To install Office 365 or Office as a one-time purchase, visit
www.office.com/myaccount on 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.
need to set up your account and install Office for the first time,
visit https://setup.office.com. Learn more about where to enter your
Office product key.
To download and install older versions of Office, visit www.office.com/downloadoffice
As an Office 365 subscriber, you'll always have access to the latest Office features, services, and applications.
a Windows PC, if you have an older version of Office installed, your
Office applications will be kept up to date automatically. If you’d like
to verify you’re up to date, check your Office version number and
manually update Office if necessary.
Open any Office application, like Word or Excel.
Click File > Account.
Under Product Information, click Update Options > Update Now.
If you don't see Update Now, click Enable Updates to turn on automatic
updates. After that, click Update Options > Update Now. You can also
visit www.office.com/myaccount to download and install Office 2016. Note
you cannot have both Office 2013 and Office 2016 installed on the same
PC at the same time.
On a Mac, you can install Office 2016 for Mac by visiting www.office.com/myaccount
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 and Skype minutes for
home use. 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 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 include Office 2013, Office 2011 for Mac,
Office 2010, Office 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.
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
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 the OneDrive 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 39 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.
To set up your account and install
Office for the first time, visit https://setup.office.com. Learn more about
setting up your account. If you have already created your account, visit
www.office.com/myaccount. Learn more about installing Office.
As the expiration date approaches, you
will receive notifications in the Office applications and via email, alerting
you to the upcoming expiration. If you choose to let your subscription expire,
the Office software applications enter read-only mode, which means that you can
view or print documents, but you can’t create new documents or edit existing
To return to full Office
functionality, you can purchase a new version of Office by visiting
www.office365.com or any participating retailer. You could also return to full
functionality using an older version of Office, or you can use Office Online
for free for basic editing.
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.
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.
For more information, please visit: https://products.office.com/en-us/microsoft-office-for-home-and-school-faq
Office 2016 Home & Business for Mac
Required Operating System
OS X 10.0
4 GB RAM
Required Hard Disk Space
6 GB HFS + hard disk format
hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 10 graphics card
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 the new touch features
are optimized for use with Windows 8 or later.
Internet functionality requires Internet connection.
Requirements Non-commercial use.
Microsoft account required.
You must accept the License Agreement, www.microsoft.com/useterms.
1 Application availability and features vary by
platform, device, and language. Publisher and Access are available on PC only.
Customers with an active subscription will be entitled to the newest versions
2 Compatible with Windows 7 or later, OS X 10.10.
See www.office.com/information for full system requirements, including those
for tablets and smartphones.
Mac®, Mac OS®,
and Mac OS X® are registered trademarks of Apple Inc.