Click here to watch a video that explains the whole process. 

For detailed, written Discovery Bible Software (DBS) download/installation instructions, click here and/or keep reading this article.

Please make sure you have an internet connection to activate your DBS license on your computer for the first time. Afterwards you can continue using DBS without internet:

  1. Open DBS. 
  2. Click “Help” menu at the top.
  3. Click “Enter a different license key…”  
  4. Copy-paste the entire user identification* and serial key as per the email you found from
  5. Click “OK”
  6. The program will need to close to complete activation.
  7. Re-open DBS and click OK to activate. (If your activation is not successful, please try temporarily de-activating your anti-virus or firewall and repeat the above steps again.)
  8. DBS is ready for use.

*Your user identification may look like one of the following:

  • Your user identification is:
    John Smith
  • Your user identification is:
    Complimentary-NTANDOT-HELPS:: John Smith
    • NOTE: Enter ALL the information included for your identification (everything highlighted in bold in the samples above). This may be just your name, but it may include more information.