Before you begin Make sure your PC meets the system requirements.
The steps below are for the subscription versions of Project Online, and the non-subscription versions of Project 2019, 2016, or 2013. (For Project 2010 or 2007, follow the steps in Office 2010 or Office 2007.) Project is sold as a stand-alone application so if you don’t have it yet, Buy or try Project.
Project Online Professional or Project Online Premium:
If you have a subscription to one of the cloud-based solutions of Project you won’t see an option to install it unless you have an assigned license. If you’re the Office 365 admin responsible for assigning licenses, see Assign licenses to users.
Project Standard or Project Professional:
If you have one of these non-subscription versions you should have a received a product key with your purchase. Before installing Project the first time, sign in with an existing or new Microsoft Account and enter your product key* at office.com/setup. Redeeming your key links your account with the Project app and you only have to do this once.
Note: Project Online Essentials doesn’t include a desktop version of Project so no installation is required.
Step 1: Sign in to download Project
- Navigate to www.office.com and select Sign In.
- Sign in with the account associated with this version of Project. This can be a Microsoft account, a work, or a school account.
- After signing in, follow the steps below for our subscription or non-subscription version of Project.