Called the number this morning. Can the E3 users activate with the Business Premium install since it's a lower level? I then reinstalled using the Office Deployment Tool the O365Business package. It did when I had Office version 1808 installed. Product activation and key information Microsoft includes product activation technology in some products sold through the Volume Licensing channel. Click the drop-down menu, and then select the country or region in which you're located.
The Product Activation Center telephone number is displayed under Step 1. Using the Office 365 Business Client with shared computer activation enabled doesn't count against that limit. Keys are assigned to and intended for the sole use of your organization. Recent changes to Volume Activation With Volume Licensing for products such as Windows 8. This initially worked and the version was 1808. Here we will look at the major steps that you will take before you can begin using Office 365.
These apps are the same between the license levels. Update: I just uninstalled all O365 installs on a computer. We just need the common apps like Word, Excel, Outlook and Skype for Business to authenticate. Want help with other Rights Management terms? McKenzie It appears this is a known issue. The other option that would be acceptable is with a Pro Plus E3 install a Business Premium user can still authenticate to apps that are the same between license levels. Type your Windows 7 product key, and then click Next. .
What if you install both Office Business and Office ProPlus? This will redirect you to the appropriate Office 365 sign in or sign up page. I was re-activating a copy of Office 2016 Home and Business after doing a hardware swap and Microsoft gave me the option to have a text message sent with a link to do the phone activation online. Both even showed up in the installed programs list in Windows 10. This will usually complete successfully and activate the software. If you have previously created a trial, choose to Sign in. Below is the help file from a Windows Activation screen.
It's almost like you have to have the Office 365 account in the customer's domain, even though you don't have the product yet. If someone has been able to get shared computer use Office installs to work with O365 Business Premium licensed users, please let me know how you did it. Tap or click Activate Windows. · Click on the round Office button in the upper left corner of the screen. If I open Excel, it should just look at my license and see that I'm licensed for Excel and I'm not over my limit of devices and allows me to run it. What would be the logical reason to not apply this same shared computer usage to all business level licensed O365 users? The standard office apps between Microsoft O365 Business, E3 and Business Premium for the most part are the same. Thinking this would allow all my Business Premium users to authenticate.
How to get Volume Licensing Keys Look up the product for which you need a key. Most likely, Office 2013 will use the same method. Meaning you'd have to tab out of it after 6 if you were activating windows. I had some consultants try the same thing and they also could not get it to work. I have users that share the same computer such as computer in a meeting room hooked to a large monitor and some are E3 and some are Business Premium. If you see and option that states activate by phone you'll be able to click on that and select your location to get the phone number.
If this can somehow be done and someone has done it, please let me know the secret. There is nothing Business premium has that E3 doesn't also have. You can use the Filter function to narrow your search for computers by clicking Filter in the right-side pane to open the Filter Products dialog box. The Product Activation Center telephone number appears under Step 1. Click Close to close the dialog box. Do not enter anything until the phone system offers you the option to talk to a live service rep. But it looks like my hopes have been quickly dashed.
As a result, you cannot perform local reactivation. O365 in this respect has taken a step backwards. The product keys that are installed on the client products must have a sufficient number of remaining activations. The Product Activation Center telephone number is displayed under Step 1. Notes Telephone activation is not available for Trial and Subscription versions. Click Use the automated phone system.
An then Business premium users can activate and use the apps. The same status is shown under the Status of Last Action column in the products list view in the center pane. For example, open Microsoft Word 2013. An automated system will guide you through the activation process. Dealing with this has become a huge waste of time for both me and my customers. I just want to be sure the roll out actually began.