Any user of Parallels Desktop 9 or Parallels Desktop 9 Switch to Mac edition is eligible for a free 6-month (for Parallels Desktop 9 users) or 1-year (for Parallels Desktop 9 Switch to Mac users) non-renewable Parallels Access subscription.
To get a free Parallels Access subscription you need to register a Parallels Desktop 9 key under your Parallels account.
Note: if you register a Parallels Desktop 9 key after you have purchased an auto-renewable subscription for Parallels Access, the purchased subscription will not be extended for the free period.
Once Parallels Desktop is registered and activated, go to Parallels Desktop menu > Preferences > Access and click Install.
The process of downloading and installing the Parallels Access agent will be started. You can monitor the progress in the Preferences dialog.
As soon as the Parallels Access agent is installed and started, it connects to the Parallels Access server automatically, using the credentials that were used for your Parallels account.
Note: to get a free subscription you should log in with the e-mail address which you used to register your Parallels Desktop 9 license.
Once the Parallels Access is connected to the Parallels Access server, your Parallels account automatically gets a free 6-month (for Parallels Desktop 9 users) or 1-year (for Parallels Desktop 9 Switch to Mac users) non-renewable Parallels Access subscription.
Please go to the Parallels Access mobile application, sign in to your Parallels account and locate the remote computer you would like to connect to. A free subscription will be waiting there.
Frequently asked questions:
Q.: What should I do when a free Parallels Access subscription provided to me expires?
A.: You can pay for the another subscription period in the Parallels Access mobile application: open Parallels Access and tap the "Subscribe" button located under the managed computer icon; or from https://access.parallels.com/#/computers.