How to Activate Microsoft Office 2021?

Microsoft Office Office 2021, the latest version of the program, has been released. This version, like previous versions, turns off most of its features shortly after use and asks you to activate Office 2021.

We will explain the download and installation titles before moving on to the Office 2021 activation process. If you have Microsoft Office 2021 installed on your computer, you can skip this section.

Download Office 2021 Professional Plus

1. Go to Office 2021 Download Site

Click the button below and go to the site where you will download Office 2021 Professional Plus.

2. Download Microsoft Office 2021

Set the form on the page that opens for Office 2021 as follows. Set the language selection according to the language you want to install. Press the download button.

Download Office 2021 Pro Plus
Download Office 2021 Pro Plus

Office 2021 Installation

Extract the Office 2021 installation file you downloaded to your computer to a folder. Start the installation by double-clicking the Setup.exe file.

Run one of the programs (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) that comes with the Office 2021 installation.

Close the first window that comes up.

Office 2021 Activation Code

Accept the license agreement.

Office 2021 Unscheduled Activation

“Your privacy is important.” close the window.

Download Office 2021

Microsoft Office 2021 Activation

If you do not have an Office 2021 license key or Office 2021 activation code that you purchased for Microsoft Office 2021, the program will display a yellow bar at the top of the screen for a while after installation, with the message “Excel not activated. To continue using the Excel application uninterrupted, Activate before” starts showing a warning.

Excel is not activated. Activate before this date to continue using Excel without interruption.

If you do not perform the Office 2021 activation process by the date shown with the "Excel not activated" warning, you will not be able to use many features of the program.

If you go to the Account option in the Microsoft Office program you are running, you will see a notification saying "Activation required".

Office 2021 activation required.
Office 2021 activation required.

As in previous Microsoft Office versions, there are different activation methods for Office 2021 activation. These;

  • Office 2021 license key purchase
  • Redeem an Office 2021 activation code from anywhere
  • Activating Office 2021 with KMSpico
  • Using the Office 2021 activation CMD method

In this article, we will use the Office 2021 CMD activation method that we used to activate previous Microsoft Office versions.

All we need is the Command Prompt Manager and a few lines of Office 2021 activation code.

We will perform the Office 2021 activation on Microsoft Windows 11. You can apply the same processes in the Windows 10 operating system.

Office 2021 Activation CMD

1. Run Command Prompt as Administrator

Click on the search bar and cmd in summer. Command Prompt Manager will appear in the search results. “Run as administratorSelect ”.

Windows 11 Office 2021 Activation

drop-down User Account Control in the dialog Yeah select and Command Prompt ManagerGrant the necessary permissions.

Office 2021 Activation CMD

2. Specify Office 2021 Install Location

Copy the following line of code. Command Prompt Manager paste it into the window and Enter Press the key.

cd /d %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office16

If Office 2021 is installed in a 32-bit program directory on your computer, you will receive the following error.

Office 2021 KMSpico

If you got this error, copy the following line of code. Command Prompt Manager paste it into the window and Enter Press the key.

cd /d %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Office\Office16

You will not get any errors and Command Prompt Manager window will be ready for new commands you will give.

Office 2021 Product Key

3. Convert Office 2021 License Type

The Office 2021 product key we will use for Office 2021 activation is the bulk activation key provided by Microsoft. In order to use this code, we need to convert your Office 2021 license.

Copy the following line of code. Command Prompt Manager paste it into the window and Enter Press the key.

for /f %x in ('dir /b ..\root\Licenses16\ProPlus2021VL*.xrm-ms') do cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:"..\root\Licenses16\%x"

Command Prompt Manager window will be executed. Wait for these processes to finish.

Office 2021 Pro Plus Activation

Below are all the outputs of this command you gave.

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16>for /f %x in ('dir /b ..\root\Licenses16\ProPlus2021VL*.xrm-ms') do cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:"..\root\Licenses16\%x"

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16>cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:"..\root\Licenses16\ProPlus2021VL_KMS_Client_AE-ppd.xrm-ms"
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.812
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

---Processing--------------------------
---------------------------------------
Installing Office license: ..\root\licenses16\proplus2021vl_kms_client_ae-ppd.xrm-ms
Office license installed successfully.
---------------------------------------
---Exiting-----------------------------

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16>cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:"..\root\Licenses16\ProPlus2021VL_KMS_Client_AE-ul-oob.xrm-ms"
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.812
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

