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How to Activate Microsoft Office on PCs

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Microsoft Office offers office-related applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. These applications are helpful for the users to create documents and presentations. Microsoft Office 2022 is the latest version and it also offers Microsoft Office 365. Microsoft Office 365 is a subscription service. The unique feature of Microsoft Office is the cloud feature. BThe users can subscribe to any of its monthly and yearly plans. After you purchase Microsoft Office, you need to activate it on your PC with the license key.

Activate Microsoft Office

  • In Windows PCs
  • In Mac PCs
  • Pre-installed Suite

How to Activate Microsoft Office on Windows PCs

1. First, open a web browser on your device.

2. Next, navigate to the Microsoft Office website.

Note: For Microsoft Office activation, a smartphone can’t be used.

3. Tap the Sign In button.

4. Type your Microsoft Office account details.

sign in with your Microsoft Office account

5. Now, enter the 25 digit product key in the given field.

enter the product key to activate Microsoft Office

6. Then, click the Continue button.

7. Now, Microsoft Office will be activated on your Windows PC.

How to Activate Microsoft Office on Mac

1. First, navigate to Microsoft Office on your Mac PC.

2. Select any of the Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

3. After selecting the application, click the Activate button.

4. Type the Email address that you have used to buy the Microsoft Office License.

click the Next button to sign in.

5. Now, Microsoft Office on your Mac PC will be activated.

How to Activate Microsoft Office: Pre-installed

In some new versions of Windows PCs, you will get a pre-installed Office suite. For that, the activation process sightly varies.

1. Navigate to the Start menu on your device.

2. Open any of the Microsoft applications on your PC.

3. You will get the Let’s get started screen. Tap the Activate button.

click the activate button to activate Microsoft Office

4. If you have purchased Microsoft Office 365, enter the email address that is linked with the subscription.

sign in

5. Finally, Microsoft Office is activated.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I activate Microsoft Office for free?

As of now, you can’t get Microsoft Office for free. On some unauthorized websites, you can get older versions of Microsoft Office 2019, 2016, 2013, and 2010 for free.

2. What if Microsoft Office is not activated?

If Microsoft Office is not activated on your PC, you can’t use any of the Microsoft apps.

3. Where can I find the product key?

Finding the product key depends on the way how you got Microsoft office. Most of the time, you can find the product key in your email receipt.

4. How to activate Microsoft Office without the product key?

Without the product key, you can’t initiate the activation process of Microsoft Office.

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