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Office 365 Minimum Requirements

In order to use the Office 365 hosted email service following the October 2013 upgrade to Wave 15, your PC must have these minimum requirements:


Operating system:

  • Windows 7 Enterprise, Professional, Ultimate RTM and above
  • Windows Vista Business, Enterprise, Ultimate Service Pack 2 and above
  • Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 and above with RPC over HTTP Update and Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0+ - N.B. all support for Windows XP ends on 8 April 2014
  • Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or above with Java client 1.4.2


E-mail client:

  • Microsoft Outlook 2010 with update KB2553248 installed
  • Microsoft Outlook 2007 Service Pack 3 with update KB2596598 installed
  • Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011
  • Microsoft Outlook 2008 for Mac and Microsoft Entourage 2008 Web Services Edition


Browser for WebMail portal (Outlook Web Access - OWA):


Page last updated on 20 August 2017

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