Visual Studio 2019 Activation Guide

How to download, install, and activate Visual Studio 2019.

  1. Download the installer

    Head to the following page and the download will automatically begin:

  2. Run the installer

    Visual studio 2019 installer

    Run the downloaded .exe installer package named “vs_Professional”. Go through the onscreen installation process to install the workloads, components and language packs of your choice as well as select the installation location. 

  3. Open activation window

    Visual studio 2019 register product

    Click the “Help” menu, then click “Register Product”.

  4. Activate with a key

    Visual studio 2019 activation

    Click Unlock with a Product Key then enter the 25-character product key and click Apply.

    Your Visual Studio 2019 software is now fully activated and ready to use.