How to Activate Acronis True Image with a Serial Key
Acronis True Image is a powerful backup and recovery software that allows you to create an image of your entire system, including your files, applications, settings, and preferences. You can use Acronis True Image to restore your system in case of a disaster, such as a virus attack, hardware failure, or accidental deletion.
To use Acronis True Image on a Windows computer or a Mac, you need to activate it via the Internet. Without activation, the fully functional product works for 30 days. If you do not activate it during that period, all the program functions become unavailable except the recovery.
You can activate Acronis True Image either on your computer or from another computer, if your computer is not connected to the Internet. In this article, we will show you how to activate Acronis True Image with a serial key using different methods.
Online Activation Method
If your computer is connected to the Internet, the product will be activated automatically when you sign in to your Acronis account. Acronis True Image Subscriptions are registered in the account automatically upon purchase. The account used for registration is tied to the email specified during purchase.
Sign in to your account in Acronis True Image interface and the product will be activated automatically.
Acronis True Image 1-Time Purchase Licenses (perpetual licenses) can be registered in the account or in the product interface, as described below.
If your serial number is not registered yet, you will be prompted to enter the serial number manually. Click Enter serial number, type in or paste the serial number, and click Activate.
Provide serial number
After installation, Acronis True Image will ask you to provide a serial number:
If you have an upgrade serial number, Acronis True Image will prompt you to enter serial number for earlier version of the product in the second field:
Offline Activation Method
If perpetual license cannot be activated online for any reason, follow instructions below to activate the license using the offline method. Offline activation method is available only for perpetual licenses. Acronis True Image Essential, Advanced and Premium cannot be activated offline.
Boxed versions of Acronis True Image are shipped with a 14 to 16 digits activation key instead of a full 64 digits product serial number. You need to obtain the full 64 digits serial number before activating the product. On the machine with Internet connection, follow these steps:
Go to https://www.acronis.com/en-us/support/registration/
Type in your activation key and click Register:
The full serial number will be displayed on screen and sent to your email address:
Then provide the full serial number in your Acronis True Image and activate the product as described below.
Click on the Account tab on the left side bar, then click the small arrow icon next to Resolve activation problem to open a drop-down menu, and select Activate offline:
The program will generate an installation code. It uniquely identifies the computer where Acronis 061ffe29dd