Office Setup

Office Setup

This is the in-depth guide that will help you in setting up your Office product easily.

Get an Office Subscription and Download the Setup File

  • Proceed to Microsoft Official Website: For Office Setup, the very first step is to navigate to the Official web page of Microsoft. In accordance with that, open a web browser and insert the URL i.e in the address bar. Press the Enter key and the homepage will be displayed on your screen within a few seconds. 
  • Create an Office Account and Sign In: On the homepage, you will see a “Sign In” option beside the Profile icon at the top-right corner of the window. Click on it and if you are new to Microsoft, select the “Create One” link. Provide all the mandatory details, i.e Email Address, Password, Verification code, and tap Next. Doing so, you will be signed in to your account immediately. 
  • Make a selection for your “Home”, “Business” or “Enterprise” Product and purchase it: Now, put your cursor over the Products icon and select a plan that best fits your requirements. Click Buy Now and then you will be asked to provide all the payment details. If you opt for the Credit Card method, state all the card details and click “Place Order”. This completes the purchase of your preferred Office product.  After the purchase is done, a mail will be sent to you by Microsoft to confirm your purchase with the activation key of your subscription. 
  • Access the “Services & Subscription” page by accessing your account. Now access your registered Microsoft account. On the main page of your account, you have to click on the Profile icon. Then select “My Account” and a new window will come into view. From the top-panel, select Service & Subscription option. There you will find your product. Click on the “Download” button and you will be redirected to the window. 
  • Enter Your 25-digit alphanumeric code: Once you visit the setup window, you will see a section of “Enter Your Product Key”. Copy the code from the order confirmation mail and paste it into the activation key field. There are other details also that are necessary to provide i.e Language and Country. Also, on/off the Auto-Renewal toggle button based on your choice. If you turn on the Auto-Renewal feature, your subscription will be activated automatically at the end of its expiration date and the desired amount will be subtracted from your account. Then, click Next.
  • Download the Office Setup File: You will be taken to a new window where you will see all the information regarding your Office subscription. In the first place, pick your Operating system i.e Mac or Windows, then click on the “Additional Install Options” link. Doing so, you will be able to select a secure folder according to your choice to save the installation file. When done, click on the Install Office tab. Following this, click Install on the next window and the Office setup file will be downloaded. Click Save.

Instructions To Install Your Office Product By Accessing the Setup File

Office Setup​
  1. Navigate to the Downloads folder on your system. Spot the Office Setup file and double-click on it. 
  2. The Microsoft Installation Wizard window will be launched on your screen, click Continue. 
  3. Following this, the License Agreement dialog box will get displayed, select your language first, and then read all the terms carefully. 
  4. Click Continue and you will be requested to either accept or deny the agreement. To continue with the Office Setup, it is mandatory to select the “Agree” option. 
  5. On the next window, you will find a tab of “Change Install Location”. If you want to switch to a different folder to save the installation file, click on it, and select your preferred folder. Then, click Continue to initiate the Installation processing. When done, restart your PC. This concludes the Office Setup.


Ans1. If you view Unlicensed Product error while performing the Office Setup, follow the given ways to resolve the issue. 

  • Firstly make sure you have signed with the right Microsoft account. In case you have multiple accounts of Microsoft Office, make sure you are signing in at with the same account through which you made the purchase of your subscription. 
  • If you have any other copy of Microsoft Office, delete it first before activating and installing the new version. 
  • Ensure that you are providing the correct activation key code. Verify your product code either from the Retail Card or Order Confirmation Mail. 
  • Your product must be in the validity period otherwise you will see the “Unlicensed Product” error.

Ans2. In case, your installed Office application is not opening or responding properly, you may run Office Repair Utility to resolve your issues. 

  • Open the Control Panel and following this, select the Programs and Features option. 
  • Find your Office application from the menu displayed and then select it. 
  • Click Change and a pop-up box will come into view. Select the radio button of Quick Repair or Online Repair. Online repair requires an internet connection but resolves all the possible issues. 
  • Afterwards, click on the Repair tab and it will start detecting all the issues and resolve them automatically.