From the launch of MS Office in 1995, the company has introduced many versions with included capacities and functionalities. All the apps of MS Office cater to the specifications and requirements of schools, individuals, home users, as well as big and small businesses. From 1995 to till present, many new variants of this productivity suite have been launched. The most outstanding MS Office variants are Office 2019, Office 365, Office 2016, Office 2013, Office 2010, and Office 2007. To get MS Office, one needs to log on to office.com/setup.
Steps for downloading Microsoft Office Setup
Users have the alternative to download Microsoft Office setup via two modes: Online as well as Offline. Here are the basic instructions required to download the Microsoft Office setup.
Online mode of downloading Office setup
- Open the internet browser of your system.
- Go to www.office.com/setup.
- Log in to your Microsoft account by inserting the username and password.
- It prompts you to the next window.
- In case, you are a new user and do not have an account. Make a new account.
- It asks some fundamental question to you. Fill all the required credentials and create an account.
- After successful entry or sign in to your account, choose your desired Microsoft package among the different available packages according to your requirement.
- Now, you are all set to download your package. Press the download option to initiate downloading.
Offline mode of downloading Office setup
- Open the CD of Microsoft Office package that you have purchased from a retail store.
- Insert the CD into your system.
- Go through with the on-screen instructions and download it on your system.
Note: In case, you have downloaded the setup from the web, you shall receive product key in the inbox of the registered email account. This 25 characters alphanumeric product key shall be required at the time of MS Office activation. In any case, you have purchased the MS Office version offline; you will get it on the CD case of the product. Keep it safe for future purposes.
Steps of Installation of Microsoft Office Setup on Windows
The procedure to install Office setup is as follows
- Open the PC's download folder.
- Click to launch the downloaded file of the Office variant you want to install.
- Double-click on the Microsoft Office setup file.
- After reading the term and condition agreement, select the choice I Accept the Terms of This Agreement and tap to Continue.
- Click on the Install Now button.
- It will take a few minutes to install, so wait for a while.
- Click on the close button after completion of installation.
Installation steps of Microsoft Office Setup on Mac
Find the process for installation of Office Setup on Mac given below:
- Double-click on the symbol of Office Installer.
- And tap to proceed.
- Read the Software License Agreement and tap on Continue button.
- Accept the terms and condition in the license agreement by tapping on the Agree option.
- Click on Install option, and after that Installation will start.
- Note: In case, you need to change the drive for the Office setup, tap on Change Installation Option.
- If you don't want to install Office font or dock icon on your Mac, just tap on Customize choice.
- Proceed to the next screen. It asks for Mac authentication.
- Enter username and password and then click to Ok.
- Click to close the window after completion of installation. Pop up alerts you about the end of the installation.
Installation of Office Setup with the help of a CD
- Put the CD of Microsoft Office Setup CD into the DVD drive.
- Go to the start menu, open my computer.
- Open the Disk drive in case system’s operating system is not launching it automatically.
- It promotes you to the next screen which asks you to type the product key that you get on the top of the CD case. It is a 25 digit alpha-numeric key. Enter into desire location carefully.
- Press to continue button to proceed.
- Read the license agreement carefully and then click on “I Accept the Terms of This Agreement” checkbox.
- Press the continue option to proceed to the next step.
- Now, press “customizes” option.
- Select the proper program tool from the list and then choose “Run from My Computer” or “Run All from My Computer.”
- Press Install now option to start the installation of Microsoft Office.
Activation of Microsoft Office setup
- Go to the Start menu.
- Click on all programs or any application of Office packages like Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.
- It prompts a new activation screen on your screen.
- Type the 25 digits alpha-numeric product key. To find the key, sign into your Office account at www.office.com/setup.
- Go through with the instructions that came on multiple screens.
- Complete the activation.
- Now, you are all set to use the services and application of Microsoft Office package.