On April 21, Office 365 becomes Microsoft 365. Microsoft announces that new Microsoft 365 Family and Personal subscriptions will replace the existing Office 365 Personal and Home subscriptions.
You can make the most of your Microsoft 365 with premium Office apps, extra cloud storage, advanced security, and more. Check below the new Microsoft 365 products, subscriptions, prices, features, etc.
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What Is Included in Microsoft 365?
Microsoft 365 Family
Microsoft 365 Family replaces Office 365 Home. This Microsoft 365 subscription includes Office apps as Office 365 like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher (PC only), Access (PC only), etc. You can install these Office apps on your favorite device like Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android.
Microsoft 365 Family subscription also includes OneDrive online storage service. You can get 1 TB OneDrive cloud storage to back up files, photos, video, and more. Per person can get up to 1 TB OneDrive storage, and 6 TB in total for 6 persons. It allows you to secure your sensitive files in OneDrive Personal Vault.
It also includes Skype service allowing to calling with Skype for up to 60 minutes per month.
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Microsoft 365 Personal
Microsoft 365 Personal substitutes Microsoft Office 365 Personal. New Microsoft 365 Personal subscription also includes all the Office apps incl. Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook, etc. as well as OneDrive cloud storage and Skype. This Microsoft 365 subscription is for one person only. It offers 1 TB OneDrive cloud storage for 1 person.
Additionally, Microsoft 365 subscribers can also use the recently announced new Microsoft Editor, the AI-based writing editor, available for Microsoft Word and Outlook and as a standalone browser extension for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.
Everyone can access Microsoft Editor for basic spelling and grammar checking, but the Microsoft 365 subscribers can get more advanced writing refinement service than normal spelling and grammar check.
As for the Office business editions, Office 365 Business becomes Microsoft 365 Apps for Business, Office 365 Business Premium becomes Microsoft 365 Business Standard, and Office 365 Business Essentials becomes Microsoft 365 Business Basic.
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How Much Is a Microsoft 365 Subscription?
Office 365 becomes Microsoft 365 with the new name but with the same price.
You can choose to pay for Microsoft 365 subscriptions on a monthly or yearly basis. Microsoft 365 Family plan allows you to share your subscription with up to 6 people, as well as lets you to use Office Apps on multiple PCs, Macs, tablets and phones. Otherwise, Microsoft 365 Personal subscription is only for one person use across all his/her devices. Below is the Microsoft 365 subscriptions prices.
Microsoft 365 Family subscription price: $9.99/month, $99.99/year. It allows you to try free for 1 month.
Microsoft 365 Personal subscription price: $6.99/month, $69.99/year.
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Upcoming New Features of Microsoft 365
Two new features will be added into Microsoft 365 in future: Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Family Safety. Microsoft Teams is an all-in-one app allowing you to chat and plan with family and friends. The new Microsoft Family Safety feature can protect your most important files across the real and digital worlds.
What Is the Difference Between Microsoft 365 and Office 365?
Office 365 is sold as a one-time purchase, which means you can pay for a single cost to get Office apps for one PC or Mac computer. However, you can get no upgrade service. If you want to upgrade to its next new release, you have to buy it at full price. Office 365 also doesn’t include OneDrive cloud storage or Skype service.
New Microsoft 365 not only includes all Office apps but also includes cloud storage. Besides, you can always enjoy any new updates and new features along with tech support without extra cost. Microsoft 365 lets you use apps on all your devices and Microsoft 365 Family subscriber can share with 6 family members and use the apps across all their devices.
Office 365 is now Microsoft 365. Now, if you like, you can subscribe Microsoft 365 to get all the Microsoft 365 benefits and experience its new features.
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