Extend an Offline Subscription License with the EXT Code and Password – TEKLYNX Instructions

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Article #: 8964


This Instruction Article explains how to extend an offline subscription license for TEKLYNX products. This includes CODESOFT, LABELVIEW, LABEL MATRIX, LABEL ARCHIVE, SENTINEL, and TEKLYNX CENTRAL.


  • Get a subscription extension (starts with “EXT”) and accompanying password from your reseller / integrator.
  • Close any open instance of the targeted application .
  • Log into correct PC or server hosting the License Manager.


Step 1. Run the Upgrade Manager / Wizard:

  • From inside the software (single user), select Help > About > License Manager or…
  • Click Start > All Programs > Teklynx > [Program Name] > License Manager or…
  • Start > All Programs > Teklynx.
  • In NETWORK or multi-user versions, the application is accessed via a button on the Network toolbar.

Step 2. Select the Extend subscription option

Step 3. Enter the EXT code and Password (DO NOT enter “EXT”)

License Manager data entry screen

Step 4. Verify contact information

User information screen

Step 5. Confirm

Confirmation screen

Additional comments

A good way to verify is to reopen the software and look at the bottom right corner for “days left”.

Days left notification

Tested Using: LABELVIEW v2018


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