Adobe Creative Cloud - Named User License Download and Setup

Last Updated: 05/26/2020

Download & Install 

For DDS Managed Devices

If your device is managed by Dedicated Desktop Support, download the Adobe CC App from the software app on your computer.

  • Open the Software Center (Windows) or Self Service (Mac) app on your computer and search for “Adobe Creative Cloud”.
  • After installation, open the Adobe CC App and use your IdentiKey and password to log in. See below for instructions.

Non-Managed Devices

If your device is not managed by Dedicated Desktop Support, download the Adobe CC App directly from Adobe. Please note: Installation of the Adobe CC desktop app requires administrative privileges. Contact your IT support staff if you need assistance.

  • Download the app using Adobe's download Creative Cloud documentation.
  • Once downloaded, open the Adobe CC App and use your IdentiKey and password to log in. See below for instructions.
  • Once installed, software will not require administrative privileges to use.

Log in to your Adobe Account

Login with Identikey using format

Go to https://creativecloud.adobe.com/ and enter your CU Boulder email address (in the identikey@colorado.edu format, pictured left) and click continue.

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You'll be redirected to the the Federated Identity Service where you can log in with your IdentiKey Login Name and password.

Going forward, your IdentiKey will serve as your Adobe ID.

Migrating Adobe digital assets

For assistance migrating content from a previous account instance, use Adobe's Migrate your content from Adobe ID account to your new enterprise account documentation. Please note: If you select “No, I want to move my content manually later,” you will not be prompted again. To move your content manually later, see Adobe's Migrate Assets Transfer page.

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