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Sunday, June 27, 2021

Install Grammarly on Microsoft Word

Grammarly is an excellent tool for helping you to find mistakes and improve your writer. It only takes a few minutes to install the free version of Grammarly for Microsoft Word, but the instructions are slightly different for Windows or macOS.


On Windows, you'll start the process of adding Grammarly to Word by downloading a file.

  1. 1. Start by going to the Grammarly for Microsoft Word and Outlook website. 

    The Grammarly download link.
  2. 2. Once the file is finished download, double-click it to start the installation process.

    Note: Some browsers, like the Chrome Browser, will show your download in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen. If your browser doesn't show you the download, you can navigate to Windows (your main computer drive, it may be designated by C: or some other letter) > User > [your name] > Downloads to find the download file.

    The downloaded Grammarly executable file.
  3. 3. In the installation dialog box that appears, click Get Started.

    Getting started installing Grammarly for MS Word.
  4. 4. On the next screen, select the Grammarly product you would like ot use: Grammarly for Word or Grammarly for Outlook. In this case select Grammarly for Word and then click Install.

    Note: You can install Grammarly for Word and Outlook at the same time if you choose to do that. If so, the instructions may differ slightly during the installation process.

    The Grammarly for Word option in the Grammarly installation process.
  5. 5. The installation process will take less than a minute. When it's done, you'll see a confirmation message. Click Finish to finish up and end the installation process.

    Finalizing the Grammarly for Word installation process.

How to Use Grammarly in Word

Whether you're using Grammarly in Word on a Windows computer or a Mac, the hard part is over. To use Grammarly in Word, all you have to do is create or open a document in Word.

Grammarly will review existing text and monitor text as you're creating it. When you make a mistake in spelling or grammar, the word or phrase will be underlined in red. If you hover your cursor over the red line, a suggestion will appear on how to fix it. To accept the suggestion click it. To refuse the suggestion, click Dismiss.

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