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Welcome to Adobe!

An Adobe ID is your ticket to a secure and personalized experience with Adobe apps and services. Your purchases, membership, updates, and trials of Adobe apps and services are all managed through your Adobe ID. You can also use your Adobe ID to register your products, track orders, contact Adobe Support, and participate in Adobe forums and events.

It's easy to remember your Adobe ID. It's the unique email address you first used when you started your membership, or purchased an Adobe app or service. If you used your social (Facebook or Google) account to create your Adobe ID account, your Adobe ID is the same as the email address associated with your social account.

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Having trouble signing in, or forgot your Adobe ID or password? See Adobe ID account and sign-in troubleshooting.

Create an Adobe ID

If you don’t already have an Adobe ID, first create one. Here’s how:

  1. Go to Adobe accounts and click Get an Adobe ID.

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  2. Follow the online instructions. The email address you enter on the Sign-up page will be your Adobe ID, so use an address you’ll remember. Click Sign Up.

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    You’re now ready to get started managing your Adobe ID account.

  3. From now on, you can sign in to your account any time using the navigation bar on Adobe.com pages. To do so, go to www.adobe.com and click Sign In. The sign-in link is in the top navigation bar of most pages.

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    Can't clear the text that appears in the sign-in fields? Simply click in the fields and start typing.

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You can also use your social (Facebook or Google) account to create and sign in to your Adobe ID account. For more information, see Sign in with your social account.

Access your Adobe ID account

You can access your Adobe ID account in one of the following ways:

  • In the Creative Cloud desktop app, click Manage Account from the Profile menu.
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Update your credit card and billing information

For information on how to update your credit card and billing information, see Update your credit card and billing information.

Troubleshoot issues with credit card or payments

Issue Solution
Can't change credit card information

The following issues can occur when you try to change your payment information:

  • The Edit Payment link is not visible.
  • A blank form shows up when you click the Edit Payment link.
  • You are not able to save your updated credit card information. 

Try the following solutions:

  • Check that you are signed in with the Adobe ID (email) that is associated with your Creative Cloud subscription.
  • Check that cookies are enabled in your browser.
  • If you still can't change your card information, try signing in with a different browser.

If your issue is not resolved, contact us.

Payment failed/declined See Find solutions to payment failed/declined issues.
Missed payment See I missed a payment for my subscription. How do I reinitiate the payment?

Change payment method between credit card and PayPal

To change your payment method from credit card to PayPal or conversely, contact us.

Manage your Adobe ID account

  1. Access your Adobe ID account, and sign in with your Adobe ID and password, or with your social (Facebook or Google) account. 

  2. Use the tabs at the top of the page to review your plans and products, change your email and contact information, change your password, update your name and other profile information, or your communication preferences.

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    For step-by-step instructions, choose from the options below.

Change or reset your password

For information on how to change, reset, or update your Adobe ID password, see Change or reset your password.

Change Adobe ID email address

You can change the email address you use for your Adobe ID. Follow these steps to change email on account:

  1. Access your Adobe ID account, and sign in with your Adobe ID and password. 

  2. In the navigation bar at the top of the Manage Account page, click Account.

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  3. In the Adobe ID section, enter a new email address that you want to associate with your Adobe ID. You can also provide an alternate email address in the Alternate Email field. Click Save.

    Adobe sends you an email to verify the change. (If you don’t receive the email, see Didn’t receive expected email from Adobe.)

"Your account changes couldn’t be saved" message displayed?

If you try to change your Adobe ID email address to an email address that you previously used, the following error message is displayed:

Your account changes couldn’t be saved.

For information on how to fix this error, see Fix the error “Your account changes couldn’t be saved” when changing Adobe ID email address.

Add phone for account recovery

You can use your phone to reset the password for your account. Follow these steps to add your phone number for account recovery:

  1. Access your Adobe ID account, and sign in with your Adobe ID and password, or with your social (Facebook or Google) account. 

  2. In the navigation bar at the top of the Manage Account page, click Security & Privacy.

  3. In the Account Recovery section, click Manage.

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  4. In the Recovery phone section, click Add.

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  5. Enter your phone number, and then click Text Me.

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  6. Check your mobile phone and enter the six-digit SMS code. Click Verify.

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Change address or phone number

You can change the mailing address or telephone number associated with your Adobe ID account. To do so, follow these steps:

  1. Access your Adobe ID account, and sign in with your Adobe ID and password, or with your social (Facebook or Google) account. 

  2. In the navigation bar at the top of the Manage Account page, click Communication.

  3. To change your phone number or address, click Edit.

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  4. Make your changes in the pop-up window, and click Save.

