If you’re the owner of a new Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL Windows 10 Mobile smartphone, Microsoft is just about to make your day a little bit brighter. The company announced that it will soon be giving customers a free one-year subscription to Office 365 Personal as a gift for purchasing its latest flagship smartphones.
In case you were wondering, the Office 365 Personal subscription is worth $70, so this is generous offer from Microsoft. To take advantage of the free subscription, you will have to navigate to the Lumia Offers app on your smartphone, and choose the “1-year Office 365” selection from the available offers. Within five days of singing up, Microsoft will send you promotional code (which can only be used once) to unlock your free one-year subscription, which also just so happens to include 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage.
For U.S, customers, the offer extends to Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL purchases made between November 20th, 2015 and June 30th, 2016. And when you think about it, this offer should come in handy, as Microsoft will require all Windows 10 Mobile smartphone running Continuum to have an Office 365 subscription to enable Office document editing beginning April 1st, 2016.
It should be noted that the offer, for now, is only available in the United States, United Kingston, France, Germany, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway.
This isn’t the first time that Microsoft has provided freebies to customers that have bought its Windows 10 Mobile flagships. Just before the Lumia 950 XL launched late last year, Microsoft gave those that pre-ordered the smartphone a free Display Dock, which retails for $99.