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How to download Office Online for Windows and Mac

Follow the instructions below (click each one to reveal further details and helpful images) to download Microsoft Office Online. Please note; Microsoft Office Online is only available to Leeds Beckett University Students.

1. Login to MyBeckett

Login to MyBeckett using the blue single sign on (SSO) button. Microsoft Office Online is only available to Leeds Beckett University students. If you are prompted to change your password, please do this first. 


2. Find the IT Tab

The IT Support Tab can be found at the top of the page once you've logged in. Click on this.

3. Scroll to Find Microsoft Office Online

Within the IT tab, scroll until you find the purple box called “Microsoft Office Online


4. Click on the “Go” Button

Click on the "Go" Button to open a new tab.


5. A New Tab or Window will open

Make sure that you are signed out of any personal Hotmail or Outlook accounts.

You must use your student e-mail address (ending in for Microsoft Office Online.


6. Choose to Download Office for PC or Mac

Click on PC & Mac. You may need to scroll to find the install button. Click to download the .exe file.

System Requirements for Downloading Office Online

System Requirements for Windows Devices

Compatible with Windows 7 or later

Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Office are available but we recommend selecting the default 32-bit version unless you need to process very large datasets within Excel or Access.

System Requirements for Mac OS Devices

Compatible with Mac OS X 10.10

Office 365 for Mac does not currently include Publisher or Access.

System Requirements for Windows Mobile Devices

Office Mobile applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook Mail, and Outlook Calendar) require Windows 10.

System Requirements for Android Devices

Office for Android™ can be installed on tablets and phones that meet the following criteria: running Android KitKat 4.4 or later version and have an ARM-based or Intel x86 processor.

System Requirements for iOS Devices

Office for iPad® and iPhone® requires iOS 8.0 or later. Office for iPad Pro™ requires iOS 9.0 or later.

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