Install Texthelp Read&Write for Windows

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Install Texthelp Read&Write

Texthelp Read&Write is available without fee to Indiana University students, faculty, and staff through IUware.

  1. Download the installation file from (available under Accessibility), and then locate it on your system.
  2. To start the installer, double-click Read_Write.exe. If a "User Account Control" window appears, asking if you want to allow the installer to run, choose Yes.
  3. The installer will extract all the files it needs to continue. Once the extraction is complete, the Read&Write installation wizard will begin.
  4. To start the installation, select Accept and Install.
  5. Wait for the installation to complete. This could take several minutes.
  6. The install window will disappear once the installation is complete.

Sign into Read&Write

Before continuing, make sure you have an internet connection.

  1. Launch Read&Write.
  2. In the upper right corner of the screen, select the grey tab with the Read&Write icon inside it.

    Launch Read&Write

  3. A web browser will launch, and you will be prompted to sign in. Select Sign in with Microsoft.

    Sign in

  4. Enter your IU email address (ending in, and then select Next.

    Microsoft sign in

  5. Enter your passphrase and select Sign in.
  6. Complete the Two-Step Login (Duo) authentication.
  7. After Duo authentication is complete, you may be asked if you want to stay signed in. Choose Yes or No to continue.
  8. A new browser window will launch with the following message:

    Thanks for signing in, you're all set to start using Read&Write!

  9. You are now signed into Read&Write.

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Last modified on 2023-02-21 13:23:50.