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How to Upgrade Your Autodesk Product from Subscription Center

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You are an Autodesk Subscription customer and want to upgrade your Autodesk product to the most recent version in Subscription Center. Here are the steps for download, installation and activation using your new serial number and product key.

Steps to download, install and activate a new version of Autodesk software:
  1. Sign into Subscription Center
  2. Download your new software
  3. Install your new software
  4. Activate & register your software
  5. Get network license help

Note about Network Installation: If you are installing your new software on a network, you must download and install the latest version of the Network License Manager to successfully activate your software. See How to Install the Network License Manager for more information.


1. Sign into Subscription Center

See "How to sign into Subscription Center" for more informaton.


2. Download your new software

See "Downloading Product Upgrades from Subscription Center" for more information.

Note: Some 2014 and later software versions were renamed in conjunction with company branding to include “Autodesk” in their titles. Look for "Autodesk AutoCAD" when downloading 2014 or later products from Subscription Center.

You can also request product media for the newest version from Subscription Center.


3. Install your new software

See these solutions for tips on a successful install:

How to prepare your system before installing Autodesk software
How to install Autodesk software on a single computer
How to find your serial number and product key in Subscription Center

Visit our Installation and Licenscing page and click on your license type to get more information.


4. Activate & register your software

See "How to Activate and Register Autodesk Software" for more informaton.

Visit our Installation and Licenscing page and click on your license type to get additional help.


5. Get network license help

If you are installing your new software on a network, you must download and install the latest version of the Network License Manager to successfully activate your software.

See these articles for network installation tips:

How to Install the Network License Manager
How to Configure your Network License Server

Visit our Installation and Licenscing page and click on "Network License" to get additional help.


Get Support

If you have trouble with any of the above steps, visit Autodesk Customer Service to find more helpful links and contact options.



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