First Time Use

When logging into any WPI computer for the first time, each user must authenticate and activate the Office365 license.

Note:
Authenticating to activate the license must be done on every machine you log into, include podiums.

Authenticating to Office365 will license the following products:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook
  • OneDrive

Upon opening any Office365 application, you will be prompted to Sign in to set up Office:

  1. Select the Sign in option
  2. Type in your WPI Email Address and select Next
  3. Type in your WPI Password and select Next
  4. Keep Allow my organization to manage my device checked to prevent you from having to sign into the other applications and select Yes
  5. Select Done
Note:
Office365 will prompt users to log in again 3 months after activation

OneDrive

OneDrive cannot be mapped from a podium or other classroom or lab public computer, but it can be accessed via the web (link in Actions). This is in order to protect personal, sensitive information stored on OneDrive from being accidentally synced to local computers since these are shared resources.)    

First Time Use

When logging into any WPI computer for the first time, each user must authenticate and activate the Office365 license to use the following products:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook
  • OneDrive

Upon opening any Office365 application, you will be prompted to Sign in to set up Office:

  1. Select the Sign in option
  2. Type in your WPI Email Address and select Next
  3. Type in your WPI Password and select Next
  4. Keep Allow my organization to manage my device checked to prevent you from having to sign into the other applications and select Yes
  5. Select Done

Note:

Office365 will prompt users to log in again 3 months after activation

Troubleshooting

If users do not sign in when prompted, the Office365 applications will still open, but users will not be permitted to save, print, or perform other functions within the application.

Authorize Through Microsoft Word

  1. Go to the File Tab
  2. Select the Account option in the bottom left corner
  3. Select Sign out under User Information and choose Yes
  4. Choose Sign In under the User Information section
  5. Type in your WPI Email Address and select Next
  6. Type in your WPI Password and select Next
  7. Keep Allow my organization to manage my device checked to prevent you from having to sign into the other applications and select Yes
  8. Select Done