The following article shows you how to:

As of October 13, 2020, only these versions of Office are supported for connecting to Office 365 (and Microsoft 365) services:

• Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise (previously named Office 365 ProPlus)
• Microsoft 365 Apps for business (previously named Office 365 Business)
• Office 2019, such as Office Professional Plus 2019
• Office 2016, such as Office Standard 2016

Examples of Office 365 services include Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business.

How to Connect your Office App to Office 365 on a Windows PC for the first time

 Do the following if you want to add your first account to your Office Desktop app that you have never connect to Office 365 before
If you're not already in an Office file or document, open an app such as Word or Excel, and open an existing file, or create a new one. 

 Click File  connect office app 001
 Click Account  connect office app 001a
 Click Sign In  connect office app 01
Type in the Office 365 e-mail address that you want to connect to your Office Desktop app

Click Next

If prompted enter your password for this account

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If prompted, type in the password for the account.

Click Sign in

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Once signed in under Connected Services you will see the One Drive and SharePoint library locations for this account.


You will now be able to save to the OneDrive for this account, or to SharePoint library locations that this account has access to.

If the desktop app still says 'Unlicensed', please close down the app and start it up again.

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How to Add an extra Office 365 account to your Office App on a Windows PC

Do the following to add an extra account and Office 365 connection to your Office desktop apps
If you're not already in an Office file or document, open an app such as Word or Excel, and open an existing file, or create a new one. 

Click File connect office app 001
Click Account connect office app 001a

Click Switch Account

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Click Sign in with a different account connect office app 04

Type in the Office 365 account that you want to add to your Office app.

Click Next

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Type in the password for the account.

Click Sign in

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You will now be connected with account that you just entered the details for.

Under Connected Services you will see that the One Drive and SharePoint library locations are for this account.

You will now be able to save to the OneDrive for this account, or to SharePoint library locations that this account has access to.

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How to Remove an Office 365 Account from your Office App on a Windows PC

Do the following if you want to remove an old Office 365 account from Office Desktop app.

If you're not already in an Office file or document, open an app such as Word or Excel, and open an existing file, or create a new one.

 

Click File connect office app 001
Click Account connect office app 001a
Click Sign Out connect office app 08
Click Sign Out again connect office app 09

 


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