Microsoft Office 365 is a subscription-based software suite that includes popular applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. However, to activate Office 365, you usually need a product key that comes with the subscription. In some cases, though, you might not have access to the product key or lose it. The good news is that there are ways to activate Office 365 without a product key. In this article, we will explore some of these methods and guide you through the process of activating Office 365 without a product key.
Use a Batch File to Activate Office 365
Another way to activate Office 365 without a product key is to use a batch file. A batch file is a script file that contains a series of commands that can be executed by the Windows command processor. Here’s how to use a batch file to activate Office 365:
Step 1: Copy the script code below
title Activate Office 365 ProPlus for FREE – MSGuides.com&cls&echo =====================================================================================&echo #Project: Activating Microsoft software products for FREE without additional software&echo =====================================================================================&echo.&echo #Supported products: Office 365 ProPlus (x86-x64)&echo.&echo.&(if exist “%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office16\ospp.vbs” cd /d “%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office16”)&(if exist “%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Office\Office16\ospp.vbs” cd /d “%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Office\Office16″)&(for /f %%x in (‘dir /b ..\root\Licenses16\proplusvl_kms*.xrm-ms’) do cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:”..\root\Licenses16\%%x” >nul)&(for /f %%x in (‘dir /b ..\root\Licenses16\proplusvl_mak*.xrm-ms’) do cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:”..\root\Licenses16\%%x” >nul)&echo.&echo ============================================================================&echo Activating your Office…&cscript //nologo slmgr.vbs /ckms >nul&cscript //nologo ospp.vbs /setprt:1688 >nul&cscript //nologo ospp.vbs /unpkey:WFG99 >nul&cscript //nologo ospp.vbs /unpkey:DRTFM >nul&cscript //nologo ospp.vbs /unpkey:BTDRB >nul&set i=1&cscript //nologo ospp.vbs /inpkey:XQNVK-8JYDB-WJ9W3-YJ8YR-WFG99 >nul||cscript //nologo ospp.vbs /inpkey:NMMKJ-6RK4F-KMJVX-8D9MJ-6MWKP >nul||goto notsupported
if %i% GTR 10 goto busy
if %i% EQU 1 set KMS=kms7.MSGuides.com
if %i% EQU 2 set KMS=e8.us.to
if %i% EQU 3 set KMS=e9.us.to
if %i% GTR 3 goto ato
cscript //nologo ospp.vbs /sethst:%KMS% >nul
echo ============================================================================&echo.&echo.&cscript //nologo ospp.vbs /act | find /i “successful” && (echo.&echo ============================================================================&echo.&echo #My official blog: MSGuides.com&echo.&echo #How it works: bit.ly/kms-server&echo.&echo #Please feel free to contact me at [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns.&echo.&echo #Please consider supporting this project: donate.msguides.com&echo #Your support is helping me keep my servers running 24/7!&echo.&echo ============================================================================&choice /n /c YN /m “Would you like to visit my blog [Y,N]?” & if errorlevel 2 exit) || (echo The connection to my KMS server failed! Trying to connect to another one… & echo Please wait… & echo. & echo. & set /a i+=1 & goto skms)
explorer “http://MSGuides.com”&goto halt
echo ============================================================================&echo.&echo Sorry, your version is not supported.&echo.&goto halt
echo ============================================================================&echo.&echo Sorry, the server is busy and can’t respond to your request. Please try again.&echo.
Step 3: Paste the copied code into the newly created Text Document file, and then select File → Save as.
Step 4: Save the file in .cmd format, such as activator.cmd, and then click Save.
Step 5: Right-click on the activator.cmd file you just saved, and then select Run as Administrator. Double-clicking with the left mouse button won’t activate it successfully.
Step 6: The Office 2013 activation process will take a few minutes to complete. Once you see the message “Product activated successfully” as illustrated below, it means that the activation has been successful.
Use a Third-Party Activator
There are third-party activator tools available that can activate Office 365 without a product key.
Here are some popular activators you can try:
- Microsoft Toolkit
Can I activate Office 365 without a product key permanently?
No, the activation is only valid for a certain period. After that, you will need to activate it again.
Is it legal to use a third-party activator to activate Office 365?
Can I use the same activation method for multiple installations of Office 365?
Yes, you can use the same method to activate multiple installations of Office 365 on the same computer or local network.
What should I do if I lose my Office 365 product key?
You can retrieve your product key from the Microsoft account used to purchase the subscription or contact Microsoft support for assistance.
What happens if I don’t activate my Office 365 subscription?
If you don’t activate your Office 365 subscription, you will only have access to limited features, and some applications may stop working after a certain period.