Microsoft rebrands Office 365 to Microsoft 365
Adds personal and family subscriptions to enable connectivity and collaboration
Microsoft today announced the evolution of its Office 365 offerings for consumers into Microsoft 365 Personal and Family subscriptions, with addition of new experiences. The move is part of the company’s efforts to empower families and individuals across work, school and life, to achieve more.
“Today, we are delighted to announce that on April 21st, Office 365 will become Microsoft 365, the subscription for your life to help you make the most of your time, connect, and protect the ones you love, and to develop and grow.” Said Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President, Modern Life, Search & Devices, Microsoft. “An evolution of Office 365, Microsoft 365 builds on the foundation of Office infusing new artificial intelligence (AI), rich content and templates, and cloud-powered experiences to empower you to become a better writer, presenter, designer, manager of your finances, and deepen your connection to the people in your life.”
The new experiences added to Microsoft 365 include Editor for Word, Presenter Coach in PowerPoint, Money in Excel, among other additional features in Outlook and new highlights to Teams for personal life. And Microsoft Family Safety App empowers families to help protect their loved ones by giving them the tools and insights to start conversations and promoting healthier habits online and in the real world.
The new features and capabilities added to Microsoft solutions will be rolled out immediately and will reach to over 38 million subscribers in coming months. And Microsoft 365 Personal and Family subscriptions will be available worldwide from April 21st onwards.