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Activating a License Using a Product Key or PAK

Before activating a license using a product key or a product authorization key (PAK), ensure the following.

  • Your device is connected to the internet.

  • You are signed in to myQNAPcloud.

You can activate a license with a product key or PAK. You may find a product key printed on a physical copy of your product. A product key contains 25 characters and always starts with the letter P.

On the other hand, you may obtain a product authorization key (PAK) if you purchase a license from the old QNAP License Store. A PAK contains 24 digits of random numbers.

  1. Open License Center.
  2. Go to My Licenses.
  3. Click Activate License.
  4. The License Activation window appears.
  5. Select Activate with a Product Key or PAK.
  6. Specify the key.
  7. Read and agree to the terms of service.
  8. Click Verify Key.
  9. Verify the license information.
  10. Click Activate.

    The license is activated.

    A confirmation message appears.

  11. Click Close.

    The license appears on the list of active licenses.