Have you lost your Microsoft office activation key? Or you just want make sure that you don’t lose MS office activation key. Whatever the case is; before you repair your office or reset your windows 10, make you backup your office product activation key. I going to show you how you can back it up on your flash drive or on the cloud storage account.
This step by step guide will help backup Office 2016, Office 2019, Office 2020 and above Office versions activation key.
You can back up your activation key for following Office releases
- Microsoft Office 2016
- Microsoft Office 2019
- Microsoft Office 2020
Locate Office Activation Key on Windows 10
Press the following the keys on your keyboard to open file explorer.
Windows + e
Look for /windows folder and open it
Now, look for /system32 and open it
Now, look for /spp and open it
Under /spp, copy /store folder and keep
Back up Office 2019 Activation Key
Open windows explorer and navigate to the following path in your windows installation drive, It could be C or D. In my case it is C drive.
Locate your /store folder under /spp folder and copy it somewhere. That’s your office 2019 activation key backup.
To restore your office; you simply need to paste this /store folder in /spp folder after installing office on disk/stick or Microsoft cloud.
Keep Your Office Key
Now, you can keep your /store folder on a flash drive or on your cloud storage account like OneDrive or Google Drive.