Microsoft Word is one of the most popular and powerful word processing applications in the world. Whether you need to create a document for school, work, or personal use, Word can help you with its rich features and intuitive design. But how can you use Microsoft Word on Mac OS Sierra, the latest version of Apple's operating system
In this article, we will show you how to install, update, and use Microsoft Word on Mac OS Sierra. We will also give you some tips and tricks to make the most of your Word experience on your Mac.
How to Install Microsoft Word on Mac OS Sierra
If you want to use Microsoft Word on Mac OS Sierra, you need to have a qualifying Microsoft 365 subscription. Microsoft 365 is a cloud-based service that gives you access to premium versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, and more. You can choose from different plans depending on your needs and budget.
To install Microsoft Word on Mac OS Sierra, follow these steps:
Open the Mac App Store and search for Microsoft Word.
Click on the Get button and then on the Install button.
Enter your Apple ID and password if prompted.
Wait for the installation to complete.
Launch Microsoft Word from the Launchpad or the Applications folder.
Sign in with your Microsoft account or create one if you don't have one.
Select your Microsoft 365 subscription plan or start a free trial if you are eligible.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Microsoft Word on Mac OS Sierra.
How to Update Microsoft Word on Mac OS Sierra
To keep your Microsoft Word app up to date and enjoy the latest features and security improvements, you need to update it regularly. You can update Microsoft Word on Mac OS Sierra in two ways: automatically or manually.
To update Microsoft Word automatically, follow these steps:
Open the App Store app on your Mac.
Click on the Updates tab at the top.
If there is an update available for Microsoft Word, click on the Update button next to it.
Wait for the update to download and install.
To update Microsoft Word manually, follow these steps:
Open Microsoft Word on your Mac.
Click on the Help menu at the top and select Check for Updates.
If there is an update available, click on the Update button and follow the instructions.
Note: To receive Microsoft 365 and Office for Mac updates, you need to upgrade your macOS to one of the three most recent major versions. As of October 24, 2022, these are macOS Ventura, macOS Monterey 12, and macOS Big Sur 11.
How to Use Microsoft Word on Mac OS Sierra
Now that you have installed and updated Microsoft Word on Mac OS Sierra, you can start using it to create, edit, and share documents. Here are some basic steps to get you started:
Create a new document by clicking on the File menu at the top and selecting New Blank Document. Alternatively, you can choose from a variety of templates by clicking on New from Template.
Type your text using the keyboard or use voice dictation by clicking on the Edit menu at the top and selecting Start Dictation. You can also insert images, tables, charts, shapes, and other elements by clicking on the Insert menu at the top.
Format your text and document using the formatting tools on the Home tab or the Format menu at the top. You can change fonts, colors, sizes, alignments, styles, margins, page orientation, and more.
Save your document by clicking on the File menu at the top and selecting Save or Save As. You can save your document locally on your Mac or online on OneDrive or another cloud provider. You can also export your document as a PDF or another format by clicking on File > Export.
Share your document by clicking on the Share button at the top right corner. You can invite others to edit in real time or send a copy as an attachment or a link. You can also print your document by clicking on File aa16f39245