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  1. To activate M365, open your Finder and go to your applications folder. Double-click on any M365 Office application (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint…) to run it.
  2. If you click on any M365 application, you are prompted, choose Already bought Office? Sign in:
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  3. You will be redirected to the Microsoft sign in page. Enter your email address and click Next.
  4. The UAlbany Sign-in Screen will pop up. Enter your NetID and Password.
  5. Authentication with the Duo application is required. You will need to select one of the three options to complete the second factor authentication:
  6. Once validated, you will see a message that you can now start using any M365 Office applications on this computer.