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How to install Office 2021 Pro Plus

How to: Install Office 2021 Pro Plus

How to install Office 2021 easy 4-step guide - we're going to help you every step of the way! Most of the actual installation process is fully automated

Welcome to the step-by-step guide:

Great! You successfully purchased a Microsoft Office 2021 Professional Plus activation key from NEXUS IT and now you are ready to install it on your computer. Does it sound complicated? Don’t worry, it’s very easy and we’re going to help you every step of the way!

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Visual Steps

Most of the actual installation process is fully automated. If you have no tech experience, or you are a visual learner. Click on the pictures to the right to see the easy step-by-step visual guide.

Step 1:

Uninstall Existing Office Versions

If you currently have no existing Office installations, please skip Step 1. If you have an existing installation of any Office version other than 2021 Professional Plus, you will need to uninstall it to ensure it does not interfere with the Microsoft click-to-run process.

To uninstall an existing Office installation click on the Start button to bring up the start menu. On the left you will see a gear icon, when if hovered on will expand to show the ‘Settings’ text. Click on the Gear icon to bring up the settings window. Click on Apps. Find your current Office installation under the name Microsoft Office… select it and click Uninstall.

Step 2:

Download Office Installation Image

Visit your Account Page and on the menu to the left select Downloads. Here you will find download links to installation files for all the software license keys you have purchased through the Shop.
Click on the download button next to Office 2021 Professional Plus to directly download the installation image from Microsoft servers.

Step 3:

Run Setup

Go to the directory on your computer where you have chosen to save the installation image. By default you should be able to find it under This PC > Downloads or at your last download location. Open the image and run the Setup file. Next click Yes on the UAC pop-up.
Sit back and relax, the installer will automatically complete the installation process. You will be notified upon successful install.

Step 4:

Activate Office 2021 Pro Plus

Open Word from the Start menu. At the bottom left of the screen, select Account.
On the right you will see the product is currently not activated, click on the button to enter a License key. Choose to Activate via telephone and click next.

Phone the number and follow the instructions to get a confirmation ID, alternatively we recommend using as a quick and hassle-free method to get a Confirmation ID. At the website enter the Installation ID exactly as it appears on your product activation screen. Complete the captcha and click on GET.

You can now enter the provided Confirmation ID at your product activation screen and click Activate.

Congratulations! Office is now ready for use!

You have successfully activated Microsoft Office 2021 Pro Plus!

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  1. Microsoft Activation servers have been experiencing issues for a while now, but not to worry 🙂
    We have online activation keys available in both binding & non-binding options.

    | Non-Binding Keys:
    – Does not bind to a Microsoft Account and are locked to your device’s hardware ID.
    – It can not be moved to a different device once activated, which also means it can not be stolen and used somewhere else.
    – Can be reactivated on the same device after an SSD upgrade / OS Upgrade / OS Downgrade, as long as the hardware ID remains the same throughout. (*You can retain the hardware ID by cloning the existing drive instead of fresh install.)
    – Since it doesn’t require an MS account, it skips the process of Microsoft Account creation for inexperienced users, as well as bypasses the hassle of signing in for IT professionals who have to install Office on a device which they have no login details for, or as an OEM installation.
    – Does not display in MS account as it is bound to the device, not an account.
    – Requires an active internet connection to be activated.

    | Binding Keys:
    – Essentially works like Office 365 login – Sign in to your Microsoft Account and enter the activation key.
    – Can be used on a single device at a time, is connected- and bound to user MS Account.
    – To move activation to your new device, install an official retail copy of Office 2021 Professional Plus and sign in.

    Struggling with something? Head over to the contact page and let us know if there’s something we can help with 🙂

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