office.com/setup 365 – Office 365 which is the productivity application tool developed by Microsoft. It has made a vital space in our lives because of the convenience it offers to perform official task related to documents and accounting. This productivity suite offers multiple advantages as its subscription comes with various plans including plans for Enterprise, Small Business, Midsize Business, etc. to serve the needs and requirements of the users. To make it a complete suite, it also provides collaboration, security of data and files, rolling release model to improve the existing version and offer the better experience to its users.
For making sure that you can avail all the advantage of the Office 365 suite and service, you need to follow few steps of the process including download, install, and activate it.
Downloading Office 365 to the device?
There are two methods of downloading Office 365, users may download the Office 365 setup using either of the two mentioned below:
Online Method: In this method, users need to access official website of Microsoft Office 365 and purchase the suite. After purchasing the product online, download Office setup over internet on the device you want to have that suite.
For downloading the Office 365 setup, follow the stepwise procedure given below to get the product downloaded to your device using the online method:
- Connect to the Internet and access the official website of the Office.com/Setup.
- On the opened page, select the “option”.
- Now you will be directed 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, check the compatibility of the Office 365 product with your system by going through the product description.
- 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” for making the online purchase and the payment of the Office 365 subscribed pack.
- Using Office account email address and its corresponding password, “Sign In”.
- Then, click the “Log in” button.
- Clicking on log in button will automatically direct the users to the “Payment” page.
- Here, enter the details of the Debit/ credit card that you want to use for the purchase of Office 365 product.
- On the “Payment” page, there are other payment modes 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 has a link to download the Office 365 subscribed pack on the device.
- 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).
Offline Method: This is the method convenient for those who are not comfortable or good at making online purchase. They can hit the retail shops and purchase the Office 365 subscription pack from there.
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.
How users can install Office 365 to their devices?
Here is the installation process is explained below for various operating systems and you need to choose the right one for successful installation.
Installation of Office 365 on Windows device:
Below the detailed procedure of installing Office 365 given step-wise for the Windows PC, follow the procedure on the same order:
- Firstly, you need to open the “Downloads” folder of the computer.
- In the “Downloads” folder, double click the “Office 365 setup” file.
- Then, click the “Yes” button to go ahead.
- Wait until the MS Office suite gets installed on the device as the entire process may take some time.
- Click the “Finish” button as soon as the Office 365 gets successfully installed.
Installation of Office 365 on Mac device:
This is the procedure to install the Office 365 setup on the Mac device. Follow the instructions the same order they are explained:
- The Office 365 Setup will be downloaded in the “Downloads” folder (by default) of the computer as we have done it, so access it from there.
- Click twice on the office.com/setup file.
- Now, 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 subscribed pack.
- Click the “Agree” button to accept these terms and conditions after reading them.
- Now, 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.
- After performing above steps, 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” buttono0nce the Office 365 software gets installed on your Mac Computer.
And it’s done! Now, you can use Office 365 applications and services and work on the go.
How to activate Office 365 to the device?
For activating and installing the Office 365 setup on your 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
Or 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 stepwise 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 for activating the Office 365 subscription pack.
- After clicking on “Activate” button, a “Activation Wizard” will appear on the screen. Select the “I want to activate the software over the Internet” option in this wizard and click the “Next” button.
- Now, there will be space to enter the Office product key, provide the same.
- Then, complete the activation process by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
If at any point of time you feel the need of technical assistance to download, install, and activate the Office 365 suite, contact Office customer support team. We have technicians working 24*7 to assist the users in their need. For accessing the help, you can also visit office.com/setup