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How To: Activate ArcGIS extensions

Summary

The instructions provided below describe how to activate ArcGIS Desktop extensions. To use an extension, a valid license is required. For more information, refer to ArcMap: An overview of ArcMap extensions.

Procedure

For version 10.x

  1. Start ArcMap or ArcCatalog.
  2. Navigate to Customize > Extensions....
Image of the Customize context menu
  1. Check the extensions to be activated.
Image of the extension dialog box
  1. Click Close.

For legacy versions of ArcMap and ArcCatalog

  1. Start ArcMap or ArcCatalog.
  2. Navigate to Tool > Extensions.
  3. Check the extensions to be activated.
  4. Click Close.

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