This minHour teaches you how to download and run the setup file for the Battle.net desktop app when you're using a computer. You can install Battle.net for free on any Windows or Mac computer. You won't need an account to download or install the desktop app. You can log in with your Blizzard account when the installation is finished.
Open the Blizzard website in your internet browser.
Type https://www.blizzard.com into your browser’s address bar, and press ↵ Enter or ⏎ Return on your keyboard.
Click the GAMES tab on the top-left.
You can find this button next to the BLIZZARD logo on a navigation bar, near the upper-left corner of the page. It will open a new menu panel with a list of games.
Click Battle.net App at the bottom of the menu panel.
You can find this button below the game list on the pop-up panel. It will open the product page for the Battle.net desktop app.
Click DOWNLOAD FOR MAC or DOWNLOAD FOR WINDOWS.
This is a blue button in the middle of the page. It will download a ZIP file to your computer.
- If you’re prompted, select a saving location for your download.
Extract the downloaded ZIP file on your computer.
Double-click the ZIP file in your Downloads folder to extract the Battle.net setup file.
- Alternatively, right-click on the ZIP file, hover over Open with on the right-click menu, and select an unzipper app here.
Run the extracted “Battle.net-Setup” file.
Double-click on the setup file to launch it. If you’re prompted, enter your computer’s admin user password to start the installation.
Select the language you want to use.
You’ll be prompted to select a language before the installation starts.
Click the Continue button.
This is a blue button in the setup pop-up. This will automatically start installing Battle.net on your computer. When your Battle.net installation is complete, you can sign in with your Blizzard account.
- You can download and install the Battle.net app without logging in on the website or in the installation wizard.
- If you don’t have a Blizzard account, you can open the Battle.net login page at https://us.battle.net/login, and click Create a free Blizzard Account at the bottom.