Office Family Sharing


Help the Microsoft family service  to test automatic sharing of Office 365 Home with your family‚Äôs user accounts.

Prerequisites to test: You have an active Office 365 Home subscription or are willing to purchase one, and you are a member of the Microsoft family service with two family members or more.

Steps to test the feature:

  1. Make a change in your Microsoft family. Either add or remove a family member here.


  2. Purchase /renew your Office 365 Home subscription.

Expected result: Your family members will be automatically set up for Office sharing. You can check your family sharing status by clicking on the Microsoft Account Office Sharing page.

Note: Office 365 Home will only be automatically shared with your family members if there are licenses available.