Any user of Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac is eligible for a free 3-month non-renewable Parallels Access subscription.
Parallels Desktop 9 users get a 6-month Parallels Access subscription.
In order to get you free subscription you need to register a Parallels Desktop key under your Parallels account. The subscription starts at the moment of registration.
Note: if you register a Parallels Desktop 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.
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 to start using Parallels Access.
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.