Microsoft Office- Installation- Chromebook

Problem Description:

Student needs to download Microsoft Office on their Chromebook.

Problem Resolution:

The Office mobile apps will need to be installed through the Google Play Store. If the Chromebook uses the Chrome Web Store instead, Office Online can be installed to create, edit, and collaborate on Office files in the Chrome browser.


To find out which Chromebooks support the Office mobile apps from the Google Play Store, see Chrome OS Systems Supporting Android App.

You can't install the Windows or Mac desktop versions of Office 365 or Office 2016 on a Chromebook.

How to install Office apps on a Chromebook:

1. Open the Google Play Store and search for the apps you want to install.

Or you can click on any of these links to download a specific app: Microsoft OutlookMicrosoft WordMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft PowerPoint, or OneNote.

2. Click Install

3. Once your app(s) are installed, click the Launcher on your Chromebook and click on the app to open it.

4. Sign in with your Office 365 account information (ex., and your CougarTrack password). See Install and set up Office on an Android for details on how to sign in to Office on Android.


Article ID: 3544
Wed 2/23/22 2:40 PM
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