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Transfer and Move Office 2016 to New Computer without Reinstallation

Updated on Dec 18, 2018 by Tracy King to PC Transfer

Are you looking for a way to transfer Office 2016 to a new computer without reinstallation? Here on this page, you’ll find a reliable method to directly move wanted applications such as Office 2016, useful programs and even installed software on your new PC without reinstallation. Follow to see how to transfer your Office 2016 to a new PC without reinstallation now.

Can I transfer and move the Office 2016 to a new computer without re-installation?

"Do you know how to move and transfer an installed program from an old computer to a new PC without reinstallation? I bought a new laptop last week. And I’m trying to move all files and some useful programs to the new computer so that I don’t need to waste time installing them again.

Now I’ve moved almost all useful files to my new computer. But the applications and programs such as Microsoft Office 2016, PhotoShop, etc. cannot work even I’ve copied the installation files of those programs to the new computer. So is it possible that I can transfer and move the Office 2016 to my new PC? How?"

So do you need a time-saving and highly effective tool to help you transfer installed programs? Here we’ll show you how to transfer Office 2016 to a new computer without reinstallation as an example to guide you transfer installed programs to a new PC.

Prepare both old and new PCs for transferring Office 2016 

Before you start transferring Office program to a new computer, we highly recommend you to prepare both the new and old computers for the transferring with below guidelines:

1. Find and keep your Office 2016 account or activation key.
2. Download and install PC Transfer software for help
EaseUS Todo PCTrans allows you to directly transfer installed applications to a new computer on Windows 10/8/7 with simple clicks.


For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

Transfer Office 2016 to a new computer without reinstallation using EaseUS Todo PCTrans


Step 1: Connect both PCs before Office transferring

1. Install and run EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both PCs, select "PC to PC" mode on the source computer.

Note: If the target computer has installed Office, the transferring process won't succeed. If the target computer has installed Office, uninstall it or continue using the current Office. If not, continue with the next steps.

Select transfer mode.

2. Connect two PCs on the same LAN and click "Continue" to move on.

Prepare PCs ready.

3. Choose the target PC and click "Connect" to continue. You can identify it via the IP address.
If the target computer doesn't show up, click "Add a PC" and enter the IP address to connect.

Connect two PCs.

4. Enter the login account and password of the target PC and click "OK" to link both PCs.

Then select the transfer direction and click "OK" to confirm.

Choose transfer direction of Office.

Step 2: Select Office to transfer

1. Click "Edit" on the Applications column to access and select wanted applications to transfer.

Tick "Create a restore point" option in case a system error occurs on the target PC.

Select application.

2. Select Office and click "Finish" to continue.

Select Office for transferring.

Step 3: Transfer Office to new PC

1. Click "Transfer" to start the transferring process.

Start transferring.

2. Wait patiently and when the transferring process completes, click "OK" to confirm.
Restart PC as the program requires.

Complete the transferring.

When the transferring process complete, you can reboot your new computer, run the transferred Office 2016, sign in your account to activate the tool.

After this, you can continue using your Office application to edit Excel, Word, etc. document on your new PC again.