Register Exact Online app for use with Invantive Control for Excel

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After using a trial license it is necessary to register and use an Exact Online app to connect to Exact Online from Excel. These steps are also necessary to avoid an itgenexl053 and/or itgenexl001 error during log on.

Do you also want to register an app for use with Power BI/Invantive Cloud? Then also register an app as described in Register Exact Online app for use with Invantive Cloud.

These steps are also applicable for other on-premises products such as Invantive Query Tool, Invantive Data Hub and Invantive Data Replicator.

Perform the following steps to register an Exact Online app:

  • Go to
  • Sign in.
  • Go to the Master Data:
    Exact Online master data
  • Click on "Roles:
    Exact Online roles
  • If “Roles” is not among them, then you do not have enough permissions. Please contact your Exact Online application administrator. Preferably, they will perform the remaining steps.
  • Search for “Manage Subscription” and press the number to the right of that text:
  • Check that your username is on the right:
  • If your username is not listed, then you do not have enough permissions. Contact your Exact Online application administrator. Preferably he or she will perform the remaining steps.
  • Go to
  • Do you work from another country than the Nethelands? Then first choose at the ultimate end the correct Exact Online country:
    Choose Exact Online country
  • Click on “Login”:
  • A user with the “Manage Subscriptions” role will see “Manage My Apps” in the red bar at the top:
    Manage my apps
  • If “Manage My Apps” isn’t visible after logging on, create a new Main User within Exact Online and log on to Exact App Centre with that account.
  • Choose “Manage my apps.”
  • Choose “Register an app.”
    Register an app
  • Describe the purpose of the app, such as “Reporting with Excel”:
  • Enter “” as the redirect URI.
  • Check and accept the terms and conditions via the two check marks.
  • Choose “Register.”

App Registration

The Manage Subscription privileges within Exact Online were only required for the registration of the Exact Online app. Any user - with or without privileges on Manage Subscription - can use the registered app.

Now start Invantive Control for Excel or for example the Invantive Query Tool.

Enter the client ID and redirect URI in the red marked fields:

Sign up Exact Online

Sign up and use continue to work as before.

Watch the video with extensive tutorial for further assistance.