Activate your license

 

After purchasing the AnyDesk license, you need to activate it in the AnyDesk client to have access to all features of the license.

In this chapter, you can find information on how to activate your AnyDesk license and pre-apply license to custom clients. 

Activate your license
Pre-apply license to Custom Client

If you want to remove a device from your license, see Remove devices from your license.
 

Activate your license

Once you purchase an AnyDesk license, you need to activate it in the AnyDesk client. This way you can use AnyDesk with all the features that are available within your license. 

The license should be activated on all devices that create or receive connection requests. 

✔️ You can also watch a video tutorial below on how to activate a license in the AnyDesk client. 

There are two ways of how you can activate the license:

Assigning the license key to AnyDesk client

You can manually paste your license key to the AnyDesk client and this way, activate the license. 

❗ The license should be activated on all devices that create or receive connection requests. 

To assign the license key:

  1. Sign in to my.anydesk I and in the License key field, copy the license key.
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    ✔️ If you have an account in my.anydesk II, then go to the License tab, and in the About section, copy the license key.
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  2. Open your AnyDesk client and in the upper-right corner of the client, click settings button > Change License Key....
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  3. In the Change License Key section, paste the license key from my.anydesk and click Register License Key.
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Logging in to your account in AnyDesk client

Your license is linked to your AnyDesk account, thus, you can log in to your account in the AnyDesk application and activate the license. 

❗ You need to log in to your account on all devices that create or receive connection requests. 

To log in to your account: 

  1. Open the AnyDesk application on your device and in the upper-right corner click undefined.
  2. Provide your AnyDesk credentials and click Sign In.
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After that, your license is automatically activated and you can use AnyDesk client with all features available in your license.

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Pre-apply license to Custom Client 

If you have a Performance or Enterprise license, you can pre-apply the license key to your custom clients.

To pre-apply license key to custom client: 

  1. Sign in to my.anydesk and in the Files tab, click Create new custom AnyDesk client
  2. On the Customize AnyDesk page, provide all the necessary information. 
  3. In the Options section, select the Assign to license checkbox before downloading the custom client.
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  4. Click Save

After that, the license will be applied to the generated custom client. 

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