Install Microsoft on your Mac, PC, tablets, and phones. Collaborate, coauthor, and share with 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage per user. Access all your docs, photos, and videos whenever—and wherever—you need them. Get IT-level web support and phone support around the clock. Solve critical issues and get the answers you need. Microsoft plans include premium versions of these apps plus other services enabled over the internet, including 1 TB of cloud storage with OneDrive and Skype minutes for home use.
Microsoft plans are available as a monthly or annual subscription. Learn more. See system requirements for compatible versions of Windows and macOS, and for other feature requirements. However, internet access is required to install and activate all the latest releases of Office suites and all Microsoft subscription plans.
Microsoft plans also require internet access to manage your subscription account for example to install Office on other PCs or to change billing options and to access documents stored on OneDrive, unless you install the OneDrive desktop app.
You should also connect to the internet regularly to keep your version of Office up to date and benefit from automatic upgrades. To reactivate your Office apps, reconnect to the internet.
If you cancel your subscription or it expires, you can still access and download all your files by signing in to OneDrive directly using the Microsoft account you used to set up Microsoft You do lose the additional storage that comes with your subscription, so you must save your files elsewhere or buy more OneDrive storage if your OneDrive account exceeds the free storage quota.
If you purchase an autorenew subscription, your subscription starts when you complete your purchase. You can purchase autorenew subscriptions from Office If you purchase a prepaid subscription, your subscription starts when you activate your subscription and land on your My Account page. You can purchase pre-paid subscriptions from a retailer or reseller, or a Microsoft support agent.
If you have an active Microsoft Family subscription, you can share it with up to five members of your household six total. To add someone to your subscription, visit the My Account page and follow the onscreen instructions to add a user. Each person you add will receive an email with the steps they need to follow. Once they have accepted and completed the steps, their information, including the installed apps they're using, will appear on your My Account page. You can stop sharing your subscription with someone or remove a device they're using on the My Account page.
When you use cloud-based services, your IT infrastructure resides off your property off-premises and is maintained by a third party hosted , instead of residing on a server at your home or business on-premises that you maintain. With Microsoft , for example, information storage, computation, and software are located and managed remotely on servers owned by Microsoft.
Many services you use every day are a part of the cloud—everything from web-based email to mobile banking and online photo storage. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Upgrade from Office to Microsoft See options for home.
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