How to install origin?

Elena Melnichenko
Elena Melnichenko
July 25, 2014
How to install origin?

Origin is an application that allows you to purchase EA games for a personal computer, as well as communicate with friends. The rest of this article describes how and from where you can install origin on your computer, as well as using Origin to acquire licensed games.

Install the program

If you want to install Origin, you need to go through several steps:

  1. Download the Origin program.
  2. Run the file after downloading. Preparation for installation may take some time, so you have to wait a bit.
  3. In the window that opens, click the "Next" button.
  4. In each subsequent window we also select “Next”.
  5. When the program is installed, you will have a window in which you need to choose whether or not to launch Origin each time you log into Windows. You should think about it, since the work of the program takes a lot of RAM, and computer performance during Background work of Origin may decrease. When you decide, click Finish.
  6. Next, create an account, enter the email address and invent a password.
  7. We fill in the questionnaire, do not forget to indicate that you are over 21 years old, since the program works according to American standards, and if you specify a different age gap, the program will block part of the games.
  8. We invent Origin ID and password. We tick off the necessary points (the last point is obligatory, the first two are optional).
  9. The program is installed!

Install games

By installing the program, the user gets access to a huge library of licensed games. After installing Origin, you can immediately select, purchase and install the desired game.

Method 1

  1. We go to the site, enter the username and password.
  2. Choose your favorite game, add it to the basket and purchase it.
  3. Go to the settings (gear shown) and select the item "Activate product code." Enter the code you received when buying the game.
  4. After that, the game will start loading.
  5. Next, the program will install the game on your computer.
  6. After installation, the selected game will appear in the program with the “Play” button.

Method 2

  1. Download the licensed image of the game from any torrent tracker.
  2. Install the game in the folder with the games Origin.
  3. We go in the Origin program. Choose a game, get it.
  4. Click on it with the right mouse button and select "Repair installation".
  5. The program will check the game, as well as download the missing files.

This method is good because you can download the game not through clogged channels from the Origin servers, but from any server with good speed.