Installing Read&Write

Visit in your browser and click on ‘Try Read&Write today’

Texthelp Read&Write web page with pink try Read&Write today button

Select the Windows icon, then click on ‘Read&Write (UK English)’. This will begin the download.

Read&Write webpage with pink Read&Write (UK English) button below a Microsoft Windows icon

Locate the .zip file in your downloads folder and double click to open. You may need to double click the setup.exe file to run the install.

Purple Read&Write jigsaw piece icon as a .zip file in a Windows downloads folder

Follow the steps to complete the installation.

Setup wizard window installing Read&Write

Read&Write install

Read&Write InstallShield Wizard showing status of install

Getting logged on

Now Read&Write is installed, you’ll need your child’s school email address and password. If you don’t know these details, please contact the school who can provide them.

Once you’ve finished the installation steps, the Read&Write toolbar will appear on screen, alongside a sign in window. Click ‘Sign in with Microsoft’.

Read&Write sign in window with blue sign in with Microsoft button highlighted

Enter your child’s school email address and click next.

Read&Write Microsoft sign in window with email address textbox

Now enter your child’s password.

Read&Write Microsoft sign in window with enter password textbox

You’re all set to begin using the Read&Write toolbar!

Read&Write window confirming sign in with green get started button
Read&Write toolbar being used within a Microsoft Word document
Read&Write toolbar being used on a web page
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Here to help

Our team are on hand to help you every step of the way with getting to grips with Read&Write. We can schedule online webinars, phone calls or even an onsite visit to help you every step of the way, simply get in touch.