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How to Fix Microsoft Office License Expired Issue?

by Monica Barnes

Microsoft Office is the highly recommended and one of the most important applications of Windows devices. The office provides various amazing tools and services to the users. The office is available on various plans. You can install Office plans according to your device specifications and needs. Office also provides a few basic tools for free. If you don’t want to spend money on purchasing the premium plans of Office then you can go for the free tools. But the free Office plan provides limited tools. If you need advanced tools then you need to purchase the paid plans of Microsoft Office. Office provides a yearly subscription to the users. You can use the premium tools until the license expires. Once your Microsoft Office Subscription expired then you need to renew it. 

How to Fix Microsoft Office License Expired Issue?

Microsoft Subscription Expired message appears on the screen

When you get the Office subscription expired message on the screen then you have to renew the plan. You should consider renewing the Microsoft plan before the expiry date. It will ensure that all your data is secured and you don’t have to make changes in the settings again. When your Office is about to expire, you will start getting the notifications. You can also renew the plan before expiry. When the renew notification appears, go to the Office website and renew your Office plan.


How to fix Microsoft Office 365 subscription expired?

When the Office expires, you need to renew it immediately. If you see Microsoft Subscription expired message then you click on the Reactivate option and hit the Buy option. You will be redirected to the Office shopping cart page. You need to fill the billing details and make payment. Click on the Buy button. Wait for getting a confirmation message from the MS Office. Once you get the confirmation, you can use the premium tools and services of Office. 

If you renew the MS Office plan before the expiry date then you will not get the Word subscription expired message and the remaining days of the previous license will be added to the new one. Renewing the plan before expiry ensures that you don’t have to deal with any kind of data loss. 


How to fix Product deactivated error?

Some people reported that they are getting product deactivated messages once the Office Subscription expired. This error message appears when the Office setup gets signed out from your device. People mistakenly log out MS Office from the device and then get into the error. When you see the error, enter your MS Office credentials for logging into your account. If you sign out your MS Office account on one device then you can easily sign-in MS Office on another device. 


Couldn’t Verify Subscription error

This kind of error appears when your device is not connected to the internet. There are various tools in Office which don’t require internet connection. But you will require the internet connection to verify the subscription. If you are getting the excel subscription expired and you need to verify the subscription then you have to connect your device to the internet connection. 


Does Microsoft office expire?

The premium plans of Office provide a license for a limited time. When the Microsoft Office expired, you need to renew it. Most of the Office plans provide auto-renewal service. You can enable or disable the auto-renewal feature of MS Office according to your need. Here are the steps to enable MS Office auto-renewal service:

  1. Open your MS Office account
  2. Click on Services and subscriptions page
  3. A sign in prompt may appear on the screen
  4. Type your MS Office email and password
  5. Hit the Sign In button
  6. Services & subscription page will appear
  7. Click on Manage button

Search for Turn On Recurring billing option and enable the button. Now your Office plan will get auto-renewed. 


Steps to disable MS Office auto-renewal service:

  1. Open MS Office website
  2. Go to Services & Subscription page
  3. A login prompt will appear
  4. Enter your MS Office credentials
  5. Services & Subscriptions page will be displayed
  6. Tap the Manage button option

Go to Turn On Recurring billing option and toggle the button to disabled. A confirmation message will be displayed. After disabling the auto-renewal mode, you have to renew the MS Office manually. If you get any error while renewing the Office then you should contact the MS Office team for help. Errors in renewing the Office can appear due to the outdated OS or device drivers. Update your OS and other drivers and then try to renew the plan. You can also upgrade your Office plans for more tools and services.

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