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Microsoft 365 Copilot: Empowering Wider Audiences & Businesses

Microsoft recently shared that people are increasingly using and loving Microsoft Copilot for work and life. In its ongoing mission, Microsoft has achieved a significant milestone, surpassing 5 billion chats and 5 billion images to date.

This blog post explores the significant impact of Copilot to more people and businesses, emphasizing its integration with Microsoft 365.

As Copilot gains increasing favor and usage, Microsoft is actively gathering valuable feedback for enhancement.

Notably, there’s a discernible demand from Copilot power users, including creators, researchers, and programmers, seeking swifter access to the latest features.

Additionally, Microsoft 365 customers aspire to integrate Copilot into their personal use within Microsoft 365 apps.

In response to these needs, Microsoft has unveiled additional options designed to cater to power users and enthusiasts seeking an elevated Copilot experience.

The introduction of Copilot Pro, a novel premium subscription for individuals, spearheads this initiative. Copilot Pro offers an enhanced level of service for AI capabilities and extends Copilot to Microsoft 365 Personal and Family subscribers.

It also introduces new capabilities, such as the capacity to construct Copilot GPTs. Simultaneously, the Copilot app for iOS and Android phones is now generally available.

Furthermore, Microsoft is thrilled to extend Microsoft 365 Copilot to a broader spectrum of commercial customers. This includes small- and medium-sized businesses.

Meet Copilot Pro: Elevate Your Creativity and Efficiency

The latest offering, Copilot Pro, is unveiled as a subscription catering to individuals seeking to maximize their Copilot experience. Whether users require advanced assistance with writing, coding, designing, researching, or learning, Copilot Pro promises heightened performance, productivity, and creativity.

Key features of Copilot Pro include:

  • A unified AI experience across devices, comprehending context on the web, PC, apps, and soon on phones, delivering the right skills when needed.
  • Copilot access in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote on PC, Mac, and iPad for Microsoft 365 Personal and Family subscribers.
  • Priority access to the latest models, starting with OpenAI’s GPT-4 Turbo. Copilot Pro users enjoy peak-time access to GPT-4 Turbo for accelerated performance, and soon, the ability to switch between models for a customized experience.
  • Enhanced AI image creation with Image Creator from Designer (formerly Bing Image Creator), offering 100 boosts per day for faster creation and improved image quality, including landscape image formats.
  • The upcoming Copilot GPT Builder, allowing users to craft their own customized Copilot GPT tailored to specific topics with a simple set of prompts.

Expanding Access to Copilot for Microsoft 365 Across Businesses of All Sizes

While Copilot Pro stands as the pinnacle for individual experiences, Copilot 365 emerges as the optimal solution for organizational needs.

Having been made generally available for enterprises in November, Microsoft 365 copilot has seen significant adoption since its Early Access Program.

AI copilot adoption transforms work dynamics for professionals across diverse industries. Excitingly, Copilot for Microsoft 365 is now accessible to organizations of all sizes, without the imposition of a seat minimum. This expansion aligns with our commitment to democratizing AI capabilities, enabling businesses to embrace AI-powered assistance in their operations.

Key Highlights

  • Copilot for Microsoft 365 is now generally available for small businesses, catering to Microsoft 365 Business Premium and Business Standard customers. Organizations can procure between one and 300 seats at a rate of $30 per person per month.
  • The removal of the 300-seat minimum for commercial plans allows flexibility. This makes Copilot available for Office 365 E3 and E5 customers, without the previous requirement of a Microsoft 365 license.
  • Commercial customers now have the option to acquire Copilot for Microsoft 365 through network of Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider partners. This facilitates seamless integration process.
  • In a recent development, Copilot for Microsoft 365 has also been extended to education faculty and staff, broadening its reach within the educational sector.

Microsoft 365 Copilot excels by seamlessly navigating work data, including emails, meetings, chats, documents, and web interactions. With intuitive natural language prompts, Copilot generates status updates based on the day’s meetings, emails, and chat threads. Copilot integrates with Microsoft Teams to boost creativity in Word, analyze data in Excel, design presentations in PowerPoint, and manage Outlook inboxes. It also delivers meeting summaries within Teams.

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Unveiling Enhanced Features in Copilot

As Copilot reaches more users, Microsoft maintains a superb free experience for those exploring AI-driven productivity and creativity. Let’s browse at some of the new updates:

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Copilot GPTs:

Customize Copilot’s behavior on specific topics like fitness, travel, and cooking. Some pre-defined Copilot GPTs are rolling out, and soon, Copilot Pro users can craft their own with Copilot GPT Builder.

Copilot Mobile App:

Now available for Android and iOS, the Copilot mobile app empowers on-the-go use with roaming queries and chats between your phone and PC. It includes GPT-4 access, Dall-E 3 for image creation, and integration with your phone’s images.

Copilot in Microsoft 365 Mobile App:

Coming soon for Android and iOS with a Microsoft account. Utilize Copilot 365, effortlessly export content to Word or PDF, and experience heightened productivity.


A key turning point in the fusion of artificial intelligence and productivity tools is the integration of Copilot with Microsoft 365. Through the utilization of GPT-3.5, Copilot can be an effective tool for increasing efficiency, stimulating innovation, and simplifying teamwork. More individuals and companies will have the opportunity to benefit from Copilot’s revolutionary effects as Microsoft keeps making it more accessible, opening up new opportunities in the digital age.