For people who go to work when buying a Mac (Macbook), the first thing to think about is to install Office on their Mac (Macbook). Using Windows is familiar, then switching to macOS is strange, I do not know how to install free Office for Mac (Macbook), how to download it to the computer to install but it gives an error not to install. After installing it, I don’t know how to activate it permanently. Don’t worry, all your problems will be solved in this post.
Introducing Microsoft Office for Mac (Macbook)
What does Office for Macbook 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 Office for free on a Macbook?
This is the normal Office suite from Microsoft; of course, it will be charged by default. But this article will guide you on how to activate to use Office on Mac for free forever. So the full features are not lacking anything. Do not worry.
But if you have the conditions, I also encourage you to buy the copyright to support the manufacturer.
Should I update to the latest version after installing Office for Mac according to this guide?
Not at all. Because when you update to the latest version, you will lose “permanent activation”. You should keep the original 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 again.
Prepare before installing Office for Macbook
Download your favorite version of Office for Macbook, then turn off Gatekeeper and SIP to install it. If you have missed another version of Office on your Mac, you should also remove it before installing it according to my instructions.
Download the file to install Office 2019 for Macbook
Turn off Gatekeeper and SIP
Since macOS Catalina (10.15) or higher, to install Office for Mac or any other software downloaded from the internet you need to turn off Gatekeeper and SIP on Mac. Please follow the instructions of that link, also simple.
After turning off Gatekeeper and SIP, you can install Office for Mac, or carefully read the instructions below.
Instructions to install Office on a Macbook
Install Office on Mac
Step 1: You extract the Microsoft Office file for Macbook into a folder, then open that folder.
Step 2: In the unzipped folder, open the Microsoft Office file to begin the installation.
Step 3: Install Microsoft Office for Macbook, just click Continue / Agree / Install it all over.
When asked to agree to the terms of the agreement, click Agree and then click Continue below.
Leave the Install option for all users of this computer to the same , click Continue .
Click on Install , do not change the installation location, lest not permanently activate for free.
You enter the username and password of the machine to install the software.
Wait a moment, when the installation process was successful , click Close.
So you’ve installed Office on Mac already, but to use it permanently, you must follow the instructions below.
Activate Office on Mac for permanent use
Step 1: In the original unzipped folder, open the remaining file for permanent activation.
Step 2: Click Continue .
Step 3: Then click Install .
Step 4: You enter the username and password of the machine on and then click Install Software.
Wait a minute for the software to run. When it comes up The installation was successful, it’s already activated.
After working here, try a little more. But lest I manually update one, I will lose the free activation and then I can’t use it anymore, I blame you ^ _ ^. Do one more step below to be sure.
Remove the Office updater on Mac
When new updates are available you will receive notifications of constant updates. If you manually update to a new version, it will not be permanently activated. See how to delete Microsoft AutoUpdate for better understanding. And this article will guide you quickly to do it.
Step 1: On the Mac Finder , press Command Shift G and then paste this path and click the Go button .
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 Office on your Macbook
The instructions to install Office for the Macbook are quite detailed then I should also review a bit for you to see. Open the 3 most popular software, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, on the Mac.
This is Microsoft Word for Mac
This is Microsoft Excel for Mac
This is Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac
In general, Office on Mac (Mac) uses the same basis as Windows so you can work with peace of mind. Especially macOS is very smooth, so you do not have the Full Disk situation that has not been saved in time like Windows. But there are some advanced features in the Office of MacOS that are not available, such as merging multiple Excel files into 1. Have you installed it yet, was this article helpful? Please leave your comments below.