Activation and registration

Help with installation

For help with installation issues, see Acrobat Help and Support at

License activation

During the installation process, your Adobe software contacts Adobe to complete the license activation process. No personal data is transmitted. For more information on product activation, visit the Adobe website at

A single-user retail license activation supports two computers. For example, you can install the product on a desktop computer at work and on a laptop computer at home. If you want to install the software on a third computer, first deactivate it on one of the other two computers. Choose Help > Deactivate.


Register your product to receive complimentary installation support, notifications of updates, and other services.

 To register, enter your Adobe ID when prompted when you install or launch the software.

If you choose to skip entering your Adobe ID during installation or launch, you can register at any time by choosing Help > Product Registration.