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Help with registration of Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac

  • Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition
  • Customer Service and Licensing

Why should I register Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac?

When you start Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac after installation, you will be asked to log in to your existing Parallels account or create a new one for further registration of your copy. Parallels highly encourages you to register your copy of Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac.

  • Stay Current - all registered customers can enable automated updates and have the most up-to-date software installed.

  • Safe - your activation key will be stored under your personal account and can be located at any time if required.

  • Save - registered Parallels Desktop customers are always made aware of any discounts or promotions being held by Parallels.

  • Support - register your purchased copy and get Technical Support.

How to register?

You may register using the in-product registration or at

You will need Internet connection to register your license.

Please note that after installation of Parallels Desktop you should first log in to your existing Parallels account or create a new one, and then activate the copy with a license key. When you enter the license key during activation, it will be automatically registered under the account you previously logged in to.

In-product Registration

Once you start Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac after installation, it will prompt you to register:


A. If you already have an account with Parallels, please log in using that email.

Enter your email address as well as your current account password.

Verify that your account information is up to date, and enter any additional information requested except the password (unless you would like to change your current password) and click Register.

Your Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac activation key will be registered to your existing Parallels account.

B. If you do not have a Parallels account yet.

If you do not have a Parallels account, select the Register option.

You will see the registration dialog for new Parallels users:


Enter the email that you would like to register your key with and fill in other required information. Enter a password, confirm it, and click on Create Account.

This will allow you to create your own account with Parallels and register your Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac activation key under this account.

Registering at

If you have an account:

  • Log in with your email and password at

  • Go to Parallels Desktop page, Licenses.

  • Click Add, enter your activation key and click Submit.


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