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portal.office.com

Office Portal which is a portal available at portal.office.com, an online tool that lets you access email, calendar, and files saved to OneDrive for Business. This tool is a Office 365 Exclusive tool and is also used to access online versions of Word, Powerpoint and other apps. This lets you easily Edit or View your files.

How to install Updates?

Office pushes OTA updates every now and then and if you want to receive the latest updates you can follow steps:

  1. Launch any Office Application. (Word, Powerpoint, etc)
  2. In the File Menu, Click Account.
  3. In Product Information Section, You will have Update Options, Click on it.
  4. Now Click “Update Now”, Office will start to download any new update if available, or else if it is already updated, it will show a message. “You’re up to date.”

Is Installation Required?

Installing Microsoft Office is required when you want to use Office on your device offline at all times. If you want to run the Cloud version of Microsoft Office, logging in to the online version is sufficient, you do not need to install Office on your desktop.

RESET YOUR OFFICE PASSWORD

It is simple to reset your password if you have forgotten your password.

  1. Go-to www.office.com/myaccount.
  2. Click Sign In.
  3. On the bottom right, click forgot password.
  4. Choose a valid reset option e.g: reset via email or reset via phone.
  5. You will receive a verification email to reset your password.
  6. Complete the verification process and set a new password.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How to Create a new Microsoft Account?

Creating a Microsoft Office Account is pretty easy. You will need your Mobile number in some cases. Follow Steps:
1. Go to www.office.com.
2. Click on Sign In on the top Right Corner.
3. Under the Email Address, Phone number or Skype field, you will find “No Account? Create One!”. Click on Create one.
4. Follow steps, Enter your details and you are good to go.

How to share your Microsoft 365 Family subscription?

If you have recently purchased the Office 365 Family Subscription, and you want to add/share the subscription with your family, here is how to do it:
1. Go to www.microsoft.com/services/office/sharing.
2. Sign In with your Microsoft Account, the one with which you have purchased the Subscription.
3. Select and Click the “Start Sharing” button.
4. You will get a pop up, Share your Subscription.
5. Now you get options to invite via email or invite via link.
6. Once they have accepted the invite, they can log in via www.office.com to access the applications.

How to install and setup office:

Before installing Microsoft Office, we need to check and verify some pre-requests checklist of the system. This might affect our work performance while using it, it might also give some errors while setting up Office.

Office Setup Check List:

  1. Review system requirements for the software. And make sure your system meets them adequately.
  2. An active Internet connection. (An active internet connection is needed for downloading software packages as well as while setting up the office.)
  3. An Outlook Account, Any Account that you use for Microsoft Services.

Setting-up Office on a Mac:

Follow the step’s below to install Office on the Mac:

  1. When the download is completed, go to files and double click the “Microsoft Office Installer.pkg”. (An installation window appears on your Mac screen.)
  2. Click the Continue Button from here. It takes you to the “Licenses” tab.
  3. Review the software License and select Continue.
  4. Review the “Terms & Conditions” followed by clicking agree, if agreed to proceed further.
  5. Choose your installation priority, either Custom or Complete Package, and click Continue.
  6. Select the location where you want to save the installation. Click install.
  7. The software begins to install. Close the installation window when completed.

Your Microsoft Office is ready to assist you within your Mac Book.

Setting up Office on a Windows:

Follow the step’s below to install Office on the Windows:

  1. When the download is completed, go to files and double click the “Microsoft Office Installer.exe”. (An installation window appears on your pc screen.)
  2. An alert appears on your computer screen. Asking you: “Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your Device?”, select Yes.
  3. It shows you the option to select the required package to install. Select either: Complete Package or Custom Package.
  4. Installation begins.

Your Microsoft Office is ready to assist you within your Windows Pc.

    office.com/setup:

  1. Go to office.com/setup for office setup.
  2. Sign In or Create a New Account.
  3. Enter and Redeem Office Product Key.
  4. Download and Run Office Setup.
  5. Follow On-Screen setup instructions.
  6. You’re All Set! Run Office applications.

Getting Started with Microsoft Office:

Follow the step’s below to set up the Microsoft Office:

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. From here, select Microsoft Office product.
  3. The licensing file appears.
  4. Review the license and select “I agree.” if agreed.
  5. It requires you to sign-in your Outlook Id.
  6. Sign-in your Outlook Id, it got activated, and your office is ready to use.
  7. You will adjust your Office priorities and settings as per your requirements.
  8. For the time of usage, you are asked to adjust your Office priorities and settings as per your requirements.

Where are the Installed Office Applications (windows):

  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. In the app Screen, You can scroll and find Office applications.
  3. Or simply Type the application you want to Open, Word, Excel.

