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Microsoft Office 2016 for Windows

Instructions for Install

We advise that you remove any previous versions of Microsoft Office prior to installing Office 2016.

IMPORTANT: You will be asked for your email address before installing the software AND again to activate it. Please enter your full email address first time, but when activating the software, you MUST enter it in the following format:



Office 365 Logon

Click and open the above link in a new window and follow the instructions below to install a copy of Microsoft Office 2016 on your device.


to Office 365 for Loughborough University

You will need to enter your full email address e.g. and then enter your Loughborough password and click on the Sign in button.



Once you have logged in with your Lboro credentials you will be redirected to the Office 365 install page.

Click on the Install button.


Run file and follow on-screen prompts

Click on the downloaded file at the bottom of the screen to run the programme. 

If a pop-up box appears, select Yes to allow the programme to run.

To complete the full installation of the programme, please follow the remainder of the on-screen prompts.


Sign in with username

When prompted to sign in/register, you will need to sign in using your Loughborough University username in the following format: followed by your Lboro password.