Microsoft Office 365 Upgrade for Students with OBF Ateneo accounts
Attention: All Students with obf.ateneo.edu Email Account
We are pleased to inform you that the Microsoft licenses for Ateneo de Manila University have been upgraded from Office 365 Pro Plus to Microsoft 365 A3 Education. To explore the new features, click on this link https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/servicedescriptions/office-365-platform-service-description/microsoft-365-education
Please note that due to this upgrade, the students’ Microsoft 365 One Drive folders on obf.ateneo.edu will be deleted during the transition to the new subscription. The ITRMO will facilitate this process on July 17-19, 2020.
Prior to this transition, the ITRMO would like to advise the students with obf.ateneo.edu email account who are using the O365 to backup all their OneDrive files before July 16, 2020 in order to prevent data loss.
To backup the contents of OneDrive, please follow the instructions on the link as follows:
Instruction link on how to backup files from OneDrive.
https://techengage.com/how-to-sync-google-drive-with-onedrive/ (Please follow Method 1)
Here is how you can activate and download a copy of your Microsoft 365 A3 Education account:
The O365 installer can be obtained by first activating your account for Office 365 then downloading the installer from there. Here are the links:
o Enter your obf.ateneo.edu email address. It will send a link to your email.
o Click on the link. You will have to enter a new password for the Microsoft obf.ateneo.edu account.
o It is recommended that you make this different from your Google obf.ateneo.edu account password.
o Just log in with your obf.ateneo.edu account and the password you create for your Microsoft account.
o There should be a link there to download the installer.
o You can install these on MacBook laptops (Sierra or later), Windows desktops, laptops, mobile apps and tablets. With Microsoft 365, you can install and sign in to Office on 5 PCs or Macs, 5 tablets, and 5 phones.