Where to enter your Office product key?

How to Install Office Setup on Windows

Steps to Download Microsoft Office

Different versions of Microsoft Office are available like Office 365, Office 2019, Office 2016, Office 2013 Office for PC and Mac, Office for Home & Business, Office Professional, and individual Office apps. You can download and install any of this as per your requirements.

If you are installing Microsoft Office for the first time, you will have to follow these pre-installation steps:

Office 365 For Home:

If you have purchased or downloaded the Office for home, it will have a unique product code. Before installing Office 365, you will have to redeem the product key.

  1. Go to office.com/setup.
  2. Sign in with your existing MS account or create a new Microsoft account. 
  3. Enter your product key and redeem it. 
  4. By redeeming your product key, your Microsoft account will be added to MS office.

You only have to redeem the product key once. If you renewing or reinstalling Office 365 for home with a new product key, use the same account details to log in, which you used during installing the previous version.

Office For Business

If the office for business has a desktop version, you will be able to install the application only after you have the license. Your organisation or the concerned person will assign you a license for your desktop, only then you will be able to install it.

Once your license is verified, you can install or reinstall Office for business anytime on your desktop.

Steps To Install Office On your PC

  1. Go the official site of Microsoft – www.office.com
  2. Sign in with your Microsoft account.
  3. After signing in you can proceed further according to your account type:
  • Select Install Office from the home page or
  • Select Install office depending on the version you want.
  1. If you have signed in with a school or work account select from the below, according to your account type.
  • From Office home page, select Install Office apps
  • To start the installation select Office 365 apps.

5. The download will start.

Steps to download Office is same for PC and Mac.

Steps to Install Microsoft Office

  • Open the downloaded file. You can find the file by opening Finder, click downloads and double click the downloaded file. 
  • In the pop-up window, click “Continue” to begin the installation.
  • Check the “I Agree” checkbox to agree to the license agreement and click “Continue”.
  • Check the instalment location. If you don’t have enough space, you can change the location and then click “Install”.
  • After the installation is finished, click on the “Close” button.

The Unique Product key is required at the beginning before the installation. Like stated earlier, you will have to redeem the key if your are installing it for the first time. Below are the steps that will show you where you have to enter your product key. 

  1. Open this page
  2. Enter your credentials for Microsoft account and click next.
  1. Next, you will be redirected to ‘Enter Your Product Key’ window.
  1. Enter the Product key that you have. If your product key is valid, you will be redirected to the download setup files window. If your key is not valid, you will see an error like the shown below.
  1. If your key is valid for other versions of Office like Office 2007, Office 2010 or Office for Mac, you will be redirected to this page. There you can enter your product key and download the right version. 

These were the steps to download and install different Microsoft Office Suits according to your requirements. And the steps on how to redeem your product key and where to enter your Office product key.

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