How does Microsoft 365 licensing work?

MightyQuin

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Office on all your devices
The Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal subscriptions currently include device install limits. Home limits subscribers to 10 devices in total (across five users) and Personal limits subscribers to one PC or Mac and one tablet. Starting October 2, subscribers can install Office on an unlimited number of devices—and be signed into their accounts on up to five of those devices at the same time.

Six licenses rather than five
The Office 365 Home subscription is already an incredible deal. For just $99.99 a year, five people can get their own licenses to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote—plus 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage and other valuable apps and services. Starting October 2, we’re increasing the number of licenses in a Home subscription from 5 to 6. That’s right: we’re adding an additional person to the subscription with no change in price. To be clear, that’s 6 people with their own license and 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage each—for a total of 6 TB. We’re also integrating the Home subscription more deeply into the Microsoft family service, so your subscription will automatically be shared with the people you’ve set up as members of your family.

This is a 2018 article
Office 365 Home doesn't exist as a product anymore. It is Microsoft 365 Family now.

You quoted my post and then basically just said the same from a 2018 article? Not sure why, unless I am missing something where our information disagrees?

1 Subscription can be used for 6 people and each person can install on 5 devices.
 

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Office 365 Home doesn't exist as a product anymore. It is Microsoft 365 Family now.

You quoted my post and then basically just said the same from a 2018 article? Not sure why, unless I am missing something where our information disagrees?

1 Subscription can be used for 6 people and each person can install on 5 devices.
So my 30 devices was correct?
 

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Office 365 Home doesn't exist as a product anymore. It is Microsoft 365 Family now.

You quoted my post and then basically just said the same from a 2018 article? Not sure why, unless I am missing something where our information disagrees?

1 Subscription can be used for 6 people and each person can install on 5 devices.
I read it as 10 devices in total across all 6 users. Seems it's changed since that article. Total of 30 devices allowed then - up to 5 per user with 6 users..
 

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what happened after October 2?
Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, crushed a rebellion against his rule, by a coalition of Eberhard of Franconia and other Frankish dukes. This was a bit before MS time though.
 

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Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor, crushed a rebellion against his rule, by a coalition of Eberhard of Franconia and other Frankish dukes. This was a bit before MS time though.
Nice deflection. Or you could simply admit you didn't bother to read your own post.
 
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