How to install the Sage 50 Accounting 2020 application
Here are some simple instructions for installing and configuring the Sage 50 Desktop on any device. These steps must be carried out in the proper sequence.
Double click on the Sage50_2020.exe file.
Browse for the Destination folder and click on the Install button, as shown in figure 1.1.
After clicking on the Install tab, you will get an Install Shield Wizard prompt which displays the Requirements for the Sage 50 installation as shown in figure 1.2.
Click Install after reading the requirements.
After clicking Install, a Setup prompt will display, as illustrated in figure 1.3.
Before proceeding with the Sage 50 installation, you have to turn off the anti-virus software.
If you want, you can see the installation instruction and then click Next as shown in figure 1.3.
After clicking Next, you will get a window as shown in figure 1.4
Read the License Agreement carefully and agree the terms of the license agreement by clicking the checkbox as shown in figure 1.4. And then click on Next.
Now you will get a window as illustrated in figure 1.5
Tick on the Auto configure the Windows Firewall to allow install and run Sage 50 (Recommended) and then click on Next as shown in figure 1.5.
Enter the Serial Number as shown in the figure 1.6
The serial number can be found in your initial order email or in the download notification email for Sage 50.
If your serial number is not recognized, you can get assistance from the support team as shown in the link chat with support online as shown in figure 1.6.
After entering the serial number click on Next.
Select the radio button Yes and click on Next as shown in the figure 1.7
You will get a window that shows the install options, as shown in figure 1.8.
You can select the location to save the Sage 50 program files and Sage 50 company data files separately in your system.
After selecting the locations, click on Install.
Now the installation will start as shown in figure 1.9.
To finish the installation, uncheck the Start Sage 50 Accounting checkbox and click on Finish, as shown in figure 1.10.
Now you can open Sage 50 from the desktop.
You will get a window as shown in figure 1.11
From the top bar menu, click on the Help tab. You will get a dropdown menu. From that, select Sage 50 Activation, Licensing, and Subscription Options.
Now you will get a window as illustrated in figure 1.12
Click on Activate Online Now as shown in figure 1.12
Once the activation is done click OK as shown in figure 1.13
Sage 50 is activated on your system now. You can restart your system and start using Sage 50.
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