Microsoft 365 + Office FAQs
What is Microsoft 365 (Office 365)?
Microsoft 365 is a subscription service that ensures you always have the most up-to-date modern productivity tools from Microsoft. There are Microsoft 365 plans for home and personal use, as well as for small and midsized businesses, large enterprises, schools, and non-profits.
Microsoft 365 plans for home and personal include the robust Office desktop apps that you’re familiar with, like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. You also get extra online storage and cloud-connected features that let you collaborate on files in real time. With a subscription, you'll always have the latest features, fixes, and security updates along with ongoing tech support at no extra cost. You can choose to pay for your subscription on a monthly or yearly basis, and the Microsoft 365 Family plan lets you share your subscription with your family for up to 6 people, and use your apps on multiple PCs, Macs, tablets, and phones.
This information and more can be found here
Who can help me with the installation of Office?
We recommend you follow the instructions listed here. Due to the number of students and employees using many different devices, UNOH is not able to support individual installations on personal devices. Microsoft has made available several support resources for the installation process at http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/support/.
Is Office 365 supported on Apple Mac iOS?
Yes! Microsoft provides installation instructions for Office on Mac here
Is Office 365 supported on a Chromebook?
No. Microsoft 365 announced that Office Apps for Chromebooks will no longer be available in the Google Play store after November 1, 2021. Existing Office apps for Android installations will continue to function but will not receive updates or security fixes. Moving forward, Chromebook users must use the Office Web Apps through an installed browser app such as Chrome, Edge, Firefox, etc. Outlook and the Office 365 Office Web Apps can be accessed through MyUNOH and clicking on the Email icon. For direct access, log into www.office.com. Please note that while Office Web Apps are sufficient for basic office functions, they may be insufficient for any course where advanced Office functionality is required.
What is the difference between Office 365 and Office 2019?
There is no difference between the two products in their function or features; the software is identical. Software licensing is the only difference between the two products. Office 365 will expire when you are no longer enrolled or employed at UNOH.
Can I still use Office 365 after I graduate or leave UNOH?
Your Microsoft 365 license will expire when you are no longer enrolled or employed at UNOH. When using an Office application, you will begin to notice a ribbon explaining that Office is deactivated. If you wish to use Office beyond this date, you will need to purchase a fully licensed version.
I already purchased Office 2019. What should I do now?
There is no need for you to change anything. You can (and should) keep the version you already purchased and installed. It will work just fine on your computer even after you graduate from or leave UNOH.
On how many of my devices can I install Office 365?
You can install Office 365 on up to five devices. For example, if you install the software on your personal computer and your home office computer, you have used two of your five devices. Note: If you purchase a new computer, it will count as a separate device.
I am a faculty member of UNOH; can I install Office 365?
Yes! Office 365 is now open for use by faculty and staff.
Is Office 365 supported on mobile devices?
Office apps can be installed through the app store on your phone. When prompted, you can log in with your UNOH user account to activate the app.
I see a reference to OneDrive. Does UNOH support OneDrive?
Yes! OneDrive is the preferred method for personal storage at UNOH. With OneDrive, you have access to all your files from any device. More information about OneDrive can be found here