Follow these simple steps to get Office 365 on your devices:

  1. Go to http://login.microsoftonline.com.
  2. Type in your College username followed by @kendal.ac.uk (eg. smithj15@kendal.ac.uk).
  3. Enter your password from the email you received and click Sign In.
  4. Select your language on the download site and click Install.

(First time logging in will require a change of password)

Alternatively, you can access lighter versions of software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, online without installing the software on your device: Use Office 365.

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Installation instructions by operating system

Windows

  1. Go to https://login.microsoftonline.com/.
  2. Enter your college username followed by @Kendal.ac.uk e.g: (smithj15@kendal.ac.uk) and your password and click Sign In. The first time you login you will see the install splashscreen.
  3. Click Install.
  4. Click on the cog in the top right-hand corner, if you are returning, and select Office 365 settings and choose Software.
  5. Click Install beneath the list of available software. You will now be asked by your internet browser (Eg: Firefox, Internet Explorer) to Save or Run the download file.
  6. Click Run if you are given the option, if not, save the file on your computer and double-click to run it from there.
  7. Follow the steps given by Office 365 setup utility to finish the installation.

Activating the software

Once the software is installed, the Microsoft Office Setup Assistant will run, and the software will need to be activated. This can be done by following these steps:

  1. Click Sign in to an existing Office 365 Subscription.
  2. Enter your College username followed by @kendal.ac.uk and click Next.

Office should now be fully installed and activated.

Software can be installed on up to 5 different computers. You can keep track of the computers you have installed software on by logging in to https://login.microsoftonline.com/ and navigating to the Software Settings section via the cog in the upper right corner of the page.

Further guides for using the Office ProPlus software can be found on Microsoft’s website.

Mac

To install Office 365 software on a Mac, follow these steps:

  1. Go to https://login.microsoftonline.com/.
  2. Enter your college username followed by @kendal.ac.uk e.g: (smithj15@kendal.ac.uk) and your password and click Sign In. The first time you login you will see the install splashscreen.
  3. Click Install.
  4. Click on the cog in the top right-hand corner, if you are returning, and select Office 365 settings and choose Software.
  5. Click Install to download the Office 2016 for Mac installer.
  6. Click on the Microsoft_Office2016_Installer.pkg file in your Downloads folder.
  7. Click on the Office installer in the new window.
  8. Follow the steps given by Office 365 setup utility to finish the installation.

Activating the software

Once the software is installed, Microsoft Word will start. Follow these steps to activate the software:

1. Enter your college username followed by @Kendal.ac.uk e.g: (smithj15@kendal.ac.uk) .
2. Click Next.

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3. Enter your college username followed by @Kendal.ac.uk e.g: (smithj15@kendal.ac.uk) again, followed by your College password.

4. Click Sign in.

Office 365 should now be fully installed and activated.

Notes

Software can be installed on up to 5 different computers. You can keep track of the computers you have installed software on by logging in to https://login.microsoftonline.com/ and navigating to the Software Settings section via the cog in the upper right corner of the page.

More guides for using Office 365 software can be found on Microsoft’s website.

 

iOS

To install Office 365 on your iOS device, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the App Store.
  2. Search for Microsoft Office. The individual apps for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote and OneDrive for Business will appear.
  3. Download each app.
  4. Open one of the Office apps
  5. Enter your College email address e.g. (smithj15@kendal.ac.uk) and click Next.
  6. Enter your College password and click Sign In.
  7. Open the OneDrive for Business app.
  8. Enter your College username followed by @kendal.ac.uk e.g. (smithj15@kendal.ac.uk) and enter your College password.

Android

To install Office 365 on your Android device, follow these steps:

  1. Download and install the Microsoft Office Mobile app from the Play Store.
  2. Open the app and press the Get Started button on the right hand side.
  3. Enter your full college email address (e.g. smithj15@kendal.ac.uk).
  4. Press Next and enter your college password.
  5. Press Sign In. Office will configure itself on your device.