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

Sign in from the Creative Cloud desktop app

  1. Launch the Creative Cloud desktop app as follows.

    • Windows: Do any of the following:
      • Double-click the Adobe Creative Cloud  icon on the desktop.
      • Click Start button > Adobe Creative Cloud.
      • Click the Creative Cloud  icon on the taskbar.
    • macOS: Do any of the following:
      • Choose Finder > Applications > Adobe Creative Cloud > Adobe Creative Cloud.
      • Click the Creative Cloud  icon on the menu bar.

    Note:

    If the Creative Cloud desktop app is not installed on your computer, learn how to download and install it.

  2. In the Sign in dialog box, enter your Adobe ID (usually your email) and password, and then click Sign in.

    Creative-Cloud-app-sign-in-panel

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

Sign in from any Creative Cloud application

  1. Make sure that 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.

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