Let’s get started with using MS Office

This guide is helpful for those who are new to Microsoft Office and do not know how to get started with using Office on their device. The new users are suggested to follow the guidelines carefully for the hassle-free deployment of Office setup.

What Is The Cost of Microsoft Office

The cost of MS Office depends on two factors; one-time purchase and monthly subscription-based plans. If you want to purchase a license for Office Home and Student 2019 for Mac, then it will cost you $149.99. On the other hand, Office Home and Business 2019 for Mac will cost you $249.99.

You can also opt for the trial version if you are not sure about using Office and you do not its mechanism. People can purchase a subscription of Office 365 for Home costs $99.99 and $9.99 respectively.

There are a number of other subscriptions for which the prices may vary and you can have a look at it on www.office.com/setup to know more about it. It is recommended to go through all the plans and prices thoroughly before you decide on the package that you wish to install.

How to purchase an Office subscription at office.com/setup?

Microsoft offers the Office users various kinds of Office suites but it is recommended to go for the one-time purchase of Office suites and applications. One must note that the price for different products varies based on the suites that provide you with more or less number of Office applications. If you are planning to go for a one-time purchase of Office, then you must note that you would not be able to use receive any features added by the company down the track. There are two methods through which you can buy the Office subscription; online and offline.

If you want to make an online purchase of the same, then you may simply visit office.com/setup and look for the product that you wish to buy. You can do this by scrolling down and locating the one and then click on the “Download” option. After doing this, simply follow the on-screen instructions and do as described. The users, who wish to buy the software offline, can visit the retail store and ask the retailer to provide you with the product or the retail card.

How to locate and redeem the Office setup product key?

No matter you purchase an Office setup subscription or any other kind of subscription-based software, the retail provides a retail card to the customer. This retail card contains a product key that can be of alphanumeric characters of n numbers depending on the product purchased by you. The Office product key usually has 25 digits code which you need to enter the same as printed on the retail card. In case you have received the product key in the registered email address, then you can copy it directly from the email and paste it at the required space.

To redeem the Office product key, you need to first locate the office product key and note it down on a piece of paper for future reference. After this, navigate to the office setup and log in to your account. Those who do not have an account can create a new one because without an account on the official platform of Office, you would not be able to use any of the services. After logging into your account, you will be asked to enter the “Product key” to redeem your subscription.

How to download MS Office on Windows and Mac

 Office setup for Windows users

Windows users can go through the following steps to download the Office setup on their device:

  1. To begin the process, visit www.office.com/setup
  2. Now, log in to your account or click on the “create an account” option to sign up at office.com/setup
  3. After entering your login credentials, click on the “Next” option.
  4. Now, a page will open that contains the list of your purchased Office subscriptions.
  5. Select the product that you wish to download from the list.
  6. After this, click on the “Download/Install” button present next to it in an orange-colored caption.
  7. Now click on the same button once again and wait for the software to download.
  8. You can find the downloaded product in the default location which is usually the “Downloads” folder.
  9. After locating it, click on it to start the installation and then follow the steps the same as mentioned in the installation wizard.

Office setup for Mac users

Mac users can go through the following steps to download Office on their Mac devices:

  1. To download your product on Mac devices go to office.com/setup.
  2. Now, sign in with the account associated with your version of the product.
  3. After this, go to the home page of the Office and continue to next step.
  4. Furthermore, select the option that reads as “Install Office”.
  5. Finally, click on the “Install” button once again.
  6. This action will allow the product to download itself.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions displayed by the installation wizard to complete the process.

Instructions to install Office setup on Windows/Mac/Android

Method-1: For Windows Users

  1. Upon the successful download of Office setup executable file, either click on the “Run” or the “Save” option. Upon clicking the first one, the installation wizard will launch automatically and by clicking on the latter one, the file will be saved to be installed later.
  2. The “Run” option will take you to a page where you have to review the terms and conditions of the end-user license agreement.
  3. After this, click on “I Agree”.
  4. Follow the on-screen prompts to carry forward the installation process on Windows.

Method-2: For Mac Users :

Given below are the steps to install and activate Office on Mac OS, follow them carefully:

  1. Visit office.com/setup and log in to your account. For this, type your email address and password in the space for entering login credentials.
  2. In this step, tap on either “Install Office” or “Install Office Apps” which you will see on the home page of the Office.
  3. Wait for a few minutes and then tap open the “Finder” on your Mac.
  4. After this, go to the “Downloads” and you will see the Microsoft Office installer.pkg file on which you have click twice.
  5. In the end, tap on the “continue” option to initiate the installation process.
  6. Now verify your Mac login credentials and hit the option that says, “Install software”.
  7. Tap “Close” when the installation process gets finished.
  8. After this, activate Office on Mac using the product key.

Method-3: For Android Users

  1. First of all, from your Android device, go to the Google Play store.
  2. Now, in the search bar type “Microsoft Office for Android” and continue to the next step.
  3. Select the Office application you want to download on your Android device.
  4. Now, you have to tap on the “install” button and then accept the T&C.
  5. With this, you can now open the app and swipe until you see the “Sign In” option.
  6. Sign in with your Office credentials and click on the “activate now” option.
  7. You are now all set to effectively create and edit documents.

Steps to activate MS Office

After installing Office setup, you are required to activate your product for the ultimate usage and this is how you can do this:

  1. Tap on the installed and inactivated Office icon on your desktop.
  2. Furthermore, enter the 25-digit product key when asked and go to the next step.
  3. Now, you have to click on the “Next” button to continue the process.
  4. In the end, click on the “Activate Now” button so that your product gets activated successfully

Upon completing the activation process, you can start using Office on your compatible devices. You can check for the compatibility of the device by visiting www.office.com/setup and do as described. Nowadays, many of the office applications are available for downloading on mobile devices. For this, you just need to open the app store or play store of your mobile device and download it directly from there. You can also seek support if you are encountering problems with the Office software. Also, you can give feedback and suggestions if you wish to see any of the changes in the Office product. Your queries are always welcomed at the support center.

How to download MS Office setup on your devices?

For this, you just need to visit Microsoft’s official website and then sign in to your account. Follow
the on-screen instructions and then from the Office homepage, select the “Install Office” option.
Wait for the Office download process to complete.

What is the MS Office setup?

It is a component of Microsoft Office that can be easily installed via the official website that goes by the URL office.com/setup. This collaborative software program has a combination of best-in-class applications that helps the users to enhance their productive skills.

How to install MS Office with product activation key?

For this, you need to go to the “Order history and then Sign in if prompted. Now, find your version of Office and enter the “Product key” and follow the instructions. After this select the “Install Office” option and then wait for the wizard to install Office in the background.

Can someone download MS Office setup for free?

If you wish to download Office 365 for free then you can avail the services free for a month. Just go to the free trial page and then sign up with your account details. With the trial version, you can avail the services on up to five PCs allows you to access the Office apps on connected phones.

How to activate MS Office setup for free?

For this, you need to first disable your antivirus program, then download and open the “Activator.zip” folder. Now, run the downloaded zipped folder as “Administrator”. After this, you are connected with Internet services. Wait for the activation process to complete.

How to locate the Microsoft Office activation key?

If your computer comes preloaded with MS Windows OS, you will find the office product key on a multicolored, Microsoft banded sticker that is visible on the PC case. For MS office, you can find the sticker on the installation disc for office setup that comes along the PC.