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How to Activate your Jet License

This information applies to Jet Professional and Jet Essentials 2013 and higher.
Are you using an earlier version of Jet Essentials?

After purchasing Jet Professional, you will be sent an Activation Code.
This code looks something like this:



Need to request an activation code or additional license/activation assistance from our licensing department?



Activate your Jet License During Installation

Your Jet License can be activated during the installation process. Enter the activation code when prompted:


This activation code will be stored on the system, and (assuming the correct activation code was entered) each user will be automatically activated using this activation code the first time the Jet Excel Add-In is enabled in Excel for that user.



Activate your Jet License Online

If the Jet License is not activated during installation, it can be activated from the Jet ribbon within Excel.

Select the "Activate Jet License" option from the Help button on the Jet ribbon

Select the "Activate online" option

Paste of type your Activation Code in to the text box

and click the "Activate" button.

With Activation, Windows domain IDs are used to authenticate named designers and viewers. A  Jet designer or viewer can activate on more than one computer, so long as they use the same Windows domain ID on each. Each Jet designer or viewer will need to enter their activation code on each computer that they use.



Activate your Jet License without an Internet Connection

Select the "Activate Jet License" option from the Help button on the Jet ribbon.

Select the "Activate via email" option


Paste or type your activation code in to the text box

and click "Activate".

If you have email access, Select the "Create email" option


If you do NOT have email access, you can select the "Copy message to clipboard" option,


Paste the message into a text file,

Give the text file to someone with email access and have that person paste the contents of the text file into an email and send it to Jet Reports.

Location Email
In the United States
Outside the US

Jet Reports will send back an activation email.

Copy the "Activation token" from the email.

Start Excel and select the "Activate Jet License" option from the Help button on the Jet ribbon.

Select the "Enter provided activation token" option

Paste the copied activation token into the "Jet License Activation" window.

and click "Activate".

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