Updating Your NVivo License

This article covers how faculty, staff, and students can update their NVivo license.

For more information about NVivo, visit the CSUF NVivo website.

You'll need to have an active NVivo account in order to update the licensing. View Requesting and Activating an NVivo Account for more details.

1. You'll receive an email from Team NVivo when your NVivo license has been updated.

If you do not have the NVivo app installed, you'll need to install it before you can activate the new license. There are links to download the NVivo app for Windows and Mac in the email.

NVivo start using NVivo now email

2. Open the NVivo app.

Windows PC app list showing NVivo

3. Click Log into myNVivo.

Activate NVivo screen

4. The QSR International login page will open in a web browser. Enter your CSUF email address. Then click Next.

Faculty/staff should enter their @fullerton.edu email address; students should enter their @csu.fullerton.edu email address.

QSR International sign in page with email address
  1. Enter your CSUF email address (e.g., tuffytitan[email protected] or [email protected]).
  2. Then click Next.

5. Enter your NVivo password and then click Next.

Remember that your NVivo password is different from your CSUF portal password. Click Forgot password? if you don't remember your NVivo password.

QSR International sign in page with password
  1. Enter your NVivo password. This is the password you chose when you set up your NVivo profile.
  2. Click Next.
  3. Click Forgot password? to reset your NVivo password.

6. You'll see a message in your web browser when the sign in is successful. Return to the NVivo app.

sign in successful

7. Click on California State University Fullerton.

If you see two entries for California State University Fullerton, you may need to try both to see which one activates your license.

Activate NVivo screen with accounts

7.1. If you see a "no valid license" error, click OK and then go back and choose the other California State University Fullerton option.

no valid license error

8. You'll see a pop-up message saying your license has been activated. Click OK. You're done!

license activated

Need More Help?

Faculty/staff can contact the IT Help Desk at [email protected] or 657-278-7777 for additional assistance.

Students can contact the Student IT Help Desk at [email protected] or 657-278-8888 for additional assistance.