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Objective

  • To provide instruction to students, faculty, and staff on installing Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) on a personal device

Scope

  • Install Office on as many as five PCs or Macs, five tablets, and five smartphones
  • Microsoft 365 subscription is valid only for current Students, Grad Students, Faculty, and Staff

Environment

  • Software for Personally-owned Computers
  • 10314: Microsoft 365
    • Microsoft Office 
  • Personally Owned Computer
    • macOS
    • Windows

Resolution

  1. Visit Miami's Microsoft portal to get Office for Mac or PC
  2. Log in with your Miami email address and MUnet password
  3. Click the Install Office button; the installer will normally download to your Downloads folder
  4. Double click the installer file downloaded to complete the installation
    • Follow all prompts to complete the install

 

Notes

  • Miami University's license does not include OneDrive or Microsoft Teams
    • Personal OneDrive accounts can be used
    • Microsoft Teams can be used with another organization
  • Installation on Chromebooks and Office Web Apps are not supported 
  • Effective July 2018, Microsoft ended technical support of Office 2010 and Office 2013, the Security Essentials antivirus program, and the early Surface and Surface Pro 2-in-1 devices

 

Details

Article ID: 17766
Created
Tue 10/25/16 2:48 PM
Modified
Wed 6/9/21 9:34 AM
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