How to activate your license

for Ablebits.com add-ins

You will receive an e-mail from us with your personal license key. Please have this e-mail at hand before starting the activation process.


To enter the license key and unlock the program, please follow the instructions below:

Start the Product activation wizard

For Microsoft Excel add-ins:

  • Start Microsoft Excel.
  • Open the add-in dialog box by clicking on its icon.
  • Click on the "Activation" Activation icon.

For Microsoft Outlook add-ins

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  1. The "Product Activation Wizard" (further referred to as "Wizard" ) will appear. Product Activation Wizard
  2. On the first step of the Activation Wizard click on the "Next" button.
  3. On the second step please select activation method (see the detailed instructions below). Product Activation Wizard

Automatic activation process

Note. To activate your copy you need to have a special activation code, which is unique for your computer. This code is downloaded from our server, so please, before starting the activation process, make sure the Internet connection is established.

The easiest and quickest way to activate your copy:

  1. Please select "Automatic activation process" on the second step of the Activation Wizard and click on the "Next" button.
  2. On step 3 of the Activation Wizard, enter your License Name and License Key into the corresponding fields: Automatic activation process
  3. On step 4, click the "Finish" button. Successfully activated
  4. Close all dialog boxes (click "OK").
  5. Close Microsoft Excel (Microsoft Outlook) and open it anew. Your license is now activated. To make sure, please see the "About" dialog box of the add-in.

If automatic activation fails for any reason, please try the Manual activation process.

Manual activation process

  1. Select "Manual activation process" in the second step of the Activation Wizard, and click on the "Next" button.
  2. On step 3 of the Activation Wizard, enter your License Name and License Key into the corresponding fields: Manual activation process
  3. Click on the "Go" button and you will have the Activation Server opened in your browser.
    Your activation code - Activatenow.com
  4. Copy the Activation Code from the Activation Server, paste it into the "Activation Code" field, and click the "Next" button. Manual activation process
  5. On step 4 of the Wizard click the "Finish" button. Successfully activated
  6. Close all dialog boxes (click "OK").
  7. Close Microsoft Excel (Microsoft Outlook) and open it anew. To make sure that your license is activated, please see the "About" dialog box of the add-in.

Activation without the internet connection

  1. On the PC on which you want to activate your license, select "Manual activation process" on the second step of the Activation Wizard and click on the "Next" button.
  2. Copy the "Hardware ID" that was shown on step 3 of the Activation wizard.
  3. On any PC connected to the Internet, open the activation server page:
    http://www.activatenow.com/user/activation.asp
  4. On the activation page:
    • Enter your license key in the "Product Key" field and click the "Submit" button.
      Enter your license key - Activatenow.com
    • Enter your Hardware ID (from Manual activation - step 3) in the "Hardware ID" field and click the "Submit" button.
      Enter your  Hardware ID - Activatenow.com
    • The activation server generates the activation code and shows it in the "Successful new activation" field;
      Your activation code - Activatenow.com
    • Save the activation code.
  5. Go back to the computer on which you want to activate your license, paste the activation code into the "Activation Code" field, and click the "Next" button.
  6. On step 4 of the Wizard click the "Finish" button. Successfully activated
  7. Close all dialog boxes.
  8. Close Office application and open it anew.

If you still can't activate the product

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