User Guide: Download and install the Azure Information Protection unified labeling client

Note

Are you looking for Microsoft Information Protection? The Azure Information Protection unified labeling client is currently in maintenance mode. We recommend enabling Microsoft Information Protection's built-in labeling for your Office 365 applications. Learn more.

If your administrator does not install the Azure Information Protection unified labeling client for you, you can do this yourself. You must be a local administrator for your PC to install this client so that it can label and protect your documents and emails.

Note

The Azure Information Protection unified labeling client requires a minimum version of Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2. If this is missing, the installer tries to download and install this prerequisite. When this prerequisite is installed as part of the client installation, your computer must be restarted.

To download and install the Azure Information Protection unified labeling client

Before you install the Azure Information Protection unified labeling client, confirm with your administrator or help desk that you are using sensitivity labels to classify and protect documents and emails.

  1. Download AzInfoProtection_UL.exe from the Microsoft Download Center.

  2. Run the executable file that was downloaded, and if you are prompted to continue, click Yes.

  3. On the Install the Azure Information Protection client page, click I agree when you have read the license terms and conditions.

  4. If you are prompted to continue, click Yes, and wait for the installation to finish.

  5. Click Close.

    Before you start to use the Azure Information Protection unified labeling client, restart all Office applications and all instances of File Explorer. Your installation is now complete and you can use the client to label and protect your documents and emails.

Other instructions

More how-to instructions from the Azure Information Protection unified labeling client user guide.

Additional information for administrators

See Install the Azure Information Protection unified labeling client for users from the admin guide.