HOW TO ACTIVATE PERRLA FOR APA
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HOW TO ACTIVATE PERRLA for APA
The first time you use PERRLA for APA on your computer, like most software, it will need to be activated. You will have to activate only once on any computer. You will automatically be prompted for this the first time you start a new 6th Edition paper. When you are informed of the need for activation, click OK and you are taken to the activation screen. Enter the email address and password you used when you purchased PERRLA for APA and then select whether this is a Home, Work, or Laptop computer.
If your computer is connected to the internet, click on the Activate button and PERRLA for APA will activate for you automatically. If your Automatic Activation is successful, you are done and you’re ready to start working on your paper.
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If your computer is not connected to the internet or you have problems with the Automatic Activation process, click on the Manual Activation button.
The PERRLA for APA software on your computer will generate a 25-character code that you will then enter at our website. Our website will then display a different 25-character key that you must enter into the PERRLA software on your computer to finish the activation. After clicking on the Manual Activation button, you will see a message asking “Do you want to manually activate?”.
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Click Yes and you will see a screen of instructions.
When you click OK you will see the 25-character Activation Send Key. Carefully copy this key down for your next step. It must be exact. As it said in the instructions, there are no Ohs in the 25-character key. Any character that looks like an Oh is a zero.
At this time you may exit the PERRLA software. On a computer that is connected to the internet, in your web browser, go to www.perrla.com. You will type this address in the address bar at the top of your browser.
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At the PERRLA home page, you’ll notice the Login button in the upper-right corner of the page. Click the Login button and the log in web page will be displayed.
Enter the email address and password that you registered with us when you purchased our software. If you have forgotten your password, enter your email address and leave the password field empty when you submit the form and we will send your PERRLA password to the email address you’ve entered.
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After entering your email address and password, click on the Login button. If your login is successful, you will see the My PERRLA Home web page. This is the place on our website where you can maintain your personal information, change your password, update your registered email addresses, download the software, and manually activate the software. At the top of the page, click on the Manual Activation link next to PERRLA for APA.
The next screen will have a place to the enter the Activation Send Key that was generated by your PERRLA software. Enter the 25-character Activation Send Key that you copied down earlier and click the Submit button.
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