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Completely free online version of Office with email, video conferencing, customized hub for class teamwork with Microsoft Teams, compliance tools, and information protection.

All the features in A1 plus full access to the Office desktop apps, and additional management and security tools.

All the features in A3 plus Microsoft’s best-in-class intelligent security management, advanced compliance, and analytics systems.

Office applications

  • MicrosoftOutlook
  • MicrosoftWord
  • MicrosoftExcel
  • MicrosoftPowerPoint
  • MicrosoftOneNote

Office applications

  • MicrosoftOutlook
  • MicrosoftWord
  • MicrosoftExcel
  • MicrosoftPowerPoint
  • MicrosoftOneNote
  • MicrosoftPublisher (PC only)
  • MicrosoftAccess (PC only)

Office applications

  • MicrosoftOutlook
  • MicrosoftWord
  • MicrosoftExcel
  • MicrosoftPowerPoint
  • MicrosoftOneNote
  • MicrosoftPublisher (PC only)
  • MicrosoftAccess (PC only)

Services

  • MicrosoftExchange
  • MicrosoftOneDrive
  • MicrosoftSharePoint
  • MicrosoftTeams
  • MicrosoftSway
  • MicrosoftForms
  • MicrosoftStream
  • MicrosoftFlow
  • MicrosoftPowerApps
  • MicrosoftSchool Data Sync
  • MicrosoftYammer

Services

  • MicrosoftExchange
  • MicrosoftOneDrive
  • MicrosoftSharePoint
  • MicrosoftTeams
  • MicrosoftSway
  • MicrosoftForms
  • MicrosoftStream
  • MicrosoftFlow
  • MicrosoftPowerApps
  • MicrosoftSchool Data Sync
  • MicrosoftBookings
  • MicrosoftYammer

