Find details for other versions of Office

To find out what version of Office you have:

  1. Open an existing Office document or open any Office application such as Word or Excel and create a new document (we use Word in our examples).

  2. Next, match your installed version of Office with the screen captures in the sections below. The basic steps for finding the Office version information is the same no matter which Office application you opened.

Tip: If you're specifically looking for Outlook information because you're trying to import or export details, see What version of Outlook do I have?

Office 365 subscription uses the File tab and the Office Backstage view, what you see after you click File. Here's what you see in Word after choosing File > Account.

File > Account in an Office 365 subscription

Number one in a pink circle Shows if you have a subscription Office product and what Office product it is.

Number two in a pink circle. Shows you the full version number.

Tip: Choose Update Options to install updates.

Number three in a pink circle. After you click About Word, you’ll see what bit you are running—32-bit or 64-bit.

About Microsoft Word window

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Office 2013 and 2016 use the File tab and the Office Backstage view, which is what you see after you click File. Here's what you see in Word 2013 after choosing File > Account.

Note: In Outlook, you click File > Office Account.

File > Account in Word 2013

Number one in a pink circle Shows if you have a one-time purchase Office product, what Office product it is, and if the product is activated.

Number two in a pink circle. After you click About Word, you’ll see what bit you are running—32-bit or 64-bit.

About Word 2013 window

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Here's what you see in an Office Mobile app for your Windows 10 device after you choose File > Settings > About.

About Word Mobile window

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Here's what you see in Word 2016 for Mac after you choose the Word menu > About Word.

Word 2016 for Mac showing About Word page

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Here's what you see in Word for Mac 2011 after you choose the Word menu > About Word.

Word for Mac 2011 showing About Word page

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On the Surface RT, there’s only one version of Office that’s designed to run on the tablet’s ARM processor, Office 2013 RT. Here's the version information in Word RT after choosing File > Account.

Word RT showing the File > Account window

Number one in a pink circle Shows you what Office product it is and if the product is activated.

Number two in a pink circle. After you click About Word, you’ll see if the Office application is part of an Office suite.

About Word RT window

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Office 2010 introduces the File tab and the Office Backstage view, what you see after you click File. Here's what you see in Word 2010 after choosing File > Help.

Product information after click File > Help in Word 2010

Number one in a pink circle Shows you what Office product it is, and if the product is activated, and what applications are included in the Office product.

Number two in a pink circle. Shows you the full version number and if you are running 32-bit or 64-bit Office.

Number three in a pink circle. After you click Additional Version and Copyright Information, you’ll see what service packs and license information.

About Word 2010 window

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Office 2007 introduced tabs and the Microsoft Office Button . Here's what you see in Word 2007 after choosing the Microsoft Office Button Microsoft Office Button > Word Options > Resources.

Resources window under Word Options in Word 2007

Number one in a pink circle Shows you the version number, full version number, and service packs.

Number two in a pink circle. Shows you if the Office application is part of an Office suite and the license information.

Note: There was no 64-bit version available for Office 2007.

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Office 2003 has text-based menus on the gray bar: File, Edit, View, Insert, Format, Tools, Table, Window, and Help. Here's what you see in Word 2003 when you click Help > About Microsoft Office Word.

Help > About Microsoft Office Word in Word 2003

About Microsoft Office Word 2003 window

Number one in a pink circle Shows you the version number, full version number, and service packs.

Number two in a pink circle. Shows you the license information.

Note: There was no 64-bit version available for Office 2003.

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See Also

Download and install or reinstall Office 365 or Office 2016 on your PC or Mac

Troubleshoot installing Office 2016 and Office 2013

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