Is it possible to update web apps in Microsoft 365 to full features like the desktop apps?

aki7894 0 Reputation points

If I purchase Microsoft 365 subscription will the Office web apps (Apps that I run inside a browser by loggin into Microsoft Office account) be updated to the full version with all feautres like their desktop counterparts? Or do they stay the same "light version" as the Free Office for the web?

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  1. Stefan Blom 1,951 Reputation points MVP

    The browser versions of Office programs will be the same even if you have a subscription.

    There will be some differences in the mobile apps, though. See .

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  2. Emily Hua-MSFT 27,321 Reputation points

    Hi @aki7894

    I aggree with Stefan Blom.

    Whether you're signed in to a free Microsoft account or a Microsoft account/ organization account with the Microsoft 365 Apps licenses in Office for web, there are differences between it and Office desktop clients in terms of functionality.

    Taking Excel as an example, please refer to the article "Differences between using a workbook in the browser and in Excel.

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