I have a subscription through the apple store and use illistrator on my ipad. i wish to us it on my laptop as well but it wants to charge me again. i followed all the ways their website say to activate the laptop but i cant do it and it says because its payed throuh the apple store.
They are completely different programs. Having Illustrator for iPad doesn't automatically entitle you to the full desktop version. It only works the other way around - when you have a full CC desktop subscription you can use the other tools for free on mobile devices.