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Last Modified:
10/12/2020

Adobe Creative Cloud Installation Instructions

UCLA is offering access to Adobe Creative Cloud beginning with students in specific courses requiring this software beginning Thursday, October 8. Please review the FAQs for more information on this program and how to get started.

How do I access, download, and install Adobe Creative Cloud applications? 

Sign in to Adobe.com

Using a web browser, visit https://www.adobe.com.

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1

Sign in

Click on the "Sign In" link in the upper right-hand corner of the Adobe homepage.

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2

Enter 'ucla.edu' for your domain

At the "Sign in" window, type in exactly "ucla.edu" (without the quotes) in the "Email address" prompt and click the [Continue] button.

Adobe Creative Cloud screenshot

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3

Sign in with UCLA Logon

Sign into Single Sign-On using your UCLA Logon ID and password as well as authorize your login using MFA.

UCLA Logon dialog box screenshot

 

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4

Access Applications

Once logged in, click on the [View All] waffle to access all of the available Adobe applications. If you are presented with an “Access Denied” screen, please contact [email protected].

Adobe Creative Cloud screenshot

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5

Download Creative Cloud

Find the Creative Cloud application in the list and click on the [Download] button.

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6

Install Creative Cloud

Run the Creative Cloud installer that is downloaded to your computer.

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7

Install Creative Cloud - 2

Once you've run the installer, click on the [Continue] button.
A new window will be opened in your web browser.

Adobe Creative Cloud screenshot

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8

Authenticate with Adobe

If you are still logged into the Adobe website, your web browser will confirm "You're all set."
If you are prompted to log into Adobe again, please follow the directions from steps #3 and #4 from above.

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9

Start Installing Creative Cloud

Once authenticated, the Creative Cloud Installer will refresh. Click the [Start Installing] button to install Creative Cloud on your computer.

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10

Continue installing

Creative Cloud will begin installing.  This process will take a few minutes and will display a Progress Bar, Time Remaining, and Percent Remaining indicators.

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11

Manage Creative Cloud Applications

Once the Creative Cloud installation is complete, you will be presented with the Creative Cloud application.
You can use the Creative Cloud application to view/install/manage your Creative Cloud applications.

Adobe Creative Cloud screenshot

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