How to Use MS Office for Free Using a Web Browser
MS Office is still one of the most used tools by a number of organizations and professionals. If your work also requires MS Office to be installed on your system so that you can perform your work tasks with ease but at the same time you don’t want to spend money to buy the official MS Office due to a certain number of reasons like – financial hurdles or if you are starting your new business and you don’t have enough funds etc., this article has got the remedy for you. Stay tuned till the end of this very simple tutorial.
To note – we will not use any type of hack or install the tool from any third party application.
Below is the step-by-step guide to accomplish this task:
Step 1: Launch your web browser, for example – Chrome or any web browser that you have installed on your system.
2nd step: Now open this link – https://www.office.com/
To note – This is the official page of Microsoft Office Suite, and it contains all MS Office applications like – Word, Power Point, Excel, Access, One Drive, etc.
Step 3: Now the site will present you with options like – Login or buy MS Office and once you click on these subtitles you will be redirected to a new page which will display the login interface.
Step 4: If you already have a Microsoft account use it otherwise just create your own MS Office account and it’s absolutely free by clicking ‘Create a‘ option.
Step 5: Once you are done, all you have to do is load your account page and then click on the “app launcher” option present at the top left of the page.
Step 6: You can now access all MS Office suite applications such as – Word, Power Point, Excel, etc. for free.
To note – Just sign in to your Office account and use any of the free MS Office tools whenever you want to use them and you only need an active internet connection to do so.
What is meant by Mrs. Office?
In simple words, it is a suite of applications designed to help you in your daily activities, whether professional, educational or personal. These applications help you to easily perform your business tasks, they help you to make presentations, calculations, reports analysis and much more.
What are examples of some MS Office applications?
Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc. are some of the most used MS Office applications.
What is the main difference between the paid MS Office suite and the free suite explained above?
There isn’t much difference in terms of interface, yes there will be a gap in features compared to the one you buy to install on your system. The fact that if you buy the Ms Office suite you can install it on your system and use it whenever you want, but if you go for the method that I have just explained above, you need an active internet connection in order to sign in to your MS Office account and then use one of the Office applications online.
Do I have to make a payment for the method explained in the article?
No, it’s absolutely free.
Is the procedure mentioned above safe and secure?
You are not installing any third-party tools or granting any permission to any merchant or vendor, and you are using this free service from Microsoft official website, so yes, this procedure is safe and secure.
Can I use all applications, like – Excel, Word, Power Point, etc. without any limitations here?
Yes, it is similar to normal MS Office suite.
Where will my work be saved, since I will be working online?
All of your content will be stored in ‘OneDrive’, Microsoft’s official cloud storage service. Since you have an account in MS Office, you will get 5 GB of free storage, but if in the future you need more storage, you can buy it by paying. Paid storage includes 100GB, 1TB, and 6TB options.