Can a school's subscription be used at home?
You want your teachers / students to use your subscription on their personal home devices.
If your school has a DocsPlus OneSchool Flexi-License, you can claim separate Home Use licenses for teachers / students to use on their personal home devices!
Information for Schools
For DocsPlus on Windows / Mac computers:
- Visit http://activate.cricksoft.com
- Sign in with your email address or Google account
- In the Benefits section, click View for the Home User Benefit
- Follow the on-screen instructions
The website will generate a single PDF file containing your Home Use license letter.
- Print the PDF file.
- Give a license letter to each teacher / student who needs one.
In the Share a link section, you can also copy the direct link using the Copy button. The link can then be pasted into an email to share with teachers / students.
Note: each of these Home Use licenses will expire 12 months after first use. If someone still requires the software after that, you can provide them with a new letter.
For DocsPlus App on iPad, please contact Support stating the number of Home Use licenses required. Please include your school's name and postcode.
We will respond with a second set of Organization ID and Enrollment password codes, which you can provide to teachers / students.
Teachers / students can sign into their personal Chromebooks at home with their school Google account. They will have access to all their apps and files.
On first use, it may take several minutes for the DocsPlus App to appear in the Chromebook's launcher (depending on internet speed).
Information for parents
If your school have given you access to for your child to use at home, follow these instructions to access the software on your Windows or Mac computer.
- Article Id
- October 19, 2023
- Last revised
- August 5, 2021
- Applies to
- DocsPlus Universal for Chromebook
- DocsPlus Universal for iPad
- DocsPlus Universal for Windows / Mac