Resetting SketchUp Activations

Resetting SketchUp Activations

If you are logging in to SketchUp and see 'You are using SketchUp on too many machines', read on to see how to fix this.


  1. When you see the message above, click 'Manage Activations'. You can also access this through your Trimble Account: https://ecom-prd.trimblepaas.com/ecom/portal#/subscription
  2. If given the option, select your Personal Account
  3. Go to 'My Products'
  4. Click 'View Included Applications' as below. If you do not see this, you may need to switch accounts under your email address to the left.

  1. Click 'Manage Devices' next to the SketchUp item shown.
  2. Click the "Deauthorize All" button.
Back in the SketchUp application, click on the small account icon in the top right corner, and sign out and in again. You will now be able to access SketchUp as normal.
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