How do I activate Windows 10 by Phone?

IMPORTANT: For a new installation, or an installation on another OS than Windows 10, you will have to create a bootable USB key or DVD by following this tutorial

You can download the Windows creation tool here: https://www.microsoft.com/EN-US/softwaredownload/windows10

IMPORTANT: If you are doing a full installation of Windows, please click on “I don’t have a product key” first. “I don’t have a product key”, once the installation is finished, enter the key you received.

IF YOU HAVE AN ERROR MESSAGE (0xc004c008), YOU MUST USE ACTIVATION BY PHONE

STEP 1:
To activate your license, you need to type in the search bar “activation”, and click on, then click on “Change product key”:

STEP 2:
1) Enter your key in the appropriate box:

 

2) You will get an error message, this means that you have to activate your product by “activation by phone”:

Click on close, and choose “Activate by phone”:

STEP 3 (FINAL):

Choose your country, do the following, you will have an installation ID looking like this:

Go to Getcid.info enter the Id (STEP 3). (IDD) in the ID Clipboard box. (IDD).
Click on GET.

 

After obtaining the confirmation ID (CID). Click “Enter Confirmation ID” in the activation pop-up window.

Enter the Id. (CID) in the ABC boxes and click on the “Activate Windows” tab

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