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Office for iPad now supports monthly subscriptions

As we continue to bring Microsoft Office to all platforms and devices, it’s important for customers to manage their Office 365 subscription—easily and on the go. You asked for more flexibility in signing up for Office 365 subscriptions on iPad. So starting today, you can buy a monthly subscription to Office 365 from within Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for iPad. You can choose between Office 365 Personal and Office 365 Home. Office 365 Personal is designed to help individuals who want to use Office on one PC or Mac and one tablet, while Office 365 Home is for households with up to five PCs or Macs, plus five tablets.

Here’s what this means for Office for iPad:

Office for iPad purchase plans

These new In-App subscription changes are great options for those who prefer the flexibility of monthly payments.  Existing customers, who have purchased Office 365 Home for one year, will continue on the same subscription. If you buy a monthly subscription on your iPad, you can switch to an annual subscription from your iPad, or from iTunes on your PC or Mac.

Create Office subscription

  Select the Office 365 subscription that best suits your needs.

Office subcription

 Office 365 Personal activates Office for iPad apps and lets you install Office on PC or Mac.

Download Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPad in the App Store today. Visit Office.com to learn more about Office 365 subscriptions or to get started with 30-day trial.

 

Frequently asked questions

Q. What are the monthly subscription costs for Office365 Personal and Office 365 Home?

A. The estimated retail price for Office 365 Personal is $6.99/month and Office 365 Home is $9.99/month. However, reseller prices may vary.

Q. What are the requirements to use Skype with my Office 365 subscription?

A. You will need a Skype account. In addition, special, premium and non-geographic numbers are excluded and calls to mobiles are for select countries only. Visit FAQs on Office 365 subscriptions for details.

 

iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

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3 comments
  1. Hello – have updated my apps and I can’t see this option under Activate. I’m in the UK – is this a US only thing at the moment? Thanks.

    • Hi snipsnip, you should also see it in the UK – or anywhere you can get Office for iPad. Is it still not showing up?

      Thanks, Guy Gilbert
      Office Product Manager

      • Thanks Guy. No, still not there. In Word for iPad, I hit activate and I see ‘ contact your organization’. The only option I have is to activate by signing in (which doesn’t work because it’s an A2 account) – there’s no option to purchase another type of account.

        Sean

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