In short:

  • To activate Microsoft Office 365 you will receive a username from us that ends with
  • You do not activate the software with a code.
  • The license is valid for 1 year.
  • It is not possible to link the license to a personal Microsoft account. You must remain logged in within the Office apps with the account.

Watch our video or the steps below to learn how to install Microsoft Office 365.

After you have ordered Microsoft Office 365 you will receive a download link and login details within 15 minutes. You can find the download link and username in your SURFspot account under "Orders". You will receive the temporary password separately by e-mail (check your spam folder).

Click on the download link and log in with the username (which ends with and the temporary password you received from us.

Then click on "Install Office". The Office apps are now downloading.



I have to enter a code, what can I do?

If you receive the message that a license code is required to activate Microsoft Office 365, it may be that another version is still active on your device. This can also be a trial version. So make sure you uninstall the software before installing the new version.

Do you use Windows? See this page. 

Do you use Mac? See this page. 


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