Activating Your Hartford Courant at /activate

So you just got a subscription for the Hartford Courant? Awesome! As a subscriber, you now have access to more than just the print newspaper. You also get unlimited digital access to on all your devices.

But first – you need to activate your digital account.

Not to worry though, it only takes 2 quick steps which I’ll walk you through below.

Step 1: Go to the Activation Page

To get started, open your web browser and navigate to the activation page:

This is the official page to activate and manage your Courant subscription access. Once there, you’ll see a few options:

  • Activate Your Digital Account
  • Manage Your Subscription
  • Access More Subscription Benefits

Go ahead and click “Activate Your Digital Account”. This will take you to the activation steps.

Step 2: Enter Your Details

On the next page, simply provide:

  • Your email address
  • Create a password
  • Enter your ZIP code

Then click “Create Account”.

And that’s it! Your digital access should now be enabled.

You may be asked to fill out a short form to verify your subscription information. This just ensures you have an active subscription linked to your account.

Once verified – you can now sign in with your email and password to start reading on!

Enjoy Reading Across All Your Devices!

As a subscriber with an activated account, you can now enjoy unlimited articles on from:

  • Your computer
  • Smartphone and tablets
  • Access the mobile apps
  • Receive the daily eNewspaper edition

So be sure to install the app and set up your account on any devices you want to read on. This gives you access to breaking news, in-depth stories, photo galleries, videos, and much more from the Courant in Connecticut and worldwide.

And if you ever have issues, you can contact customer support for help.

Get the Most Out of Your Subscription

Below are some helpful things to know about getting access with your Courant subscription:

  • As a subscriber, you have unlimited digital stories – no more hitting a limit!
  • You’ll be notified if you try accessing subscriber-only content without an activated account
  • Guests are limited to just 2 free articles per month
  • Your benefits include complete access, eNewspaper edition, mobile apps, newsletters, and more

Now let’s get to those frequently asked account questions!

FAQs: Activating and Managing Your Account

What do I get access to on

With an activated subscription, you can access all premium content. This includes full access to articles, app access, eNewspaper edition, newsletters, and more.

How will I know if I’ve reached a limit?

As a paid subscriber with an activated account, you have unlimited access to all articles. No more monthly limits! Guests only get 2 free articles.

Why was I denied access to a story?

If you try accessing subscriber-only content without an activated account, you will be denied access. Be sure to activate your access to get unlimited stories.

What benefits do I get as a member?

Some of the key benefits are:

  • Unlimited articles on
  • eNewspaper edition
  • Mobile apps
  • Newsletters
  • And more!

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Need Help? Contact Customer Support

If you have any trouble activating your account or questions about your subscription, Hartford Courant’s customer support team is here to help:

Just provide them with your account and subscription details and they’ll be happy to assist!

I hope this guide gives you all the basics on activating your digital Courant access and sets you up to enjoy your subscription across all devices. Let me know if you have any other questions!

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