Troubleshooting & help
Download & install
How do I download and install Illustrator?
You can download Illustrator from the Creative Cloud apps catalog. You'll need to sign in with your Adobe ID and password to complete the download. For more information, including how to install older versions or check for updates, see Download and install Creative Cloud apps.
Why won't Illustrator install?
For solutions to a "failed to install" error, see Error: "Failed to install" Creative Cloud desktop app. To resolve other download, installation, and update issues, see this download and install troubleshooting guide.
Can I download a trial copy of Illustrator?
How do I retrieve my Adobe ID or password?
Can I install Illustrator on another computer?
You can install Illustrator and other Creative Cloud apps on up to two computers. If you want to install it on a third computer, you'll need to deactivate it on one of your previous machines. Learn more about activating and deactivating Creative Cloud apps.
How can I change my password?
How can I change my credit card info?
How do I upgrade or change my membership?
My trial expires soon. How do I convert it?
How do I cancel and what happens to my files?
If you stop your membership, you still have access to Creative Cloud member free benefits and any files you saved to your device. You won't have access to apps or most services and your cloud storage will be reduced to 2 GB. Learn how to cancel different types of Creative Cloud memberships and understand the Adobe subscription terms.
How do I embed fonts and images into my file?
You set the options for embedding fonts, images, and other information after choosing File > Save As or File > Save A Copy. Options vary, depending upon the file format you choose. Learn more about saving artwork.