3 Ways to Change Office Product key in Office 2019, Office 2016, Office 2013.

This tutorial contains instructions to change Office product key in Office 2013/2016/2019, without having to uninstall and re-install the Office suite. In some cases there is the need to change the Office product key, especially if you 're prompted to change the product key or if you have installed a pirated Office version.

Method 1. Change Office License from the File menu.

The most easy method to change the Office License key, is to open any Office application and then to go to File menu > Account and to click Change License at the right pane.

 

 

Method 2. Change/Update Office 2019,206, 2013 key from Programs & Features.

The next method to change the Office product key, is to open 'Programs and Features' in Control Panel and then after highlighting the Office suite in the list of installed programs, to click Change.

How to Change Office Product key in Office 2019, Office 2016, Office 2013

 

In the next screen select Enter a Product key and click Continue.

enter new office product key

In the next screen type the new Office product key and click Continue.

change product key office

Method 3. Change Office Product key from Command line.

If you cannot change/update the Office license key by using the above methods, then follow the instructions below to change the Office 2019, 2016 or 2013  key from the command prompt:

1. Open Command Prompt as Administrator. To do that:

 

  • At the search box type: command prompt or cmd
  • Right-click at Command Prompt result and select Run As Administrator.

command prompt as administrator

 

2. At command prompt, give the corresponding command below (according to the installed Windows* and Office** version) and press Enter, to change the Office product key: ***

* Notes:
1. To find out the Windows version, right click on My Computer (or at "My PC") icon and click Properties.
2. To find out the installed Office version, open any Office application (e.g. Word) and from the File menu click Account (or Help). Then click the About Word button at the right pane.
3. At the above command replace the XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX with your product key.

 

  • OFFICE 2016/2019 32bit On Windows 64Bit
    • cscript “C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16\OSPP.VBS” /inpkey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX

 

  • OFFICE 2016/2019 64bit On Windows 64Bit
    • cscript "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office16\OSPP.VBS" /inpkey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX

 

  • OFFICE 2016/2019 32bit On Windows 32Bit
    • cscript "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office16\OSPP.VBS" /inpkey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX

 

 

  • OFFICE 2013 32bit On Windows 64Bit
    • cscript "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /inpkey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX

 

  • OFFICE 2013 64bit On Windows 64Bit
    • cscript "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /inpkey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX

 

  • OFFICE 2013 32bit On Windows 32Bit
    • cscript "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\OSPP.VBS" /inpkey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX

 

change office product key command

 

3. Close Command Prompt.
4. Open any Office application and proceed to activate the product, over the Internet.

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