Microsoft Office 2016 is one of the largest word processors in the world. However, most average users are unable to afford the software. Office 16’s new features include the ability to access and interact with Microsoft OneDrive files from the lock screen, a powerful help and order search tool called “Tell me,” and co-authoring mode for users linked to Office Online. Luckily enough, you’ll learn how to activate Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 or Microsoft Office Standard 2016 on your Windows 10 without a product key for absolutely nothing.
Features of Microsoft Office 2016
On 9 July 2015, Microsoft launched Office 2016 for Mac OS and on 22 September 2015 for Windows OS for all Office 365 subscribers. This is the perfect word processor for both students and professors.
The premium version of Microsoft Office 2016 includes a wide range of interesting features. They include the following:
- Wide range of themes to choose from
- New, enhanced icons
- You won’t experience any issues when creating documents. The outlook is amazing too.
- A genuine Microsoft Office 2016 product key activates the software and all its versions (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, etc).
Features of Updated Version of Office 2016
In January 2018, Microsoft released the latest update to Microsoft Office 2016 which included the latest edition of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Outlook. In this version, the latest features function quickly and efficiently to ensure the best user experience.
Besides the latest features, the tech giant has also enhanced the software’s Data Loss Security (DLP). Users can also upgrade their copies for free each month. Microsoft revamped the Edge of the different programs within the 2016 Microsoft Office suite. A lot of users like how the new interface makes document development simpler for them. And the different programs inside the Office suite run smoothly.
Here are some of the new features:
- Create, edit, and open documents
- Access to search tools
- Access online and offline versions of MS Office
- Enhanced user interface
- Retina display
How to Install Office Professional Plus 2016
Step 1. Simply run the setup file named (setup.exe) to install Microsoft Office 2016 on your Windows and if you’re prompted click Yes.
Step 2. Check the box next to I accept the terms of this agreement and click Continue.
Step 3. Click Install Now. By default, Office will be installed in C:\Program Files.
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How to Activate Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 without a Product Key
As you can see in the screenshot below that my Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 is not activated and is written Activation Required. So here are the steps to activate Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 for free and without the need of installing any software or any product key.
- Microsoft Office Standard 2016
- Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016
Step 1. Go to your desktop screen and then create a new text document. To create a new text document, simply right-click on the screen, select New > Text Document > Press Enter.
Step 2. Click here and copy the code.
Step 3. Now, open the text document that you have created before and then paste the code.
Step 4. After pasting the code, click on the File menu in the top left-hand corner then select “Save As.”
Step 5. Select anywhere you want to save. In my case, I would like to save it to the Desktop. In the File name box, give any name you like but adding .cmd is a must at the end. In the Save as type box, select All Files then click Save.
Step 6. Right-click on the file, select Run as administrator, and if you’re prompted click Yes.
Step 7. Wait for a while and your Office 2016 Professional Plus will be activated.
Congratulations! Your Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 has been activated successfully.
Now, let’s check if Microsoft Office 2016 is successfully activated or not! Open any Microsoft Office program like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Outlook. Click on the File on the top left-hand corner, and select Account, here you will see if the Office 2016 is successfully activated or not.
This article was about how to activate Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 without a product key or any software on Windows 10. With this method, you can effortlessly activate Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 without a product key in just about 3-4 minutes.