Sign in to activate your Creative Cloud apps and connect them to your user license.

Sign-in from any Creative Cloud application

  1. Make sure your computer is connected to the Internet.

  2. Open any Creative Cloud application installed on your computer.

  3. Choose Help > Sign In, then click Sign in now.
    (If this option is dimmed or says Sign Out (your Adobe ID), you are already signed in.)

  4. Enter your Adobe ID (usually your email) and password, and click Sign in.

    Once you are signed in, all installed Creative Cloud apps associated with your Adobe ID are activated as well.

From the Creative Cloud Desktop app

  1. Click the dimmed Creative Cloud icon, located in the taskbar (Windows) or dock (macOS), to open the Creative Cloud desktop app. (If the Creative Cloud desktop app opens, you are already signed in.)

  2. Enter your Adobe ID (usually your email) and password, and click Sign in.

    Once you are signed in, all installed Creative Cloud apps associated with your Adobe ID are activated automatically.

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