Applies to: Office for Mac 2016
Summary: Describes the process of activation of Office 2016 for Mac for administrators (for those who have a subscription Office 365 or volume licensing agreement)
To use Office for Mac 2016 in your organization, you must activate it. Selecting the method of activation of Office for Mac 2016 depends on whether your organization Office 365 subscription or volume licensing agreement. In both cases, however, users do not have to enter any product keys.
If your organization has a subscription Office 365, be sure to assign each user a license for Office before deploying Office 2016 for Mac users. If you do not do this, you can still deploy Office 2016 for Mac for this user, but he will not be able to activate and use Office.
Office 365 for activating Office for Mac 2016 is performed by accessing the licensing service Office on the Internet. In Office licensing service stores information about which users have received licences and how many computers they installed Office.
After Oct 2016 for Mac and Office when used for the first time, users are prompted to activate the product. Make sure during activation of Office users have Internet access.
On-screen log in to activate Office 2016 , users must select Login, then enter your email address and password. After you sign in, you may receive an alert asking for permission to access the Microsoft identity stored in their keychain. To continue, they should choose allow or always allow.
Despite the fact that you can deploy with Office for Mac to 2016 users, they must enter the 2016 Office for Mac and activate the product. This is necessary to ensure that the licensing service Office correctly Office 2016 Activation for Mac associates Office for Mac 2016 with the appropriate user, who has a license.
Demon Office365ServiceV2, program on your Mac computer runs once a day to check the status of your subscription. To access the licensing service Office, your computer must be connected to the Internet. If the computer cannot contact the licensing service Office for nine days, while working with the application, you receive a corresponding warning message.
If the computer cannot contact the licensing service Office within 30 days after the expiry of this period, the Office will go into reduced functionality mode. This means that you can open, view, and print existing documents in Office applications, but cannot create or edit documents. In addition, application, you receive a message stating that most of the functions are not available. After a user connects to the Internet and check the status of all Office subscriptions are available again.
For each user to whom you have assigned a license for Office 365, you can deploy and activate Office 2016 for Mac on up to five Mac computers. If the user Office 2016 for Mac you need to install the sixth computer, you must first disable the existing installation. Disable installation does not remove Office 2016 for Mac from your computer. Instead, the installation will go into reduced functionality mode.
Disable existing users can install the portal Office 365.
Office volume activation 2016 for Mac
The version of Office for Mac 2016 under volume licensing programs are activated automatically during installation. As an administrator, you do not need to perform any additional actions. When you first open the Office for Mac 2016 for your users will not see any messages with a proposal to activate the product.