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How to Activate Mathematica

This guide explains how to activate Mathematica

This guide explains how to activate Mathematica downloaded from UCL Software Database.

This guide is aimed at...

  • Students
  • Staff
  • IT Administrators

Before you start...


1.  To activate Mathematica you will need to request an activation key by completing the wolfram activation key request form

2.  Either sign in with your Wolfram ID, or Create Account if you haven't already done so

Fig 1 - Wolfram User Portal

Wolfram User Portal…

3.  When creating a new account, please use your UCL email address

Fig 2 - Create a Wolfram ID

Create a Wolfram ID…

4.  Sign in with your Wolfram ID

5.  Fill in the Activation Key Request Form and select the product you wish to Activate

6.  An activation Key will now be displayed on the screen, and emailed to you

Fig 3 - Wolfram Activation Key Request Form

Wolfram Activation Key Request Form…

7.  Run Mathematica

8.  Input the Activation Key as provided in Step 6

Fig 4 - Wolfram Product Activation

Wolfram Product Activation…

9.  Accept the terms of the Licence Agreement

Fig 5 - Licence Agreement

Wolfram Licence Agreement…

10.  Mathematica is now activated and is ready for use

Fig 6 - Ready to use Activated Mathematica

Ready to Use Activated Mathematica…

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