How to Upgrade Microsoft Office for Free

By Greyson Ferguson

Microsoft Office has a large range of programs packaged into the software title, ranging from Word to Excel and PowerPoint (some of the more popular titles). Regardless of the title you want to upgrade, there are dozens of different add-ons and features you may choose to install into Microsoft Office, all of which are free to use and download.

Step 1

Open the Internet browser and navigate to the "" website. Once on the page select "Downloads" to view all the areas open for downloads.

Step 2

Choose the kind of upgrade you want for your programs (located in the "Browse Office Marketplace), then click the available resource. This brings up additional features available under the specific kind of update you are seeking.

Step 3

Click the "Download" link next to the upgrade you have chosen and the information downloads to the computer.

Step 4

Double-click the downloaded file to open the installation wizard. Follow the prompts of the installation wizard to completely setup the upgrade into your Microsoft Office program package.