However, if you don’t have a subscription to use the desktop version of the Office apps, and you prefer a more classic experience, you can use Google Chrome to install the apps on Windows 10 as Progressive Web Apps (PWAs). This is similar to installing web apps with Microsoft Edge Chromium, but without the same level of integration, as using Edge, apps will register in the Start menu, and you get the ability to uninstall web apps just like regular apps from the Settings app. Progressive Web Apps is a technology that allows websites to deliver an app-like experience to the end-user, such as the ability to work offline, notifications, automatic updates, easy installation and uninstallation, and various other features. However, it’s up to the developer to implement these functionalities. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to install the web version of Office apps as regular desktop applications on Windows 10.

How to install Office web apps on Windows 10

To install Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Outlook web apps, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, you may need to repeat the instructions to install the remaining apps, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. After the installation the apps will be available as shortcuts in the desktop folder. Google Chrome create shortcut option to install Office apps Google Chrome installing Word web app on Windows 10 All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.