Categories – Set up Cricut Explore & Maker Machine

Cricut is a machine used to cut paper, cardboard, vinyl, fabric, and many other kinds of materials. This is operative online and can cut the shapes of text and photos as well. Now the question is what are the steps to cut from a computer using a Cricut machine. It is very simple. Take the printout of a shape of which you want a cut out through the Cricut machine. Now put this printed sheet on the Cricut machine mat and let it load to the machine. Now the machine sensors will be active and sence the impression on the printed sheet and cut it out accordingly.

Now the question that comes to mind is that how to set up a Cricut machine if you have bought a new machine from the market. For this you have to perform the following tasks:

  • Create Cricut Signing Account
  • Download Cricut Machine Setup Software
  • Setting up Cricut Device
  • Pair Cricut Machine with IOS and Android Devices

Create Cricut ID – App

Signing in with cricut account is very important as it enables you to access all the service ad products of cricut machine. There are very easy steps to create a cricut machine account. To do the same, follow the steps as given below:

  1. Open a safe and updated browser in your system
  2. Browse the link this will redirect you to Cricut sign up page
  3. Click the Sign In option and then select Create a Critic ID option
  4. Enter the required details in respective fields such as Name, Email Address, etc.
  5. Select the name of the country where you are using Cricut machine
  6. Read Terms and Conditions associated with the Cricut machine carefully and click Agree option
  7. The moment you click Create My Account, your account will be created.
  8. Cricut will send an email to confirm account creation is successful. Check your registered email address to get details.

Download Cricut Machine Setup Software

Before setup cricut maker, it is very necessary to download latest software of cricut machine from its official website. The software enables you to make pairing between machine and your printing system. To download cricut software, follow the steps as given below:

  1. Open a web browser on your computer
  2. Enter link in address bar and press Enter button.
  3. Get Sign In by entering Cricut User ID and Password in respective fields.
  4. Search name of your cricut machine from device drop-down list.
  5. Select Cricut Machine name and click Download option.
  6. Wait unless and until the software download has been completed
  7. Select Install.exe file and double click it to start installation of software in your system

Setting up Cricut Device

There are several cricut devices available in the market. These are used to perform different tasks. So, it is necessary to setup the device when it is going to be use for first time. Here are the steps to setup a cricut device:

  1. Plug in cricut device and switch ON the power button
  2. Connect cricut machine and your computer system through a USB cable
  3. Cicut devices are Bluetooth enable. So you can connect these devices to computer via Bluetooth as well.
  4. After pairing of device and system, download cricut machine software from its official website
  5. Double click on Install.exe file and let it install on your system.
  6. Get Sign In with your cricut credentials and follow the instructions that comes in-front of you to setup cricut device.

After following the above-given steps you can successfully setup cricut maker on your computer. If you are still having any doubts then you can get help from its official support page.

Pair Cricut Machine with IOS and Android Devices

The cricut machines can be used using smart devices such as Android and iOS. Here are the steps to pair the Cricut machine with iOS and Android devices. Follow the steps given below:

  1. Get ready cricut device and switch it ON.
  2. Pair cricut device using USB or Bluetooth with your smart devices
  3. Open Play Store on your smart device, search CricutDownload and Install it on your phone
  4. Open Cricut App, enter cricut credentials in respective fields to Sign In.
  5. Select Machine Setup option in Menu section
  6. Select the model of cricut machine and follow the on-screen instruction to setup cricut machine.