Microsoft HUP – Microsoft HUP or Home Use Program can be used to offer the low-cost download of the Microsoft office, to your employee’s home devices or systems. Providing the same software to your employee for home and work will increase the efficiency and productivity. HUP is a Software Assurance Benefit which can be avail by the user of Microsoft volume licensing.


Microsoft HUP

The organizations like schools or offices can subscribe to the Microsoft HUP. If your employer or school is a Microsoft HUP subscriber then you may get Office for a single computer at a discounted price. Employees are required to have the Office applications, covered with active software assurance. If your employer is a HUP subscriber then there will be no need to pay the full price for the Office purchase for Windows PC or Mac.

By using the Microsoft Software Assurance HUP you will get the authorized copy of your Office application with the key. In order to activate the Office application on your system, you are required have a legitimate product key. Microsoft HUP offers you to install all the full version software like Office Professional Plus 2016, Office Home & Business 2016 for Mac, Visio Professional Plus 2016 etc.

HUP is not available for those students and employees, who are privileged to use the free version of Office 365. If you are a government employee then also Microsoft HUP offers the Office software at the lowest price to you. If your company is not registered for the service then you can try to activate software assurance benefit through Microsoft volume license service.

What do you need to get started? – Microsoft HUP:

  • Your work email id and 10-digit program code provided by your benefits administrator.
  • 10 digit program is not necessary for all the organizations.
  • HUP product key, to activate the Office Software.

Steps to Buy Microsoft Office Setup – Microsoft HUP:

  • First of all, visit and then enter your email id which you use at work.
  • Now select the language and country from the drop-down list.
  • Enter the 10 digit Microsoft HUP program code, when prompted.
  • You will be now required to verify your account, open the mailbox.
  • Open the mail came from Microsoft HUP Team with the verification link.
  • Click to the verification link in order to confirm your account.
  • Now select the product which you want to buy from the list of software, Click Add to cart.
  • Open the shopping cart and click checkout for the further process.
  • Enter your billing information and click Confirm your Order then click Complete Purchase.
  • Accept the Microsoft HUP Terms & Conditions and then Click Next.
  • Enter your personal email in the popped up window to send the installation link to your home system.
  • After entering email, click send. A window will appear with the product key and other information related to your product.

Steps to install Microsoft Office Setup – Microsoft HUP:

  • After purchasing the Microsoft office, you need to install the Office setup on your system.
  • Open the mailbox on which you have sent the link at the time of purchase.
  • Search for the email with the install link, click install.
  • Now click save file or run, according to your browser, and then run the installation process.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the Office setup installation.
  • Click Close and then open the Office application.
  • On the sign in window select “I don’t want to sign in or create an account.”
  • If you will see a different window then click ‘Use a different account’ and then follow the previous step.
  • If you want to register your product with the product key the visit and create your Microsoft account.
  • You can use your registered email id and password to create the account.
  • Now enter the product key which you have got at the time of purchase Office.
  • Click Accept and start Word, in order to agree to the agreement license.
  • If activation wizard will pop up then follow the instructions and click Finish.

Microsoft HUP allows you to buy Office product for your home system as well. You will be able to install the office software using your personal email address. If you are using Mac computer and want to install the Microsoft Office on your Mac. You need to follow basic steps to install the Office on your Mac computer.

Steps to install Office on Mac through Microsoft HUP:

  • First, you need to purchase the Office from the Microsoft HUP.
  • Now visit the URL or and sign in to your account.
  • Select the Office product which you want to install on your Mac computer.
  • Click Install Office and then again click install to start the download.
  • Now according to your browser click save file or run, and then open the downloads folder.
  • Double click the installer and click Continue to start the installation process.
  • Accept the Software agreement license by clicking the Agree and continue.
  • Click install, enter your username and password and then click install software.
  • Follow the instructions given on the screen and then click Close.
  • Open one of the Office applications from the Launchpad.
  • Click Get started and now you need to wait until activation process is completed.
  • Click All Done and start using your Office application without any trouble.

The above procedure helps you to install the Office software from the Microsoft HUP. If you are not able to download or install the Office application on your system then feel free to contact Office Support. You may also visit us at for the further help and 24/7 support related to your Office issue.