August 23, 2018

Download and Install or Reinstall Office 2016 on a PC or Mac

Do you want to quickly type up your essay and turn in that term paper? No problem! With Microsoft Word, you can do it in the most efficient manner. Microsoft Office 2016 is a suite of applications which make our lives very easy. You need to activate your copy of Office 2016 setup. You can activate it after purchasing it from a store. You can purchase it online from office.com/setup or offline. A number of editions are available; each one of them delivers an amazing user experience. If you have a Microsoft Office product, then you should download its setup.

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Downloading Steps for Office 2016

You need to head to the web store and buy any edition of Microsoft Office 2016. Once you purchase the product, you can get its setup from the online website, or you can simply insert the installation disk. Here are the steps you need to follow to download Office 2016 on your system:

  1. Launch any browsing program.
  2. Head over to office.com/setup.
  3. When the webpage open, click on Sign in.
  4. If you are already logged in, then you will be directed to your home page.
  5. Enter your login details for Microsoft account.
  6. Click on Option.
  7. Now, from the list of all Office products look up Office 2016.
  8. Click on the search bar and type Office 2016 or scroll down and locate it.
  9. Ensure that the product is compatible with the computer and meets all the requirements or not.
  10. After selecting the Office 2016 edition, hit the Buy Now and Download button located beneath its name.
  11. Now, in the payment page enter your credit card credentials.
  12. You may also make the payment through PayPal.
  13. You may be asked to enter a one-time pass-code.
  14. When the payment process is successful, log into your email account.
  15. Check whether you have received the order confirmation email.
  16. If you cannot find it in your inbox, then check the spam folder.
  17. In the email, you will be able to find the download link. Click on the email or copy and paste it in a separate tab. You can also download it from www.office.com/setup.
  18. Allow the Office 2016 setup webpage to load.
  19. Download the Office 2016 setup.

When the download is over, you just need to install it. If you have an installation CD or DVD, then you do not have to download the Office 2016 setup. Activate the Office product using the product key given in the email.

Installation of Office 2016 Setup

Here is how you can install Office 2016 on your system. If you purchased the setup kit from an offline store, then insert the setup CD and follow the on-screen prompts to install the product.

  1. Go to the location where the setup file was downloaded and saved.
  2. Double-click on the Office 2016 setup file.
  3. When prompted, hit the Yes button to proceed.
  4. Now, Microsoft Office 2016 will start getting downloaded on the computer.
  5. All the apps will get installed. Do not disconnect the internet.
  6. When the installation is over, click on Finish.
  7. Now, your Office version is successfully installed on the system.

Activate Office 2016 Setup on the System

Here are the steps for activating Office 2016 setup:

  1. Go to the Start menu and open the list of all programs.
  2. Click on any Office 2016 desktop application.
  3. When the Office 2016 desktop app opens for the first time, you will be prompted to activate your Microsoft Office 2016 purchase.
  4. Hit the Activate option and move to begin the activation of the MS Office 2016 suite.
  5. When you click the Activate option, a Microsoft Activation Wizard will pop-up on the screen.
  6. Tick the circle next to “I want to activate the software over the Internet” option in the Activation screen.
  7. Now, hit the Next option.
  8. After that, key in the 25 characters alpha-numeric product key in the field.
  9. Follow the on-screen instructions and complete the process of Office 2016 activation.
  10. Click on close when the product gets activated.

After activating Office 2016, you can use its applications and services. You can install it on Mac, Windows, Android, and iOS devices.