How to Activate Office 2016 for Mac

  1. If you haven't already, you'll need to redeem and install Office on your PC or Mac before you can activate. Click the Launchpad icon in your dock to display all apps. Click any Office app, like Microsoft Word to start the activation process. You may need to scroll down to find it.

  2. The What's New window opens automatically. Click Get Started > Sign in.

    Sign In to Activate Office
  3. Enter the email address associated with Office 2016 for Mac and click Next.

    Enter the email address
  4. Enter the password associated with the email address you entered, and click Sign in.

    Enter the password
  5. The system checks if you have a valid license and then will activate the product.

    license validation
  6. You're done! Click Start Using Word, to start using the app.