Environment setup

1. Sign up for Robocorp Cloud

Robocorp Cloud provides centralized orchestration of software robots (what to run, where, and when) in selected environments in a highly secure and scalable way. Visit Robocorp Cloud to sign up for a new account:

Robocorp Cloud signup

If you sign up using the Sign up with Google button, you do not need to verify your email. If you sign up by providing an email address and a password, you need to verify your email address by clicking on a confirmation link that will be sent to you via email.

During your first login, you will be asked for some additional details, and when your signup is complete, you will get to this welcome screen:

Robocorp Cloud welcome screen

2. Download and install Robocorp Lab

Robocorp Lab is our IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for creating software robots. Everything you need to get started comes packaged in a convenient installer. Download the latest version of Robocorp Lab for your operating system and install it.

If needed, you can get more information about the installation process on the Installing Robocorp Lab page.

Open Robocorp Lab, you will see a welcome screen. Click on the Link with Robocorp Cloud button:

Robocorp Lab Activate in Robocorp Cloud section welcome screen

You will see a popup window:

Robocorp Lab Activate in Robocorp Cloud popup

Enter your Robocorp Cloud credentials and click on Log in. The popup window will close, and after a brief delay you will see that your Robocorp Lab is now successfully linked to Robocorp Cloud. Clicking on your user name opens a dropdown menu that allows you to go to Robocorp Cloud, or to switch to a different account.

Robocorp Lab Activate in Robocorp Cloud activated

Great! You are all ready to go, off to the next part! 🙂