How do I update my SPSS license?

If you have purchased a license for SPSS, you must enter the code into your software. Follow the steps below to update your SPSS license.

  • Click on the start menu and under All Programs click on the folder labeled IBM SPSS Statistics to expand it.
  • Select the IBM SPSS Statistics License Authorization Wizard.
  • When the wizard starts, it will show a summary of your current license status.
  • Click Next.
  • Select the radio button next to License my product now and click Next.
  • Enter the code for the version of SPSS you are trying to license and click Next.
  • The wizard will display either Successfully processed all codes or an error.
    • If an error is displayed:
      • Click Copy Status and paste the status into a document.
      • Call the C&IT Help Desk for help with the error.
    • If the transaction was successful:
      • Click Next.
  • Your updated license status will be displayed.
  • Click Finish and run SPSS to verify everything is working correctly.