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Have you just bought a new Cricut machine, unpacked it from the box, and are ready to set it up for the first time? If you are a new Cricut user, setting up the Cricut for the first time can be a little complicated. However, the cricut.com/setup guide below will let you connect the machine and use it without difficulty or much effort.

How to Setup Cricut Machine On A Computer Via Cricut.com/setup?

  • Open a web browser on the system and visit the cricut.com/setup website.
  • Download the Cricut Design Space application and install it on the system.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to create and sign in to Cricut login ID.
  • Select the product for Cricut setup and plug in the machine power cord.
  • To continue with the setup, press the machine Power button and turn it on.
  • Use the USB cable to set up the machine to the computer or pair it using Bluetooth.
  • You may need to wait until the Design Space updates the machine and prompt the registration window.
  • Design Space also asks if you want a free trial of Cricut Access Membership.
  • Finally, you are ready to make your first cut. Follow the prompts to create your first Cricut project.

How to Setup Cricut Machine On A Mobile?

  • Download the Design Space app and install it on your mobile device.
  • Open the application and then create or sign into the Cricut ID.
  • Tap the app menu, choose Machine Setup, and select the machine model.
  • Insert the power cord into the machine following the on-screen instructions.
  • Turn on the Cricut machine and pair it with an Android or iOS device using Bluetooth.
  • When Design Space prompts to make the first cut, it means the www.cricut.com/setup is complete.

How To Connect Cricut Machine To PC Via Bluetooth?

On Windows

  • First, click the Start icon and select the Settings option.
  • Then, choose Devices and ensure Bluetooth is ON.
  • Tap the app menu, choose Machine Setup, and select the machine model.
  • Further, click the "Add Bluetooth & other devices" option.
  • Choose Bluetooth and wait till the computer detect the Cricut machine.
  • You can find the Cricut Bluetooth name on the bottom of the machine, close to the serial number.
  • Lastly, select your Cricut machine and type the PIN 0000 when asked via the prompts.

On Mac

  • First of all, open your Apple system and tap the Menu option at the top.
  • After that, choose System Preferences and then select Bluetooth.
  • Make sure the Bluetooth option on the Mac system is switched ON.
  • Search for your Cricut machine in the list and then click on the Pair button.
  • Type the PIN 0000 to finish the setup process if asked to enter.

How To Connect Cricut Machine To Mobile Via Bluetooth?

On iOS Device

  • Tap the Setting app on your iOS device and select Bluetooth.
  • Ensure the Bluetooth is ON and search for your machine from the device list.
  • Type the PIN 0000 if asked, and then choose the OK button

On Android Device

  • Tap the Settings app and choose the Bluetooth option.
  • Check the Bluetooth must be ON. If not, turn it ON.
  • Locate your machine in the devices list and type the PIN 0000 when prompted.
  • Finally, click on OK to complete the Cricut setup process.

How To Connect Cricut Machine Using A USB Cable?

You can also connect your Cricut machine to the computer via a USB cable. Insert one end of the USB cord into a Cricut machine port and another into the system's port.

Cricut Explore Air 2 Setup on Mac

  • Connect the Cricut Explore machine and turn it ON.
  • Set the machine to the computer using the USB cable.
  • On the web browser, search for the cricut.com/setup page online.
  • Login to the Cricut Explore setup account. If you do not have it, tap the "Need a Cricut Account" option to create a new one.
  • Once you set up your new account, you are ready to set up the machine and connect to Cricut Design Space.
  • Click Continue to start with the setup process and tap the Download button.
  • First, search and open the Finder app in the Mac system.
  • Then, open the Download folder and double-click the Cricut Design Space file.
  • After that, read, evaluate and agree to the Cricut terms and conditions.
  • Now, drag and move the npCricut.plugin icon to the Mac Internet Plug-Ins folder.
  • Click Authenticate and if asked, enter the admin name and password depending on the Mac system settings.
  • Close the Cricut Design Space window and also quit the Downloads screen.
  • Open the web browser and go to the cricut.com/setup website.
  • Click the "Detect Machine" and then click Continue once the machine gets recognized.
  • Checkmark on the box to accept the Cricut trial subscription and click Continue.
  • Finally, the Cricut Explore Air 2 setup is complete, and you are ready to start the first project.

