How to install Adobe Creative Cloud desktop applications?


This article covers the process of installing Adobe Creative Cloud applications like Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere and more.


Install Adobe Creative Cloud

The Adobe Creative Cloud Application is used to manage the installation of all other Adobe desktop apps. If you have not installed Adobe Creative Cloud please refer to these walkthroughs.


to Creative Cloud

Click on Start and type in "Adobe" to find the "Adobe Creative Cloud" application.Uploaded Image (Thumbnail)

When you first start the application it will ask you to sign-in. Enter your full email address and select continue.

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You may be prompted to select between a "Personal Account" or a "Company or School Account". Select the "Company or School Account" option.

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You will be redirected to the University of Idaho Single Sign-On (SSO) page.

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You will be able to confirm you are signed in by clicking on the top right avatar icon. It will display your name and email address.

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Install an Adobe Application

Here is the application selection screen. Locate the desired application to install and click on the install button.  The system computer will automatically download and install the application to your computer.

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The installation status will be displayed.

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Warning: Please be cautious when installing applications. They do take a lot of hard drive storage. We recommend installing what you need to perform your day-to-day tasks.  If you want to learn a new Adobe application, go ahead, and install it but remember to uninstall if you are not going to use it.


Uninstall an Adobe Application

To uninstall an Adobe application is easy.  Go into the Adobe CC Desktop application and find the application you would like to be removed.

Step 1 – Click on the three dots to the right of the application to be removed.

Step 2 – Click on Uninstall.  The application will be removed automatically.

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