The article that is given below in which we have discussed the product key applies to Office 2019, Office 2016, and Office 365 for home, Office 2013, and Office 2016 for Mac. The Office setup product key is required at thetime of downloading the product, activating it, and renewing it. A product key is usually a 25-digits alphanumeric code, which comes along with any of the subscribed products.
If you purchase the product through the online method, you will receive it in the mailbox of your registered email address. If you have purchased the product from the retail store, then you will receive it printed on the retail card. Without the office product key, you won’t be able to activate your subscription.
Enter the product key to redeem a new purchase of Office
A person is required to redeem the purchased product so that he can use it. For this purpose, the product key plays a crucial role and this is how you can do it:
- To begin the process, you have to first visit the official website i.e., office.com/setup.
- Now, log in to your account using the account related credentials such as email and password.
(Note: you should use the same credentials as you have used at the time of registration. If you do not possess an account that is linked with MS Office, then you can create a new account by clicking on the “create an account” option at the sign-in page)
- Now you will be prompted to enter your product key. (enter it without using the hyphens)
- Follow the prompts to finish the process of redeeming the Office setup product.
Enter the product key to activate Office
- Once you redeem the software and download it from office.com/setup, then you have to enter the product key at the time of its installation.
- Click on the downloaded file and install it.
- After installing it, tap on it and click “Activate Now”.
- You will be prompted to enter the product key. Do it in the provided space and follow theon-screen instructions to complete the redemption process.
What to do if your product doesn’t work?
There are certain things that need to be kept in mind if you are dealing with product key:
- One should ensure that he is using the right website for redeeming his product.
- It is recommended to enter the Change your office product key without the hyphens and as written because it is case-sensitive.
- If you have purchased the Office subscription form the retail store and the retail card provided by the retailer doesn’t work, then you should immediately contact him. He might have sold you a used retail card. Ask him to provide you with a new one.
For more help-
If you are facing any kind of issue with your product key or you are unable to use your Office product, then you may seek expert assistance. If your product key is showing as invalid, then you should try to enter it again and if it doesn’t help, then you should get in touch with the support. They will definitely help you put with apt solutions.