Office 365 Home comes with Office installs for 5 PCs or Macs and 5 tablets. Office 365 Personal comes with Office installs for 1 PC or Mac and 1 tablet. If you don’t have any installs left, you can deactivate an install so you can use it on different computer or Windows tablet.
On your account page, under Install Information, click Deactivate Install next to the name of the computer or Windows tablet where you want to remove an install.
When you deactivate an install, Office will run in read-only mode on that computer or tablet. That means you’ll be able to view and print documents but you won’t be able to edit them or create new ones. If you want to completely remove Office, you can.
Uninstall Office from a PC or Windows tablet
Uninstall Office from a Mac
You can install Office on PCs, Macs, and tablets. Before you start, check the system requirements to make sure your computer or tablet can run Office.
If you have trouble installing, try these common solutions.
- On the computer or tablet where you want to install Office, go to your account page.
Want to install Office on an iPad? Skip these steps and download Word, Excel, and PowerPoint from the App Store.
- In the Install Information section, click Install.
If you’re installing on a Mac, after Office downloads, click MicrosoftOffice2011.dmg in the Downloads folder to start the installation.