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Email: (Students) How to download Microsoft Office from Office 365.

Sign in to Athens State e-mail

  1. Navigate to the Athens State e-mail sign-in page.

  2. Sign in with your Athens State University email credentials.

  3. After signing in to your email, locate and left-click on your account profile icon in the top right corner.


  4. After left-clicking on your account profile icon, select My Account.


  5. Locate and click on Office apps, located in the navigation key on the left-hand side.

  6. Click on the Install Office button.


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.

    Note: The Activation Wizard appears if Office has trouble activating. Complete the steps in the wizard to finish activating Office.

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