Are they text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and anything else for study or work purposes? Would you like to always have all your files at hand and be able to modify them from any device you have? Would you like to have access to the latest Word, Excel and PowerPoint functions without buying new Office licenses? If you answered yes to these questions, could you think of activate Office 365, the Microsoft service, thanks to which you can use all the applications included in the Office package, managing the documents of all the devices associated with your account.

Enabling Office 365 is not complicated at all. All that needs to be done to be successful is to identify the subscription plan that suits you, sign it on the Microsoft website, and then download the applications in the Office suite on your device, be it a Pc, a mobile phone or a tablet.

So can you tell what you are still doing there? Courage: Get comfortable right away, take all the time you need to focus on reading this article, and most importantly, try to put the "tips" I'm going to give you into practice. You see, by scrupulously following my instructions, you won't have the slightest problem completing your "business" today. I wish you a good reading and, above all, I wish you all the best of luck.

Office 365 plans and pricing

Before explaining you in detail how activate Office 365I want to give you some details on the subscription plans and prices that you can subscribe to use the applications of the famous Microsoft productivity package. Find them below.

  • 365 Office Staff - coast € 7 / month o 69 euros / year and includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access (the latter two only on Windows), 1TB of space on OneDrive, 60 minutes of calls Skype per month and access to all the functions of the Office application for Mobile Phones and Tablets. By activating this plan, you can install Office only on a PC and use the Office applications only on a mobile device.
  • Office 365 Home - coast € 10 / month o 99 euros / year and includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access (the last two only on Windows), 1TB of space on OneDrive, 60 minutes of Skype calls for one number per month and access to all the functions of the application of Office for mobile phones and tablets. The plan allows you to use the features just mentioned and install Office on up to 6 PCs and use the Office applications on up to 6 mobile devices. If you wish, before subscribing to Office 365 Home, you can subscribe to the free 30-day trial.

If you are a business user, however, know that you can subscribe to one of the Office 365 plans dedicated to professionals (more information here), while if you do not intend to subscribe and want to activate Office Home and Student 2019 buy the license, which costs 149 euros Once, take a look at the guide where I explain how to do this.

Activate Office 365 on Windows

If you want to activate the subscription to Office 365 on Windows, the first operation you should do is connect to the Microsoft website, press the orange button For home and then select the subscription plan you prefer (ex. 365 Office Staff at 7 euros / month or Office 365 Home at 10 euros / month), by clicking on the green button Shop now.

Then press the button Complete transaction and log in to your Microsoft account. If you don't have one, create it right now, perhaps using the instructions I gave you in my dedicated guide. Once you are logged in, select the way to pay (Ex. credit card, prepaid card, PayPal, etc.) that you want to use to pay the subscription to Office 365, press the buttons Save y siguiente and confirm the purchase by pressing the buttons Add to cart y continued. Finally press the button install twice in a row, to start downloading the Office suite.

Once the download is complete, open the package .exe that you downloaded from the Microsoft website, press the button yes and wait for the installation of the Office applications to complete. At the end of the operation, then press the button search start word or any other application included in the package, log in to your Microsoft account (if requested) and press the button I accept and start (name of the program).

To make sure the operation was successful, after starting one of the applications included in Office 365 (ex. word ), Press the button office hour located in the upper left, select the item account from the left sidebar and make sure the entry is present under the Office logo Product subscription.

Activate Office 365 on macOS

If you would like to activate Office 365 on macOS, you have to go to the Microsoft site, press the button For home and then select the plan 365 Office Staff at 7 euros / month or the plan Office 365 Home at 10 euros / month, then pressing the green button Shop now to continue

Then log into your Microsoft account by pressing the button Complete transaction and fill out the login form with your account details (if you don't have one yet, please create one now). After logging in, select the way to pay which you prefer to use to pay for the Office 365 subscription (ex. credit card, prepaid card, PayPaletc.) and press the buttons Save, siguiente, Add to cart y continued. Then press the button install twice in a row to start downloading the suite.

At this point, open the file PKG you got from Microsoft website press the buttons continued (twice in a row) e to accept, select the disco suite destination click the buttons continued y install and finally write the password Management Mac to complete the configuration.

Alternatively, if you prefer, you can download Office 365 directly from the Mac App Store by getting the full suite of apps or individual apps: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, and OneDrive. To continue with the download, visit the links I just provided, click the button View in the Mac App Store, wait for the Mac App Store to open, press the button get and confirm by entering your Apple ID password or using the touch ID (if your Mac includes this component).

Finally, start one of the applications included in the package (eg. word o standing out ), press the buttons starts y to access, log into your Microsoft account and then press the button Start using (program name). To make sure Office 365 is activated, open the menu word (or the one related to the application you decided to open first) in the macOS menu bar (top left), select the item About (program name) and make sure the newsroom is present Office 365 subscription next to the writing license.

Activate Office 365 on Android and iOS

After activating Office 365 on your PC, you would also like to know how to do the same on yours. Device Android o iOS ? All you have to do is download the apps included in the Microsoft Productivity Pack and log in to the account where your Office 365 subscription is activated.

For, download applications of Office in Android, click here to go to the page of Play Store where there are Microsoft applications, press the name of the one you want to download (ex. Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, etc.) and press the button install To download it

To download Office applications at iOS, instead, click here to go to the app store page where there are Microsoft apps, tap the name of the one you want to download, then click the button get and confirm the transaction by authenticating through touch ID el Face ID or password from your Apple ID If you need more information on how to download Office to your mobile phone or tablet, read the guide I just linked.

After downloading one of the applications in question, press the button adjustments located at the bottom right (the icon of gear ), touch the item to access and complete the form you see on the screen by entering your Microsoft account login information in the appropriate text fields to access it. After you sign in, you can take advantage of all the benefits included in your previously activated Office 365 subscription.

In any case, I remind you that the Office 365 subscription is not necessary to use the Office applications on mobile devices with dimensions equal to or less than 10.1 ": on the devices in question, it is in fact possible to use the Office applications to zero cost, although with some limitations in the available functions.