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How to create a My VMware profile (2007005)
This article provides steps to:
- Register for a My VMware profile
- Log in to My VMware
Creating a profile
You need a My VMware profile to:
- Access My VMware and the VMware Communities
- Download products and free trials (evaluations)
- Register Independent Software Vendor (ISV) products, promotions, and partner activation codes
Whenever a My VMware profile is required, you have the option to log in. If you do not have a profile, you can create one.
Note: If while creating your profile you provide the email ID which is already registered, you see an error and you are asked to log in. A profile can be associated with multiple accounts, but an email address can only be associated with one profile. If you have already registered but forgot your password, click Forgot your password? Otherwise, register with a different email address.
To create a My VMware profile:
- Go to the My VMware log in page.
- Click the Register tab.
- Enter the mandatory fields first name, last name, and email address, indicate if you are a VMware partner, and click Continue.
Note: If you indicate that you are a VMware partner, you have access to the Partners tab in the My VMware main menu.
- Complete the registration form.
Note: The information you enter in the form is used when filing a Support Request.
- Agree to the terms and conditions.
- Click Continue.
Caution: The Next Step: Check Your Email page displays information about activating your profile. Do not close this page.
If you do not receive the activation email within 10 minutes:
- Check your junk or spam folder. Add email@example.com to your email contacts list or whitelist or ask your IT department to add firstname.lastname@example.org to their email whitelist.
- Click Resend Email to have the activation email resent.
Note: For more information about activating your profile, see How to activate your My VMware profile (2007007)
Logging in to My VMware
Note: A My VMware profile does not allow you to log in to Partner Central. For more information, see How to register with Partner Central (2017710)
To log in to My VMware:
- Navigate to the My VMware log in page or Click on My VMware from the VMware home page (www.vmware.com):
- Enter your email address, or customer number and password.
- For information on your customer number, see How to find your Customer Numbers in My VMware (2013927)
- If you have forgotten your password, see How to recover a forgotten My VMware password (2013963)
- Click Log In.
If you experience issues logging in to My VMware, see My VMware log in button on vmware.com moves when you try to click it (2018745).
MyVMware Profiles created automatically
Note: MyVMware profile will be created automatically if you have made a purchase recently through the Online Store.
This occurs as VMware requires you to have a MyVMware profile set up in order for you to access the purchased products.
For related information, see:
- How to activate your My VMware profile (2007007)
- How to view your My VMware profile (2086265)
- How to update your My VMware profile (2086266)
- How to deactivate your My VMware profile (2013926)
- How to find your Customer Numbers in My VMware (2013927)
- How to recover a forgotten My VMware password (2013963)
- How to register with Partner Central (2017710)
Request a Product Feature
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