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Install Project Pro 365 without installing Office for Business Std Apps RRS feed

  • Question

  • Our company is not ready to roll out Office 365 for Business yet, however will be within the next year. We need to purchase Project and Visio and wondering if we can install the 365 versions of these applications ( so we can use project online) without installing the standard 365 apps like Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.


    • Edited by rlift Tuesday, September 29, 2015 6:25 PM
    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 5:34 PM

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  • For Project Pro the answer is yes and i think the same goes for Visio

    Have a look here:

    https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Install-Project-7059249b-d9fe-4d61-ab96-5c5bf435f281

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    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 7:04 PM
  • This is actually pretty easy to do.  

    1. Add users to your O365 instance

    2. Add users to your Project Online and/or Visio Online groups

    3. Remove access to OneDrive for all users.  OneDrive is tied together with the standard office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) so removing it will effectively hide the icons that lead to these other applications.  Roll out is as easy as enabling OneDrive allowing the icons to be seen.


    Jim Project

    • Proposed as answer by Jim Project Thursday, April 21, 2016 2:33 PM
    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 8:04 PM