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Install on a single computer

Install the ArcGIS Maps for Office add-in for Microsoft Office by running the setup program as described below. If you have an existing version of ArcGIS Maps for Office installed, you can upgrade to the latest version by running the setup for the latest version. When running the setup, the installation wizard indicates whether it is performing an upgrade or an initial installation.

Before you begin, be sure that the required software is properly installed and configured.

To install ArcGIS Maps for Office on one computer, do the following:

  1. Double-click the setup file to begin the installation.

    The Welcome page of the ArcGIS Maps for Office Setup wizard appears. Click Next to continue.

  2. Read the end-user license agreement (EULA). If you agree to the EULA, choose the I accept the license agreement option and click Next.
  3. If your system is missing any of the required software, the System Check page appears. Click Install Prerequisites to install the missing software. Click Next to continue.
  4. On the Product Features page of the installation wizard, specify the ArcGIS Maps for Office features to install.

    By default, ArcGIS Maps for Office will be installed for both Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint.

  5. To change the default installation directory, click Browse and specify the new location. Click Next to continue.
  6. Choose how ArcGIS Maps for Office will connect to ArcGIS.

    ArcGIS Connection Settings

    Choose one of the following options:

    • ArcGIS Online—This is the default connection to ArcGIS. Choosing this option allows a user with an ArcGIS organizational account to sign in using their ArcGIS user name and password.
    • My ArcGIS Online Organization—An organization can be configured to allow access to ArcGIS Maps for Office using enterprise logins through Active Directory Federation Services, Shibboleth, or SimpleSAMLphp. If your organization has been configured this way and you want to use enterprise logins, choose this option and enter the full ArcGIS Online organization URL.
    • My ArcGIS Portal—If your organization uses Portal for ArcGIS, choose this option and provide the URL to your Portal for ArcGIS instance. For example, https://<portalname>\<instance>. For more details, see Work with Portal for ArcGIS. Contact your organization administrator if you are unsure of what these values should be. For general information, see What is Portal for ArcGIS?

  7. Click Next to continue.
  8. To participate in the Esri User Experience Improvement program, check the Allow Esri to collect information to improve software check box.
  9. Click Next to continue.

    A confirmation window appears. Check the Check for software upgrade check box to automatically verify if a new version of ArcGIS Maps for Office is available.

  10. Click Install to begin the installation.
  11. Click Finish to complete the ArcGIS Maps for Office installation.