Microsoft Office 2019 from the University Store

Students of BYU-Idaho can download and install Microsoft Office 2019 (or the latest version) for free by following the instructions outlined below. It can only be installed once but can continue to be used after graduation. Instructions for installing Office 365 can be found here.

 Employees cannot get Office 2019, they can only install Office 365. Instructions for installing Office 365 can be found here.

Getting Office 2019 from the University Store

1. Visit the University Store's Other Software page and select Visit Downloads Store.

2. Once you are logged into your BYU-Idaho account, you will be redirected to BYU-Idaho's OnTheHub page, where you can download programs licensed through the university.

3. Find the Office download package that matches your computer’s operating system (Mac or Windows). 

3. Select the Microsoft Office Professional Plus version that you want, then select Add to Cart.

 
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4. A pop-up window will appear. Select any additional products you want, if desired, select Check Out.

5. Complete the Microsoft Student Option User Acceptance Form and select Accept.

6. Confirm your contact information, complete the Captcha, and select Proceed With Order.

7.  You will be redirected to a page with your Product Key; it will appear in red. You will need this key to register your Office product after downloading it.

This product key will only be avalible on this website to view again for a short amount of time. Take a screenshot of the product key and email it to yourself so you can use it later. Star/save the email in a separate folder from your inbox for easy access.

8. After saving your product key, select Download.

9. You will be redirected to an Order Summary page. Select Download again. The version of Office that you ordered will begin downloading.

The following steps vary depending on whether you are using a PC or a Mac.

For PC, Click Here

For Mac, Click Here

 Stay connected to the Internet during the installation so the program loads successfully. 

Getting to the Download Store as a Pathway Student

1. Log into the Pathway Page and click your name in the top right.

2. From the dropdown menu that appears, select "Microsoft Downloads"

3. You will get a popup that says you are being redirected, and then you will be taken to the Microsoft Download page.

4. From here, select the Microsoft Office Professional Plus version that you want, then select Add to Cart.

5. If you need help completing the process of checking out and downloading the product, continue from step 4 from the "Getting Office 2019 from the University Store" section above.


Installing Office on PC

1. Open the download file to begin installation.

2. If you see the User Account Control prompt that says, Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? select Yes.

3. Your install is finished when you see the phrase, "You're all set! Office is installed now." Select Close.

4. Your Microsoft Office programs are now ready to be used. To use one of these programs, open the Start menu and click the program you want to use, such as Microsoft Word.

5. When you are prompted for activation, enter the Product Key that you saved before.

6. To pin an Office program to the taskbar, open the program, then right-click the program's icon in the taskbar and choose Pin to taskbar.


Installing Office on Mac

1. Once the download has completed, open Finder, go to Downloads, and double-click Microsoft Office installer.pkg file (the name might vary slightly).

 If you see an error that says the Microsoft Office installer.pkg can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer, wait 10 seconds and move the downloaded file to your desktop. Hold Control+click the file to launch the installer.

2. On the first installation screen, select Continue to begin the installation process.

3. Review the software license agreement, and then click Continue.

4. Select Agree to agree to the terms of the software license agreement

5. Choose how you want to install Office and click Continue.

6. Review the disk space requirements or change your install location, and then click Install.

 If you want to only install specific Office apps and not the entire suite, click the Customize button and uncheck the programs you don't want.

7. Enter your Mac login password, if prompted (this is the password that you use to log in to your Mac). Then click Install Software.

8. Microsoft Office will begin to install. Click Close when the installation is finished

9. Your Microsoft Office programs are now ready to be used. To use one of these programs, open the Launchpad menu and click the program you want to use, such as Microsoft Word.

10. When you are prompted for activation, enter the Product Key that you saved before.

11. To pin an Office program to the Dock, open the program, then Control+click or right-click the program's icon in the Dock and choose Options Keep in Dock.


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Article ID: 11804
Created
Wed 10/26/22 1:58 PM
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