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Minitab 20

Welcome

  • If your class requires Minitab you should've received a welcome e-mail from Minitab with instructions. Follow those.
  • If you can't find the e-mail, try the Web App or Windows App instructions (see tabs above).
  • If your e-mail isn't recognized when setting up Minitab, Contact DU's I.T. Help Desk.

Start Minitab Web App

The web app is not supported on Firefox browser.

  1. Click https://app.minitab.com
  2. Enter your e-mail

    Minitab sign in prompt, 'jsmith@email.davenport.edu' is filled out as the e-mail.

    Student E-mails (Non Work Study Students)
    Enter DU E-mail
    Example: jsmith@email.davenport.edu
    Work Study Students / Faculty / Staff E-mails
    Enter first.last@davenport.edu
    Example: john.smith@davenport.edu
  3. Warning: If the next screen is a Minitab prompt for your password, your e-mail hasn't been registered.

    Minitab prompt for password where 'jsmith@email.davenport.edu' is the Email

    Either:

    • You used the wrong e-mail (see step 2), and should start the process all over again with the correct one.
    • Your account was not registered and you should Contact DU's I.T. Help Desk to register and e-mail you.

  4. Enter your Davenport login as prompted

    Davenport University's Central Authentication prompt, 'jsmith' is filled out as the username.

  5. Accept subscription agreement

    Prompt to accept Minitab's subscription agreement.

  6. Click Open Web App

    Prompt to 'Download the Desktop App' or 'Open the Web App'.

  7. Success! You can now use Minitab 20's Open Web App.
    Go to https://app.minitab.com whenever you need it, using the same e-mail as above.

    Minitab 20 open web app full page screenshot


Save Your Work

Files you create are not saved in the Minitab Web App.
To save your work either:
  • Download the file: Click File > Download a Copy, or
  • Save your files in your Microsoft OneDrive or Google Drive: Click File > Save a Copy

Install Minitab Windows App

Minitab 20 PC Desktop App only works on a 64-Bit PC. It's not needed for your classes, but provides more functionality than the Cloud version.
  1. Click https://app.minitab.com
  2. Enter your e-mail

    Minitab sign in prompt, 'jsmith@email.davenport.edu' is filled out as the e-mail.

    Student E-mails (Non Work Study Students)
    Enter DU E-mail
    Example: jsmith@email.davenport.edu
    Work Study Students / Faculty / Staff E-mails
    Enter first.last@davenport.edu
    Example: john.smith@davenport.edu
  3. Warning: If the next screen is a Minitab prompt for your password, your e-mail hasn't been registered.

    Minitab prompt for password where 'jsmith@email.davenport.edu' is the Email

    Either:

    • You used the wrong e-mail (see step 2), and should start the process all over again with the correct one.
    • Your account was not registered and you should Contact DU's I.T. Help Desk to register and e-mail you.

  4. Enter your Davenport login as prompted

    Davenport University's Central Authentication prompt, 'jsmith' is filled out as the username.

  5. Accept subscription agreement

    Prompt to accept Minitab's subscription agreement.

  6. Click Download Desktop App

    Prompt to 'Download the Desktop App' or 'Open the Web App'.

  7. Click the .exe file after it downloads

    Minitab .exe file finished downloaded

  8. Choose your setup language, then select Next

    Minitab prompt to select your setup language

  9. At Welcome to Minitab Setup, click Next

    Welcome to Minitab setup prompt

  10. Read and accept the License Agreement, click Next

    End-User License Agreement prompt, 'accept the terms' selected.

  11. Keep default (Activate with a license), click Next

    Activate the software prompt, 'Activate with a license' selected.

  12. Keep default (Sign In), click Next

    Select a licensing method prompt, 'Sign In' is selected.

  13. Choose the folder where you want it saved, click Next

    Destination folder prompt, 'C:\Program Files\Minitab\Minitab 20\' filld out as the folder path.

  14. Click Install

    Ready to install Minitab prompt

  15. Click Finish

    Completed Minitab Setup prompt

  16. If prompted to restart your computer,

    • Save and close all programs
    • Click Yes

    Minitab 20 restart prompt

  17. Double-click Minitab desktop icon to load Minitab

    Minitab desktop icon

  18. Sign in with the same e-mail used above

    Minitab sign in prompt, 'jstudent@email.davenport.edu' filled out as the Email.

  19. Enter your Davenport login when prompted

    DU Central Authentication prompt, 'jsmith' filled out as the username.

  20. Success! You can now use Minitab 20's PC Desktop App.
    Click your desktop icon whenever you need it.

    Minitab 20 desktop app full page screenshot

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