Installing Microsoft Office 365 (Android)


How do I get Microsoft Office for free?


  • Android
    • Office 365


WKU Retirees are not elligible for Microsoft Office for personal devices. Reitrees are elligible only for an email address. 

Office 365 Pro Plus includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other titles depending on platform. Under this program, current Faculty, Staff and Students may install the software on up to five devices/computers.

These are mobile applications, not web or cloud apps. The software will remain active and usable for as long as you are current Faculty, Staff, or Student.  Based on Microsoft’s licensing requirements, it's not offered to past students who have graduated or leave WKU.


  1. Tap the Play Store.
  2. Tap the Search bar.
  3. Search for Office 365.
  4. Tap Microsoft Office Mobile.
  5. Tap Install.
  6. Tap Accept for Use Terms.
  7. Tap Open.
  8. If you are a faculty/staff member that has already set up a Microsoft account or are a student please skip to step 15.
  9. Tap Create an Account.
  10. Fill out Create a Microsoft Account Page info being certain to use your WKU email address.
  11. Tap Create an account.
  12. Enter the verification code that was sent to your WKU email.
  13. Tap Next.
  14. Decide whether to link Office to your Dropbox and then press the forward arrow. Setup is now complete. You do not need to continue on to the next steps.
  15. If you already have a Microsoft account or are a student tap Sign in.
  16. Type in your WKU email address.
  17. Tap Next.
  18. Tap Work account.
  19. Tap the text box and type in your WKU email address.
  20. Enter the password you used to setup your Microsoft account or your Toppermail password if you are a student.
  21. If prompted by an additional security measure type in your WKU email address.
  22. Type in the security code that was sent to your WKU email account.
  23. Tap Next.
  24. Choose whether to connect your Office Mobile to Dropbox.
  25. Tap the arrow button.


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