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If I purchase a new laptop, can I transfer Office 365 to a new laptop?
Office from IWU allows you to install office on five (5) of your devices.
If I already have Office installed on my computer, should I install Office from IWU?
If you have already paid (one-time fee) for and installed Office on your computer, you can continue to use that version.
If you purchase a new computer with a trial version of an Office subscription, Office from IWU is a complete and unlocked version at no additional cost to you.
If you currently have a subscription to Office, you will save money switching to Office from IWU. However, If you cancel your subscription, you will lose access to Office and any files on the OneDrive.
If your situation is different than the ones here, let us know, and we will help you with the process.
How do I install Office from IWU on my computer?
To install the Office from IWU, you must uninstall any existing Microsoft Office installation, including purchased copies and free trials.
I can use Office 365 online. Is "Install Office" different?
Office 365 web apps can be used on most devices to create discussion posts and papers.
Office 365 web apps do not have all the features of the downloaded version.
You cannot add Grammarly or other Add-Ins to the web apps, only the downloaded version.
Can I install Office on a Chromebook, iPad, or phone?
Office apps are available for certain mobile devices. These can be downloaded at the Office 365 link in the myIWU Portal.
The full version of Office 365 can be downloaded on Windows (computers and laptops) and Macs (Apple).
Can I use Word to create my discussion posts?
Yes, you can use Word to type out your discussion posts.
You can use Word's spelling and grammar check to correct your posts.
When you are finished, you need to copy and paste the text into the Brightspace discussion box.
If the Paste Formatting box appears, the Remove Formatting option usually works best.
Can I use Word's References tab to create citations and references in APA?
This is an option, but the tools in Word are not guaranteed to be correct APA Style format.
If you use this tool you may lose points on your papers if the APA is not correct.