How to download, install and activate Microsoft Office 2021 Home and Business for Mac
Office 2021 for Mac – general information
Microsoft Office 2021 for Home & Business is a suite of essential tools that you need in order to work effectively. Office 2021 for Home & Small Business is designed for families and small businesses who want to use classic Office applications and to access email. It includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook for Windows 10 with a one-time purchase dedicated to 1 Apple MacOS for home or work use.
Before you proceed with the installation, check the hardware requirements. Microsoft Office 2021 Home & Business for Mac requires:
- 1.6 GHz or faster processor
- 4 GB RAM for 64-bit operating systems
- 2 GB RAM for 32-bit operating systems
- 10 GB free hard drive space
- Mac OS Extended or APFS format
- Minimum screen resolution 1280×800 pixels
You can also find more information on the website: aka.ms/systemrequirements.
Please note that to install the software you also need a Microsoft account and access to the Internet.
Microsoft Office 2021 for Mac – how to download and install it?
Please follow these steps to download, install and activate Microsoft Office 2021 Home and Business for Mac successfully on your computer:
1. Go to Microsoft's website: setup.office.com
2. Create a new Microsoft account or sign in to your existing one
3. Enter the product key provided by us
4. Download and install your product
When the download is complete, go to Downloads on your Mac and double-click the Microsoft Office installer.pkg file (the name may vary slightly). In the next step, read the software license agreement and then click "Continue". Next, select how to install Microsoft Office for Mac, review the disk space requirements (change the installation location if necessary), and then click "Install". You may also be prompted to enter your Mac login password – this is standard procedure.
REMEMBER: If you want to install only specific Microsoft Office 2021 Home and Business applications and not the entire package, click "Customize" and uncheck the programs you don't want. Office applications include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, among others. If you don't need them all, choose only the most important ones so as not to overload your computer and slow it down.