Can I Use A Product Key For Office 2013 For Mac

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  1. Since you say you have one-time payment 'Office 2013' it sounds more like you have been illegally sold a product key from a 'volume license'. It will activate a limited number of times, often 3, and then will no longer be any good.
  2. In most cases, you only get this Microsoft Office 2013 product key when you purchase the suite. It is the one way Microsoft can make sure that you are using the authentic product. You can download Microsoft Office 2013 and install it on your computer, but at some point the activation key will be required before you can use the programs.
Can I Use A Product Key For Office 2013 For Mac

Run a simple command to change the product key for Office 2013 without having to reinstall it.


2 Steps total

Latest method to activate MAC Microsoft Office 2011 Product key: Product Key For Microsoft Office For Mac 2011. Download crack from the link Here. Next, unzip the file you downloaded and you will have a file called Don’t open the file. Copy and paste file into Library/Preferences. I only tried this method with my Office 2010, if you are using Office 2016, 2013, 2007, or 2003, just have a try following the steps above. Recover your Office Product key from computer with tool. Forgot or lost your MS Office product key? If you still can't find your Office Product key, try with the product key tool. The product key tool is.

Step 1: Open command prompt:

Run cmd

Step 2: Enter:

cscript 'C:Program Files (x86)Microsoft OfficeOffice15ospp.vbs' /inpkey:



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  • Chipotle
    SamA92 May 15, 2014 at 07:47am

    Or just go into office 2013, file, account and hit change product key.

  • Serrano
    Dorrel May 15, 2014 at 11:58pm

    Sorry - I don't have that option. Maybe because it's already activated?

  • Habanero
    Scott Manning May 27, 2014 at 04:25pm

    Good to know but as previously mentioned, easier to do in Office itself.

  • Serrano
    Dorrel May 28, 2014 at 12:22am

    There is no File->Account->Change Product Key in Outlook, Word, etc.
    You guys sure you're talking about Office 2013?

  • Pimiento
    Skatz80817 Oct 28, 2020 at 10:01pm

    Should the key include the dashes? I'm trying to reset the key on a newly acquired computer with an existing Office 2013 install, but it refuses to get activated.

  • Jalapeno
    davisbr Nov 10, 2020 at 11:55pm

    On a fresh install of a not activated nor updated Office 2013, this was the only option. There was no 'change product key' (perhaps due to no updates yet).

    So.. still useful 6 years later. Thanks Dorrel.


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To use Office for Mac in your organization, it needs to be activated. How you activate Office for Mac depends on whether your organization has an Office 365 (or Microsoft 365) plan or has a volume license agreement. But in both cases your users won't have to enter any product keys.

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If you're an Office user trying to activate a personal copy of Office for Mac, follow these instructions instead of reading this article.

Activate Office 365 versions of Office for Mac

If your organization has an Office 365 (or Microsoft 365) plan, make sure you assign each user a license for Office before you deploy Office for Mac to your users. If you don't assign a user a license, you can still deploy Office for Mac to that user, but the user won't be able to activate and use Office.

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For Office 365 (and Microsoft 365) customers, Office for Mac activates by contacting the Office Licensing Service on the internet. The Office Licensing Service keeps track of which users are licensed and how many computers they've installed Office on.

After you deploy Office for Mac, your users are prompted to activate Office the first time they use it. Make sure users are connected to the internet when they activate Office.

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On the Sign in to Activate Office screen, users should select Sign In, and then enter their email address and password. After they sign in, users may see an alert asking for permission to access the Microsoft identity stored in their keychain. They should select Allow or Always Allow to continue.

While you can deploy Office for Mac for your users, your users need to sign in and activate Office for Mac for themselves. That's to ensure that the Office Licensing Service properly associates Office for Mac with the correct licensed user.

A program on the Mac, the Office365ServiceV2 daemon, runs once a day to check the user's subscription status. The computer must be connected to the internet to contact the Office Licensing Service. If the computer can't contact the Office Licensing Service after nine days, the user sees a warning message when working in an app.

If the computer can't contact the Office Licensing Service after 30 days, Office goes into reduced functionality mode. This means that the user can open, view, and print existing documents in an Office app, but can't create or edit documents. The user also sees a message in the app that most features aren't available. After the user connects to the internet and the subscription status is verified, all the features of Office are available again.

For each user that you've assigned a license to, you can deploy and activate Office for Mac on up to five Macs for the user. If you need to provide Office for Mac on a sixth computer for a user, you need to deactivate an existing installation first. Deactivating an installation doesn't remove Office for Mac from the computer. Instead, the installation goes into reduced functionality mode.

Users can sign into the Office 365 portal to deactivate an existing installation by going to My account > Install status > Manage installs. Or, you can deactivate an installation as an Office 365 administrator. Sign into the Office 365 portal, go to the admin center, and then go to Users > Active Users. Select the user, and then choose Edit for the Office installs property of the user.

Activate volume licensed versions of Office for Mac

To activate a volume licensed version of Office 2019 for Mac, use the Volume License (VL) Serializer. You can download the VL Serializer by signing into the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC). You run the VL Serializer on each computer. By doing this, your users won't see any activation prompts when they first open Office 2019 for Mac.

For more information, see Overview of the Volume License (VL) Serializer.

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