How to activate Microsoft Office 2016

How to activate Microsoft Office 2016

Welcome to this blog post in which you will get to know how to activate Microsoft Office 2016.

In this post, I have mentioned two methods to activate Microsoft Office 2016.

The first method is to activate Microsoft Office 2016 without a product key & the second method is to activate Microsoft Office with the help of KMS.

But, before you read this post, please keep this thing in your mind that you can only activate two products of Microsoft Office i.e.
  • Microsoft Office Standard 2016
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016
Before activating Microsoft Office 2016, let`s know how you can download and install Microsoft Office 2016.


How to Install Microsoft Office 2016

Before installing Microsoft Office 2016, download it from the link which is given below.


Now, download MS Office 2016 according to your System architecture.

If you are using a 64-bit operating system then download Microsoft Office 2016 64-bit. But if you`re using a 32-bit operating system then download Microsoft Office 2016.

After the downloading process gets finished. Now, it`s time to install the Office 2016.
  • To install Office 2016, first, we need to extract the downloaded file with the help of Winrar.
  • To extract the file, right click on the file and then select Extract to MS Office Professional Plus 2016_pcguide4u.com.
How to activate Microsoft Office 2016

  • Now, the extraction process will start, wait for it to be finished.

How to activate Microsoft Office 2016

  • After the extraction process gets finished, then you will see a folder. Double click on that folder to open it.

How to activate Microsoft Office 2016

  • Then you will see a folder with the name Office Professional Plus 2016_64Bit_English, you have to open that folder. After opening that folder, then double click on the Setup to run it.
How to activate Microsoft Office 2016

  • After that, you will see a prompt on your screen, you have to click on the "Yes" button to continue the installation of Microsoft Office 2016.
  • Then accept the terms & Conditions and click on the Continue button.
  • If you want to customize your installation of Microsoft Office 2016 then you can customize it by clicking on the Customize button. But if you don`t want to customize it then click on the install now button and begin the installation.
  • Wait for the installation to get finished. Once it gets finished, now click on the Close button.
The installation process is finished. Now it`s time to activate Microsoft Office 2016.



So, read the below methods to activate Microsoft Office 2016.

Method #1 - How to activate Microsoft Office 2016 without Product key

The very first thing which you need to know before activating your Microsoft Office is that you must have Microsoft Office Standard 2016 or Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 versions.
Because as I have mentioned above that this method will only work for these two products of Microsoft Office.

Note: This method is legal.

  • The very first step to activate Microsoft Office is to copy this code.                   Click here to copy the code
  • After that, you have to just save that text file with the "Save As" option as a batch file (named "1click.cmd").

Note: If you are a Windows 10 user, then save that file as .bat (1click.bat)

How to activate Microsoft Office 2016


How to activate Microsoft Office 2016

Step 3: Now, you have to run that batch file as administrator.
To run the file as administrator, you just have to right click on the file and then select the option "Run as Administrator".

Now, you have to wait for a few minutes. After you run the file as administrator, it will show you these windows.

How to activate Microsoft Office 2016

After the process completes, you will see the "Product activation successful" message on your screen in this window.

How to activate Microsoft Office 2016

Now check the activation status of your Microsoft Office. It will definitely get activated.

If your MS Office is still not get activated then make sure that you have followed all the steps correctly and if you have followed all the steps correctly then make sure that you are activating the correct version of the Microsoft Office as mentioned above.

Method #2 - KM Spico

Note: This method may contain a virus. So, use this method at your own risk.

The second method is a little bit simple method. In this method, you only have to install software and run it as an administrator.


  • First of all, you have to download a software named KMSpico.
  • After downloading this software you need to extract the zip file (If it is a zip file).
  • After extracting the zip file, you need to open that extracted folder and there you have to run "KMS Autonet".
  • After you run the setup, you will see two buttons i.e. Activation and Information.
You have to click on the Activation because we want to activate our product.

  • After you select the activation option, you need to select the Activate Office.

You will see this message in the below windows "Wait for a second".

  • After a few minutes, you will see the "Product activated successfully" message in the below window.

Now check the activation status of your Microsoft Office. It will definitely get activated.

If your Microsoft Office is still not get activated then try again. And make sure to disable your antivirus.

Last Words

This article is for those who want to activate their Microsoft Office 2016.

I hope that now, it`s clear to you that how to activate Microsoft Office 2016.

Please tell me in the comment section which method you have applied and do you find this post helpful or not.

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