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Introducing the new Microsoft 365 app

The home for your favorite tools and content. Now with new ways to help you find, create, and share your content, all in one place.
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Find your favorite files and apps in one place

Quickly access apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more to get started from any device.

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Create content like a pro

Start a new file with a simple click or use recommended templates to help you create quality content.

Make your work easier

Use smart recommendations from Microsoft 365 to understand what needs your attention and decide the best way to get started.

Work seamlessly across devices

Pick up where you left off across your desktop, browser, or mobile device to securely access files, photos, and videos.

Frequently asked questions

  • Over the last couple years, Microsoft 365 has evolved into our flagship productivity suite, so we are creating an experience to help you get the most out of Microsoft 365. In the coming months, Office.com, the Office mobile app, and the Office app for Windows will become the Microsoft 365 app, with a new icon, a new look, and even more features.

  • Changes will begin rolling out for Office.com in November 2022. And then changes will begin rolling out for the Office app on Windows and the Office mobile app in January 2023.

  • 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, so keep an eye out for those changes in November and beyond.

  • Microsoft 365 is our cloud-powered productivity platform that includes apps like Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, and so much more.

    You can get started with free web and mobile apps or upgrade to a premium plan for access to more apps, storage, and features.

  • The Microsoft 365 app is your starting point to experience your favorite tools and content in the Microsoft 365 suite of apps.

    • New types of content creation and templates: Create is your place to quickly start on projects across several Microsoft 365 apps either from blank templates or try recommended templates for quicker inspiration. The Create module is already available to all users on the web, Windows, and mobile, with more template types arriving for consumers next year.
    • New Apps module: Discover, launch, and pin the tools you use the most across Microsoft 365. Available next month to all users on the web and Windows, and on mobile in the coming months.
    • Welcome Badging: Allows you to see your Microsoft 365 subscription status and track storage usage in one easy place. Available next month to consumer users on the web and Windows.
    • My Content: A popular feature for business customers, now available for personal use, My Content is a central location to view and access all your content – created by you or shared with you – regardless of where it’s stored. Available next month to all users on the web and Windows.
    • Feed: Relevant content based on who you work with and what you work on is surfaced through an easy-to-digest interface to simplify your workflow. Available today for commercial users on the web, Windows, and mobile.
    • Tagging: A new way to group and organize your content with custom tags across all types of content. Available today for commercial users on the web and Windows.
    • Stay on top of the latest Microsoft 365 features rolling out by following the “What’s new in Microsoft 365” blog here.

  • No, as part of Microsoft 365 you will continue to get access to apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. We will also continue to offer one-time purchases of those apps to consumers and businesses via Office 2021 and Office LTSC plans.

    Additionally, there are no changes to Office 365 subscription plans.

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