Activate Microsoft Office on Local Computer


How to activate Microsoft Office on my local computer? I have a Microsoft 365 account, which includes a Microsoft Office subscription license.



I have a Microsoft 365 account with a Microsoft Office subscription license, you can follow this tutorial to activate Microsoft Office tools like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. on your local Windows or Mac computer.

1. Download and install Microsoft Office as shown in previous tutorials.

2. Start Microsoft Word. You see the "Activate Office" window.

3. Enter the email address of your Microsoft 365 account.

4. Click "Next" and enter the password to sign in to your Microsoft 365 account. Microsoft Office will be automatically activated on your local computer with your subscription license.

The picture below shows some services and software included in Microsoft Office 365:

Activate Microsoft Office on Local Computer
Activate Microsoft Office on Local Computer

Note that:

  • You can also activate Microsoft Office with a Product Key, if you purchased it from a reseller.
  • If you missed the "Activate Office" window, you can click the "Sigin" in the menu bar near the top of the Word window. It will display the "Activate Office" window again.
  • All Microsoft Office products are activated, if you have activated one of them like Word.


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