---Processing--------------------------
---------------------------------------
Installing Office license: ..\root\licenses16\proplus2021vl_kms_client_ae-ul-oob.xrm-ms
Office license installed successfully.
---------------------------------------
---Exiting-----------------------------

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16>cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:"..\root\Licenses16\ProPlus2021VL_KMS_Client_AE-ul.xrm-ms"
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.812
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

---Processing--------------------------
---------------------------------------
Installing Office license: ..\root\licenses16\proplus2021vl_kms_client_ae-ul.xrm-ms
Office license installed successfully.
---------------------------------------
---Exiting-----------------------------

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16>cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:"..\root\Licenses16\ProPlus2021VL_MAK_AE1-pl.xrm-ms"
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.812
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

---Processing--------------------------
---------------------------------------
Installing Office license: ..\root\licenses16\proplus2021vl_mak_ae1-pl.xrm-ms
Office license installed successfully.
---------------------------------------
---Exiting-----------------------------

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16>cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:"..\root\Licenses16\ProPlus2021VL_MAK_AE1-ppd.xrm-ms"
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.812
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

---Processing--------------------------
---------------------------------------
Installing Office license: ..\root\licenses16\proplus2021vl_mak_ae1-ppd.xrm-ms
Office license installed successfully.
---------------------------------------
---Exiting-----------------------------

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16>cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:"..\root\Licenses16\ProPlus2021VL_MAK_AE1-ul-oob.xrm-ms"
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.812
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

---Processing--------------------------
---------------------------------------
Installing Office license: ..\root\licenses16\proplus2021vl_mak_ae1-ul-oob.xrm-ms
Office license installed successfully.
---------------------------------------
---Exiting-----------------------------

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16>cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:"..\root\Licenses16\ProPlus2021VL_MAK_AE1-ul-phn.xrm-ms"
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.812
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

---Processing--------------------------
---------------------------------------
Installing Office license: ..\root\licenses16\proplus2021vl_mak_ae1-ul-phn.xrm-ms
Office license installed successfully.
---------------------------------------
---Exiting-----------------------------

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16>cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:"..\root\Licenses16\ProPlus2021VL_MAK_AE2-pl.xrm-ms"
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.812
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

---Processing--------------------------
---------------------------------------
Installing Office license: ..\root\licenses16\proplus2021vl_mak_ae2-pl.xrm-ms
Office license installed successfully.
---------------------------------------
---Exiting-----------------------------

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16>cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:"..\root\Licenses16\ProPlus2021VL_MAK_AE2-ppd.xrm-ms"
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.812
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

---Processing--------------------------
---------------------------------------
Installing Office license: ..\root\licenses16\proplus2021vl_mak_ae2-ppd.xrm-ms
Office license installed successfully.
---------------------------------------
---Exiting-----------------------------

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16>cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:"..\root\Licenses16\ProPlus2021VL_MAK_AE2-ul-oob.xrm-ms"
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.812
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

---Processing--------------------------
---------------------------------------
Installing Office license: ..\root\licenses16\proplus2021vl_mak_ae2-ul-oob.xrm-ms
Office license installed successfully.
---------------------------------------
---Exiting-----------------------------

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16>cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:"..\root\Licenses16\ProPlus2021VL_MAK_AE2-ul-phn.xrm-ms"
Microsoft (R) Windows Script Host Version 5.812
Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

---Processing--------------------------
---------------------------------------
Installing Office license: ..\root\licenses16\proplus2021vl_mak_ae2-ul-phn.xrm-ms
Office license installed successfully.
---------------------------------------
---Exiting-----------------------------

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16>

4. Activate Office 2021 Program

Copy the following lines of code only one line at a time. Command Prompt Manager paste it into the window and Enter Press the key.

Every command you give will have output as shown just below.

cscript ospp.vbs /setprt:1688
Office 2021 Activation Issue
cscript ospp.vbs /unpkey:6F7TH >nul
Office 2021 Professional Plus Activation
cscript ospp.vbs /inpkey:FXYTK-NJJ8C-GB6DW-3DYQT-6F7TH
Excel 2021 Activation
cscript ospp.vbs /sethst:s8.uk.to
Word 2021 Activation
cscript ospp.vbs /act
Powerpoint Activation

With the last command you applied "Product activation successfullYou will see the ” message.

Command Prompt Manager close the window. Run any Office 2021 product (Excel, Word, Powerpoint).

File menu and then in the lower left Account Click .

