you have bought an offline copy, you can find the product activation key in Office 365 setup kit.
- Follow the procedure mentioned below for activating the installed Office 365 setup:
- To start with, open either of the Office 365 application such as MS Word, MS Excel, etc.
- When opening the Office application for the first time, you will be prompted to activate the Office 365 subscription copy.
- Click on “Activate” and activate the MS Office 365 suite.
- An “Activation Wizard” window will appear on the screen. Click on the “I want to activate the software over the Internet” option in this window.
- Click on the “Next” button.
- You will notice the blank to enter the Office product key.
- Enter the product key/code and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the process.