Welcome! Grammarly helps people communicate with confidence across devices and platforms, and we’re excited for you to embark on your writing journey with Grammarly by your side.
Here’s a short guide on how to get started—we’ll walk you through installing and getting the most out of our product offerings, as well as managing your account.
This article covers:
- Creating and accessing your Grammarly account
- Installing Grammarly
- Using Grammarly to check your writing
- Upgrading to Grammarly Premium or Grammarly Business
- Personalizing your Grammarly experience
Creating and accessing your Grammarly account
To begin your journey with Grammarly, we suggest that you create an account with us.
- Open your browser and go to Sign up — Create Free Account.
- Enter your email address, create a strong password for your account, and add your name. If you prefer to use one of your social accounts, you can sign up via Google, Facebook, or Apple instead.
If you already have an account, you can log in at https://www.grammarly.com/signin.
Though it's not required, creating a Grammarly account gives you a smoother experience, as it helps ensure that your account settings are carried across all devices where you use Grammarly.
Note: If you need any help with signing in, review this section: Account Basics.
Once you create your Grammarly account, you can access the Grammarly Editor at https://app.grammarly.com.
You can use the Grammarly Editor to write and edit documents directly in your browser without installing any other applications.
Aside from the Grammarly Editor, we provide several other product offerings that you can use when you write on your computer or mobile device.
To use Grammarly where you write, we suggest installing Grammarly for Windows and Mac—this product offering integrates with a wide array of applications and websites.
If you’d like to explore other product offerings from Grammarly, visit this page: Grammarly's product offerings.
Note: For more information on system requirements for each product offering, visit this page: What do I need in order to use Grammarly?
Keep in mind that Grammarly is cloud-based software and cannot be used offline. You’ll need an internet connection to use our product offerings.
Using Grammarly to check your writing
Grammarly’s product offerings offer writing suggestions wherever you write. Our suggestions are split into four categories: correctness (indicated with a red underline), clarity (blue), engagement (purple), and delivery (green).
Note: If you are a Grammarly Business user, you might also see gray underlines that represent your company’s style guide.
When Grammarly checks your text, you’ll see underlines for some critical suggestions. To access all the suggestions Grammarly has to offer, click the Grammarly icon on your screen:
Once you install Grammarly on your computer or mobile device, we suggest reading the relevant article from this list:
- Grammarly for Windows and Mac user guide
- Grammarly Editor user guide
- Grammarly browser extension user guide
- Grammarly for iPhone user guide
- Grammarly for iPad user guide
- Grammarly Keyboard for Android user guide
You can also use our generative AI features to help you compose, generate ideas, rewrite, and reply in an instant. Generative AI assistance is currently available in Grammarly for Windows and Mac, the Grammarly Editor, and the Grammarly browser extension for Chrome and Microsoft Edge. To learn more, visit Introducing generative AI assistance.
Upgrading to Grammarly Premium or Grammarly Business
You can use Grammarly Free for as long as you want, and you can upgrade to Grammarly Premium or Grammarly Business at any time. Visit the Grammarly Prices and Plans page for more information on your options.
Grammarly Premium is a subscription-based service. The type of account you currently have (free or Premium) is indicated every time you log in.
To upgrade, visit https://www.grammarly.com/upgrade.
Personalizing your Grammarly experience
You can adjust your writing and account settings within your Account Hub.
In your Account Settings (https://account.grammarly.com), you can:
- Change or set your password
- Change your email address
- Change the name on your account
- Update your email preferences (subscribe to or unsubscribe from our emails)
In the Customize section (https://account.grammarly.com/customize), you can:
- Add to or remove words from your personal dictionary
- Manage your language preference (select between American, British, Indian, Australian, and Canadian English)
If you use Grammarly Premium, Grammarly Business, or Grammarly for Education, you can also customize the suggestions you see.
In the Subscription section (https://account.grammarly.com/subscription), users of Grammarly Premium can adjust their subscription preferences: change the plan, cancel or re-activate the subscription, update the payment method, or download payment receipts.
In the Security section (https://account.grammarly.com/security), you can: