Subscriptions

You can access the Subscriptions page by clicking on the Settings link in the top right corner of Widgit Online, and then clicking the Subscriptions link at the top of the page.

Subscriptions menu

Account Types

The Subscriptions page shows you what type of account you have.

There are two types of account, Individual User Accounts and Group Accounts.

There are several sizes of group account:

  • Family
  • Class
  • Small School (with a PAN* of less than 20 pupils)
  • Medium School (with a PAN* between 21 and 60 pupils)
  • Large School (with a PAN* larger than 60 pupils)
  • Small Organisation
  • Large Organisation

* PAN = Published admission number

Subscription Types

There are two different types of subscription:

  • Monthly subscriptions
  • Yearly subscriptions

Trial Accounts

If you have a trial account, the Subscriptions page will tell you when your account is due to expire.

Anyone can sign up for a 21 day free trial of Widgit Online.

SymWriter customers can use their SymWriter licence key to enable a three month free extension of their Widgit Online account. You can also use a promotional key to extend your account.

If you wish to continue using Widgit Online after the trial has expired, you will need to purchase a subscription. The subscription options are:

  • Monthly payments – via PayPal recurring payments
  • Yearly subscription – via PayPal one-off payment, or order direct from Widgit for invoice or credit card payments
Activate

If you order direct from Widgit, you will receive a licence key that you can use to Activate your account from the Subscriptions page.

Activate

If you have an Individual Trial Account, you can convert it to a Group Trial Account at any point. You will then be able to purchase a full group subscription.

Monthly Subscriptions

If you pay monthly, the Subscriptions page will tell you that your subscription is paid for by an Ongoing, recurring monthly payment. You will also be able to see the Monthly amount and Next payment date.  

cancle your subscription

If you don’t want to use Widgit Online any more, you can Cancel your subscription. After cancelling your subscription, you will be able to continue using your account until the remaining month has expired.

upgrade to a group account

Individual account users can upgrade to a family account, where the whole family can share and create symbol documents, each with their own username and personal files.


Yearly Subscriptions

If you have purchased a yearly subscription, this page will tell you how long your subscription is for and when your account is due to expire. You can purchase a 1 year, 3 year or 5 year subscription.

Your account will not be renewed automatically. When your account is due to expire, you can Renew your subscription from the Subscriptions page. You can pay via PayPal, or order direct from Widgit to pay by credit card or invoice.

renew your account

If you order direct from Widgit, you will receive a licence key that you can use to Renew your account from the Subscriptions page.

upgrade to a group account

Individual account users can also upgrade to a family account to allow the whole family to share and create symbol documents, each with their own username and personal files.

If you upgrade to a group account, you will only pay the difference between the account types for the time remaining until your renewal date.


Group account users can change their group account type by contacting Widgit. You will only pay the difference between the account types for the time remaining until your renewal date.

Promotional Keys

If you have a promotional key you can use this to extend the length of your account. You can use a promotional key while:

  • setting up a trial
  • activating a paid for account
  • from your subscriptions page (if you have an annual account)

If you have a copy of SymWriter, you can use your licence key for a 3 month extension to your account.

Invoices

Users that have set up their account via PayPal will be able to see their invoices above their licence agreement. Users that have purchased direct from Widgit will be sent their invoice with their welcome pack.

Licence Agreement

A PDF copy of the Widgit Online licence agreement can be viewed in the Subscriptions page.