ScreenStepsAuthoring Content Getting StartedHow to Download and Connect the desktop software to your account

How to Download and Connect the desktop software to your account

This article will show you how to install and connect the ScreenSteps desktop authoring application to your ScreenSteps account. 

If you are new to ScreenSteps you may find the following article helpful: Evaluating ScreenSteps - Welcome

Install the ScreenSteps desktop application

If you haven't already installed ScreenSteps on your computer then do so now.

Windows instructions

For information on supported platforms and the current version please visit our downloads page.

Download the version 4 installer

Run the ScreenSteps 4 Installer

When you run the ScreenSteps installer you will be asked to give permission to run the installer. Click Yes.

Grant permission

Go Through Installer Dialogs

Go Through Installer Dialogs

Destination Folder

The default destination folder will be ScreenSteps 4.

Destination Folder

Launch ScreenSteps

After installation is complete you can launch ScreenSteps.

Launch ScreenSteps
OS X instructions

For information on supported platforms and the current version please visit our downloads page.

Download the version 4 installer

Open DMG File

Open the DMG file you downloaded.

Open DMG File

Agree to the End User License Agreement

Agree to the End User License Agreement

Drag ScreenSteps Application into Applications Folder

Drag ScreenSteps Application into Applications Folder

If you have an older version of ScreenSteps installed you will be asked to replace the existing version.

Connect to Your Account

When you first launch ScreenSteps 4 you will be prompted to enter you ScreenSteps account name. Enter your name and click Next.

Login screen

Next you will see your company login screen. Enter your username and password and click Log In.

Your login screen may look different if your company is using Single Sign-On. Just enter your username and password as you normally would and click the button that is the Log In equivalent.

Success

Once you have successfully logged in you will see this screen. You can now return to the ScreenSteps web browser application to locate an article that you want to edit or open the Launch Pad.

What next?

To start creating or editing articles please refer to these articles in our manual:

Creating an article

How do I edit an article?

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