How to upgrade from Office 2010 to Office 365 this 2020

Microsoft has planned to end their support for office on October 13 to the upgraded version of office 365. I am sure that many people would think a lot when obtaining the paid subscription. But there always has a good in every new outcome. This subscription model also prevents you from fiddling with downloads, discs and product keys. The Microsoft’s subscription model also offers you flexibility on the number of machines that can access the product. In this article, we will see How to upgrade from Office 2010 to Office 365.

Here’s How to upgrade from Office 2010 to Office 365 from the current software on your system

The straight forward upgrade is very simple. Especially if you have a standalone PC with you, then it can be easily done with any of your current office suite programs.

You have to start by opening the Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook and then you have to select File->Account->update options.  From there select the Update Now from the drop-down menu. If you are going to proceed with outlook, then you have to go for File-> Office Account-> Update options->Update Now. Then you will have to follow the Online Prompts.

Before hitting that update now button, be sure about the update, because you cannot cancel it. Once after you clicking the update button, you will directly direct to the internet. And it is very difficult to cancel it. Once after installing, you can able to customize the desktop icons and also to launch the programs. The key will have25 letters and numerical and pairs your license to your system.

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How to upgrade from Office 2010 to Office 365 from the Office Website

If you want you can also upgrade directly from the Microsoft. You can do that by visiting the https://www.office.com/. On the main page, you will see the Welcome to Office menu; from there you will see Sign In to begin the process. Microsoft will automatically locates your account, recognizes the current versions on the system.

Otherwise you can click the Get Office. The product sales screen opens up and it displays your options in the For Home TAB. And then you will have to click the Business tab to view the business options. But I would say that it is not really an upgrade but an actual purchase. The previous versions of the software are actually irrelevant to the Microsoft’s except for determining to allow or disallow the multiple versions to run simultaneously on your system.

Actually Microsoft counsels running against multiple versions for much number of reasons, there are also compatibility issues between the system files. Many features are disabled; files are overwritten by the newer versions leaving the older versions without the files. There are many commands that would have been changed or obsolete that means both the versions could fail.

How to upgrade from Office 2010 to Office 365 from the Microsoft Store this 2020

You can also upgrade from Office 2010 to Office 365 using the Microsoft store, you can do that by accessing the Microsoft store app from the task bar on your system. Sign in into your account, then the official home page appears. On the left side bottom, Click choose your Microsoft 365 and the product sales screen opens and displays the FOR HOME and FOR BUSINESS TABS.

Final Words

Well, in this article we have seen How to upgrade from Office 2010 to Office 365, I hope all these information will be helpful for you to upgrade your Microsoft Office 2010 to office 365.

 

 

 

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