Find Installed Office apps on Mac:

  1. Press Command and Space bar.
  2. It will bring up the Search bar, Type the application you want to open, Word, Powerpoint and hit Enter.
  3. Or you can go to the Finder and open the application folder and all the installed applications will be available there.

office.com/setup:

  1. Go to office.com/setup for office setup.

    Open any browser, visit www.office.com/setup or office.com/setup. This website is specifically built to guide you through the Office installation process.Step 1 for www.office.com/setup or office.com/setup

  2. Sign In or Create a New Account.

    Under the “Hi. Let’s get started.” is the Step to Sign in with your Microsoft Account. If you already have a Microsoft account that you use for Microsoft Services like Outlook, One Drive, Xbox Live or Skype. Use that account to Sign In or else you can create a new account with Microsoft by clicking on the Create a New Account button. Step 2 for www.office.com/setup

  3. Enter and Redeem Office Product Key.

    If you have logged in with your Existing Microsoft Account that you used while purchasing office online, you will not be asked for a product key, Instead, you will directly be redirected to the product selection page. If you are getting “Enter Product Key” on your screen, Please look in for your product key in your email or on the back of your product packaging. It is a 25 Digit Product key in XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX format. In some cases, you might need to choose your Region and Language.Step 3 for office.com/setup

  4. Download and Run Office Setup.

    Now, Click on the subscription that you have purchased and click on the Install Button below the Subscription. As per your browser, you will get a prompt to Save and Run the Office setup file. Click Save and Run, once the download is finished, your Setup will automatically Run. In some occurrence, if the Setup does not start automatically, Go to the Downloads folder and run the setup again.step 4 for office.com/setup

  5. Follow On-Screen setup instructions.

    Go through the Installation Wizard, you usually do not need any information or customization to install, just follow the steps, click next and let the installation finish.www.office.com/setup step 5

  6. You’re All Set! Run Office applications.

    Once the installation is finished, you will get a message “You’re All Set!” Click Finish and Open any Office application and use it.step 6 for www.office.com/setup

Change Billing settings for Office:

If you want to make changes to the billing settings of your Office account, follow steps:

  1. Go to your Microsoft Account or simply go to office.com/myaccount.
  2. Go to My Account, click on the tab Billings.
  3. Here you will find your existing billing details.
  4. You can add new cards for payment and change billing details too. 
How to Switch from Office Home/Personal to Office 365?

It is easily possible, Follow Steps:

  1. Go to office.com.
  2. Now log in to your existing Subscription Account.
  3. Buy a New Office 365 (the one you want to switch to) Subscription.
  4. Now the remaining time on your old Subscription will be added to your New Subscription and your switch is done.
What is new in Microsoft Office in 2020?

With the latest update Microsoft has pushed in new Security updates and Bug fixes and improvements in the software framework. You can download the latest Office updates from support.office.com and go to Office Update section. Here are some feature updates and whats new.

  • You can refresh your Report and pull refreshed data from ODATA and Share Point in Excel.
  • In Powerpoint, Excel and Word, you can directly pull in High Quality Stock Images from Insert > Pictures > Stock Images.
  • Improved new Outlook with new experience and refreshed look and improved performance, security.

How to Renew your Office Subscription?

You can Renew your Office subscription by visiting your office account at www.office.com/myaccount or you can follow steps:

  1. Go to www.office.com/renew website.
  2. You can see renewal prices on the page.
  3. Choose your subscription according to your old subscription.
  4. You can renew with a monthly or a yearly Subscription.
  5. With whatever renewal plan, review your Cart.
  6. Proceed to Checkout.
  7. Sign in with the Microsoft account that you use with Microsoft 365.
  8. Check your Order and choose Renew subscription.

You can also renew your subscription from a local store by purchasing the renewal and entering the product key of that product in your renewal page.

Office Product Key

In XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX Format, a combination of 25 Alphanumerics, is usually provided with the package that your Office is stored in. It can be a CD, DVD, or an Email. If you have purchased Office from a local store you can find the product key on the backside under the product bar code. 

However, If you have made the purchase online and the product is linked with your email, you most probably don’t need a product key. However, if you’re being asked for a Product Key during installation, you can find the Product Key in your email that you used to make the purchase from.

office.com/sharepoint

Sharepoint is one of the best application for you to use with your Team to share your files, data, and resources, This can be purchased online from www.office.com/sharepoint.

office.com/student

Office 365 Student is a free office 365 subscription for students. It includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and now Microsoft Teams, plus additional classroom tools. Not everyone can sign up and set up office with this package, you will need a valid school email address to get started.

office.com/teams

Teams is a Microsoft Teams app by Microsoft Office Team, This is one of the most used application in this Covid-19 and is one of the best ways to communicate and work with your Team.

How to Un-Install/Remove Office from your Device:

PC:

  1. Go to the Start menu.
  2. Start and Launch “Control Panel”.
  3. Open “Add or Remove Programs”.
  4. Find Microsoft Office(the version you have installed.
  5. On the Right side, Click Uninstall/Change.
  6. Follow Uninstallation Onscreen Steps.
  7. Wait for the progress to complete. Your Office is Uninstalled.

Android:
  1. In your App Drawer.
  2. Select and Hold your Office application.
  3. From Options Select Uninstall.
  4. It will be uninstalled.

Mac:
  1. Open “Finder”.
  2. On the right pane, click and Open Applications Folder.
  3. Find and Select Office Apps.
  4. Highlight and Select Apps and drag to Trash.
  5. Empty Trash and Office is Uninstalled from your Mac.
  6. You Can use third party applications to uninstalled and remove Office.

IOS:
  1. Touch and Hold your Microsoft Office or Office app Icon.
  2. Click on the “X” that appears on the top right corner of the icon.
  3. In IOS 13 or Later, a menu will Pop Up.
  4. Click on the “Remove App”.
  5. A prompt will appear, Click Remove App Again.
  6. Your Application is Removed.