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    If you need to change the country associated with your Adobe ID, see Change the country associated with your Adobe ID.

Use 2-Step Verification to strengthen account security

2-Step Verification adds an extra layer of security to your account. With 2-Step Verification, while signing in, a verification code is required in addition to your Adobe ID account password. You can choose to receive this code on your mobile phone number or on the email address associated with your account.

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To activate 2-Step Verification, you need to provide a mobile phone number. 

2-Step Verification is optional, but is recommended for strengthening the security of your Adobe ID account. You can deactivate 2-Step Verification any time after you activate it. 

Activate 2-Step Verification

To activate 2-Step Verification, follow these steps:

  1. Access your Adobe ID account, and sign in with your Adobe ID and password, or with your social (Facebook or Google) account. 

  2. In the navigation bar at the top of the Manage Account page, click Security & Privacy.

  3. In the 2-Step Verification section, click Manage.

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  4. In the 2-Step Verification screen, click Activate now.

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    You are prompted to add a new mobile phone number or confirm your existing number.

    If a mobile phone number is not already associated with your account 

    If a mobile phone number is not already associated with your account, you are prompted to add a mobile phone number.

    Enter your mobile number, and then click Next.

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    Note:

    You do not have to enter dashes or spaces while entering your mobile phone number. The system adds dashes or spaces as required, depending on your country.

    If a phone number is already associated with your account 

    If a phone number is already associated with your account, the number is displayed. You can change the number if necessary. 

    Verify that the number is correct, and then click Next.  

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    If you change the number, the new number gets associated with you account, and the previous number is removed.

  5. You are prompted to enter a verification code that is sent to your mobile phone. Check your mobile phone, and enter the verification code. Then, click Verify.

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    Did not receive the code? Wait for a few minutes as it can take some time for the text message to be delivered. If you still do not receive the code, click start over to generate the code again.

  6. A message is displayed confirming that you have activated 2-Step Verification for your account.

    While signing in, you are prompted to enter a verification code sent to your mobile phone, in addition to your Adobe ID password.

Use 2-Step Verification to sign in

For more information on entering the code while signing in, and troubleshooting any issues, see 2-Step Verification: Keeping your account secure.

Deactivate 2-Step Verification

To deactivate 2-Step verification, follow these steps:

  1. Access your Adobe ID account, and sign in with your Adobe ID and password, or with your social (Facebook or Google) account. 

  2. In the navigation bar at the top of the Manage Account page, click Security & Privacy.

  3. In the 2-Step Verification screen, click Deactivate.

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  4. You are prompted to confirm if you want to deactivate 2-Step Verification.

    Click Deactivate

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2-Step Verification gets deactivated for your account. You are not prompted for a verification code while signing in. 

You can reactivate 2-Step Verification any time as explained in Activate 2-Step Verification.

Edit your personal profile

  1. Access your Adobe ID account, and sign in with your Adobe ID and password, or with your social (Facebook or Google) account. 

  2. In the navigation bar at the top of the Manage Account page, click Profile.

  3. Change your profile name, your name for Adobe Community forums, or your company name, and click Save.

  4. To upload a new profile photo, click Upload your photo, and then browse and select a new photo.

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Update communication preferences

  1. Access your Adobe ID account, and sign in with your Adobe ID and password, or with your social (Facebook or Google) account. 

  2. In the navigation bar at the top of the Manage Account page, click Communication.

  3. Select the appropriate check boxes, and click Save.

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Revoke access to third-party apps

If you have allowed third-party applications to access your Adobe ID account information, such as email or Creative Cloud files, you can revoke access. Follow these steps:

  1. Access your Adobe ID account, and sign in with your Adobe ID and password, or with your social (Facebook or Google) account. 

  2. In the Security and Privacy section, find Connected Applications, and click Manage.

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    A list of connected applications appears.

  3. Find an application that you want to revoke access, and click Manage.

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  4. Click Revoke authorization.

  5. A pop-up window appears, prompting you to confirm your decision to revoke authorization. Click Revoke authorization again to confirm.

  6. Repeat steps 3 through 5 for each application that you no longer want to have access to your Adobe account information.

How to contact us for your account-related queries?

If you still need help with your Adobe ID account, you can contact us:

  1. Make sure that you are signed in to your Adobe ID account online, and that cookies are enabled in your browser. 

  2. Navigate to the contact us page.

  3. Select from the available contact options.

FAQ

I can no longer access the email with which I signed up

I forgot my Adobe ID

I have multiple Adobe IDs

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