Office 2021 Unscheduled Activation

Congratulations! You have activated Microsoft Office 2021 without being exposed to any malware like KMSpico.

Office 2021 Activation with a Batch File

Create a blank Text Document on Desktop. Copy the codes below and paste into the Text Document.

@echo off
title Activate Microsoft Office 2021 (ALL versions) for FREE - cnrtechspot.com&cls&echo =====================================================================================&echo #Project: Activating Microsoft software products for FREE without additional software&echo =====================================================================================&echo.&echo #Supported products:&echo - Microsoft Office Standard 2021&echo - Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2021&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\ProPlus2021VL_KMS*.xrm-ms') do cscript ospp.vbs /inslic:"..\root\Licenses16\%%x" >nul)&echo.&echo =====================================================================================&echo Activating your product...&cscript //nologo slmgr.vbs /ckms >nul&cscript //nologo ospp.vbs /setprt:1688 >nul&cscript //nologo ospp.vbs /unpkey:6F7TH >nul&set i=1&cscript //nologo ospp.vbs /inpkey:FXYTK-NJJ8C-GB6DW-3DYQT-6F7TH >nul||goto notsupported
:skms
if %i% GTR 10 goto busy
if %i% EQU 1 set KMS=kms7.MSGuides.com
if %i% EQU 2 set KMS=s8.uk.to
if %i% EQU 3 set KMS=s9.us.to
if %i% GTR 3 goto ato
cscript //nologo ospp.vbs /sethst:%KMS% >nul
:ato
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 msguides.com@gmail.com 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
:notsupported
echo =====================================================================================&echo.&echo Sorry, your version is not supported.&echo.&goto halt
:busy
echo =====================================================================================&echo.&echo Sorry, the server is busy and can't respond to your request. Please try again.&echo.
:halt
pause >nul

File Click the menu. Save as Select the option.

How to Activate Office 2021

Save as in the dialog window File name Type a name in the section. File extension cmd set as .

Registration type part of All Files set as . Save Click the button.

Office 2021 License Key

Desktopformed in cmd Right click on the file with the extension. Run as administrator Select the option.

Office 2021 Product Key

In the Command Prompt window that opens, wait for the Office 2021 activation processes to finish.

wie activiere Office 2021

Office 2021 activation is complete when you see the message “Product activation successfull”.

In some cases, the activation process may have been performed without displaying the “Product activation successfull” message. Therefore, be sure to check the Office 2021 activation status before taking any further action.

15 Comments

  1. the process is ending in error and showing this message:
    A KB article has been detected for activation failure: 0xC004F074
    please help

  2. ERROR CODE: 0xC004F074
    ERROR DESCRIPTION: The Software Licensing Service reported that the product could not be activated. No Key Management Service (KMS) could be contacted. Please see the Application Event Log for additional information.
    To view the activation event history run: cscript ospp.vbs /dhistorykms
    NOTICE: A KB article has been detected for activation failure: 0xC004F074
    FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT: https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2870357#Error0xC004F074

  3. Installed product key detected – attempting to activate the following product:
    SKU ID: fbdb3e18-a8ef-4fb3-9183-dffd60bd0984
    LICENSE NAME: Office 21, Office21ProPlus2021VL_KMS_Client_AE edition
    LICENSE DESCRIPTION: Office 21, VOLUME_KMSCLIENT channel
    Last 5 characters of installed product key: 6F7TH
    ERROR CODE: 0xC004F074
    ERROR DESCRIPTION: The Software Licensing Service reported that the product could not be activated. No Key Management Service (KMS) could be contacted. Please see the Application Event Log for additional information.
    To view the activation event history run: cscript ospp.vbs /dhistorykms
    NOTICE: A KB article has been detected for activation failure: 0xC004F074
    FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT: https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2870357#Error0xC004F074

    how is it going to make an error?

    1. "Why
      The issue occurs when you host Office 2013 KMS host and Office 2016 KMS host together on the same system and that system is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.”

      There is such an answer on the Internet. Do you have something like this on your computer?

      1. Breast problem.

        Que faire sous windows 10 et microsoft office 2019 deja installé. 2019 avant with JE suppril ?

        merci

  4. I appreciate the service here.
    As I have been having hard time activating MS office after downloading the free app ms office 2021.
    As for now, I am glad I 've come across this site and followed the given instruction through and finally activated ms office 2021 for my personal use.
    Thanks again, Sir.

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