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

Texthelp's Download Website

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

Due to changes in Texthelp's authorization process, if you require Read&Write installed on your computer, please contact: 

Assistive Technology Specialist
Accessible Technology Services, IT 
Social Sciences 120
University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812
Appointments 406.243.HELP (4357)
Phone: 406.243.4461 │ Fax: 406.243.2689
If you have questions, please call the Central IT help desk at 243-HELP (4357)


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