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Windows Office 365 ProPlus Installation Guide

  • Log into the Microsoft Portal by;
    • Clicking on this link - Microsoft Office365 Portal Install
    • Entering your County of Kent's (Note: Do not use your email here. Your USERID is your 6 character username.)
  • The Software tab will open
    • Select Office from the left navigation menu
    • From here you can install either Office 2013 (latest version) or Office 2010.  Both versions include the following products; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Outlook, Lync and Infopath. (Note:  Only Lync can be installed separately.)
    • Review system requirements to ensure your PC meets the requirements to install either Office 2013 or Office 2010.
    • Select your language.
    • Click the install button.

Install Office 365 ProPlus on your Windows PC

Once you have downloaded Office 365 ProPlus to your computer the installation process will begin.

  • The Getting Things ready... screen will open
    • This is an introductory screen to let you know where you are in the installation process

  • The Welcome to your new Office screen will open
    • Click the Next button
  • The Microsoft License Agreement screen will open
    • To view the License Agreement, click the View Agreement link
    • To accept the license and continue the installation, click the Accept button
  • While Office 365 ProPlus is installing, different information screens will be displayed
    • No action is required
  • The Sign in screen will open
    • The sign in process will activate your license with Microsoft
    • Click the Sign in button
  • The Sign in screen will open
    • Enter your County of Kent's
    • Click the Next button

  • The Sign In screen will open
    • In the User ID field, enter your County of Kent's
    • Enter your County of Kent's password
    • If you want to remain logged in, check the box beside, "Keep me signed in"
    • Click the Sign in button

  • The Meet SkyDrive screen will open
    • Note: County of Kent does not yet offer OneDrive or OneDrive Pro
    • Click the Next button
  • The Hello screen will open
    • You can choose how your Office will look
    • When ready click the Next button
  • The We're getting things ready screen will open
    • To view the introduction, click the Take a look button
    • Otherwise click the No thanks button


  • The You can use Office now screen will open
    • The installation process is almost complete
    • Make sure you that you stay online to keep your connection active
  • The Microsoft Office Activation Wizard will begin
    • Select how you want to activate your software
    • The recommended way is to activate over the Internet
    • Click the Next button
  • The Microsoft Office Activation Wizard will continue
    • A message indicating that your copy of Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus is activated will be displayed
    • Click the Close button
  • The You can use Office now screen will reopen
    • Stay online while the installation process is completed
  • The You're good to go screen will open
    • Click the All done! button
  • The installation process is now complete and you can start using Office 365 ProPlus.
    • From the start menu, locate the folder for Microsoft Office 2013.
    • Click any of the Office applications to start them.