What version of Office am I using?

You can use the screen captures and steps below to see which version of Microsoft Office is installed on your computer.

Office 2003

Office 2003 has text-based menus on the gray bar: File, Edit, View, Insert, Format, Tools, Table, Window, and Help. The following shows Word 2003.

Word 2003 Help, About

Word 03 About

  1. Click Help > About.

  2. In the About dialog box, find the version and the Service Pack (SP). Product licensing appears in the This product is licensed to field.

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Office 2007

Office 2007 introduced tabs and the Microsoft Office Button Microsoft Office Button and a tab menu. The following shows Word 2007.

Word 07 Word Options

Word 2007 Resources

  1. Click the Microsoft Office Button Microsoft Office Button > Word Options.

  2. In the Options dialog box, click Resources. Find the version and the Service Pack (SP).

    Note    To learn about licensing, in Resources, click About. On the About dialog box, see This product is licensed to.

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Office 2010

Office 2010 introduces the File tab and the Microsoft Office Backstage view. The following shows Word 2010.

Word 2010 Help

  1. Click File > Help.

  2. Under Product Activated, find the version.

Note    To learn about licensing, see About Microsoft Word.

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Office 2013

The latest version of Office still uses the File tab and the Microsoft Office Backstage view. The following shows Word 2013.

Word 2013 showing the File > Account window

  1. Click File > Account.

  2. Under Product Information, find the version.

Note    To learn about licensing, click About Word.

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Office 2013 RT

Office 2013 RT also uses the File tab and the Microsoft Office Backstage view. The following shows Word RT.

Word RT showing the File > Account window

  1. Tap File > Account.

  2. Under Product Information, find the version.

Note    To learn about licensing, tap About Word.

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Applies To: Access 2013, Access 2007, Access 2010, Excel 2013, Excel 2007, Excel 2010, InfoPath 2013, InfoPath 2010, OneNote 2007, OneNote 2010, Outlook 2013, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010, PowerPoint 2007, PowerPoint 2010, Project 2007, Project 2010, Publisher 2013, Publisher 2007, Publisher 2010, Visio 2013, Visio 2007, Visio 2010, Word 2013, Word 2007, Word 2010, Office 365 End User, Project 2007 Standard, Project 2010 Standard, Visio 2007 Standard, Visio Standard 2010, OneNote 2013, PowerPoint 2013, Project Professional 2013, Project 2013 Standard, Visio 2016 Preview



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