Re-License MS Office for macOS

Overview

When a user gets an error on a Mac in MS Office such as "This file cannot be edited on a Mac," running the license removal tool will allow the user to authenticate their copy of Office once more and license the product correctly. We see this error from time to time when product updates cause license errors specific to macOS.

Remove MS Office License

https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/how-to-remove-office-license-files-on-a-mac-b032c0f6-a431-4dad-83a9-6b727c03b193

Fully Uninstall MS Office for Mac and Remove License

https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/troubleshoot-office-for-mac-issues-by-completely-uninstalling-before-you-reinstall-ec3aa66e-6a76-451f-9d35-cba2e14e94c0

 

Details

Article ID: 115428
Created
Wed 9/2/20 2:44 PM
Modified
Wed 3/3/21 9:49 AM
Environment
Microsoft Office