Adobe Creative Cloud - Install Instructions


This software must be purchased before a license and download is made available. To order student software, please visit https://software.vt.edu/studentorder and place an online order.

 

Contents


Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop - macOS


 

1. Access http://network.software.vt.edu and login using your VT PID and password. Select Adobe Software and then choose Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop for macOS.

2. Review and accept the licensing terms, then click the Download button to download the installer.

3. Locate the downloaded file on your computer and double-click Adobe_Cloud_Mac_Spring_2021.dmg to mount the installer. Then double-click Creative Cloud Installer to start the installation.

Double click Creative Cloud Installer

4. When the installer window opens, click Continue to proceed.

Click Continue to proceed

5. Next, enter your Virginia Tech email address and then click Continue.

Enter email address and click continue

NOTE: If you are asked to choose between a "Personal account" and a "Company or School account", choose Company or School account.

6. Now, you'll need to sign in. Some students will log in using their Virginia Tech Adobe IDs, while newer students will sign in using their Virginia Tech PID and PID password.

Adobe ID or VT PID Login

7. Once you've signed in, the installation will begin.  You may be asked to Set your preferences while the Creative Cloud installs in the background.  These questions are optional and can be skipped by clicking the Skip question button.

Click Start Installing

8. When installation is complete, the Creative Cloud Desktop application will open, through which you can install any of the Creative Cloud apps.

 

Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop - Windows


 

1. Access http://network.software.vt.edu and login using your VT PID and password. Select Adobe Software and then choose Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop for Windows.

2. Review and accept the licensing terms, then click the Download button to download the installer.

3. Locate the downloaded file on your computer and double-click it to start the installer.

4. When the installer opens, click Continue.

Click continue

5. You will then be asked to sign in.  Here, you'll need to enter your Virginia Tech email address and then click Continue.

Enter email address and click continue

NOTE: If you are asked to choose between a "Personal account" and a "Company or School account", choose Company or School account.

6. Now, you'll need to complete the sign in. Some students will log in using their Virginia Tech Adobe IDs, while newer students will sign in using their Virginia Tech PID and PID password.

Adobe ID or VT PID Login

7. Once you've signed in, the installation will begin.  You may be asked to Set your preferences while the Creative Cloud installs in the background.  These questions are optional and can be skipped by clicking the Skip question button.

Preferences questions can be skipped by clicking Skip Question

8. When installation is complete, the Creative Cloud Desktop application will open, through which you can install any of the Creative Cloud apps.