Lightkey's Step by Step Installation Guide


Lightkey's Step by Step Installation Guide - Lightkey is a free predictive typing / text prediction / auto-complete / word prediction / spelling correction desktop application for Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Gmail, WhatsApp Web and more in Microsoft Windows, supporting more than 80 prediction languages.

This is a step-by-step walk-through guide to installing Lightkey on your computer

Step #1: Download & Run Lightkey’s Web Installer

Go to our download page and Launch Lightkey's web installer (LightkeyWebInstaller.exe).

After running the file, you will get the following message:

Lightkey's Step by Step Installation Guide - Lightkey is a free predictive typing / text prediction / auto-complete / word prediction / spelling correction desktop application for Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Gmail, WhatsApp Web and more in Microsoft Windows, supporting more than 80 prediction languages.

Click on “Run” to continue.

Problems & Solutions for Step 1:

Problem: I can’t download Lightkey using the web installer

Solution: You can download Lightkey directly using the following links:


Lightkey free edition

https://lightkey.blob.core.windows.net/releases-free/Lightkey.Free.v24.09.20210802.1605.exe


Lightkey Professional edition

https://lightkey.blob.core.windows.net/releases-professional/Lightkey.Professional.v24.09.20210802.1609.exe


Lightkey for Business edition

https://lightkey.blob.core.windows.net/releases-business/Lightkey.Business.v24.09.20210810.1428.exe


Note 1: Make sure Lightkey is not blocked by any 3rd party software or by your system admin.

Note 2: If you are installing Lightkey for Business, please also review the installation guide found in the following link: https://lightkey.blob.core.windows.net/releases-business/LightkeyForBusinessKit_20210810.zip

Problem: My computer is not connected to the internet

Solution: You can download Lightkey's standalone installer to a different machine using the links here-above and then copy them onto your machine using a removable storage device or via a local network.

Step #2: Lightkey's Installation

Close any open Microsoft Office and Google Chrome applications and click “Install”

** Lightkey supports MS Office 2010 onwards.

** Lightkey’s download speed may vary depending on your internet connection speed and geographical location.

** Wait for the download to complete following which the installation will automatically start.

if prompted – click “Yes” to continue.


** This prompt might not appear when installing on machines that are managed remotely by a system administrator

Wait 2-3 minutes for the installation to complete:

Problems & Solutions for Step 2:

Problem: After clicking ‘install’, I get the “opened processes” notification

Solution: Close ALL the listed applications and press ‘continue’


Lightkey's Step by Step Installation Guide - Lightkey is a free predictive typing / text prediction / auto-complete / word prediction / spelling correction desktop application for Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Gmail, WhatsApp Web and more in Microsoft Windows, supporting more than 80 prediction languages.

Problem: After closing all applications I still get the “opened processes” notification

Solution: click ‘Continue’ several times until you see an option to skip


Problem: Lightkey is being blocked by a 3rd party software.

Solution: Lightkey is a 100% safe software digitally signed by GlobalSign and successfully installed in more than 160 countries worldwide, however you may need to grant Lightkey specific access to run and update your system’s settings.

Problem: I got a message saying that some