About Office: What version of Office am I using?

  1. Open any Office application, such as Word or Excel, and create a new document.

    Note: We use Word in the example below.

  2. Choose File in the top left corner, and then select either Account or Help from the list on the left.

  3. Under Product Information, you'll see your Office product name and, in some cases, the full version number.

    Screenshot of the Account page showing the Office product name and full version number

    1 - Product name, such as Office 365 ProPlus or Office Home and Student 2016

    2 - Full version number, which starts with 15 for Office 2013 or 16 for Office 2016.

  4. If the full version number doesn't appear here, choose About Word. A dialog box opens, showing the full version number and bit version (32- or 64-bit) at the top.

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  1. Open any Office application, such as Word and create a new document.

  2. Go to the Word menu and choose About Word.

  3. In the dialog box that opens, the version number appears at the top for Office for Mac 2016 or in the top left for Office for Mac 2011.

    Screenshot showing the About Word page on Word for Mac

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Still not sure?

If the steps above didn't work for you, you're likely using an older version of Office. To learn what version you have, see Find details for other versions of Office.

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