Follow the steps below to download, install, and activate SmartDocs.
Download the SmartDocs Installer
Before installing SmartDocs close all Microsoft® Word and Excel applications. To download the latest version of SmartDocs go to our Downloads page and follow the download prompts. In addition to downloading the installer, you can also download supporting files such as release notes, User and Configuration Guide, and SharePoint template files.
Install SmartDocs on Your Computer
Once the download is complete double-click the SmartDocs Installer to begin the installation process. Follow the steps in the SmartDocs Installer to install SmartDocs on your computer – the installation process takes less than one minute on most computers.
After the installation has completed, close the SmartDocs Installer and launch Microsoft Word. If installation was successful a SmartDocs tab will display in the row of Microsoft Word tabs.
Activate Your Copy of SmartDocs
- Open Microsoft Word.
- Click the SmartDocs tab.
- Click the About drop-down menu.
- Select Activate SmartDocs.
- Select Activation Code.
- Enter your Activation Code.
- Complete the Full Name and Email Address fields.
- Click Activate SmartDocs.
To learn how to enter your credentials and connect to your SharePoint repository see the article titled Enter Credentials and Connect to Repository.