Activate your free Office 365 subscription (Product Key) from your Microsoft Action Pack Subscription (MAPS)

Here’s a little thing you just need to know or stumbled upon.
Once you’ve purchased MAPS, you’ve automatically been giving 5 Office 365 ‘seats’ (or User Licenses)!

How to activate these licenses:

1) Go to the Microsoft Partner Network website and log in:
https://www.microsoft.com/msppdd/


2) Instead of clicking on ‘Software Download / View Keys’, click on ‘Microsoft Online Services

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3) Now click on ‘View‘ on the right:
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4) Expand the ‘Microsoft Action Pack‘-section to reveil the Product Key:

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5) Click on the link stated just a little bit lower or use this one:
“…To redeem these tokens visit http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=392523…”


6) Enable the checkbox ‘I understand. I’m the right person to be doing this for my organization.‘ and click on ‘Sign in‘ (on the right) under ‘Already an Office 365 customer?‘:

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OR: Login to your Office 365 Admin Center and go to ‘BILLING‘-> ‘Subscriptions‘, select the active subscription and click on ‘Renew or add user licenses‘:

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7) Verify that you’ve been giving 5 extra licenses thanks to the Product Key of MAPS. Next step is to cancel your current paid subscription and get a little bit of money back 😉 You may want to contact the Office 365 supportdesk for that of cancel it in the Office 365 Admin Center under ‘Subscriptions’.








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