How to download and install BrandOffice (for non-centralised installations) - Azure SA North

Download & Install BrandOffice (SA North Azure Instance) | Admin rights Required

How to download and install BrandOffice (for non-centralised installations) - Azure SA North

The below steps will guide you on how to download and set-up BrandOffice. Please note that you will need Admin rights to run the application on your workstation. If you already have BrandOffice but need info on how to set-up BrandOffice, please see:  Setting up your BrandOffice

BrandOffice Installation




Step 1: Download the installation file from the link provided to you. Close down all Office applications and run the installation file by following the prompts. 

Step 2A: Open Word, Excel or PPT (any of them) and find the new BRANDOFFICE tab which will now be visible in the ribbon:



Note: The buttons remain greyed out until the settings have been completed. 

Step 2B: Click on  Settings

NOTE: Windows Authentication is automatically ticked in the installation file. If you are NOT using Windows authentication (not likely if you are manually installing), please UNTICK the Windows Authentication check-box in order to be able to complete the username and password provided to you by your administrator.  



In the URL dialog change https://www.bqignite.com/api/ to: https://africa.bqignite.com/api/ (to connect to SA North servers). The dialog should now look like this:



Step 2C:
Complete your username (your email address)
Password: the password provided to you (the default is password)
Click  Test Connection
Once your connection has tested successfully, click  OK

Note: Should you wish to use any other language other than English on the BrandMail ribbon, you can do so by enabling the Multilanguage feature. See  How to enable Multilanguage settings 

Step 2D: Click Synchronize Data



Once the sync has completed your new signature will appear. 

Step 3: Access Your toolbar content



Note: Should you wish to use any other language other than English on the BrandMail ribbon, you can do so by enabling the Multilanguage feature. See How to enable Multilanguage settings

Should you need any further assistance setting up your BrandOffice please send an email to  [email protected]

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