How do I install Microsoft office on my Windows or Mac computer?

This tutorial applies to the following operating system(s):

Windows or macOS


Students and Employees with the University of Idaho are provided Microsoft Office Pro Plus at no extra cost as part of their Office 365 email account. This tutorial will assist you in downloading and installing Microsoft Office 365.

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Step 1:

Navigate and log into Click on the Install Office 365 button to begin the install process. 

Navigate and log into and log into

Step 2:

Office 365 will download the setup for Office 365. Please run this setup once it has finished downloading or navigate to the saved location and run the setup.

Office 365 will download the setup..Run the setup for Office 365

Step 3:

Office 365 will start the install process, which can be minimized.

The installer will prepare setup.

Step 4:

You will see the progress of the install to your machine as it installs in the background.

You will see the progress of the install to your machine.
Office will install.

Step 5:

After the install has finished you can close all of the windows. Office 365 will now be available on your machine.

Office 365 will now be available in your applications on your machine.
A message will appear when installation is complete.

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