What version of Office am I using?

You know you have Microsoft Office installed. Good beginning! Here's how to find things like which version, which service pack (SP), and which bit version (32- or 64-bit) you have installed.

Office 2013

Office 2013 uses the File tab and the Microsoft Office Backstage view, what you see after you click File. Here's what you see in Word 2013.

Word 2013 showing the File > Account window

  1. Choose File > Account.

  2. Here's where you can see the information.

    • To see the version number, look under Product Information.

    • To see if Office is installed using a subscription, look under Product Information.

    • To see if you have 32-bit or 64-bit Office installed, choose About Word.

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Office 365

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

Word 2013 installed with Office 365 showing the File > Account window

  1. Choose File > Account.

  2. Here's where you can see the information.

    • To see the version number, look under Office Updates.

    • To see if Office is installed using a subscription, look under Product Information. For Office 365, you should see Subscription Product.

    • To see if you have 32-bit or 64-bit Office installed, choose About Word.

Tip   Choose Update Options to see how you can install updates.

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Office for Mac 2011

Here's what you see in Word for Mac 2011.

Word for Mac 2011 showing About Word page

  • To see the version, choose the Word menu > About Word.

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Office 2013 RT

On the Microsoft 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.

Word RT showing the File > Account window

  1. Choose File > Account.

  2. Under Product Information, find the version.

Note    To learn about licensing, tap About Word.

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Office 2010

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

Word 2010 Help

  1. Choose File > Help.

  2. Here's where you can see the information.

    • To see the version, look under Product Activated.

    • To see if you have 32-bit or 64-bit Office installed, look under About Microsoft Word.

    • To see what service pack you have installed or to see the licensing information, choose Additional Version and Copyright Information.

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Office 2007

Office 2007 introduced tabs and the Microsoft Office Button Microsoft Office Button. Here's what you see in Word 2007.

Word 2007 Resources

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

  2. In the Word Options dialog box, click Resources to 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 2003

Important   Support has ended for Office 2003.

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.

Word 2003 Help, About

Word 03 About

  1. Choose Help > About.

  2. In the About dialog box, find the version and the Service Pack (SP).

    Note   To learn about licensing is the This product is licensed to field.

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Applies To: Access 2013, Access 2007, Access 2010, Excel 2013, Excel 2007, Excel 2010, InfoPath 2013, InfoPath 2010, Office 2007, 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, Office 365 Admin, Office 365 operated by 21Vianet - End User, Office 365 operated by 21Vianet - Admin, Office 365 Small Business Admin, Office 365 operated by 21Vianet - Small Business Admin



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