Adobe CS6 - Installation

This tutorial will take you through the process of installing your Adobe Creative Suite software. If you did not receive a code that starts with STAMP or STAMM, but starts with four numbers (ex. 1234-) please skip to step 3.
NOTE: This file is a 6.8 GB download and will take up to TWO hours to fully complete depending on your internet connection. Make sure no other devices or services are using your internet connection (Netflix, online gaming, etc.) during the process of this download. It is also recommended that you plug directly into your modem via ethernet cable for the best connection possible.

Step 1. Locate the email containing your CS6 Coupon code. See example email below:

Step 2. Once you have located your CS6 Coupon code, visit: and follow the on-screen instructions to register and retrieve your Adobe CS6 Serial Number. Examples below:

2A. Enter your Activation/Coupon Code

2B. Register the software

2C. Obtain serial number

2D. Your serial number will also be emailed to the email address provided during the registration process. See example email below:

Step 3. Once you have your Serial Number, click here to visit the Adobe CS6 download page. Once at the site, you will click where it says "CS6 Master Collection."

Step 4. A drop-down menu will appear.  Select File 1 of 1 (6.6GB) for the Mac OS X operating system. This will start the download for CS6 in your Downloads folder. NOTE: This will take up to TWO Hours or more depending on your internet connection and Adobe’s servers. Please  leave your computer turned ON and  plugged into a power source.

Step 5. Once the download has finished, navigate to your downloads folder and double click on the DMG file.

Step 6. When it opens in the Finder, double-click on Adobe CS6 Master Collection and click on Install. When it prompts, hit open and the installer will begin to initialize.

Step 7. When this window pops up, click on the option to “ Install - I have a serial number."

Step 8. It will then ask for you to insert your Serial Number. Please enter the serial that you were provided in step 2.

Step 9. You will now see a list of all of the applications that will be installed with CS 6. Click "Install" to begin the installation process. NOTE: This installer will not update the Flash builder application from CS 5.5 because there is not a upgrade for it in this collection. This would only install if you did not currently have flash builder already on the machine.

Step 10. Installation complete! Enjoy your CS6 software. Now go make something awesome!


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