How To Transfer Word From One Computer To Another

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There is nothing quite like obtaining a powerful new computer that allows you to quickly do work, run new software, and play games. Nothing, however, is more intimidating than realizing you'll have to transfer all of your music, photos, documents, and other things from your old computer to your new one.

Three Ways To Transfer The Word From One Computer To Another

Microsoft Word documents are a crucial part when you transfer your data. Read this article to know about how to transfer word documents from one computer to another. This article will tell you not just how to transfer word documents but also the MS Word program. 

Workable Solutions Step-by-step Troubleshooting
Fix 1. Using a PC Data Transfer Tool Transfer Word documents to another PC in one click...Full steps
Fix 2. Using OneDrive Open a File Explorer window and navigate to the OneDrive folder...Full steps
Fix 3. Using an External Hard Drive Open a File Explorer window and look for the external drive...Full steps

Transfer Word from One Computer to Another Using a PC Data Transfer Tool

EaseUS Todo PCTrans allows you to move files between two computers without using a USB flash drive. You can transfer files instantly between two laptops or PCs on the same LAN. To move programs, files, user accounts, and settings from one computer to another across a network, use the EaseUS PC data transfer tool.

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Step 1. Open EaseUS Todo PCTrans on both of your computers. Choose "PC to PC" to go to the next step.

Transfer files from PC to PC - step 1

Step 2. Make sure you have chosen the right transfer direction.

"New" - Move data from old computer to current new computer.

"Old" - Move data from current old n computer to remote new computer.

Step 3. Connect two PCs via the network by entering the password or verification code of the target PC. Besides, make sure you have chosen the right transfer direction and click "Connect" to continue.

The verification code is on the right top of the "PC to PC" main screen on the target computer.

Transfer files from PC to PC - step 2

Step 4. Then, choose "Files" to select files to transfer. Select the specific files as you want. What's more, you can click the Edit icon to customize the storage path for transferred data.

Transfer files from PC to PC - step 1

Step 5. Now, click "Transfer" to begin to transfer files from PC to PC. The size of the file determines the transfer time. Wait patiently.

Transfer files from PC to PC - step 5

Transfer Word from One Computer to Another Using OneDrive

OneDrive is one of the options for data transfer, but it poses some potential security issues. You also need to have a backup of your word documents in your OneDrive to transfer them to another computer.

Step 1. Open a File Explorer window and navigate to the OneDrive folder where you want to save the files for transfer.

transfer files using one drive

Step 2. From your computer, drag the files you want to transfer into the folder.

Step 3. Install the OneDrive on the other computer and sign in with the same account.

Step 4. Open the cloud storage folder in File Explorer and copy the files to the new location on your new PC's hard drive after it has had a chance to sync and copy files.

Transfer Word from One Computer to Another Using an External Hard Drive

External hard drives look like an excellent option for some people, but password protection is not available on external hard drives. Anyone can plug in your drive and access your data if you lose it.

Step 1. Open a File Explorer window and look for the external drive's entry in the left pane.

Step 2. Right-click the drive and select "Format…" then "Start". You might also just choose and remove unwanted files from the external drive.

format the external hard drive

 

Step 3. Drag and drop the files you want to copy into the drive’s folder.

Step 4. Remove the external drive and place it in a USB slot on the other PC after you are finished.

Step 5. By picking and dragging the files into another folder in a File Explorer window, you can copy them to the new PC.

How To Transfer Microsoft Word Program From One Computer To Another 

When your computer or laptop does not turn on, it's because either the hardware or the software is malfunctioning. Even if your data is not backed up on the cloud, a broken laptop doesn't imply you'll lose everything. With EaseUS Todo PCTrans, you can quickly move your data, applications, and settings from your old computer to a new one.

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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.
select transfer mode

Step 2. Choose the transfer direction.

"Old" - Move Office from current old computer to another new one.

"New" - Transfer Office from old device to current new device.

choose transfer direction

Step 3. Connect the source PC and the target PC.

  • Choose one method to connect the current PC to the target PC: enter the target computer's account password or its verification code. You can click and check the verification code on the right top of the "PC to PC" mainscreen on the target computer.
  • Choose the transfer direction and click "Connect".
connect the PCs

Step 4. Select Office to transfer.

  • Hover on "Applications" and choose Microsoft Office and click "Transfer".
  • Wait for the transfer process to finish and then click "OK".
select the application

Step 5. Save the product key to activate Microsoft Office.

  • Back to the interface to click "Product Key".
  • In the list, click "Copy" to save the activation key.
product key 1

Conclusion 

You may quickly transfer MS Word data from one laptop to another using the procedures described above. Choose the best option for you based on your current condition. However, keep in mind that other techniques may pose security risks, whereas EaseUS Todo PCTrans executes the work in a few clicks without jeopardizing security.

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How To Transfer Word From One Computer To Another

Try smart Windows 11 data transfer tool to move all data in 1 click.

EaseUS Todo PCTrans

  Free Download

Support Windows 11/10/8/7