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How do I download, install, and activate Texthelp's Read&Write for my PC or Macintosh?

Steps for Logging into Read&Write Version 12 for Win and Version 7  for Mac

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Download the 30-day trial for your operating system. Follow the login information below to activate Read and Write after the program installs. These instructions work for both Windows and Mac.

  • Students

    1. After program installation run Read&Write if it doesn't start automatically
    2. On the log in option pop-up screen that appears – Click “Sign in with Microsoft”

Read and Write Log in Screen







      3.  Sign in with your student netid (ab123456)

Read and Write Log in Screen

      4.  As soon as the password field is accessed, a new pop up will ask to log in with Work/School                                  or Personal Account

Select Work/School Account

Read and Write Log in Account Select options

      5. You will be redirected to the Cyberbear login 

Cyberbear Login Screen

      6.  Log into Cyberbear with your Cyberbear credentials (netid ab123456, and password)

      7.  Read&Write will authorize 


  • Staff

      1.  After program installation, run Read&Write if it doesn't start automatically

      2.  Click “Sign in with Microsoft”

Read and Write Sign in Options Screen

      3.  Select “Other sign in options”

Read and Write Other Options Login Screen

      4.  Select sign in with a single-use code

Read and Write Single use Options Screen

      5. Use your or staff/faculty email address

Microsoft email login screen

      6.  Enter your Cyberbear Password

Cyberbear Password Entry Screen

      7.  Read&Write will authorize

If you have questions, please call the Central IT help desk at 243-HELP (4357)


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Tue 1/30/18 12:50 PM
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