Link your Excel account to more than one computer

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I want to link an Excel account to more than one computer, but I have a problem uploading the file t

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Excel, as part of Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365), allows you to install and use it on multiple computers or devices depending on your subscription plan. However, linking an Excel account to more than one computer is typically done through a Microsoft account, and you need to sign in with the same Microsoft account on each computer. Here is how you can set up Excel on multiple computers:

  1. Install Excel on Another Computer:
    • On the second computer, make sure you are logged in with the same Microsoft account used to purchase or activate your Microsoft 365 subscription.
    • Download and install Microsoft 365 (Excel is part of this suite) through the official Microsoft website.
    • During installation, sign in with your Microsoft account.
  2. Activate Excel:
    • Once Excel is installed on the second computer, open it, and it should activate automatically using your Microsoft account credentials.
    • You may be asked to sign in or activate the software using your Microsoft account email and password.
  3. File Upload Issues:
    • If you are having trouble uploading a specific file, ensure you have an active internet connection.
    • Check the file size and format. Microsoft 365 supports common Excel file formats such as .xlsx. Large files might take some time to upload or sync, depending on your internet speed.
  4. Sync Your Files:
    • If you are using OneDrive for Business or OneDrive Personal, your Excel files may be stored in the cloud. Make sure your files are synced properly across all devices.
  5. OneDrive Integration:
    • If you're using OneDrive for storing and syncing your Excel files, ensure that OneDrive is set up and working correctly on all computers. This allows you to access your Excel files from any device.
  6. Common Microsoft Account:
    • Ensure that you are using the same Microsoft account (email and password) on all computers where you want to use Excel. This ensures that the software is correctly activated and linked to your account.

If you continue to have trouble with file uploads or linking your Excel account to multiple computers, provide more specific information’s. Information’s like Excel version, operating system, etc. Here is a link with information on how you can get a quick and precise solution proposal.

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