Unlicensed product and activation errors in Office

Unlicensed Product Error Office 2019

If Office activation fails, you will see Unlicensed Product or Non-commercial Use / Unlicensed Product in the title bar of your Office applications, and most Office features are disabled. To restore all Office features, you must resolve the problem that causes the activation to fail.

Unlicensed Product

Step 1: Log in to Office with the correct account.

Step 2: Check for multiple copies of Office.

Step 3: Verify the status of your subscription.

Step 4: solve the activation problems.

Step 1: log in with the correct account

Try logging in with all your personal email addresses in case you bought Office with a different email address. If you are at work or school, you may need to log in with your professional or educational account instead of your personal email account.

To verify if your Microsoft account is associated with Office, log in to Services and subscriptions. Your Office product or Office 365 subscription must appear there. Otherwise, your email address will not work to log in to Office.

Step 2: Check for multiple copies of Office

Activation may fail if you have so many copies of Microsoft Office installed. Uninstall the previous version of Office that you are not using before continuing with troubleshooting.

1. Open Control Panel by following the steps below for your operating system:

• Windows 10 On the Windows 10 taskbar, type Control Panel in the Type here to search box, select Control Panel in the search results and then select Programs and Features.

• Windows 8.1 or 8 Right-click the Start button (lower-left corner), select Control Panel and then select Programs and Features.

2.  programs and features box (upper right corner) of Programs and features, search for the word office. If more than one version appears, right-click the version you are not using and select Uninstall.

3. After the uninstall process is complete, restart your computer.

4. Open an Office application and log in, if prompted.

5. If Office is not yet activated, try running an online repair as described in Repairing an Office application to fix the remaining installation of Office. If you still cannot activate, continue with the next step.

Step 3: Verify the status of your Office 365 subscription

If you have an Office 365 home subscription, make sure it is still active and, if necessary, renew your subscription.

If you do not have Office 365, you can go to Step 4: Troubleshoot Office activation problems.

1. Close all Office applications.

2. Go to the Services and Subscriptions page.

3. If prompted, choose Sign in and enter the email and password for the Microsoft account associated with your Office 365 subscription.

4. Review the details under the Subscriptions heading or the Subscriptions canceled heading.

5. If your subscription has expired, you can renew it by following the steps in Renew Office 365 for home.

6. After renewing your subscription, you can restart your Office applications as necessary. If Office is not yet activated, continue with the next step

Step 4: troubleshoot Office activation problems

Select your version of Office for troubleshooting steps:

Office 365

Office 2019 and Office 2016

2016 office

Fix unlicensed product errors yourself

If you have tried the previous troubleshooting steps and Office is not licensed yet, you can solve the activation errors yourself.

Product Information

Try these first

Check the date, time and time zone of your computer

Run Office as administrator

Update office

Office license repair (Office 2013 only)

Verify connectivity

Check your firewall

Check your antivirus software

Verify proxy settings

Still, need help?

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error-code-30125-1011

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error-code-80244018

error-code-0x80070bc9

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