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Installing Software from the Office365 Portal

Published on June 1, 2015 in Office 365

As part of the Microsoft Office 365 subscription, all end-users may receive a free copies of Microsoft Office 2013 for as long as their user remains active. This means that users may download the following products on their personal devices:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft OneNote
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft InfoPath
  • Microsoft Skype for Business

 

End-users may install these applications onto 5 personally-owned devices including your desktop PC (running Windows 7 or higher), your Mac (Mac OS X version 10.5.8 or later), your Android device (running Android KitKat 4.4 or Android Lollipop 5.x or later), or your iOS (running iOS 7 or later) devices.

 

Installing Office on your Computer

To install Microsoft Office onto your PC,

  1. log into http://portal.office365.com and use your SJY email and password.
  2. Click the Settings sprocket at the top-right corner of the screen and choose Office 365 settings.
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  3. On the left-hand side, click Software.
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  4. Make any adjustments to the install settings and click Install.
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  5. Download and run the Microsoft ClicktoRun Setup. An image like the one below will appear.
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  6. A small message will appear on your bottom-right corner of the screen.
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    Next, a Welcome message will appear to begin your Microsoft Office installation. Click Next.
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  7. Click Accept to agree to the License Agreement.
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  8. Read the message about OneDrive and click Next.
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  9. Choose a theme and click Set Theme.
  10. Choose whether to take the tour or click No, thanks.
  11. A message will appear informing you that setup is continuing. Remain connected to the internet during this time.
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  12. When the Office installation is complete, you will see the following screen:
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  13. Click All done!

 

Installing Office on your Mobile Device

To install Microsoft Office onto your mobile device,

  1. log into http://portal.office365.com and use your SJY email and password.
  2. Click the Settings sprocket at the top-right corner of the screen and choose Office 365 settings.
  3. On the left-hand side, click Software.
  4. On the left-hand side, click Phone & tablet.
  5. Choose your phone or tablet platform/type.
  6. Click Get apps. You will be taken to your device’s installation page where you can access the apps for download.

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