How to Activate, Deactivate and Move Your Enscape Licence
Activate an Enscape Licence
Once you have purchased an Enscape subscription, you will receive a licence/serial that you will need to activate Enscape on your machine. To activate Enscape, whether fixed seat or floating, open the 'About
' window via the Enscape ribbon in the CAD program you've installed Enscape for (e.g. SketchUp). Then, click Manage Licences
This will then open the window which shows the licence details. The following shows the window where the Trial version has expired and therefore no License Key is active.
Click on the Enter License Key
button which will open
the window where your key can be entered. Make sure to copy the full key and ensure there are no additional spaces or letters copied. Once entered, click on Apply License
to activate the license.
If the activation is successful, you will see "Thank you for using Enscape!" and you're free to close that window.
If you receive an error message when trying to apply your licence, please contact us.
Remove a License Key
You may need to deactivate an Enscape licence when you move the software to another machine.
Open the About
window button window and click the Manage Licenses
button. Then, click the Remove License Key
button, which will unbind the license key from that machine.
If it’s a Fixed Seat License Key, there will be two buttons available: clicking the Remove License Key button will simply remove the license key on that machine, as is with the Floating License Key. The other button that will be available is named Deactivate License Key and will simply deactivate the license key but will not remove it. This means you’ll be able to reactivate the license key on the same machine at a later date by clicking on the Activate button that will be available and means you won’t have to paste the license key in again.
If you need to move your licence, but do not have access to your computer, for example due to hardware failure, you will need to email email@example.com
to request the activation is cleared.
How many computers can I activate my SOLIDWORKS licence on?
One single activation allowed. If you need to move the licence to another computer, you must transfer your activation.
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This is a rare event, but if it happens, you will be asked to try again at a later time. There is a 30-day grace period to connect to the licence server, so you will have unrestricted access to your software while you're unable to connect.