Creating an Adobe ID

As of November 30th, 2019 all Adobe professional applications will require that you sign-in with an Adobe ID. This will affect:

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (i.e. Photoshop, Premiere, etc.)

This article will guide you through the process of creating an Adobe ID.

How to sign up for an Adobe ID:

  1. Launch any Adobe professional application
  2. You will be presented with the following login screen:Adobe sign in window
  3. In the center of the window, where it says: "Not a member yet? Get an Adobe ID", and click on the link.
  4. Complete the form, entering your intended password, ensuring it meets the requirements specified in red in the center of the form (note: as you enter your password, the text for each requirement satisfied will turn black, an when all have been satisfied, they will disappear):Adobe new account sign up window
  5. Once the form has been completed, click on the "Sign up" button at the bottom.

Once you have signed up, you will automatically be logged into your Adobe account page: 

From here, you can manage and update your profile, notifications, etc., and you can click on the "View and download my apps" link, which will show you what Adobe applications are available through your account, or on the local computer.


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