Using Office 365 on a Chromebook

Microsoft 365 on Chromebooks is only available via the web apps within your EFSC email account. As of November 1st, 2021, Office apps for Android are no longer supported on Chromebooks and are removed from the app stores. Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook cannot be installed through the student email using the same method seen on other operating systems.The standard desktop applications that can be used on Windows and Mac are not available on Chromebooks.

Not using a Chromebook? Review the How to Install Office 365 ProPlus article for an overview of how the installation process works on Windows and Mac devices. The Office 365 ProPlus Installation Support article covers other useful tips that may apply.

Access on a Chromebook

Microsoft Access is generally not available to use on Chromebook devices. Overall, Microsoft Access is only available on devices that have a Windows operating system, emulate one, or can use remote access to a Windows machine. In cases where students need to use Access, it is recommended to contact the instructor of the course to look into how assignments should be completed and what options are available.


For further assistance, please either create a ticket or call the IT Support Desk at 321-433-7600, open 7am to midnight, 7 days a week. When creating a ticket, please include details, error messages, and provide screenshots of the steps you have taken so we may further assist you.


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