Accessing Tableau

How to access Tableau and obtain your license key

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Overview

Tableau is a leading business intelligence tool essential for data analysis and visualization. As apprentices enrolled in data programs at Multiverse, you are eligible for a free license to the full professional version of Tableau Desktop and Prep. This guide walks through accessing and activating your Tableau license effectively.


How to Access and Activate Your Tableau License

Navigating the process to access and activate your Tableau license is straightforward.

Step 1: Log in to the Community Hub

Access the following link to get started: Community Hub for Tableau. If you are not already logged in, you will be prompted to log in using your credentials.

Step 2: Obtain Your License Key

Once logged in, scroll down to the section labelled 'Tableau'. Here, you will be able to find the license key necessary to activate the software. Keep this key handy as you'll need it for subsequent steps.

Step 3: Download Tableau Software

Proceed to download the latest versions of Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep Builder by visiting this link: Download Tableau and Prep Builder. Click on “Download Tableau Desktop” and “Download Tableau Prep Builder” to start the download.

Step 4: Install and Initiate Trial

After you download it, please follow the instructions to install the software. Upon installation, you may land on a page offering a 14-day free trial. Continue with the installation, as you will soon update this with the permanent license key you obtained earlier.

Step 5: Register Product

During the software setup, you will be required to fill out a registration form. Enter your business email in the field provided; ensure this matches your email registered with Multiverse. For the organization field, enter 'Multiverse'.

Step 6: Activate Your Product

To activate your product, use the license key from Step 2. If you have a previous version of Tableau Desktop installed, go to the 'Help' menu, select 'Manage Product Keys', and update your license accordingly.


Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use Tableau on multiple devices?

  • Yes, your Tableau license allows installation on multiple devices. However, ensure each device is registered under your official Multiverse email.

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