Manage Office 365 for home

Switch from Office 365 Home

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If you aren't sharing your Office 365 Home subscription and you only need one install, you might want to switch to a Personal plan.

Prepare to switch
  1. Sign in to office.com/myccount with the Microsoft Account you use for Office 365.

  2. Choose Share Office 365.

  3. Choose Remove and then Remove user for each person you have shared with.

  4. Go back and choose Install.

  5. Choose Deactivate Install and Deactivate for each device that no longer needs Office.

    Note: You can leave one install for a PC or Mac, and one for a tablet.

Switch your subscription online
  1. Go to microsoftstore.com/office.

  2. Choose Office 365 Personal on the product page.

  3. Choose whether you want to pay Monthly or Yearly.

  4. Confirm you have added Office 365 Personal to your cart and choose Checkout.

  5. If needed, sign in to the Microsoft Account you use with Office.

  6. Choose Place order to make the switch.

Switch your subscription with a product key
  1. If you have a product key for Office 365 Personal, go to office.com/setup.

  2. If needed, sign in to the Microsoft Account you use with Office.

  3. Type in the product key.

  4. Choose your Country or region, Your language and then Next.

  5. Choose Switch to Office 365 Personal and add 1 year.

    Note: Automatic Renewal is turned on by default but you can choose to turn it off.

  6. Enter your payment details and choose Next to finish.

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If you no longer need to install Office on more than one PC or Mac and don’t need to share Office 365 Home with others, you can switch to the less expensive Personal plan.

To prepare for the switch, you will need to stop sharing your subscription with other users.

Sign in to office.com/myccount with your Microsoft Account.

On your My Office Account page, choose Share Office 365.

Then choose Remove and then Remove user for each person you have shared with.

Second, you will need to deactivate your extra installs.

Choose Install. Deactivate install and then Deactivate for each device that no longer needs Office.

You can leave one install for a PC or Mac, and one for a tablet.

Now that you’ve completed those tasks, you’re ready to switch.

To switch Office 365 plans without a product key, go to microsoftstore.com/office.

Select Office 365 Personal on the product page.

Decide whether you want to pay monthly or yearly and then choose Buy and download now.

After you confirm you have added the correct Office 365 to your cart, choose Checkout.

If needed, sign in to the Microsoft Account you use with Office. And then place your order.

If you already have an Office 365 Personal product key, go to office.com/setup.

Make sure you’re signed into the Microsoft Account you use for Office 365.

Enter your product key, choose your Country or region and select Your language.

You can use an Office 365 Personal product key to extend your Home subscription for another 9 months, or switch to Personal. We'll switch to Personal and choose Next.

Automatic Renewal is turned on by default but you can choose to turn it off.

Enter your payment details if needed and then to finish, choose Next and your subscription will be renewed and switched to Office 365 Personal.

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