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    Outlook 365 on computer but not on tablet

    I bought a sub for Office 365 a few months back and installed it on my desktop. The sub runs out in October 2015. I noticed a few weeks ago that I can also install in on my tablet as well as my desktop. I bought a Windows 8 tablet recently which has Office on it, but in that package it did not have Outlook. The Office 365 on my desktop does. So, I am wondering how I can get Office 365 with Outlook installed on my Windows 8 Tablet? I've been to Microsoft and find a lot of information, but not my specific request or problem. So, I thought I'd come over here to WS and see if someone could help me.

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    You didn't indicate which Windows tablet you have but assuming it's running Windows RT see:
    http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/of...103986626.aspx

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    Sorry about that. No, I have the Dell Venue 8 Pro with Windows 8.1

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    What Office version is installed on the tablet? You should check that first: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/ex...101873769.aspx
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    It is Office 2013 which contains Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Excel. What I have on my desktop contains those programs plus Outlook and Publisher 2013.

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    Did you check to see if Outlook is included? Is there no icon for it in the list of Office apps?
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    It is not listed on the Tablet.

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    There's has always been several 'suites' of Microsoft Office and the less-cost versions tend to leave out Outlook, Access and Publisher just to mention a few. Office 365 has a Personal and a Home version and both include Outlook.
    http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/buy/
    Maybe a Custom install was done and some things left out?

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    Thanks. I'll keep playing with the Tablet (it's new). I found out I can use Windows Mail, so that is a big help.

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    In the control panel, what version is stated as being installed?

    With Office 365, you always get all the apps, as far as I can tell. What happens if you open Programs and Features in the Control Panel, click your office version and choose Change?
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