# How to activate the link

$$Download and install the latest version of IDEA StatiCa Make sure that you are using a supported version of your FEA/BIM solution IDEA StatiCa integrates BIM links into your FEA/BIM solutions during its installation. You can check the status and activate more BIM links for software installed after in the BIM link installer.Please note that some FEA solutions require additional steps to fully activate their BIM link to IDEA StatiCa.Open IDEA StatiCa and navigate to the BIM tab and open the BIM link installer (Activate your BIM link...). A notification "Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?" may appear, if so, please confirm with the Yes button.The BIM link for the selected software (if found) is installed. The screen also tells you the status of other BIM links that may have already been installed.$$