The unlicensed product is a message that usually appears for the products that exceed the trial period and was not activated. In general Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows operating system related products come with an activation key called as a product key. Similarly, a license number to use the product for a specific period of time than the Unlicensed Product.
Office 365 is a subscription-based version and it has all the packages of a standalone Microsoft office product. The subscription version stands for the periodical renewal procedure. If the user has got multiple computers and wishes to install office on all the systems, this is the preferred version.
Office suite for single computer users can be a standalone product which is advisable as it is a lifetime edition. Every product licensing either stands with a product key or an active account as per the choice of the users. Product keys are with 25-Character and are alpha-numeric. These keys can be purchased online from a Microsoft store or online portals.
Firstly, subscription-based products must link to the user Microsoft accounts to enjoy the benefits. This license can only be auto-renew pr manually renew only if it is linked to the Microsoft accounts.
A lifetime product is a one-time purchase program and it requires. But no additional fee nor the new product keys to activate.
Secondly, If the users change their computers or it’s hardware, there are chances of this unlicensed office product messages or it says requires activation. In such incidents, there are ways to activate a licensed product by calling the phone activation numbers.
To access phone activation, the product activation window on the installed. Office product shows you the options to activate it online or through the phone activation procedure.
Word program is a part of office suite. It requires a product activation to use the program. Any new computer comes with a trial product and it requires license key to activate. If your word program shows unlicensed, the activation key is de-authorize by the manufacturer.
Solutions for Word Unlicensed Product issues:
These unlicensed products can only be fix with the proper activation with the original product key design for the program. The product key should have validity to work.
These office unlicensed message can also appear if the system time mismatches with the local time.
If the system time is not set to the local time zone where the product activation is done, the unlicensed messages may show up on the title bar of your office applications.
Word shows unlicensed message due to the following reasons:
When you open word, it opens with a message on the top of it and a read only box that blocks you to edit a file. You can see an Unlicensed message and if you click on File and Account to check the activation status, there will be a red color box that states Unlicensed product.
We can click on change product key to install a new product key. If you have a license key came with your Microsoft account, try to login with a valid user account to activate your product.
Office word program is a part of office suite and the same unlicensed message will show on other programs as well.
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The phone activation requires a code that appears on the product activation window to be validated with the Microsoft teams. We can also assist you here with the product activation-related queries on this chat page. You can ask for help or assistance with the Live Assist representatives online.
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