How to Download Microsoft 365 On Mac: A Step-by-Step Guide
If you are a Mac user who wants to enjoy the benefits of Microsoft 365, you might be wondering how to download and install it on your device. Microsoft 365 is a subscription service that gives you access to the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive, and more. You can use these apps online or offline, on your own or with others in real time, and across your devices.
In this article, we will show you how to download and install Microsoft 365 on your Mac in a few easy steps. Whether you have a personal or a work or school account, we will guide you through the process and help you get started with Microsoft 365 on your Mac.
Step 1: Sign in to your Microsoft account
The first step to download Microsoft 365 on your Mac is to sign in to your Microsoft account. Go to www.office.com and click on the Sign in button. If you don't have a Microsoft account yet, you can create one for free.
Note: If you are using Microsoft 365 operated by 21 Vianet in China, sign in with your work or school account to login.partner.microsoftonline.cn. If you are using Microsoft 365 Germany, sign in with your work or school account to portal.office.de.
Enter your email address and password associated with your Microsoft 365 subscription and click on Next. If you have a personal account, this will be a Microsoft account. If you have a work or school account, this will be the email address and password provided by your organization.
Step 2: Download Microsoft 365 apps for Mac
After signing in, you will see the Microsoft 365 home page. Here you can access your online apps and files, or download the desktop apps for offline use. To download Microsoft 365 apps for Mac, click on the Install Office button.
If you have a personal account, select Install (or depending on your version, Install Office>). If you have a work or school account, select Office 365 apps to begin the installation.
The download will start automatically and you will see a file called MicrosoftOfficeInstaller.pkg in your Downloads folder. Double-click on this file to launch the installer.
Step 3: Install Microsoft 365 apps for Mac
Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation process. You may need to enter your Mac password and agree to the license terms. The installation may take several minutes depending on your internet speed and device performance.
Once the installation is finished, you will see a message saying \"You're all set! Office is installed now\". You can close the installer window and open any of the Microsoft 365 apps from your Applications folder or Launchpad.
Step 4: Activate Microsoft 365 apps for Mac
The first time you open any of the Microsoft 365 apps on your Mac, you will need to activate them with your Microsoft account. This will verify your subscription and allow you to use all the features of Microsoft 365.
To activate Microsoft 365 apps for Mac, open any app (such as Word) and click on Get started. You will see a sign-in screen where you need to enter your email address and password associated with your Microsoft 365 subscription. Click on Next and then Sign in.
You may also need to agree to some privacy settings and preferences before you can start using the app. Once you activate one app, all the other apps will be activated automatically as well.
Congratulations! You have successfully downloaded and installed Microsoft 365 on your Mac
You can now enjoy using the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, OneDrive, and more on your Mac. You can also access your online apps and files from any browser by going to www.office.com and signing in with your Microsoft account. ec8f644aee