# License

# Registering a license key

Warning

To register your license key, you must have a valid Genymotion Desktop account.
Please refer to Requirements - Desktop account for details.

Important

Genymotion Desktop automatically connects to your user account to check the validity of the license key.
If you are using Genymotion Desktop offline, you need to connect it to the Internet after 15 days. This ensures nobody else uses your license.

# If you run Genymotion for the first time

  1. Start Genymotion Desktop in one of the following ways depending on your operating system:
    • Windows: Click Genymotion icon from your application menu.
    • macOS: Click Genymotion icon from the Applications directory.
    • Linux: Run <Genymotion installer path>/genymotion.
  2. Sign in to authenticate to Genymotion. First sign in
  3. In the Usage window, choose I have a license. Credentials window
  4. Enter your license key and click Register. License registration
  5. Read and accept the EULA.
    Once you are registered, your license details are displayed in this window.

Note

If you have any problems registering your license key, please contact us via the Support form.

# If you have already used Genymotion before

  1. Go to GenymotionSettings and select the Account tab. Account tab
  2. Click on Register and enter your license key. Register license

Note

If you have any problems registering your license key, please contact us via the Support form.

# Managing licenses

Once your license(s) validated, you can refer to your user settings on the Genymotion website to view their details at any time.

To manage your license(s):

  1. Sign in to the Genymotion website.
  2. If you are already Signed in, click on Gravatar.
  3. Click Orders.
    • In Current License, you can see the license key associated with your account, as well as its validity period. In this section, you can download Genymotion by clicking Download Genymotion.
    • In Other Licenses, you can see all licenses already purchased, their validity period as well as their related user accounts and e-mails. In this section, you can renew these licenses by clicking Extend License.

Note

If you wish to renew licenses and add some new ones at the same time, you must make two separate transactions.

# Using a license server

Important

The license server 1.0 is only compatible with Genymotion 2.6.0 and above.

This section explains how you can retrieve a license from the license server in order to use Genymotion within your company's network.

# If you run Genymotion for the first time

  1. Create a user account from www.genymotion.com.

  2. Install Genymotion Desktop by following the steps detailed in section Installation.

  3. Launch Genymotion Desktop application and sign in with your credentials. Sign in

  4. In the License section, check My company uses an enterprise license server. License registration

  5. Enter the server IP address or URL and click on Connect.
    The location as well as the expiration date and time of your license are displayed.

    Note

    Depending on your network configuration, you may need to add a port number, eg: server_ip:8888. The default port is 443 as HTTPS protocol is used.

# If you have already used Genymotion before

  1. Launch Genymotion Desktop application and sign-in with your credentials.

  2. Go to GenymotionSettings and click on the Account tab. Account tab

  3. Check My company uses an enterprise server.

  4. Enter the server IP address or URL and click on Connect.
    The location as well as the expiration date and time of your license are displayed.

    Note

    Depending on your network configuration, you may need to add a port number, eg: server_ip:8888. The default port is 443 as HTTPS protocol is used.

This allocates you a license. Then you can:

  • change the license server IP/URL by clicking Edit.
  • renew the license by clicking Renew.
  • free the license to make it available for other users by clicking Release. This also closes Genymotion.
  • request a temporary off-line license. To do so, select an off-line period from the drop-down list and click on Request

license server options