Cricut Explore Air 2 Setup On Windows

  • Click the Windows Start icon and then open the Documents folder.
  • Now, open the Downloads folder and then double-click the Design Space file.
  • When the Design Space window appears, click the Next button to continue..
  • Review the terms and conditions of the Cricut machine and accept it by clicking on the Next button.
  • Choose the place where you want to install the file and click Next.
  • Select the option if you like to create the shortcut on your desktop, and then tap Next.
  • Again, click the Next button to install the Internet plug-in and Cricut Design Space.
  • Now, search for the www.cricut.com/setup page on the web browser and open it.
  • Click the "Detect Machine" option and choose Continue when the machine gets detected by the Windows system.
  • Accept the Cricut machine trial subscription and then select Continue to complete the process.

Cricut Joy Setup For The First Time (Unboxing)

  • Open the box and take out everything from inside it.
  • Remove the cellophane and the styrofoam protector.
  • Take the blade and remove the clear protective sticker from the area under the blade.
  • It is time to set up your Cricut Joy machine with the Design Space on the desktop.
  • Open the Cricut Design Space and ensure it is up-to-date. It will ensure the Cricut Joy machine is available to set up on the Setup Wizard.
  • Tap the three lines in the upper left corner, choose "New Machine Setup," and then select Cricut Joy.
  • Plug the power cable into the machine and connect it to the computer via Bluetooth.
  • You have now completed the Cricut setup process and can start your project.

Cricut.com Setup Windows

  • Turn on the Cricut Joy and ensure it is within 10-15 feet of the Windows system.
  • Right-click the Windows Start button and tap the Device Manager option.
  • Verify the Bluetooth option is present in the Device Manager. If not, you must buy a Bluetooth Dongle.
  • Close the Device Manager and open the system's Settings window.
  • Choose "Bluetooth & other devices" and make sure Bluetooth is ON.
  • Now, click on the option "Add Bluetooth or other devices" and choose Bluetooth.
  • Tap on the machine name to pair the Cricut Joy with the Windows system.

Cricut.com Setup Mac

  • Tap the Apple Menu and select the System Preferences option.
  • Search for the Bluetooth option and open the Bluetooth screen.
  • Look for your machine name and click the Connect button.
  • As you click Connect, it will start pairing the machine with the Mac system.


First, sign in to the cricut.com/setup account to change the login ID. Then, click the person icon at the top right corner of the account screen. After that, select the "My Account" option and access the account details. Now, select the Profile option from the left navigation panel. You can also click on the link under the "My Account" option. Checkmark the "Change Email" box, type the new email address and confirm it. Tap the Save button, and your Cricut login details will get changed. Whenever you log in to the Cricut account next time, use the new ID.

You must press the temperature button and set it using the plus and minus buttons. You can also change the degree from Fahrenheit to Celsius by pressing and holding the temperature button. After that, you must set the time by pressing and adjusting the time button. The orange light of the Cricut head press means it is heating up. When the temperature gets reached, the green light will appear. To start the timer, you can push the Go button, and the countdown will start. If you are using the machine with the Cricut Heat app, you can see the timer on the app. When the time gets up, a beep sound will come.

First, open cricut.com/setup on Mac or Windows. Tap Open to launch the Design Space if it is already installed. If not installed, tap Download and then go to the Download folder. Select the downloaded file to Run it on the system. Sign in with Cricut login credentials and create one if you do not have the account. When the Cricut set up welcome page appears, choose Heat Press and then Cricut Mug Press. Follow the instructions to set up your press and complete the activation.