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How To Activate SmartStream For InDesign CC With A Serial Number

How to activate SmartStream for InDesign CC with a serial number

SmartStream is a powerful plugin for Adobe InDesign CC that allows you to create personalized and variable data printing (VDP) projects. With SmartStream, you can design and produce high-quality print materials that are customized for each recipient, such as direct mail, brochures, catalogs, invitations, and more.

How to activate SmartStream for InDesign CC with a serial number

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To use SmartStream for InDesign CC, you need to have a valid serial number that you can obtain from HP. The serial number is required to activate the plugin and access its features. In this article, we will show you how to activate SmartStream for InDesign CC with a serial number in a few simple steps.

Step 1: Install SmartStream for InDesign CC

Before you can activate SmartStream, you need to install it on your computer. To do so, follow these steps:

  • Make sure the Adobe InDesign CC 2017 64-bit application is installed on your computer. You can check the version of your InDesign by going to Help > About InDesign.

  • Download the SmartStream installer for your operating system (Mac or PC) from the HP website.

  • Double-click the installer icon and select a language. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.

  • When the installation is complete, you will see a SmartStream Designer menu added to your InDesign menu bar. You will also see a SmartStream Designer folder shortcut on your desktop that contains user-defined imposition and rule files.

Step 2: Activate SmartStream for InDesign CC

After installing SmartStream, you need to activate it with your serial number. To do so, follow these steps:

  • Launch Adobe InDesign CC and open a document.

  • Go to SmartStream Designer > Activate.

  • Enter your serial number in the dialog box and click OK. You can find your serial number in the email confirmation that you received from HP when you purchased SmartStream.

  • If your serial number is valid, you will see a message that says Activation successful. Click OK to close the dialog box.

  • You can now use SmartStream for InDesign CC and access its features.

Troubleshooting tips

If you encounter any problems with activating SmartStream, here are some tips that might help:

  • Make sure you enter your serial number correctly. It should be a 16-digit alphanumeric code that starts with SSD. Do not include any spaces or dashes.

  • Make sure you have an internet connection when activating SmartStream. The plugin needs to connect to the HP server to verify your serial number.

  • If you have multiple versions of InDesign installed on your computer, make sure you activate SmartStream for the correct version. You can check which version of SmartStream you have installed by going to SmartStream Designer > About.

  • If you have any questions or issues with activating SmartStream, contact HP support for assistance.



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