Beginning December 16, 2016, if you have purchased Microsoft Office to be preinstalled on your Lenovo system, you will not receive a physical product key to activate your software. The Microsoft Office is assigned to the computer and needs to be associated with a Microsoft Office Account before it can be redeemed. This means that in order to activate the software, a Microsoft account will need to be used. If you do not have a Microsoft account, you can create one at the sign in page. The following procedure applies to:Microsoft Office 2019Microsoft Office 2016Microsoft 365Do not click on “My Office" or “Get office" applications to activate your software, as shown in the following image. Doing this may prevent you from activating the Office that was purchased.