How to Download and Install Microsoft Excel on Your Device
Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet and data management program that can help you organize, analyze, and present your data. Whether you need to create a budget, track your expenses, make charts and graphs, or perform complex calculations, Excel can handle it all.
But how can you download and install Excel on your device? There are different ways to do that depending on your operating system and your preference. In this article, we will show you how to get Excel on your Windows, Mac, iOS, or Android device.
Using Office 365 on Desktop
If you want to download and install Excel on your desktop computer, you will need to purchase an Office 365 subscription. Office 365 is a bundle of Microsoft's productivity apps, including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, and more. Excel is included in every version of Office 365, so you don't have to worry about missing out on any features.
To get Office 365 on your desktop, follow these steps:
Go to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/excel and choose the plan that suits your needs. You can compare the features and prices of different plans on the website. You will need a Microsoft account to purchase a subscription. If you don't have one, you can create one for free.
After you complete the payment process, go to http://www.office.com/myaccount/ and sign in with your Microsoft account. You will see your active subscription on the right side of the page.
Click Install Office. This is the blue button next to your subscription. A pop-up window will open.
Click Install. This is the blue button at the bottom-right corner of the window. If needed, you can adjust the language and Office version by clicking the drop-down menu. Depending on your browser's settings, you may have to select a save location or confirm the download before the setup file will begin downloading.
Double-click the Office setup file and follow the instructions on the screen to install Office 365 on your computer. The installation process may take some time depending on your internet speed and computer performance.
Once the installation is complete, you can open Excel by clicking Start (Windows) or Spotlight (Mac) and typing in excel. You will see the Excel icon at the top of the search results. Click it to launch the program.
Using a Free Trial on Desktop
If you are not sure whether you want to buy an Office 365 subscription, you can try it for free for a month. This way, you can test out all the features of Excel and other Office apps without paying anything. However, keep in mind that you will need a valid credit card to sign up for the free trial, and you will be charged automatically after the trial period ends unless you cancel beforehand.
To get a free trial of Office 365 on your desktop, follow these steps:
Go to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/try and click Try 1 month free. This is the blue button under the Microsoft 365 Family plan. You will need a Microsoft account to sign up for the free trial. If you don't have one, you can create one for free.
Enter your credit card details and billing information. You will not be charged until after the trial period ends. You can cancel anytime before that by going to http://www.office.com/myaccount/.
After you complete the sign-up process, go to http://www.office.com/myaccount/ and sign in with your Microsoft account. You will see your active trial on 06063cd7f5