Download and install Office using Office 365 for business on your PC or Mac

This article is for installing Office if you're using Office 365 for business. You might also want to look at:

Troubleshoot installing Office | Set up email on your PC or Mac | Set up a mobile device | Office 365 Learning Center Home

Got another version of Office 365? Try this: Office 365 Home, Personal, or University.

If your Office 365 business or education plan includes Office, you can install it after signing in to Office 365 for business in your browser.

Note   If you're unable to sign in following the steps below you may be signing in to the wrong service, see Where to sign in to Office 365.

In this topic:

Download and install Office for Windows

  1. Sign in to Office 365, at http://portal.office.com/OLS/MySoftware.aspx.

    If you don't see Office listed, your plan probably doesn't include Office applications. If you know your plan includes Office, you may not have a license assigned, see What Office 365 product or license do I have? If Office is not listed ask your Office 365 administrator to assign a license to you.

  2. On the Office page, select a Language, and then choose Install.

    Install the latest version of Office page

  3. At the bottom of the screen, select Run.

    Select Run in install wizard
  4. Follow the prompts and accept the license agreement.

  5. When you see "You're good to go," select All done.

    Select All done! in Office install wizard

Now you're ready to start using Office. In the Windows 8 start screen or on the Windows 7 start menu, type the name of the Office application you want to use, like Word, and open it. See Can't find Office applications in Windows 8? if you need help finding the apps after installing Office.

Move on to the Next steps.

Download and install Office for Mac and Outlook for Mac

Install Office for Mac

  1. Sign in to Office 365, at http://portal.office.com/OLS/MySoftware.aspx.

    If you don't see Office listed, your plan probably doesn't include Office applications. If you know your plan includes Office, you may not have a license assigned, see What Office 365 product or license do I have? If Office is not listed ask your Office 365 administrator to assign a license to you.

  2. On the Office page, select a Language, and then choose Install. This will install Office for Mac 2011.

  3. After the disk image file finishes downloading, select the .dmg file to open the Office installer.

    Select MicrosoftOffice2011.dmg file
  4. Accept the license agreement and enter your Mac password to start installing.

  5. On the Welcome to Office: mac screen, select Sign in to an existing Office 365 Subscription, and then sign in with your Office 365 work or school account.

    Sign in to an existing Office 365 subscription

Download and install Outlook for Mac

Install Outlook for Mac for Office 365
  1. Sign in to Office 365, at http://portal.office.com/OLS/MySoftware.aspx.

  2. On the Office page, scroll down to Get Outlook for Mac and select Install. Follow the steps in the wizard.

You can install Outlook for Mac side-by-side with your installation of Office for Mac 2011, but it's recommended you remove the Outlook for Mac 2011 Dock icon and launch Outlook for Mac using the new icon.

Delete the Outlook for Mac 2011 icon from the Dock
  • In the Dock, drag the Outlook for Mac 2011 app to the Trash (located at the end of the Dock).

    Outlook on the dock

Having trouble? If you can't complete the install after going through these steps, see Troubleshoot Office installation with Office 365 for business.

Need help?

If you can't complete the install after going through these steps, see Troubleshoot Office installation with Office 365 for business, or choose one of the following Support resources.

Get help from the Office 365 community forums Admins: Sign in and create a service request Admins: Call Support

Next steps

Once you've installed on your PC or Mac, Set up a mobile device using Office 365 for business or jump ahead to Step 3: Learn your way around Office 365 and try one of the learning paths.

Number 1

Sign in to Office 365

Number 2

Install Office for Windows or Mac

 and  

Set up a mobile device

Number 3

Learn your way around

Applies To: Office 365 End User, Office 2013, Office 365 Admin, Office 365 Small Business Admin



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