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Office is now Microsoft 365

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Your productivity cloud across work and life

For home

Powerful productivity apps for individuals and families.

For business

Productivity solutions for small and medium sized businesses.

For enterprise

Enterprise-grade productivity, management, and security.

Frequently asked questions

  • Office is now Microsoft 365, the premier productivity suite with innovative Office apps, intelligent cloud services, and world-class security., the Office mobile app, and the Office app for Windows are now the Microsoft 365 app with a new icon, a new look, and even more features designed to help you achieve more.

  • These changes will apply to everyone who uses the Office app for work, school, or personal use. 

  • There will be no impact to your existing account, profile, subscription, or files. The app will update automatically with a new icon and name in January 2023.

  • Microsoft 365 is your powerful cloud-based productivity platform that include apps like Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneDrive, as well as intelligent cloud services and advanced security. Get started with free web and mobile apps or upgrade to a premium plan for access to more apps, storage, and features.

  • Use the Microsoft 365 app to access your favorite productivity tools, content, and apps, all in one place.

  • The Microsoft 365 app is available at, on Windows via the Microsoft Store, and in both Google Play and the Apple App Store.

    • For more premium apps and features, purchase a Microsoft 365 subscription.
  • Yes, internet access is required to install and activate Microsoft 365 and to get all the latest app releases and service updates.

    Note that if you are an existing subscriber, you do not need to reinstall or purchase another subscription.

    You do not need to be connected to the Internet to use apps such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, because the apps are fully installed on your computer.

  • No. You will continue to get access to apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook as part of Microsoft 365. You will also be able to make a one-time purchase of those apps via Office 2021 and Office LTSC plans. Additionally, there are no changes to Office 365 subscription plans.

  • The following Office 365 plans for enterprise are still available:

    • Office 365 E1
    • Office 365 E3 
    • Office 365 E5

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