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Discover the latest features of Office with a free trial of Office 365 for business.

  1. Go to products.office.com/business for your free Office 365 for business trial.

  2. Choose See plans & pricing.

  3. Choose the 30-day trial you'd like to try.

  4. Fill out the welcome page with your personal info.

  5. Choose Just one more step.

  6. Create a user ID.

  7. Choose Create my account.

  8. Choose whether you'd like to receive a text or phone call verification.

  9. Type in the verification code you're given.

  10. Choose Next.

    Note: Keep your sign in page and user ID in a safe place since you'll need this to access your trial subscription later.

  11. Choose You're ready to go... to visit your Office 365 home page.

  12. Choose Admin to visit the Admin center.

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With a free trial of Office 365 for business, your organization can discover the latest features of Office and become more productive.

To get your trial subscription, visit products.office.com/business.

Choose See plans & pricing,

and select the 30-day trial you'd like to try.

For now, we'll choose the free trial for Office 365 Business.

Fill out the welcome page with your personal information,

and click Just one more step.

Next, you'll need to create a user ID.

When you're ready, type yours in,

and then choose Create my account.

Now, decide how you'd like to prove that you're, in fact, a real person by selecting either the text or phone call verification.

We'll choose the text option.

Put in your phone number and then choose Text me to confirm.

Type in the verification code you're sent.

And then choose Next.

Make sure to note your sign in page and user ID since you'll need this to access your trial subscription later.

Choose You're ready to go... to visit your Office 365 home page for the first time.

Some of the Office apps may be gray at first—they'll turn to color once they're done setting up and ready to use.

To get started with your free trial, you'll want to go to the Admin center.

Choose Admin.

From here, you can download and install Office,

and add up to 25 users to your free trial.

You can add more users after you buy a subscription.

For now, let's return to the home page.

Now that your apps have turned from gray to color, you can start exploring popular Office apps like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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