Department of Engineering

Matlab Activation

To activate your installed copy of Matlab select "Start->Programs->MATLAB->R2011b->Activate MATLAB 2011b".

When prompted, select Activate automatically using the internet (recommended).

You will now need to create your account with Mathworks. Do this by clicking I need to create an Account (Requires an Activation Key).

Ensure you fill in all the fields accurately before clicking Next.

At this point you will need to check your e-mail for a confirmation request from Mathworks.
The confirmation e-mail will resemble the following:

Clicking the link should open a web browser to confirm you have been successful.

Once you have confirmed your account, you will now be able to click on Next.

You will now be presented with a confirmation page. When you are ready, click Activate.

After a moment you should see the Activation Complete window. Click Finish.

Matlab has now been activated.


The following should help you obtain support from the most suitable source:

  • ? Cambridge University, Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ, UK (map)
    Tel: +44 1223 332600, Fax: +44 1223 332662
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