How do I run the activation wizard in SOLIDWORKS?

How do I activate a SOLIDWORKS product key?

In SOLIDWORKS, you clicked > Licenses > Activate. (You are in Activate mode.)

How do I open SOLIDWORKS Licence manager?

You can start the SolidNetWork License Manager from the Windows Start menu. In Windows, click Start > SOLIDWORKS Tools version > SolidNetWork License Manager Server.

How do I activate SOLIDWORKS license 2021?

To activate a SolidNetWork license:

  1. Start the SolidNetWork License Manager by clicking Start > SOLIDWORKS Tools version > SolidNetWork License Manager Server.
  2. If you have not yet activated the SolidNetWork license, click Yes to activate.

How do I activate SOLIDWORKS 2016 after installation?

On the Activate Your SOLIDWORKS Product screen:

  1. Select the Internet or email procedure.
  2. Supply email contact information.
  3. Click Next to proceed. Internet: Activation occurs automatically. Email: Press Save to create a request file, then send the file to activation@solidworks.com.

How do I manually activate a SOLIDWORKS license?

To activate SOLIDWORKS

  1. Run SOLIDWORKS software from the Start menu on your machine. …
  2. Select the Help icon in the top-right of the SOLIDWORKS interface and select Licenses > Activate (in SOLIDWORKS releases prior to 2020 this would be found under the Help menu)
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How do I find my solidworks license server?

Server Location



This application is found under Start > SOLIDWORKS Tools > SolidNetWork License Manager Client. On the Server List tab, add the appropriate port and server name.

How does SOLIDWORKS license manager work?

SOLIDWORKS Network Licenses



The SolidNetWork License manager releases these seats on an as-needed basis and keeps track of who has each seat as well as for how long. Once a user’s computer is connected to the network with a license server, the computer will “use” a license whenever SOLIDWORKS is opened.

How do I install a SOLIDWORKS server license?

How to Install SOLIDWORKS Network License

  1. SOLIDWORKS ID One Account.
  2. Create SOLIDWORKS ID.
  3. SOLIDWORKS ID One Account.
  4. Download from Customer Portal.
  5. Select SOLIDWORKS Products in the Downloads page.
  6. Accept SOLIDWORKS License Agreement.
  7. SOLIDWORKS Software Download.
  8. Allow SOLIDWORKS Setup zip to make changes.

How do I activate my standalone license?

Manually Activate a Standalone License

  1. Licensing in virtual machines.
  2. What is Standalone license?
  3. Use Activation guide.
  4. Perform manual activation.
  5. Access online Licensing portal.
  6. Upload the activation request file.
  7. Download the license file.
  8. Use the license file to finish the activation.

How do I know if my license is SOLIDWORKS 2021?

This can be accessed through Windows Start > SOLIDWORKS Tools 2021 > SolidNetWork License Manager Client 2021. Check the License Usage tab and select the required product from the dropdown.

How do I add SOLIDWORKS license to License Manager?

To activate SolidNetWork licensing:

  1. Start SolidNetWork License Manager by clicking Start > SOLIDWORKS Tools version > SolidNetWork License Manager Server.
  2. When prompted to activate, click Yes.
  3. On the SolidNetWork License Server Information screen: …
  4. On the Activate Your SOLIDWORKS Product screen:
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How do I activate SOLIDWORKS 2017 after installation?

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Activation

  1. Start SOLIDWORKS and add-on required (i.e. Simulation).
  2. If you have not yet activated your license, the Product Activation dialog box appears.
  3. Choose the Automatic (recommended) or Manual option.
  4. Supply your email address.
  5. Obtain the activation online or by email.

How do I activate SOLIDWORKS 2014?

To activate a license:

  1. Start the SolidWorks application.
  2. Start SolidWorks Product Activation using one of these methods: …
  3. Click the Product listing to specify the product whose license you want to activate.
  4. Specify automatic activation over the internet or manual activation using email.
  5. Supply email contact information.

How do I activate SOLIDWORKS email?

Send an email with the license key request file attached to activation@solidworks.com. Wait for SOLIDWORKS to respond with an email containing the license key response file.

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