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How to Copy or Transfer Microsoft Office from One Laptop to Another

Updated on Sep 18, 2019 by Abby Haines to PC Transfer

Summary:
Stop looking for the way to transfer Microsoft Office to another computer. Here are two practical methods to transfer Microsoft Office 2010/2013/2016... package from one laptop to another and find Microsoft Office product key to activate the applications on another computer.
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Method 1: Transfer Microsoft Office from One Laptop to Another with Software
Method 2: Manually Install Microsoft Office to Another PC

"I have MS Office Professional 2013 running on my laptop. And I have bought a new one and would like to move the applications to the new laptop from my previous one. Is it possible to transfer Microsoft Office to a new computer? 

Method 1: Transfer Microsoft Office from One Laptop to Another with Software

Like the case above, when you get a new computer and plan to replace your old one with it, you may want to transfer Microsoft Office from one laptop to another. Unlike data transfer, moving programs to a new computer is a little bit difficult because of the activation problem. Here you can read on to get the answer. You can easily copy Microsoft Office 2010/ 2013/2016 and more to a new computer without an activation problem.

All you need is EaseUS Todo PCTrans - fast and efficient data transfer software. It transfers your data, applications, and account settings from one PC to another in one click. It has many highlights:

  • Transfer applications from one PC to another
  • Transfer apps between local drives
  • Transfer or back up data from one PC to another
  • Transfer Windows accounts from one PC to another
  • Support Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10 & Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016/2019

Download and launch EaseUS PC Transfer software on both of your computer, then learn how to transfer Microsoft Office from one laptop to another: 

Download

For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans and select the transfer mode.

  • Download and install EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both of your computers.
  • Launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans on the PCs and choose "PC to PC" on one of the computers.
  • Make sure your PCs meet the requirements of a smooth transfer and click "Continue".
select transfer mode

Step 2. Connect the source PC and the target PC.

  • Choose the other PC by its device name or IP address and click "Connect". Then Enter the login password of the target PC and click "OK".
  • Choose the transfer direction and click "OK".
connect the PCs

Step 3. Select Office to transfer.

  • Hover on "Applications" and choose "Edit".
  • In the list, Choose Microsoft Office and click "Finish".
select the application

Step 4. Transfer Microsoft Office to another PC.

  • Click "Transfer" to start transferring Microsoft Office to another PC.
  • Wait for the transfer process to finish and then click "OK".
transfer application from PC to PC
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For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

After transfer Microsoft Office package to new computer, the serial number will also be migrated. You still need to activate it on the new laptop. You should first uninstall the apps from the old computer if you have reached the number of allowable installations. And then find the product key for activation. Then how can you locate the product key supplied with your copy of Microsoft Office? 

Here, if you have a boxed version, the product key can be found on the inside of the DVD case. And if you purchased the software as a digital download, the product key is printed on the order confirmation email. What's more, you can check your product key by visiting this Microsoft account website and enter your account. Finally, enter the 25-digit product key when prompted by the software.

find the office product key on the official website

Method 2: Manually Install Microsoft Office to Another PC

Transferring Microsoft Office to a new computer is simplified greatly by the ability to download the software from the official website directly to the new desktop or laptop. Before you download Microsoft Office, you must deactivate the older computer on your Office account, then you can install it on the new computer.

1 - Deactivate Office on the Old Computer

Step 1: Go to the Microsoft account website. Launch a web browser on the old computer that currently has Microsoft Office on it.

Step 2: Log in to the Microsoft Store.

Step 3: Click "Install > Deactivate Install > Deactivate"

After this, you can then uninstall Office. Go to "Control Panel > Uninstall a program > Microsoft Office".

2 - Install Office on the New Computer

Step 1: Go to the Microsoft account website again.

Step 2: Log in to the Microsoft Store.

Step 3: Click "Install > the setup file > Run > Next > Sign In"

Then, you can use Microsoft Office on your new computer.