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Activating a Free Trial


Published: 20 Mar 2013
Last Modified Date: 21 Nov 2016

Question

How to activate the 14-day free trial of Tableau Desktop.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Trial version

Answer

  1. Install Tableau Desktop as a Local Administrator.
  2. Open the Tableau Desktop application.
  3. When the Activate Tableau window opens, click Start trial now.
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Notes:
  • You don't need to enter a product key when activating the trial version of Tableau Desktop.
  • If you receive a message that your trial has ended, follow the steps in Activating Tableau Desktop Trial Extension to extend the trial.
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