Skip Navigation

Department Support Search

Information Technology

Installing the Office Suite for Office 365 - For Windows

 

Upon logging in to https://office.com with your OU e-mail address and password, one will see an option to install Office on your computer.


Microsoft Windows Installation (Office 2016 for Windows):

  1. To download the Office 2016 Suite, log into the Office.com through the link at the top of the page.
  2. On the right side of the page, one should see an "Install now" button. Clicking on the button will prompt to download the Office 2016 installer.
  3. If you wish to install the 64-Bit version of Office 2016, click the 'Other installs' link. Under the "Install Office 365 ProPlus with the new 2016 apps (Recommended)" section, click the Advanced link under the Version section. You can then select '64-bit' from the drop-down menu. Finally click the Install button to install the 64-Bit version.
  4. Your browser should now prompt whether you want to run or save the installer file for Office 365 Pro Plus. Running the installation file will automatically begin the installation once it finishes downloading, whereas saving the installation file requires you to find the file and run it once the download completes.
  5. On the User Account Control prompt, click 'Yes.' The Office installer will now load.
    • If you receive a warning prompt because it detected Windows Installer based version of older Office products, please see this page before proceeding.
  6. Office will now install, a progress bar should fill during this process. Once it completes, click the Close button.
  7. Office 2016 is now installed on your computer. The 2016 programs should now be listed in your Start menu programs list.
  8. Upon loading one of these programs for the first time, you will be prompted to Accept the license agreement. Click Accept to proceed. Your program should now open.
  9. Your new installation of Office should now be registered to your computer at: https://www.office.com/
  10. If you need to set up your Office 365 account, please following the instructions here.


Microsoft Windows Installation (Office 2013 for Windows):

  1. To download the Office 2013 Suite, log into the Office 365 through the link at the top of the page.
  2. On the right side of the page, one should see an "Other installs" link. On the next page, scroll down to the "Install Office 365 ProPlus with the 2013 apps" section.
  3. You can select either the 32-Bit or 64-Bit installer. Once you make your selection, click the Install button.
  4. Your browser should now prompt whether you want to run or save the installer file for Office 365 Pro Plus. Running the installation file will automatically begin the installation once it finishes downloading, whereas saving the installation file requires you to find the file and run it once the download completes.
  5. On the User Account Control prompt, click 'Yes.' The Office installer will now load.
    • If you receive a warning prompt because it detected Windows Installer based version of older Office products, please see this page before proceeding.
  6. While Office installs in the background (progress will show in the lower right corner), you may proceed with the license approval and initial setup.
  7. Click the Next button.
  8. Now read over the agreement and click the Accept button if you wish to proceed.
  9. You will next see a screen highlighting the benefits of OneDrive.
  10. Next you will be asked how you wish for Office to look.
  11. Finally you can click to see what's new in this version of Office.
  12. Clicking "No thanks" will take you to the ongoing installer progress bar.
  13. Once finished, you will receive a "You're good to go." message from the installer. To complete, click the "All done!" button.
  14. Office 2013 is now installed on your computer.
  15. Your new installation of Office should now be registered to your computer at: https://www.office.com/
  16. If you need to set up your Office 365 account, please following the instructions here.

Additional install information can be found here:

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Download-and-install-Office-using-Office-365-for-business-on-your-PC-or-Mac-72977511-dfd1-4d8b-856f-405cfb76839c?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

Options for Technical Assistance

NeedHelp.ou.edu
bursar@ou.edu
http://assets3.desk.com/
false
desk
Loading
seconds ago
a minute ago
minutes ago
an hour ago
hours ago
a day ago
days ago
about
false
Invalid characters found
/customer/en/portal/articles/autocomplete?b_id=4075