HOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL ORIGIN

This section is where you will find answers about how to download your game/Origin. Follow the instructions which are provided step by step and you shouldn't have any issues. If you do, go back and double check to make sure it was done correctly.

Go to the ORIGIN Website.

Once there click on the same area as shown in the image below. This will allow you to download the program to your computer.


Be sure to choose the correct download you need. If you are on legacy, the program will auto download. If you are on a Mac computer please choose Mac. Windows copies willn ot work on Macs and vice versa.


Follow the instructions as shown in the image below to download the file to your computer.


Once the download has happened there are 1 or 2 spots you can find the download (if you haven't closed any pages that is) within the computer. One being right on the page in the lower left hand side. Or right on your desktop if you directed the file there. If not, check your Downloads folder. 90% of the time the files will automatically go there.


Once the download is done and you've clicked on your save to launch it's install you will see this. Make sure everything is the same as in the image. Click on install.


Wait for the installation to complete.


Once done you will see the user agreement box. Do the same as in the image and continue.


Your Origin program will update


You MUST click YES in order for the update to proceed to the next steps


Now it's time to create your account. Click on Create account.


Fill in this info as accurately as possible. If you're under 13 get an adult to do this


Create a user name. You will need this if you want friends to add you. Make sure you you use a password you will remember but not one others can guess. Remember if you buy straight from the store in here your credit card info will be on file. So make your PW very hard to hack/guess and NEVER click links (other than in game email confirmation) that ask you for info based on your EA/Origin account if it comes in emails. Go directly to the site to confirm.


Choose your security question as listed in the image below by clicking on the drop down arrow.


Fill in things as you wish to share or use. Click on Create account.


Add a picture in your avatar area.


TADA! All done!


Be ABSOLUTELY sure that you confirm your email otherwise your account will be limited!