Log into your account in the product, select the subscription that you want to reassign

Your subscription has expired. Please extend your Acronis Online Backup subscription

The online backup subscription is annual

This article describes that the trial and full subscription must match.

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When your Acronis Backup to Cloud subscription is about to expire and you want to continue backing up to cloud, you need to renew the subscription.

You can reassign a cloud backup subscription from one machine to another, provided that you use the same online backup account.

  1. Start Acronis Backup on the machine to which you want to reassign an existing activated subscription, and click Actions -> Activate online backup subscription:

This article applies to subscription licenses


You receive the following message:

You've exceeded the maximum number of activations for this serial number. Activation required


Too many activations

To be able to back up a machine to the online storage, you need to purchase and activate a subscription to the Acronis Backup to Cloud (Acronis Backup & Recovery Online) service.

Follow these steps to troubleshoot Subscription Activation Issues:

1. Prerequisites

Complete all steps before proceeding to error troubleshooting step.

1.1. Product matches subscription

To be able to use Acronis Backup to Cloud (Acronis Backup & Recovery Online) subscription Acronis software should be installed.

If you want to upgrade an Acronis Backup product to Acronis Backup 12, see this article.

You can receive upgrade licenses to Acronis Backup 11.7 if you have a valid Acronis Advantage Premier support program.

If you do not have a valid support program, you can purchase upgrade licenses for Acronis Backup 11.7.

So erhalten Sie Upgrade-Lizenzen für Acronis Backup 11.5 innerhalb des Abonnementzeitraums

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You have Acronis True Image 2021, the standard edition of Acronis True Image or Acronis True Image Essential subscription. You want to upgrade your edition to an edition with cloud storage or premium features.

This information helps you decide what edition to choose:

Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office(formerly Acronis True Image) is available in 3 different editions:

  • Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office Essentials
  • Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office Advanced
  • Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office Premium.

All types are available as 1, 3 and 5 machines licenses. Each license can be used for installing Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office on Windows or Mac.


The quota of protected machines/resources can be increased by purchasing additional Acronis Cyber Protect subscriptions. After registering the license, make a choice to either increase quotas or extend the subscription.

Note that the subscription period starts from the purchase date of the subscription license.


Do the following to increase your Acronis Cyber Protect subscription quota:

Effective October 1, 2021 Acronis will only sell subscription-based licenses. Please refer to Licensing page for more information.

The change applies to the following Acronis products:

Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office(formerly Acronis True Image) is available in three packs (tiers): 1 computer, 3 computers, 5 computers.

If you have a 1-computer subscription, you can upgrade to a 3-computer or a 5-computer subscription. A 3-computer subscription can be upgraded to a 5-computer subscription.

To upgrade to a 3-computer subscription, you need to purchase an Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office (Essentials, Advanced or Premium) for 3 computers. Three 1-computer subscriptions cannot be automatically summed up into a 3-computer subscription.

If you use Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office (formerly Acronis True Image) subscription, you can manage the licenses manually at the Acronis website.

1. Go to, and then sign in with your Acronis account credentials.

2. In the Products section, find Acronis True Image Essential, Premium or Advanced, and then click Manage:

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Licensing Questions


To use Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office (formerly Acronis True Image) on a Windows computer or a Mac, you need to activate it via the Internet. Without activation, the fully functional product works for 30 days. If you do not activate it during that period, all the program functions become unavailable except for recovery.


You installed Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office and signed in.

After clicking Enter serial number, you submit a short subscription key (16 symbols).

After you press Activate, the activity indicator runs for some time, then Activate and Cancel buttons reappear. No error message is shown.

These alerts notify you that your subscription license will expire soon or has expired.

If you purchased a subscription product from Acronis, you may need to change your payment details, e.g if the credit card used for payments expires or you simply want to use a different payment method.