HowTo: | Download and install or reinstall Microsoft 365

Installing Microsoft 365 allows you to use the Microsoft Suite which includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Exchange and other items on your device



  • Windows 7/8/10 or MacOS installed and meet software requirements
  • Have admin permissions or request assistance from those with proper permissions

Install on PC

  1.  Go to and sign in if you have not by clicking "Sign in" option
    • Make sure the account you are using has association with Microsoft Office license otherwise you need to purchase the license for the account

  2. Go through the normal sign in procedures required to get into your account
  3. Install the download file
    • If you signed in with a Microsoft account then click "Install Office" then "Install"

      Screenshot of home page after signing in

    • If you signed in using a work or school account then click "Install Office Apps" then "Office 365 apps"

      Screenshot of if signing in with a work or school account

  4. Once the download file is done installing, you can click on the downloaded file icon on your web browser or locate the file through "Windows Explorer" and double click on it to run
    • If you see the User Account Control prompt that says, Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? select Yes.
    • If you do not have permissions to do so then have whoever has permissions to do so here.
  5. When Office is installing you should see that it looks like the image below

    Shows the progress dialog box that appears when Office is installing

  6. When office is done installing you should see that it looks like the image below

    Office is installed now. Select Close

  7. You can now open up any Microsoft Office program that you need to use now, make sure you are signed in to the program to activate licenses.


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