How to activate your Office key and install the suite onto your PC.
- Activating Office
Go to Office.com/setup, sign in using your existing Microsoft account, or create a new one.
- Enter Your Key
Enter your 25 character CD key, select your country or region, and select your language.
- Activate Office
Select Next to finish the redemption process then download the Office installer by clicking the Download now button.
Notice: If your computer came with Office 365 pre-installed, or if you had Office 365 installed from a previous subscription, please un-install it from your system first otherwise it overrides this installation and says you subscription has expired.
Run the setup file downloaded to your computer to install the Office applications.
- Installation Complete
Your install is finished when you see the phrase, "You're all set! Office is installed now" and an animation plays to show you where to find Office applications on your computer. Select Close.
Follow the instructions in the window to find your Office apps. For example depending on your version of Windows, select Start and then scroll to find the app you want to open such as Excel or Word, or type the name of the app in the search box.