How to Create Cisco Netacad Account

If you are using Packet Tracer simulator software to prepare for Cisco exams, you will see a window asking you to log in to Networking Academy. If you do not have an account, you can log in to the program. Or you can have an account by following this article and save the projects you have created on your computer without restriction

How to Create Cisco Netacad Account

How to Create a New Account for Packet Tracer

You can open and use the Packet Tracer by clicking the Guest Login button. However, you often need to record the network topologies you make.

You can only save your work 10 times because you are not logged in. So you need to open an account on a Cisco Academy.

When you look at the image below, you can see that you have a saving limit of 10 times.

Guest Save

How to Login Cisco Networking Academy

Opening an academy account seems complicated, so you can easily have an account by following the steps below.

   Step 1

You can also access the Netacad website from the link in the Guest Save window above. However, to access directly, please visit and visit the registration screen.

On the Cisco Networking website, in the Sign Up Now section, type your First Name, Last Name, and your Email address and click the Enroll Now button.

Netacad - Sign Up Now

   Step 2

Once your account has created, an activation link will be sent to your mail account. To activate the account, open your mail account.

Course Summary

   Step 3

Open the sent e-mail and confirm your e-mail address by clicking the Confirm Email Address link.

Account Activation

   Step 4

As soon as you click the confirmation link, a Welcome page will open as in the image below. On this page, select the language you want to use for your account.

Choosing a Language for the Account

   Step 5

Type your country, date of birth, state of residence, and password, and click Continue.

Completing Account Creation

   Step 6

After selecting I accept the Terms and Conditions for your account, click the Accept button.

Terms and Conditions

   Step 7

After creating an account successfully, run Packet Tracer.

Welcome to Netacad

   Step 8

After running Packet Tracer, enter your account information that you created when you see a page like the image below to log in.

Cisco Networking Academy Log In

   Step 9

Click the Login button and continue.

User Login

   Step 10

After the Cisco simulator program is open, close it again.

Signing Out of the Packet Tracer Program

   Step 11

When you reopen the Cisco software, it will no longer ask you to open an account!

Running Packet Tracer

   Step 12

Networking Academy software opens.

Packet Tracer Opens

   Step 13

In the previous case, the program led you to the session page because there was no account. Now, you will not be prompted to enter an account because you are logged in to the program!

Packet Tracer Work Environment

   Step 14

Imagine that you have 10 registration rights with Guest Login. After logging in, add a PC or Router, Switch to the Packet Tracer workspace and save the project.

When you look at the image below, you can see that the program no longer has a saving limit.

Saving the Project

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   Final Word

In this article, we have reviewed the steps to open a Netacad account for Packet Tracer simulator software. After running the program, you can now sign in with a Cisco account and easily access free courses. Thanks for following us!

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