Installed Office 2016 Store App on a Non Windows 10 S Machine


This week, I did a clean refresh of my Windows 10 desktop machine. I then went to the Windows Store to find my library and install any of the store apps that I still wanted.

I noticed that Word 2016, Excel 2016, Powerpoint 2016, Outlook 2016, Publisher 2016 and Access 2016 were available for me to install. So I did, and they work.

I currently have an Office 365 Home subscription and I am not running an insider build of Windows 20 Pro at the moment. Has anyone else had a similar experience? It was my understanding that these apps were limited to Windows 10 S, Office 365 Personal and the latest insider build.

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3 responses to “Installed Office 2016 Store App on a Non Windows 10 S Machine”

  1. jimchamplin

    Been using them for a couple of weeks now. Pretty cool!

  2. Dan1986ist

    I'm also running Office 365 Home Centennial version installed from the store on a non-Windows Insider build of Windows 10. As for Office from the Store being limited to S and Insider Preview builds, it says in the email sent out by Microsoft: Pre-requisites:Windows 10 version 1703, OS Build 15063.153+ (Home, Pro, Enterprise, Education) or Windows Insider Preview build 16170+. Also works with Windows 10 S.