How to activate NetSpot on Windows and macOS

Having trouble activating your NetSpot license? We’ll be more than happy to help, but before you email us, give it another try, following our instructions below:

  1. When registering your NetSpot on Windows, make sure you are running the app as an administrator. To do so open the Start menu and find NetSpot on the list. Right-click its icon –> select “More” from the menu that appears –> select “Run as administrator.”
  1. Copy the activation code from the email and paste it into the registration window. 
paste activation code
  1. Before you press Enter:
  • Make sure there are no excessive spaces before/after/in your code;
  • There should only be letters, digits, and dashes in the code;
  • In case your email client broke the code into 2 rows or introduced excessive gaps, make sure you got rid of them.
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  1. Click the “Activate” button.
  2. Still having trouble to register? Then we’d love to hear from you and help you out. Send the following to
  • a screenshot of the registration window with your Activation Code entered (but before you click the “Activate” button);
  • a screenshot of the error message you are getting upon entering the activation code;
  • a screenshot of NetSpot’s “About” screen.
Your version of NetSpot

If you need to transfer your licensed NetSpot to another computer or need to reset your activation for a different reason, you can do so here.

updated: December 22, 2023 author: alex
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