Install office suite (Word, excel, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.)

Go to and sign in with your work Microsoft account (same password as your laptop). 

In the top right hand corner there is a button to install apps. Click that and then click Microsoft 365 apps:

You will then get the .exe file for office in your downloads (this will show in the browser as shown and within your file explorer downloads folder in windows). Run the installer by clicking, click the positive action if promoted to allow changes to your hard drive, and then you should see the loading bar for the install. This usually takes around 20 min.

After, you can go to your search by and search for word, excel, etc to run office suite application. Also docs of the corresponding file type will automatically open in the correct application (word docs in word, excel workbooks in excel, etc). 


Microsoft Teams will install and insert itself into the startup apps on your computer after installing office. It is highly recommended if you do not specifically need the teams desktop app (you can always use teams in the browser if you have a one-off teams meeting every now and again) to uninstall teams. Teams can use a lot of system resources and bog down your computer especially when first signing on. Please follow the below article for instructions on how to uninstall an application in windows. Do so for Microsoft Teams. 

Uninstall an Application in Windows



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