Can I download Office if I have 365?

Open your web browser and sign into your account at You can either use your Microsoft account (e.g., [email protected]) or your work account (e.g., [email protected]).

  • Because I don’t know what your start screen will be, it’s best that after you sign in you go to the following URL in your browser: It doesn’t matter whether you open a new tab or stay on your current tab to type this URL. This will take you to the following Software section in your Office 365 portal.
    Can I download Office if I have 365?
    Can I download Office if I have 365?
  • Make sure you are installing the 32-bit version of Office. If your screen shows 64-bit, click Advanced and change it to 32-bit. It’s extremely rare that you would need to install 64-bit version of Office. If you already have a certain version installed (e.g., 64-bit), Office is smart enough to detect your existing version and install the same version for you.
    Note: According to Microsoft, the 64-bit version is now installed by default. However, I noticed the 32-bit version of Office as default in my Office 365 subscription.
  • Click Install at the bottom of the screen. This will install Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Outlook, Skype for Business, and OneDrive for Business apps on your local computer. Notice there’s nothing on this screen that tells you which version of Office will be installed. That’s because Microsoft says it will automatically install the latest version. In fact, Microsoft says even if your screen shows Office 2016 and Office 2019 is the latest version, it will install Office 2019 because it’s the latest version.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen. Answer Yes to the prompt Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?
  • When you start any Office application and click Accept to agree to Microsoft’s licensing terms, your entire Office suite will be activated. There’s no need to activate each individual application.
  • If you want to deactivate Office on one computer and install it on the other, click the My account > Install status hyperlink under the Manage installs section in the above screenshot. Here you can deactivate a previous install of Office 365 ProPlus and then go back and install Office 365 ProPlus on another computer.
    Can I download Office if I have 365?
    Can I download Office if I have 365?
  • When you install Office, it will install all the applications included in it. You no longer have a choice of installing certain apps or removing certain apps after installing Office. If you don’t want to see certain apps then just delete the shortcuts to those apps. The option may change in the future. However, at the time I wrote this article, users were not given any choices.

    Office Support

    If you run into any issues with installation or signing in, visit this FAQ page. For even more detailed help visit Troubleshooting installing Office. If you still need help, then Contact Office Support.

    Download and install Office

    Install Microsoft 365 apps (like Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) on up to 5 devices per user.


    1. You must have a Business Professional, Premium Security or Business Enterprise email plan to install Office apps through the Email & Office Dashboard.
    2. If you already have an older version of Office on your computer, uninstall it before downloading the new version that comes with your plan. Find out how to uninstall Office on a PC or uninstall Office on a Mac.

    1. Sign in to your Email & Office Dashboard:
      • Sign in as a user using your email address and password.
      • Sign in as account owner using your GoDaddy username and password.
    2. Select Download Office to open your Microsoft 365 account. You might be asked to sign in using your email address and password.
      • If you’re a user, go to the Setup section of the Dashboard to see the Download Office option.
      Can I download Office if I have 365?
    3. Select Install Office. The installation file will begin to download. If prompted, select Save. You need to select your preferred language and Office version before you can begin installation.
      Can I download Office if I have 365?
    4. Once the file downloads, open the file and follow the steps provided to install your Office apps.
      Can I download Office if I have 365?
    5. When you open your new Office apps, sign in using your Microsoft 365 email address and password. You might need to select your account type as Work or school, not Personal, to continue.
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    Can I download word if I have Office 365?

    With most Office 365 plans, you're able to download and install full versions of Microsoft Office programs like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint on your PC, Mac, or mobile device.

    How do I download Office 365 apps if I already have an account?

    Go to and if you're not already signed in, select Sign in..
    Sign in with the account you associated with this version of Office..
    After signing in, follow the steps: From the Office 365 home page select Install Office apps. ... .
    This completes the download of Office to your device..

    Can I install Microsoft Office and Office 365 at the same time?

    If you have a Microsoft 365 subscription or non-subscription version such as Office Home and Business 2021, 2019, 2016 or 2013, in most cases you can't run these versions together on the same computer.

    Is there a difference between Microsoft Office and Office 365?

    Microsoft 365 includes the robust Office desktop apps that you're familiar with, like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. You also get extra online storage and cloud-connected features that let you collaborate on files in real time.