Skip to Content

Installing the Office 2016 Applications

Listen to this article:


This article will guide users through the process of downloading and installing the Microsoft Office applications for their desktop or laptop computer.

Downloading the installer

Go to and sign-in with your Duck ID and password.

Enter your email address then click Next to proceed.

Enter your email's password then click Sign in to proceed.

Once authenticated, click on the Install Office apps link on the upper-right of the screen to proceed.

Office Applications page via with Installed Office Apps menu selected

Installation process

When downloading the applications from the Install Office apps menu above, the installer will go to the Downloads folder for your computer. The installation process will be visible in a dialog box pop-up according to your computer’s operating system.

Microsoft Office installation dialog box viewable upon download of Office applications

The steps to installation are as follows:

  1. Office 2016 will download into your computer’s download folder. This can be accessed from your web browser’s downloads panel or your computer’s download folder location.
  2. Double-click on the installation package to being installation
  3. Sign-in using your Duck ID and password to activate the license for the software.

Links to Additional Content