Office for iPad

Office for iPad includes, Word for iPad, Excel for iPad, and PowerPoint for iPad. These apps allow you to open and edit, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents from your iPad. The apps are available to download for free, but you must have an active Office 365 account to create and edit documents on your iPad. For questions, including pricing, please the Help Desk via (request type IMSS > Office 365

Install Office for iPad apps

To install Office for iPad apps, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, you need an iPad running iOS 7 or later.

There are two options to install Office for iPads apps:

  • Option 1: On the Get started with Office 365 page, click the links to go to the online Apple Store for downloading the apps to the iPad.
    • To get to the Get started with Office 365 page:
      • Sign in to Office 365 via, and tap Sign In on the top right.
      • You will be prompted for your email address, enter
      • Go to Settings > Office 365 settings > Get started > Phone & tablet, and choose iPad from the Choose your phone or tablet list.
  • Option 2: From you iPad go to the App Store
    • Search for Word for iPad, Excel for iPad, and PowerPoint for iPad

Work with files on OneDrive for Business and Office 365 SharePoint

To work with files on OneDrive for Business or Office 365 SharePoint, sign in to Word, Excel, or PowerPoint for iPad with Your OneDrive for Business account will automatically show in the list of services.

If you have already singed in with a personal Microsoft account, you can add your Caltech Office 365 account by doing the following:

  • Within Word, Excel, or PowerPoint on your iPad, tap Open > Add a Place. Tap OneDrive for Business and sign in with

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