Q: How do I download Microsoft 365 applications to my computer?

Created by Dan Maitland, Modified on Mon, 11 Oct 2021 at 02:32 PM by Dan Maitland


  • To download the desktop Office 365 applications you will need a license for them.

  • Microsoft 365 Business subscriptions that include desktop application downloads are:

    • Microsoft 365 Business Standard

    • Microsoft 365 Business Premium

    • Microsoft 365 Apps

  • To check what type of licence you have, follow these instructions - What License Do I Have?

Download Microsoft 365 applications

Step 1: Visit the Microsoft 365 Site

In your web browser, visit https://www.office.com

Step 2: Sign In

Sign in (top right) with your Microsoft 365 account. 

Step 3: Install Office

After signing in, click the 'Install Office' button, found at the top right of the page, and select 'Office 365 Apps'. 

Save the installer and run it after it has been downloaded. Follow the prompts to install Office 365 on your computer. 

Step 4: Activate Office

To activate Office once it has been installed, run an Office app, like Word, and then accept the licence agreement.

More detailed instructions from Microsoft can be found here.

Please lodge a support ticket if you have any problems.

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