Office Personal Installs: Update Office 2013 prior to Office 2016 Upgrade

  1. Open Microsoft Word 2013 and select the File > Account and then select the Update Options button.

    1. From the drop-down menu, choose Update Now.
  2. A series of status bars will indicate that Office is downloading updates.
  3. At the We need to close some programs window, select the Close Programs button.
  4. Another series of status bars will display, indicating that Office is applying updates.
  5. Once the updates have been applied, Word 2013 will reopen.
  6. Close all Office 2013 applications and restart your computer.
  7. Upon restart, launch Word 2013
  8. You will be prompted with the banner to GET THE NEW OFFICE.
  9. Select the Update Office button and follow the instructions to Upgrade from Office 2013 to Office 2016.