How To Activate Online...

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The activation screen will be displayed each time you run an Ability Office application. The steps assume you have launched (or started) your Ability Office product for the first time.

To activate your product online - which is a one-time only process - follow these steps:

  2. Launch the application (as defined in the previous tutorial).
  3. Read the license agreement. If you accept this, then click 'I accept the license agreement' and click 'Next'.
     TIP: If you do not accept the agreement, the process will finish here.
    Note: For details on registering your product, see 'How to Register'.
  4. On the next screen, click 'Finish' to continue with the product activation. You can register and update the product once activated.
First Time Registration Screen



  1. Select 'I have a Serial Number and I want to activate Ability Office' and click 'Next'. If you do not see this option, click the 'Back' button and then proceed as above.
    Note: You also have the option to use Ability Office for thirty days before having to activate it.
    Click here to find out how to evaulate Ability Office
Serial Screen



  1. Enter your 'Serial Number' carefully and PLEASE NOTE it is case-sensitive!
     TIP: If you have a CD or USB device, you will find your serial number within the product packaging. If you
    have purchased an electronic download, then your serial number will be in the E-mail you received.

    Enter your 'Name/Company' and 'Email address' and click 'Next' to continue

Online Activation Screen



  1. The Web Activation Window appears. Make sure your system is connected to the Internet and click 'Activate now'. Wait while activation takes place
Activation Screen



  1. Click 'Close' when the product has activated online.
  2. Activation finished, click 'Next' to exit.

Your Ability Office product is activated and will now run.


How to Register - Registering entitles you to Free Technical Support.


Comprehensive Help and Technical Support

Activation Troubleshooting


For more comprehensive help, please refer to the 'HELP' menu within any Ability application.

If you require Technical Support then please select 'Online Support' from the 'HELP' menu within the Office application and submit the form to our Ability Software team. Or go to the support page