Purchasing and Activating Upgrades of Existing Licenses

Applies to AQTime 8.81, last modified on January 18, 2022

This topic explains how to purchase and activate upgrades of existing AQTime Pro licenses.

Purchasing an Upgrade of an Existing License

To purchase an upgrade of a commercial AQTime license, fill the order form on our web site, or contact our Sales Team.

You can also order new licenses or upgrades from one of our partners.

Activating an Upgrade

To activate an upgraded license of AQTime 8, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to the My SmartBear section of our web site:


  2. From the product list, go to the AQTime 8 Pro page.

  3. Find the license for which you purchased the upgrade. Click Upgrade your license.

    (This link becomes available after you purchase an upgrade for the license. If there are no available upgrades for the license, the link is not shown).

  4. A click on the link opens the Upgrade Your License wizard that will guide your through the upgrade process.

    Follow the instructions that you will see on screen.

    Below is a brief description of the upgrade steps:

    1. The wizard will first to ask you to verify the upgraded license.

    2. Then it will ask you how you will apply the upgrade (see Two Ways to Upgrade Licenses):

      • You can either apply the upgrade on your current License Manager PC, or
      • You can move the license and apply the upgrade on another PC.
    3. If you choose to apply the upgrade:

      • The wizard will generate a special file that contains the updated license data. Download this file to your License Manager PC.

      • On the License Manager PC, open the following URL in a web browser:


        This will open the Sentinel Admin Control Center page.

      • Click Update/Attach from the Options menu on the left.

      • On the subsequent page, choose the license data file you have downloaded and click Apply File to upgrade the license on the License Manager PC.

    4. If you choose to move the license to another computer:

      • Deactivate your license on your current License Manager PC.

        The deactivation procedure includes several steps. Follow the instructions that you will see on screen.

      • After the license is deactivated, the wizard will generate a new license key. You can find it on the AQTime 8 Pro page of the My SmartBear section of our web site. Log in to this section of the web site, copy the license key and use it to activate your license on a new computer. This computer will become the License Manager PC for the upgraded license.

See Also

Upgrading Licenses
Upgrading Existing AQTime Pro Licenses

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