Adobe Software Installation Procedure (Named Licenses)

Installation instructions for named Adobe software purchased by University of Idaho OIT.

  • These instructions only pertain to University Staff and Faculty.
  • If you have any issues with the instructions or just general questions, please submit a ticket at


1. After an Adobe license is assigned to you an email addressed from Adobe will arrive in your inbox.  On the email you can click "Get Started" to be directed to the Adobe portal.  If you are unable to find the email you can go directly to the Adobe portal and click "Log In" in the upper right-hand corner of the site. 

This image depicts the Adobe portal.


2. Sign in using your full University of Idaho email address then click on continue.

This is an image of an Adobe sign in.


3. Select "Personal" on this screen.. And then select the University of Idaho profile.

This picture shows the select an account menu. This image shows the select a profile to sign in window.


4. If you have setup an Adobe password previously, you can enter it here. Otherwise click on "Reset your password" and follow the directions to create the new password.  Named-user licenses do not have SSO.

This is an image of an Adobe sign in page.


5. Once you have successfully logged in, you will be presented with a listing of all the software licensed to you.  Select the software you need to download it to your computer.  

This is an image of a software list.



If your password is not accepted, click the "Reset password" link.

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The below screen will appear.

This is a picture of the password update window.


Please navigate to your Outlook email account and the email from

This is a picture of the verification code.


Change your password.

This picture shows the password change window.

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