For people who buy a new Mac, the first thing to think about is to download Microsoft Office on Mac. Using Windows is used to it, switching to macOS is strange, and you don’t know how to install Microsoft Office on Mac; why do you have to download it to install it but it gives me an error that won’t allow me to install it. After installing it, you don’t know how to activate it for free for life. Don’t worry anymore. Lucid Gen will solve all your problems in this article.
Introduction to Microsoft Office on Mac (Macbook)
What does the Microsoft Office on Mac include?
– Microsoft Word for Macbook.
– Microsoft Excel for Macbook.
– Microsoft PowerPoint for Macbook.
– Microsoft OneNote for Macbook.
– Microsoft Outlook for Macbook.
– OneDrive for Macbook.
Is it good to use Microsoft Office for free on Mac?
This is a normal Microsoft Office suite. Of course, it will have a fee by default. But in this article, I will show you how to activate to use Microsoft Office on Mac for free forever. So the features are complete without missing anything. Do not worry.
But if you have the conditions, I encourage you to buy the copyright to support the manufacturer.
Should I update to the latest version after installing Microsoft Office for Mac following this guide?
No. Because when you update to the latest version, you will lose “permanent activation”. It would be best if you kept the original Microsoft Office installed according to the instructions. I will update the link to download the new version in this article. If you want to update, go back to the article to download and install it again.
Is it possible to install Microsoft Office on Mac M1?
Of course, you can, and you should use the latest version of Microsoft Office to install for Mac M1.
Prepare before installing Microsoft Office for Mac
Download your favorite Microsoft Office on Mac, then turn off Gatekeeper and SIP to install it. If you have already installed another version of Microsoft Office on your Macbook, you should also remove it before installing according to our instructions.
Download Microsoft Office on Mac
Disable Gatekeeper and SIP
Since macOS Catalina (10.15) and above, to install Microsoft Office for Mac or other software downloaded from the internet, you need to disable Gatekeeper and SIP on Mac. Please follow the instructions of that link, and it’s simple.
After turning off Gatekeeper and SIP, you can install Microsoft Office for Mac or carefully read the instructions below.
Instructions to install Microsoft Office on Mac
Install Microsoft Office on Mac
Step 1: You extract the Microsoft Office file for Macbook into a folder, then you open that folder.
Step 2: In the extracted folder, open the Microsoft Office file to start the installation.
Step 3: Install Microsoft Office for Macbook. Just click Continue / Agree / Install it for it to pass
When asked to agree to the terms of the agreement, click Agree and then click Continue below.
Leave the option Install for all users of this computer as it is, click Continue again.
You click Install, don’t change the installation location; otherwise, you won’t be able to activate it for free forever.
You enter the user name and password of the machine to install the software.
Wait a moment; when the installation process is successful, click Close.
So you’ve finished installing Microsoft Office on Mac, but you must follow the instructions below to use it permanently.
Activate Microsoft Office on Mac to use forever
Step 1: In the original extracted folder, open the remaining file to activate it permanently.
Step 2: Click Continue.
Step 3: Then you click Install.
Step 4: You enter the user name and password of the machine and then click Install Software.
You wait 1 hour for the software to run. When it appears The installation was successful, the activation is complete.
Having done this far, please try a little more. But lest I accidentally update one when I use it, I lose the free activation and can’t use it anymore, and I blame myself ^_^. Do one more step below, and you’re good to go.
Remove the Microsoft Office updater on Mac
When a new update is available, you will receive a continuous update notification. If you accidentally update to the new version, it will not be activated forever. See How to uninstall Microsoft AutoUpdate on Mac for a better understanding. This article will show you how to do it quickly.
Step 1: On the Mac Finder, you press Command Shift G, then paste this link into and click Go.
Step 2: you will have a folder named MAU or MAU2.0, depending on the version. Just click to open that folder.
Step 3: Right-click and select Move to Trash to delete Microsoft AutoUpdate.
Enjoy Microsoft Office on your Macbook
Since the instructions for installing Microsoft Office for Macbook are quite detailed, I should also review a bit for you to see. Open the 3 most popular software, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint on Mac, try it out.
Note: The first time you open it and Microsoft Office asks you to sign in, you can click on the line Skip Sign in .
This is Microsoft Word for Mac
This is Microsoft Excel for Mac
This is Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac
In general, Microsoft Office on Mac (Macbook) is basically no different from Windows so that you can work with peace of mind. Especially, MacOS is very smooth, so you don’t get the Full Disk status that has not been saved yet like Windows. But there are some advanced features on Microsoft Office of MacOS that are not available, such as Merging multiple Excel files into one. Have you installed it? Was this article helpful? Would you mind leaving a comment below?