Services

  • MicrosoftExchange
  • MicrosoftOneDrive
  • MicrosoftSharePoint
  • MicrosoftTeams
  • MicrosoftSway
  • MicrosoftForms
  • MicrosoftStream
  • MicrosoftFlow
  • MicrosoftPowerApps
  • MicrosoftSchool Data Sync
  • MicrosoftBookings
  • MicrosoftPower BI
  • MicrosoftYammer
  • Web versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, and Outlook 
  • Desktop version of OneNote 
  • Microsoft Teams, a digital hub that integrates the conversations, content, and apps your school needs to be more collaborative and engaged 
  • Class and Staff notebooks 
  • Professional Learning Community (PLC) groups 
  • Self-grading quizzes with Forms 
  • Digital storytelling with Sway 
  • Inform and engage with communication sites and team sites throughout your intranet using SharePoint 
  • Compliance solutions with a unified eDiscovery center 
  • Rights management, data loss prevention, and encryption 
  • Enterprise video service for creating, managing, and sharing videos securely across an organization 
  • App development without writing code to extend business data quickly with custom web and mobile apps 
  • Workflow automation across apps and services to automate business processes without writing code 
  • Plan schedules and daily tasks with Microsoft Teams 
  • Email with 50 GB mailbox 1
  • Unlimited personal cloud storage 2
  • HD video conferencing 
  • Maximum number of users: unlimited 
  • Unlimited email storage with In-Place archiving 
  • Advanced email with archiving and legal hold
  • Web versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, and Outlook 
  • Desktop versions of Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs per user 3
  • Office apps on up to 5 tablets and 5 phones per user 4
  • Microsoft Teams, a digital hub that integrates the conversations, content, and apps your school needs to be more collaborative and engaged 
  • Class and Staff notebooks 
  • Professional Learning Community (PLC) groups 
  • Self-grading quizzes with Forms 
  • Digital storytelling with Sway 
  • Inform and engage with communication sites and team sites throughout your intranet using SharePoint 
  • Compliance solutions with a unified eDiscovery center 
  • Rights management, data loss prevention, and encryption 
  • Enterprise video service for creating, managing, and sharing videos securely across an organization 
  • App development without writing code to extend business data quickly with custom web and mobile apps 
  • Workflow automation across apps and services to automate business processes without writing code 
  • Plan schedules and daily tasks with Microsoft Teams 
  • Email with 100 GB mailbox 1
  • Unlimited personal cloud storage 2
  • Unlimited email storage with In-Place archiving 
  • Advanced email with archiving and legal hold 
  • HD video conferencing 
  • Host meetings for up to 10,000 people with Microsoft Teams live events
  • Assess risk and gain insight into potential threats with Office 365 Cloud App Security 
  • Let parents or guardians and students schedule appointments with faculty online using Microsoft Bookings
  • Advanced personal analytics with MyAnalytics
  • Maximum number of users: unlimited
  • Web versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, and Outlook 
  • Desktop versions of Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs per user 3
  • Office apps on up to 5 tablets and 5 phones per user 4
  • Microsoft Teams, a digital hub that integrates the conversations, content, and apps your school needs to be more collaborative and engaged 
  • Class and Staff notebooks 
  • Professional Learning Community (PLC) groups 
  • Self-grading quizzes with Forms 
  • Digital storytelling with Sway 
  • Inform and engage with communication sites and team sites throughout your intranet using SharePoint 
  • Compliance solutions with a unified eDiscovery center 
  • Rights management, data loss prevention, and encryption 
  • Enterprise video service for creating, managing, and sharing videos securely across an organization 
  • App development without writing code to extend business data quickly with custom web and mobile apps 
  • Workflow automation across apps and services to automate business processes without writing code 
  • Plan schedules and daily tasks with Microsoft Teams 
  • Email with 100 GB mailbox 1
  • Unlimited personal cloud storage 2
  • Unlimited email storage with In-Place archiving 
  • Advanced email with archiving and legal hold 
  • HD video conferencing 
  • Host meetings for up to 10,000 people with Microsoft Teams live events 
  • Assess risk and gain insight into potential threats with Office 365 Cloud App Security 
  • Let parents or guardians and students schedule appointments with faculty online using Microsoft Bookings 
  • Control how support accesses your mailbox with Customer Lockbox
  • Protect against sophisticated threats like phishing and zero-day malware with the ability to investigate and remediate attacks post-breach
  • Advanced personal and organizational analytics with MyAnalytics and Power BI Pro
  • Enhanced visibility and control of your Office 365 environment
  • Create meetings with a dial-in number that attendees can join by telephone with Audio Conferencing
  • Make, receive, and transfer calls across a wide range of devices with an option to add Calling Plan. Learn more
  • Maximum number of users: unlimited

1 For subscriptions that do not include the fully installed Office applications: Users can connect the following versions of Outlook to their business-class email, so they can use the rich client application they already know: the latest version of Outlook, Outlook 2013, and Outlook 2011 for Mac. Previous versions of Outlook, such as Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2007, may work with Office 365 with reduced functionality. This compatibility with Outlook does not include the Exchange Online Kiosk or Office 365 K1 plans.

2 Unlimited personal cloud storage for qualifying plans for subscriptions of five or more users, otherwise 1 TB/user. Microsoft will initially provide 1 TB/user of OneDrive for Business storage, which admins can increase to 5 TB/user. Request additional storage by contacting Microsoft support. Storage up to 25 TB/user is provisioned in OneDrive for Business. Beyond 25 TB, storage is provisioned as 25 TB SharePoint team sites to individual users.

The OneDrive for Business sync client is available with Office 2016 or with Office 365 subscriptions that include Office 2016 applications. If you don’t have Office 2016, a free download of the OneDrive for Business sync client is also available.

3 Publisher and Access: Windows PC client program and/or features only; cannot be used across devices.

Most plans that do not include the desktop version of Office work with the latest version of Office, Office 2013, and Office 2011 for Mac. Previous versions of Office, such as Office 2010 and Office 2007, may work with Office 365 with reduced functionality. This compatibility with Office does not include the Exchange Online Kiosk or Office 365 F1 plans.

4 Learn more about Office 365 for business mobile apps. See the list of devices and apps.