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image0016 June 2017 - Did you know that just by being a learner in South Africa you can get free Microsoft Office? Microsoft South Africa and 2Enable are partnering up to offer all South African school learners (ages 8 – 25 years) free access to Microsoft Office across all your devices as well as 1TB of OneDrive. It is obtained through signing up at http://mahala.ms

The information about this exciting offer was first published on the Schoolnet blog on Friday 26 May 2017. We republish the article below.

 

What exactly is Mahala?

If you are a learner reading this - did you know that just by being a learner in South Africa you can get free Microsoft Office? Microsoft South Africa and 2Enable are partnering up to offer all South African school learners (ages 8 – 25 years) free access to Microsoft Office across all your devices as well as 1TB of OneDrive. It is obtained through signing up at http://mahala.ms

 

What does this mean?

Yes, it means free Office across all devices for your kids. YES they can use all the apps they know and love across all their favourite devices. They can get Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook and Excel and use them on their PC or MAC, Mobile Phone or Tablet. How is that!

This offer includes free Microsoft OneDrive
This includes free OneDrive and the free 1TB allows enough FREE space to store 200,000 songs, 17,000 hours of music, 250 movies or 310,000 photos. It is huge!

 

How to go about getting this offer

Mahala how toHere are the steps to taking advantage of this great offer:

Step 1

Go to http://mahala.ms on your computer or mobile phone.

Step 2

Scroll down to register & complete all the fields.
When choosing a password, ensure it is between 8 – 16 characters and contains letters, numbers and symbols.
Read the Terms and Conditions, tick the box indicating you have, and that someone older than 18 has completed or assisted in registration.
For security reasons, tick the “I’m not a robot” reCAPTCHA.
Click “SIGN ME UP”

Step 3

You’ll receive your welcome email to your Personal Email Inbox, with your Mahala.ms username and password. Use these details to get your copy of Office and OneDrive.

The email contains links to the Mobile Apps for Android, iOS and Windows Phone. You can also download them directly from your phones App Store.

Windows and Mac users can log into http://portal.office.com and click “Install Office 2016” to get the Desktop & Laptop versions of Office and OneDrive.

  

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