Use the Setup Assistant to activate Adobe Digital Edition with an Adobe ID.

Setup assistant

Upon first launch, or if your Digital Editions doesn't have an authorized user, you are presented with the setup assistant to authorize Digital Editions.

  1. Click Continue on the first screen.
Setup Assistant
  1. Enter in your Adobe ID and password to authorize your copy of Digital Editions.  Make sure that this Adobe ID is the same ID that was used to purchase your eBooks.  Also, if you are syncing an eReader device to Digital Editions, make sure that it's the same Adobe ID.  For more information regarding creation of Adobe ID, see Adobe account, password, and login FAQ.
Adobe ID Authorization Screen
  1. After you have activated successfully, you are presented with the following screen.
Authorization Complete

Verify authorization

  1. You can verify the Adobe ID you have used to Authorize by clicking Library and clicking Authorize Computer.
Library Menu
  1. The email address for your Adobe ID is displayed.
Authorized Adobe ID


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