Office - Installing Microsoft Office on an iPad

This document details how to install Office mobile applications on an Apple iOS device.

Related KBs:
Campus Email - Setup on iOS (iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch)
Office - Licensing for Office 365 (Students)
Office - Microsoft Office 365 Faculty, Staff, and Students Login

***NOTE: Microsoft Office includes Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and OneNote. Outlook is also available on the App Store as a separate app.***

1. Navigate to the App Store on your iPad.

Screenshot of iPad Home Screen

2. Search the App Store for "Microsoft Office."

Screenshot of App Store

3. Once you are presented with the Microsoft Office App, you can install it. If you have downloaded it before, a small cloud icon will appear to download the app. If you have never downloaded the app with your Apple ID before, you will see a "GET" button; Select "GET" to start installation.

Screenshot of Microsoft Office App

***NOTE: The download and install will take about fifteen minutes or more if on a slower WiFi connection.***


5. When the installs are done, Open the app.

Screenshot of Microsoft Apps on Homescreen

6. Once the Microsoft Office application is open, you will see welcome tiles. Swipe the last card to get to the sign in page.

Screenshot of Office365 App

7. Select "Sign in" and provide your UW-Green Bay email address. If for any reason it asks what account to use, select Work.

Screenshot of Office Sign-in AppScreenshot of Sign-inScreenshot of Office 365 Work Account

8. After your email address is verified, you will be directed to our SSO. Enter your credentials; this will prompt Office to activate.

Screenshot of UWGB SSOScreenshot of Authentication

9. If you wish to opt out of their data collection program, deselect the checkbox at the bottom of the page. Afterwards Office will be successfully installed.

All done