Prevent users from downloading 365 Apps

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By default, the below link is available to 365 users which allows users to download and install office on non-managed devices such as a personal computers as long as they have admin rights.

If you’re controlling the deployment of 365 via the Office Deployment Tool, Intune etc, you may have a requirement to disable access to this feature.

Let’s get started

  1. Logon to the 365 admin center (
  2. Click Admin

3. Click Show all

4. Click Settings and then Org settings

5. Under Services locate Office installation options

6. Disable the settings as required and the Install Office link will no longer be visible for users

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