How to Install and License Minitab

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This article goes over how to sign into your Minitab account online, access the web app or download the desktop app, and license it.


Logging into the Minitab Web Portal

  1. Visit the Minitab Web Portal and enter your full email address and click Next. This should redirect you to the UMS Single-Sign On page to complete signing in. If you do not see the UMS Single-Sign On page STOP and create a ticket requesting an account be setup for you.
  2. Under Licensing click the Web Products link.
  3. Here you can either access the Web App of Minitab or download the Desktop App.
  4. To download the Desktop Client click the Download Desktop App link. Following the instructions in the Install Minitab section to install Minitab.
  5. To use the Web App click the Web App link. You'll need to accept the Subscription Agreement on the following page to begin using the Web App.

Installing the Desktop App

  1. Launch the Minitab installer you downloaded from the Web Portal in the instructions above.
  2. Select your language and click Next.
  3. Accept the License Agreement and click Next.
  4. Select Active with a license.
  5. Select Sign In and click Next.
  6. Confirm the install location and click Next.
  7. Click the Install button to begin the installation and Finish when it completes.

How to License the Desktop App

  1. Launch the Minitab Statistical Software and you should see the Authentication Required box
  2. If you don't see the Sign In button, click Change License and select Sign In.
  3. When you click the Sign In button your web browser should to the Mintab Web Portal.
  4. Enter your full address and click Next. This should redirect you to the UMS Single-Sign On page to complete signing in. If you do not see the UMS Single-Sign On page STOP and complete step 1 of the Logging into the Mintab Web Portal instructions above.
  5. Once signed in you should see a You are signed in message in your browser. Go back to your Minitab app and it should be fully licensed.
  6. If you need to sign out of the Minitab app, click your name in the top right hand corner and select Sign Out.


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Mon 6/5/23 11:13 PM
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