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Removing Office

How to uninstall Office 365, Office 2016 or 2013 from your PC

Here are the easy steps to get rid of Microsoft Office from your Windows 10 PC, if you don't like product or you're having issues and you need reinstall it.

Once you get Microsoft Office on your PC there could be a lot of reasons to uninstall the suite of apps. Perhaps, you’re trying to free up a license to get Office 365 (or Office 2016, or Office 2013) to another computer. Things are not working correctly, and you’re trying to reinstall to fix any issues, or you just don’t like the product and you want to downgrade to a previous version, or simply uninstall it for good. For whatever the reason there might be a few ways to uninstall Microsoft Office from your computer.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to quickly uninstall Office from your PC, including Office 365, Office 2016, and Office 2013.

How to uninstall Office from Windows 10 using Settings

  1. Open Settings.

  2. Click on Apps & features.

  3. Select Microsoft Office 365 or the name of the suite you purchased like Microsoft Office 365 Home or Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013.

  4. Click Uninstall.

  5. Click Uninstall again.

    Uninstall Office using the Settings app on Windows 10
    Uninstall Office using the Settings app on Windows 10
  6. Follow the on-screen directions to complete the task.

Alternatively, and on previous version of the operating system, you can open Control Panel and uninstall the suite from Programs and Features.

How to completely uninstall Office using the easy fix tool

Microsoft provides an easy fix tool to help you quickly uninstall Office 365, Office 2016 or 2013 completely from your PC.

  1. Using your web browser, download the Office easy fix tool

  2. Double-click to launch the tool.

  3. Click the Next button.

  4. Click Yes to completely uninstall the suite of Office apps from your PC.

    Office easy fix tool to completely remove the suite
    Office easy fix tool to completely remove the suite

Office should be completely gone from your Windows 10 PC, and now you can move on or reinstall Office 365 from your Office online account or manually using the standalone installation for Office 2016.

It’s worth pointing out that you can’t uninstall individual apps anymore, such as Word or Excel, using Office 365. However, you can still remove individual apps when you purchase the standalone version of the suite.

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