At-home access to Adobe Creative Cloud for faculty/staff

Follow the steps below to install the Creative Cloud desktop application on your home computer. Once installed, you can use the Creative Cloud desktop app to install and update apps from the Creative Cloud suite.. 

Step-By-Step Guide 

  1. Visit this Adobe website to download the Creative Cloud desktop app.
  2. Scroll down to the Problems installing? Try alternative download links section and expand the Windows | Alternative downloads or macOS | Alternative downloads section. Follow the instructions on this page to download and install the desktop app for your operating system.
  3. When the install is complete, locate the app itself. On Mac computers, you can use the Spotlight search and open the result. For Windows, click the Start button and begin typing Adobe Creative in the search box.

Start > Adobe Creative  

  1. Select the Adobe Creative Cloud app from the list.

Select Adobe Creative Cloud App

  1. At the Sign In screen, enter your Buffalo State email address.

Enter Buffalo State email

  1. When prompted for your Adobe ID choose Company or School Account

Choose company or school account

  1. You will be redirected to the Buffalo State sign-in screen. Enter your Buffalo State email address (or just your username) and password, click Sign in and complete the multi-factor verification.

Buffalo State sign-in screen

  1. Click the Apps tab to view the Adobe applications that are available to install.

click the apps tab

  1. Click Install next to each Adobe application that you want to install.

Click install next to the app you want install

  1. You can only use the Adobe apps on up to two devices simultaneously. If you attempt to use the apps on a third device, you will see this You've reached your device activation limit message when opening your apps the first time. To remove your Adobe license from a device, click Sign out under the device you no longer use.

You've reached your device activation limit message

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