How To Download And Install Office For Mac

These directions describe how to install the latest version of Microsoft Office 2016 on a Mac. The current version of Microsoft Office 2016 for the Mac is Version 15.x.

Please note that the minimum requirements are that your computer is running MacOS 10.10 or above and contains at least 4GB of RAM. Please contact the HUIT Service Desk (617-495-7777) for assistance if your computer needs the Operating System or RAM upgraded.

The full installation process (including download) is estimated to complete in one hour. The installation will automatically launch after the download completes. Please do not open any Microsoft Office applications until the installation is complete.

Install Office Home & Student 2016 for Mac I purchase Office Home & Student 2016 for Mac. I follow the instructions on the card to enter the product key and create an account with Office.com. Click 'SHOW MORE' to DOWNLOAD DOWNLOAD NOW Download and install Office 2016 for Mac. To get Office 2016, you need to buy, download, install and then activate it. To perform these processes, there is a series of steps that needs to be followed. You can purchase MS Office 2016 setup offline or online.

  1. Microsoft Office is a suite of software applications used for word processing, spreadsheets, and other common office tasks. It was originally introduced for Macintosh systems in 1984. Microsoft currently produces both Mac- and Windows-specific versions of Office, however, the files produced.
  2. Mac 2011 Home & Student or Office for Mac 2011 Home & Business (one-time purchase of Office) installation instructions. For one-time purchases of Office for Mac 2011 you can install Office.

Important Notes before you begin the Upgrade:

  • Plug your computer into a power supply before beginning the installation to prevent your computer from going to sleep
    • If your computer falls asleep during the installation, once it is awake, the process will pick up wherever it left off.
  • After your installation completes please see the directions on How to Set-up your 2016 Outlook.
  • If you utilize a backup service (e.g., Connected or Time Machine) please backup your computer before initiating the Microsoft Office 2016 installation process.
  • If you do not utilize a backup service please make a copy of your Microsoft Office 2011 application folder and place it in location other than the applications folder.

Step 1. Please save your work and close all open Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, Publisher, InfoPath, and Visio).

Step 2. Open ‘Spotlight’ by pressing the ‘COMMAND’ and ‘SPACEBAR’ keys at the same time.

Step 3. Type ‘Self Service’ in the search box (Figure 1, A).

Step 4. Click on the ‘Self Service’ application to open (Figure 1, B).

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Step 5. Click ‘Microsoft’ under the Categories on the right hand side of the window (Figure 2, A).

Step 6. Click install under ‘Microsoft Office 2016’ (Figure 3, A)

The installation will automatically begin after the download completes. Please do not open any Microsoft Office applications until the installation is complete. If you run in to any issues please contact the HUIT Service Desk at 617-495-7777 or [email protected]

After your installation completes please see the directions on How to Set-up your 2016 Outlook on your Mac.

Microsoft Office is a suite of software applications used for word processing, spreadsheets, and other common office tasks. It was originally introduced for Macintosh systems in 1984. Microsoft currently produces both Mac- and Windows-specific versions of Office, however, the files produced by either Office suite are completely compatible with both operating systems. Once you have purchased Office 2007 for Mac, follow these simple steps and you'll have it installed and running in no time.

Step 1

Quit all applications and turn off your antivirus software.

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Step 2

Insert the Microsoft Office CD-ROM into your CD drive.

Step 3

Drag the 'Microsoft Office' folder to your 'Applications' folder. This will copy Microsoft Office onto your hard drive.

Open an application in the Office suite (e.g., Microsoft Word). Follow the instructions in the Microsoft Office Setup Assistant to finish installation.

Tip

  • To install selected components of Microsoft Office, do a custom install. In the Office CD, double-click the Microsoft Office Installer. Click the menu that says 'Easy Install,' and then click 'Custom Install.' Check the check boxes next to the components that you want to install, then click 'Install.' When installation is complete, follow step 4.

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Items you will need

  • Microsoft Office 2007 installation disk

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