Unless and until you are completely out of touch with the real world, you are more than aware of the Microsoft Office Suite. Microsoft, a leading tech giant, is famous for making technology not only easily available but also economical. For decades, Microsoft has been rolling out new innovations to revolutionize the way we work on PCs and laptops at homes and offices. If you have used computers running Windows, then in most likelihood, you may have worked on Microsoft Word, to say the least. It is natural to say that you have heard of MS Office, if not worked on it.MS Office Suite is a one-stop resolution for all your computer needs. It is a set of sturdy applications that have the capability to follow through the smallest to biggest tasks in short order. To boost the work productivity, get Office from www.office.com/setup.
How to Download Microsoft Office
You need to have the Office package or subscription to download its setup. You can easily purchase it from the website, store, or any third-party online or offline medium. Here are the steps for downloading MS Office setup on your Windows and Mac computers:
- Firstly, you need to go to office.com/setup and buy a productivity suite according to your preference.
- You need to select the Office version from 365, 2016, 2013, 2010, and 2007.
- Just add the MS Office package to the cart, and make the payment.
- You need to set up a Microsoft account if you do not have one already.
- Students can log in using their college ID.
- Go to Office website and log into your Microsoft account.
- When you are led to the homepage, click on Option.
- Now the Office products page will load. All the MS Office programs and services will be listed here.
- Now, either use the Control + F keyboard shortcut to find your product or keep scrolling till you can see your Office version.
- Below the name, you will be able to access the description. Go through it and ensure that the PC is compatible.
- Click on the Install button.
- The MS Office setup(www.office.com/setup) file will automatically start to download in the default download location.
How To Install Microsoft Office
Process for installing MS Office package differs slightly for Mac and Windows users. Below are the steps for installing Microsoft Office setup on Windows as well as Mac.
- Go to the location where the setup file for MS Office was downloaded.
- Typically, it should be in the Downloads folder in C drive.
- Now, in the Downloads(or any other) folder, you must scroll down to locate the Office setup file. It is an executable file.
- Double-click on the .exe setup file.
- Click on the Yes option when prompted and proceed to next.
- Now the Office setup will start getting installed on the computer.
- When prompted, press the Finish button.
- MS Office Setup is now successfully installed in the PC.
- Go to the place where you downloaded the file. You will find it in your Dock. Use Finder to locate it.
- Double-click on it and then select the Next option when the prompt comes.
- In the Microsoft Terms and Conditions screen, read the entire text, and when satisfied, click on the I Agree option.
- In the next screen, click on the Continue button.
- When the prompt comes, click on Install.
- After that, you need to fill in the password for your Mac computer.
- Finally, click on Install Software.
- Now, the installation will begin.
- When the setup is installed, click on the Finish button.
- Now, you will be able to find Microsoft Office apps on your computer.
How to Activate Microsoft Office Setup(www.office.com/setup)
In order to activate your copy of Office product, you need t have a valid activation code. This code is unique and is used to ascertain the authenticity of the Office package. You can get your product key from www.office.com/setup. It will also be mentioned in the Office product purchase confirmation mail or with the setup kit for Office. Here are the steps for activating Office setup:
- When Microsoft Office gets installed, a few app shortcuts get added on the taskbar. Click on any Office program to open it.
- Now, you will be prompted to activate your Microsoft Office version.
- Or else, you can use it for a trial period of 28 days.
- Click on the Activate button.
- Wait for the Activation Wizard window to come.
- In the Activation Wizard, choose that you wish to activate MS Office over the internet.
- Click on the Next option.
- Now, you will be prompted to enter the activation code.
- Type the 25 characters alpha-numeric product key and press the Enter key.
- Follow the instructions given on the screen.
- Your Office is successfully activated.
- Now you can freely access any Office app and service as long as the subscription lasts.