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Download Windows 10

Create Windows 10 installation media

To get started, you will first need to have a license to install Windows 10. You can then download and run the media creation tool. For more information on how to use the tool, see the instructions below.Download tool now

Windows 10
  • Using the tool to upgrade this PC to Windows 10 (click to show more or less information)Here’s when to use these instructions:
    • You have a license to install Windows 10 and are upgrading this PC from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1.
    • You need to reinstall Windows 10 on a PC you’ve already successfully activated Windows 10.
    If you are installing Windows 10 on a PC running Windows XP or Windows Vista, or if you need to create installation media to install Windows 10 on a different PC, see Using the tool to create installation media (USB flash drive, DVD, or ISO file) to install Windows 10 on a different PC section below.Note: Before you install Windows 10, check to make sure your PC meets the system requirements for Windows 10. We also recommend going to the PC manufacturer’s website for any additional info about updated drivers and hardware compatibility.
    1. Select Download tool, and select Run. You need to be an administrator to run this tool.
    2. On the License terms page, if you accept the license terms, select Accept.
    3. On the What do you want to do? page, select Upgrade this PC now, and then select Next.
    4. After downloading and installing, the tool will walk you through how to set up Windows 10 on your PC. All Windows 10 editions are available when you select Windows 10, except for Enterprise edition. For more information on Enterprise edition, go to the Volume Licensing Service Center.
      • If you don’t have a license to install Windows 10 and have not yet previously upgraded to it, you can purchase a copy here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/get-windows-10.
      • If you previously upgraded to Windows 10 on this PC and you’re reinstalling it, you don’t need to enter a product key. Your copy of Windows 10 will automatically activate later using your digital license.
    5. When Windows 10 is ready to install, you’ll see a recap of what you’ve chosen, and what will be kept through the upgrade. Select Change what to keep to set whether you would like to Keep personal files and apps, or Keep personal files only, or choose to keep Nothing during the upgrade.
    6. Save and close any open apps and files you may be running, and when you’re ready, select Install.
    7. It might take some time to install Windows 10, and your PC will restart a few times. Make sure you don’t turn off your PC.
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Download and install or reinstall Office on Mac

Sign in and install Office

  1. Go to www.office.com and if you’re not already signed in, select Sign in.
  2. Sign in with the account you associated with this version of Office. This account can be a Microsoft account, or work or school account. I forgot the account I use with Office
  3. After signing in, follow the steps that match the type of account you signed in with.
    Line From the Office home page select Install Office to start the download. Screenshot of Office.com home page after signing in
    1. Select Office apps to begin the download.
  4. Follow the instructions below to complete installing your Office apps.

Install Office

  1. Once the download has completed, open Finder, go to Downloads, and double-click Microsoft Office installer.pkg file (the name might vary slightly). The Downloads icon on the Dock shows the Office 365 installer package Tip: If you see an error that says the Microsoft Office installer.pkg can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer, wait 10 seconds and move the downloaded file to your desktop. Hold Control + click the file to launch the installer.
  2. On the first installation screen, select Continue to begin the installation process. First Mac 2016 installation screen with "Continue" highlighted
  3. Review the software license agreement, and then click Continue.
  4. Select Agree to agree to the terms of the software license agreement.
  5. Choose how you want to install Office and click Continue.
  6. Review the disk space requirements or change your install location, and then click Install. Note: If you want to only install specific Office apps and not the entire suite, click the Customize button and uncheck the programs you don’t want.
  7. Enter your Mac login password, if prompted, and then click Install Software. (This is the password that you use to log in to your Mac.) Enter your admin password to begin installing
  8. The software begins to install. Click Close when the installation is finished. If Office installation fails, see What to try if you can’t install or activate Office for Mac. Shows the final page of the installation process, indicating that the installation was successful.

Launch an Office for Mac app and start the activation process

  1. Click the Launchpad icon in the Dock to display all of your apps. Shows the Launchpad button in the Dock
  2. Click the Microsoft Word icon in the Launchpad. Shows the Microsoft Word icon in a partial view of the Launchpad
  3. The What’s New window opens automatically when you launch Word. Click Get Started to start activating. If you need help activating Office, see Activate Office for Mac. If Office activation fails, see What to try if you can’t install or activate Office for Mac. Start activating Word 2016 for Mac

Installation notes

Installation notes

How do I pin the Office app icons to the dock?

  1. Go to Finder > Applications and open the Office app you want.
  2. In the Dock, Control+click or right-click the app icon and choose Options > Keep in Dock.
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Download and install or reinstall Office on a PC

Sign in to download Office

  1. Go to www.office.com and if you’re not already signed in, select Sign in.
  2. Sign in with the account you associated with this version of Office. This account can be a Microsoft account, or work or school account. I forgot the account I use with Office
  3. After signing in, follow the steps that match the type of account you signed in with.
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    1. From the Office home page select Install Office. Screenshot of Office.com home page after signing in
    2. Select Install (or depending on your version, Install Office>).
    3. Select Office apps to begin the installation.
  4. This completes the download of Office to your device. To complete the installation, follow the prompts in the “Install Office” section below.

Install Office

  1. Depending on your browser, select Run (in Edge or Internet Explorer), Setup (in Chrome), or Save File (in Firefox). If you see the User Account Control prompt that says, Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? select Yes. The install begins. Shows the progress dialog box that appears when Office is installing
  2. Your install is finished when you see the phrase, “You’re all set! Office is installed now” and an animation plays to show you where to find Office applications on your computer. Select Close. Office is installed now. Select Close

Installation or sign in issues?

If you’re having an installation issue such as Office taking long to install, try Need help? for a list of common issues.

Activate Office

  1. To open an Office app, select the Start button (lower-left corner of your screen) and type the name of an Office app, like Word. If you have Windows 8.1 or 8.0, type the name of an Office app on the Start screen. Can’t find your Office apps?
  2. To open the Office app, select its icon in the search results.
  3. When the Office app opens, accept the license agreement. Office is activated and ready to use.