[Fixed] “No license found” error / Can’t activate Outlook


“No license found” error / Can’t activate Outlook.

Do you see a message on your office program as No license found or a message on your outlook program which says can’t activate outlook?

As we have previously discussed you can’t activate office after installation is Explained here.

Details of “No license found” error / Can’t activate Outlook:

Known issues explained you previously were related to a wrong product key, network issue or some old office programs previously installed on your computers.  This No license found error or can’t activate outlook message shows much about specific program called outlook.

If you see this message No license found when trying to activate an office or an outlook program. Then after imagine your product key is deleted from the previous activation state. It is a rare scenario when the product keys getting delete. This usually happens if some one manually delete the product keys through a command line process or you might have downloaded some third party scripts to do so.

Try to recall when you might have run those unknown scripts on your computer. And restore your computer to an earlier point to fix this issue. If you do not remember doing any script process and you still see this no license found error message and you can’t activate outlook, proceed to the next step.

Try to re-check your product key first through a command line process which displays the last 5 characters of your product key. If you have taken the product key for a limited time as a subscription version and if that was expire, you may see this no license found error message and you can’t activate outlook or any other office programs. The main reason here is that you have lost the licensing due to the expiry of your subscription.

If you get this error message no license found on a product which was bought from your school or work, ideally it is linked to it’s volume licensing and they might have deactivated your account for some reason. And you need to check the same with the admin department once.

After that,

No license error message or any activation issue with outlook. Other thing is office program are consequences due to the subscription expiry in the above scenario. And also the wrong product key which you might have used for this activation.

We have some examples here when a user says they can’t activate office after installation. We will first check the computer directly on-screen share and we can investigate the reasons behind this issue. Next We will try to scan your computer for any old product keys initially. If you still can’t activate office, we will then proceed with the network checks and operating system scanning. We can assure you this office activation issues can be resolved by our experts’ team.

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Got Any Question?

Q. 1 : Can I upgrade office version for free?

Office updates remain free whereas office upgrade is a change of version. Normally office 365, being a subscription based version allows you the free upgrades but standalone products do not allow change of version for free. Life time get the security patches for free for life time but not the change of versions.

Q. 2 : How long a free support is valid for office products?

In general, the Manufacturer says 60 days free support applicable for the office products. Although the service depends on the type of issues.

Q. 3 : What is the difference between Office 365 subscription and Office standalone?

Office product suites are released as subscription based versions and standalone proudcts. The subscription versions contain recurring fee for the licensing wheras the standalone product is a one off payment.