How do I transfer my Microsoft Office setup to a new PC?

When your computer gives you a tough time and you think of using a new PC, the biggest confusion that you may face is how you would transfer the paid programs from your current PC to the new one. And, Microsoft Office is not an exception especially when you need to use it regularly on another device. Fortunately, office.com/setup allows you to move your Office products from one computer to another quite easily.

Although there are several ways to achieve this, here we are going to discuss the standard way of transferring your Microsoft Office license from one computer to another. Before you begin, there are a few things that you need to keep handy so that you do not face any challenges during the transfer process. Primarily, you should have your Microsoft account login details handy. In addition to that, if you have activated the subscription using the Microsoft Office product key, then you shall need that too. However, in most cases, the product key is not required. In case you have installed it through a disk/file that would also be required.

Please note: the process given below shall not be applicable to those products that are not subscription-based such as Microsoft 365.

Let us uncover the transfer process now

  1. First thing first, you should uninstall Office setup from the exiting device
  2. Please ensure that you delete the related files of Office as well
  3. Then, you should go ahead and power on your new computer
  4. Further, connect it with a high-speed internet connection
  5. Go to office.com/setup and install Office on this device
  6. Then, you should open the installed file and “Run/Save” it on your PC
  7. Afterward, open the file by double-tapping on it
  8. When asked, enter your Microsoft login details
  9. Enter the 25-digit long activation code in the space
  10. Accept the End User License Agreement

That’s how you transfer or move your subscribed Office program from one device to another.

Conclusion-

Today we have seen how easy it was to transfer your license from one PC to another. However, if you do not own the product key or the Microsoft account details, then you will not be able to complete the process. Also, you should renew your subscription via office.com/setup beforehand in case you find out that it is expiring soon.

How to deploy the “Dark Mode” in MS Office?

There are two themes that are included in MS Office and there is no effect of Windows 10 dark mode on Office apps. However, you can select a dark theme for Office applications such as Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Outlook. The dark mode generally works on almost all Office apps such as Office 365, Office 2016 and Office 2013. The “Dark mode” can be accessed on any version of Windows. However, the dark themes are not available for Office on Mac software.

In this article, you will find out the way to deploy the “Dark Mode” in MS Office, if you have any queries related to this topic then you can visit the official website of MS Office via office.com/setup and post your queries on the webpage.

A step-by-step guide to deploy the “Dark Mode” in MS Office

There are certain steps to deploy the “Dark Mode” in the MS Office and these steps are mentioned below:-

  1. In the first step, you have to click on the “File” menu in any of the Office applications.
  2. You have to click on the “Account” option and then click on the “Office Theme” to open it and then select your desired theme.
  3. You will get the default thee set as “Colorful” but you can select the “White” option if you wish to.
  4. After this, you need to select the “Black” option for Office Style.
  5. There is an option to select different office background from here.
  6. Such a theme and background settings affect all the applications of MS Office on your system. The effect can be seen on the Office application on other Windows PC.
  7. You can visit a second place from where you can easily choose the theme. To find such a place, you need to click on the “File” option and then the “Options” button. You just need to be sure that you have selected the “General” category to customize.
  8. Click on the “Personalize your copy of Microsoft Office” and then click on the “Office Theme” field and then make a choice from the themes you have wished for.
  9. In this step, you have to click on the “OK” option to save the changes.
  10. There can be a chance that you are still viewing the documents with white background and black text by default.

Remember:  You can easily set the “Dark Mode” theme for your documents. However, just understand that both the colors will remain as the default document from now.

In a conclusive viewpoint:

Deploying the “Dark Mode” in Microsoft Office application is not a complex task, and doesn’t require much of skills and knowledge. The article above has already elaborated on the steps to bring the “Dark mode” in action. However, if you still seek assistance, then you can visit the office official website that goes by the URL office.com/setup.

Get your Favorite Office apps in a Single all-in-one app

There is good news for the Microsoft Office users who were using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint on their Android devices. They can now enjoy using these three apps in a single all-in-one package of app exclusively launched for Android users. With the availability of this app on the Google Play Store, users can work on documents, sheets, and presentation under one umbrella.

This take on the part of Microsoft will attract more users to download it in the coming future because of various reasons. Users generally deploy the full-fledged version of Office on their device even if they only need to use Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. This all-in-one app will now reduce the hassle of downloading different apps separately which took a lot of space on your phone. The users can now take a breath of sigh after hearing this news. But, there is a catch that this release has been done with a caution about which we will get to know later. If you have a specific query related to Office applications then visit Office.com/Setup.

Compact Office app for android users

The users who wished to edit and format a number of files and documents on a single platform can relish the features of this app. This app is specifically for Android smartphone users from where they can simply restructure everything related to their document which they are working upon.

Earlier, Google also tried doing a similar thing by combining these apps. This amalgam was available at the Google Drive app. By using this application, users could work on Documents, Spreadsheets, and create presentations just like you do on MS Office. But with the new app, you get some additional features with it; OneDrive connectivity along, login help, and scanning of the PDF files which was missing in Google’s amalgamation of apps.

What are the limitations of this new app?

As noted earlier that there is a catch with the app, let u discuss what some of its limitations are. The biggest drawback is that you can deploy it only on AndroidOS which means iPhone users cannot take its benefit. According to some reports, the app does not support Chromebooks or tablets which devoid the users of its facilities. 

How to download the app?

Downloading an application is however easy from the ‘Google Play Store’ but you can still learn about the simple procedure of downloading the all-in-one app:

  1. Open your Android device and tap on the icon of “Play Store”.
  2. When it opens, navigate to the search bar.
  3. Here, enter “Word, Excel, PowerPoint& More” and you will see a list of applications.
  4. Choose the right one from the list and click on the “Install” option present under the app.
  5. The downloading and installation process will take a few minutes to complete.

After this, you can start using the application for different purposes. Along with the features mentioned above, you may also sync this app with Windows 10 notes app. On top of that, you get to use the Office Lens scanner with it.