• For one person to use on multiple PCs/Macs, tablets, and phones (including Windows, iOS, and Android*) for 4 years • Premium versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, plus Publisher and Access for PC only • 1TB OneDrive cloud storage with advanced security • Collaborate on documents with others online • Tech support via chat or phone with Microsoft experts *iOS and Android require separate app download
For eligible students, faculty or staff at Universities and colleges.
Students and educators, see if you qualify for a free version of office at
Create your best work. With Office 365 University, you get Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and more. Work anywhere with apps that are always updated. Available in an annual or monthly subscription. Your subscription will continue until cancelled.
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.
Get the latest premium versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote (features vary), Outlook, Access, and Publisher with instant access to new features every month
Get 1TB (1024GB) OneDrive cloud storage with ransomware detection and file recovery to safely, 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.
Available on PC, Mac, Windows Tablet, Windows Phone , iOS, 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 2019?
Office 365is a subscription that comes with premium 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 2019is a one-time purchase that comes with classic 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 2019in 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 2019, 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.
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.
 iOS and Android require separate app download
 Skype account required. Excludes special, premium and non-geographic numbers. Calls to mobiles are for select countries only. Skype minutes available in select countries. SeeFAQfor details.
Office for Mac is supported on the three most recent versions of macOS. When a new version of macOS is released, the Office for Mac Operating System requirement becomes the then-current three most recent versions: the new version of macOS and the previous versions.
Office for Android can be installed on tablets and phones that meet the following criteria: running any of the supported versions of Android and have an ARM-based or Intel x86 processor. Support for Kitkat & Lollipop devices will continue till June 2019.
Office is supported on the two most recent versions of iOS. When a new version of iOS is released, Offices Operating System requirement becomes the then-current two most recent versions: the new version of iOS and the previous version.
Internet functionality requires an Internet connection.
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.
Product functionality and graphics may vary based on your system configuration. Some features may require additional or advanced hardware or server connectivity.
iTunes, iPhone, and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
For the best experience, use the latest version of any operating system specified above.
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.
Whats the difference between Office365 subscription plans and Office as a one-time purchase?
With Office 365 subscription plans you get the premium 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 m 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 2019 is a one-time purchase that includes classic 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 2019. Previous versions include Office 2016,Office 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 2019.
You can check if your device can support your version of Office by viewing thefull Office 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 365, Office 2019, Office 2016, Office 2013, Office 2010, Office 2007, Office for Mac 2011, and Office for Mac 2008 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 Outlook.com. 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 2019, Office Home & Business 2019, and Office Professional 2019.
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 visitingaccounts.microsoft.comand turning off auto-renew in the payment and billing area.4. Once your payment method is confirmed, youll be transferred toaccounts.microsoft.comto 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 the Office website, and if auto-renew is enabled on the Microsoft Account site, 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, visitaccounts.microsoft.comLearn 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 toaccounts.microsoft.comto 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 2019 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.
Each time you install Office on an additional PC or Mac ataccounts.microsoft.com, you can choose the language in which to install Office.
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.
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, visitaccounts.microsoft.comand then follow the onscreen instructions to either create a new Skype account or to use an existing one. You will see a confirmation ataccounts.microsoft.comwhen 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, visitaccounts.microsoft.comto 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, visitaccounts.microsoft.comon 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 abouthow 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 2019, 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 Home subscriptions can be shared with up to six users on multiple devices such as PCs or Macs, tablets, and smartphones.Office 365 Personal subscriptions can be used by only one user on multiple devices.
Yes. You can purchase Office 365 subscriptions for both Mac and Windows. Office Home & Business 2019 or Office Home & Student 2019 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.
Learn about which Office versions can work side-by-side on the same device inthis article.
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:
o 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).
o 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.
o 10.10 (Yosemite): You can start the applications by clicking the application icons which can be found in the Launchpad and Applications folder in Finder.
The 32-bit version of Office is installed by default.Even if your computer is running a 64-bit version of Windows, we recommend that you install the 32-bit version of Office, because it is more compatible with the applications and add-ins that work with Office. If you do want to install the 64-bit version of Office, yo