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If you’re responsible for installing the 2021 Digital AP Exams application on school-managed devices, you can download the app here. The app should be installed as soon as possible, so students can access digital practice.

School-Managed Chromebooks

Chromebook administrators: Access password-protected instructions for installing the application on school-managed Chromebooks and configuring it to run in kiosk mode. The password for these instructions was shared with your school’s AP coordinator by email.

School-Managed Windows and Mac Computers

Download requires Windows 8 or later and 250 MB of available disk space for one exam, plus an additional 100 MB for each subsequent exam.

Download for Windows

Download requires macOS 10.11 or later and 400 MB of available disk space for one exam, plus an additional 100 MB for each subsequent exam.

Download for Mac

Windows and Mac Installation Instructions

For your reference, here are the installation instructions we provide to students downloading and installing the application on their own.

Please make sure students understand that they must log in to the app with their College Board username and password to complete the installation process.

PC Installation Instructions

  1. Find Your Download
    Open your Downloads folder and double-click on digital-ap-exams.exe. This will create a shortcut to the app on your desktop.
  2. Open the App
    From your desktop, double-click the shortcut (the Acorn icon) to open the app.
  3. Confirm
    If you see a message asking if you’re sure you want to open the app, click Open.
  4. Log In
    When the app opens, log in with your College Board username and password. 
  5. Success!
    The app is successfully installed on your device. You can close this window.

Mac Installation Instructions

  1. Find Your Download
    Open your Downloads folder and double-click on digital-ap-exams.dmg.
  2. Drag to Applications Folder
    Drag the Acorn icon into the Applications folder. 
  3. Open the App
    In your Applications folder, double-click the Acorn icon to open the app.
  4. Confirm
    If you see a message asking if you’re sure you want to open the app, click Open.
  5. Log In
    When the app opens, log in with your College Board username and password. 
  6. Success!
    The app is successfully installed on your device. You can close this window.