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Before you can use any M365 application on a computer, you must sign in with your UAlbany credentials and activate it. 


  1. Open any Office app (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and click Sign in:

  2. Enter your full UAlbany Mail email address and click Next: 
  3. Sign in with your UAlbany Mail address or NetID and password: 

  4. You will be prompted to complete your 2-Step authentication through the Duo app:
  5. Your copy of Microsoft 365 apps for enterprise is now activated. You are now ready to use any Office app on this computer:

Need more help? Contact the ITS Service Desk.