How to install Microsoft Office 2013 on Windows

Although more and more businesses and consumers are turning to mobile apps and web-based software, millions are still depending on Microsoft Office to have their work is done each day. With a comprehensive package that offers a variety of features and functions, it is no surprise that this is one of the most popular and useful suits over the past decade.

In this post, we will show you a comprehensive guide to Microsoft office setup 2013, including its installation and activation.

1. Remove trial or old versions

Before downloading Microsoft Office 2013, you need to uninstall any trial or old version on your computer. In general, you should remove the following apps:

  • Trial or old versions of Microsoft Office 2013
  • Compatibility packs for Microsoft Office 2010
  • Any new version that you have attempted to install or download unsuccessfully
To uninstall or remove an application, you need:

Step 1: Go to Control Panel and select one of the following, depending on your
Windows version:

  • Uninstall programs
  • Remove/Add programs

Step 2: Locate the app that you need to remove.

Step 3: Double-click on the application name.

Step 4: Remove the app by following the instructions.

Also, it is necessary to check whether your operating system is up-to-date with the latest Windows updates. Though both 64-bit and 32-bit options are available for Microsoft Office 2013 installation, we recommended using the 32-bit version
regardless because it has fewer issues concerning the compatibility.

2. Install Microsoft Office 2013

Step 1: Navigate to the download file on your computer at C:\Users\ Username\Downloads by
default

Step 2: Open the folder of the Windows Office 2013 version that you want to set up (64-bit
or 32-bit)

Step 3: In the opened folder, double-click on the “setup.exe” file

Step 4: Read carefully the license agreement and tick on the square to accept, then click “Continue”

Step 5: Select “Install Now”

Step 6: Wait a few minutes for the application to be installed. Once it is complete, select “Close”

3. Activate Microsoft Office 2013

Step 1: Open the Microsoft Office 2013 folder that you’ve just installed, then ddouble-clickon any program like Excel, Word, or Access to open it.

Step 2: Once the Activate Office panel has opened, choose “Enter the product key”.

Step 3: Enter your product key, then select “Continue”

Step 4: Make sure to choose the recommended settings, and select “Accept”

Step 5: Click “Next” and choose your favorite background theme. Then select “Next”

Step 6: If you want to connect your app with your Microsoft account to access your files
online access to your files, follow these steps:

  • Select “Sign In”
  • Choose the kind of account that you want to set up.
  • If you don’t have a Microsoft account, choose “Sign up” and follow the instructions. Otherwise, enter your information and select “Sign In”
  • Otherwise, select “No thanks” and skip to the next step.

Step 7: Select “All done”, and now your Microsoft Office 2013 package has been installed and activated on your PC.