Installing Microsoft Software on Android

What is it?

As an employee or student of Montana Tech, you are eligible to download the latest Microsoft software titles such as Windows 10 Education and Office 2016 at a small cost through the Microsoft Work at Home program.

Who Can Get it?

Current Montana Tech students and employees or individuals that purchased Office via a Microsoft account.

How Do I Get it?

  1. Go to Google Play.
  2. Search for Office 365 and choose the apps you want (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc).
  3. Click INSTALL.
  4. Accept the app's permissions request.
  5. Click INSTALL.
  6. Agree to the terms and conditions.
  7. Once the install is complete, open the app.
  8. Scroll through the welcome screens.
  9. When prompted to activate, enter your MTech email or Microsoft account address and password.

Connecting your Android device

Set up Exchange-based email accounts

TIP: The appearance of your Android may vary so use these steps as a guide or consult the manufacturer's help for your particular device.

Use the Outlook for Android app

NOTE: Outlook for Android requires a device running Android 4.0 or later. App availability varies so find out what's available in your country.

  1. Download the Outlook for Android app from the Google Play store if you haven't installed it yet.
    • If you already have it installed, open it and then depending on your device, tap the navigation control at the bottom of your Android, or tap More > Settings > Add Account.
  2. Tap Exchange if your organization uses an Exchange-based mail account.
  3. Enter your full email address, for example,, type your password and then tap Sign in. Outlook for Android then starts syncing the account.
  4. To view your calendar, files, or contacts from the app, tap More 

To learn more about using Outlook for Android, tap the navigation control at the bottom of your device, or tap Menu > Help or see Frequently asked questions about Outlook for iOS and Android.

You can have more than one account in Outlook for Android. Select the type of account you want to add and follow those steps.

To delete an account:

  1. Depending on your device, tap the navigation control at the bottom of your device, or tap More > Settings.
  2. Tap the account you want to delete.
  3. Select Remove Account from Device and Remote.

Use the built-in Android mail app

  1. Tap Settings > Accounts > Add account > Email. This application might be named Mail on some versions of Android.
  2. Type your full email address, for example,, type your password and then tap Next.
  3. Select Exchange
  4. If prompted, accept the defaults on the Exchange server settings page, and tap Next. If your device can't connect, enter the following account information, and then selectNext:
    • mtechs\username Type your full email address in this box, for example, If Domain and Username are separate text boxes in your version of Android, leave the Domain box empty, and type your full email address in the Username box.
    • Password: Use the password that you use to access your account.
    • Exchange Server:
    • You might receive a message about additional security features; select OK to continue.
  5. As soon as the device verifies the server settings, the Account Options page opens. Select the options for how you want to receive your mail, and then tap Next. (You may need to scroll down to see Next.)
  6. If you see Activate device administrator? page, select Activate.
  7. Give the account a name, and then tap Done

See Also Office 365 install and setup - Help


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