Office 365 is one of the latest versions of the Office productivity package that has been equipped with various new features making this productivity suite better than the previous Office versions. The new features of the Office Setup 365 products include security, hosted services, collaboration tools and many more. The Office.com/Setup 365 productivity suite is available in various subscription plans like Personal, Home Premium, ProPlus and many more, that fulfils the demand and requirements of the market as well the users.

Office Setup 365

To enjoy and make use of the services and applications included in the Office 365 setup, the users need to follow a set of three processes in the orderly manner as mentioned below:

  1. Download
  2. Install
  3. Activate

How to download the Office Setup 365?

Downloading software or program is the first step, i.e. to receive the files or data required to execute the program from a remote system like an FTP server, an email address and many more. The users may download the Office Setup 365 via two methods i.e. online method (via official website of Microsoft Office) and offline method (via Office 365 CD package).

Online Method:

Follow the steps mentioned below to download the Office Setup 365, easily:

  1. Access the official website of the Microsoft Office.
  2. Select the “Shop Products” tab from the home page. A drop down menu will appear on the screen.
  3. Now, select the “Office” option from the drop down menu.
  4. After this, the users will be directed to the page that displays all the Office products.
  5. From this page, browse for the “Office 365” product either manually or by utilizing the search bar displayed at the top right corner of the page.
  6. Before clicking the “Download” button, ensure that the selected Office 365 product is compatible with the system of the users.
  7. To ensure the compatibility of the Office 365 product, go through the product description written just below the product that contains the Operating system to which the Office 365 is compatible with.
  8. After ensuring the compatibility of the Office Setup 365 product, click the “Buy Now and Download” button displayed in front of the product.
  9. Now, the users will be directed to the “Sign In” page, automatically. Here, they need to either login to the Office account (if already had an account) or create a new one (if not created yet) to continue with the payment process.
  10. After signing in to the Office account, enter the details of the Debit/Credit card by which the users want to make the payment. Even they may change the mode of payment like PayPal.
  11. After completing the payment process, an email containing a link for downloading the Office 365 setup will be send to the users.
  12. Now, utilize the link for downloading the setup. The setup will be downloaded to the “Downloads” folder (by default) of the computer unless the location is changed by the users.

Offline Method:

Follow the steps mentioned below to download the Office Setup 365, easily:

  1. Insert the Office 365 product CD into the CD / DVD drive.
  2. Now, explore it to install the Office Setup 365 to the device.
  3. And then, follow the on-screen instructions set when prompted.

How to install the Office Setup 365?

Installing software is the second step that refers to the process of making the device ready for proper functioning or execution of the software or program. The installation process depends on the Operating system.

Follow the stepwise procedure mentioned below to install the Office 365 setup to the device having Windows Operating System:

  1. Access the “Downloads” folder of the computer or the location where the Office 365 setup has been downloaded.
  2. Explore the “Office 365” setup file by double clicking on it.
  3. Now, click the “Yes” button when prompted.
  4. And then, wait until the Office Setup 365 gets installed to the device, completely.
  5. Once the setup gets installed to the device, click the “Close” button.

Follow the step wise procedure mentioned below to install the Office Setup 365 to the device having mac Operating System:

  1. Visit the “Downloads” folder of the mac device or to the location where the Office 365 setup has been downloaded.
  2. Twice click the “Continue” button when prompted.
  3. After this, a window containing the “Terms and Conditions” of the Office 365 product will appear on the screen.
  4. In this window click “I Agree” button for making an agreement to it.
  5. Now, click the “Continue” button.
  6. And then, click the “Install” button.
  7. After this, the users will be asked to enter the mac’s password.
  8. Now, enter the password of the mac device and click the “Install Software” button.
  9. After this, the installation process will begin on the mac device. Wait until it gets completely installed.
  10. Once the software gets successfully installed on the device, click the “close” button.
  11. Now, the users can use the applications and services include in the Office 365 productivity suite.

How to activate the Office Setup 365?

Activating software is the third step and plays a vital role, as it ensures that software package is installed and its services are used by the authorised users only. All the paid software mostly requires a product key to be entered on the device for activating the services of the software. This product key is 25-character key that is made available to the users in either of the forms mentioned below:

  1. Retail cards
  2. Confirmation email of the subscribed product

Follow the stepwise procedure mentioned below to activate the Office Setup 365 on the device:

  1. Click the “Start” button.
  2. Now, launch any of the application of the Office 365 product such as MS Word or any.
  3. When the users open the application for the first time, it will ask them to activate. To do so, click the “Activate” button.
  4. Now, select the “Enter product key” option from activate pop-up window.
  5. And then, enter the 25-character product key in the space provided for it.
  6. After this, an “Add this key to an account” box will appear on the screen. In this box, click the “Redeem Online” option.
  7. Now, sign in to the Office account or create a new one, if not yet created.
  8. At last, click the “Finish Activation” button.
  9. Once completing the activation process, the Office 365 services and applications can be used by the users.