Install and set up Office on an Android
If you don't have any Office for Android apps installed, download them each individually from the Google Play Store:
Note: If you try to install and receive the error “Device is not compatible” your device may not meet the system requirements.
Tap any Office app like Word to open it.
Enter your personal Microsoft account or an Office 365 work or school account. Tap Next.
Enter the Password associated with your account, then tap Sign in.
Tap Start using Word to get started with the app.
If you have other Office apps installed on your Android device, your account and OneDrive files will be automatically added.
To add another account, tap Open > Add a place.
If you are using OneNote, tap Settings > Accounts.
Choose the cloud service you want to add, such as OneDrive for business or Dropbox.
Enter your email address and password that you use to sign into that service.
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Tap the service where you want to view your files. For example, to view Word, Excel, or PowerPoint documents, tap:
Open > OneDrive - Personal where you store personal documents
Open > OneDrive - <your business name> where you store your work or school documents
You'll see the list of files you saved to OneDrive or OneDrive for Business. The type files you see are specific to the app you opened them in. For example, if you opened the Word app, you'll only see Word documents; if you opened the Excel app, you'll see Excel spreadsheets.
To view any OneNote notebooks you saved to OneDrive or OneDrive for Business, tap + Open Existing.
From the Word, Excel, or PowerPoint app, open or create a document and tap AutoSave > Help and Support.
From the OneNote app, tap Settings > Help.
Or, select a link in the table below.
Android Help Content
Office for Android can be installed on Android phones or tablets running:
Android KitKat 4.4.X (Android M is not yet supported)
1 GB RAM or more
A screen size of 10.1 inches or smaller
App availability varies by country so find out what's available in your country.
Note: To use the extra features in the Office apps, you must sign in with the Microsoft account or work or school account associated with your qualifying Office 365 subscription. For a list of qualifying plans, see What you can do in the Office apps on an Android, iOS, or Windows mobile device with an Office 365 plan.