Activating the paid version of Avast Passwords on Mac

When you purchase the paid version of Avast Passwords for Mac, you need to activate the product using your valid activation code from an order confirmation email, or via your Avast Account registered for the email address you used to make the purchase.

Before following the activation steps in this article, ensure the latest version of Passwords is installed on your Mac. For detailed instructions, refer to the following article:

Activate Avast Passwords

Your activation code is sent in an order confirmation email to the address you used during purchase.

  1. Open your order confirmation email.
  2. Scroll down to the Activation code section of the email and copy or write down the activation code:
    • While holding the left mouse button, drag the cursor until the whole activation code is highlighted, then release the left mouse button.
    • Press the Ctrl and C keys simultaneously to copy the activation code, or alternatively right-click the highlighted activation code and select Copy from the context menu.
  3. Open the Avast Passwords user interface using one of the following methods:
    • Click the Avast Passwords icon in your menu bar and select Open Avast Passwords.
    • Click Go in the menu bar and select Applications, then double-click the Avast Passwords icon.
  4. Click Avast Passwords in the menu bar, and select Activate Premium...
  5. Click Enter Activation Code.
  6. Type or paste your activation code from the order confirmation email and click Activate.
    • Press the Ctrl and V keys simultaneously to paste the activation code, or alternatively right-click the text box and select Paste from the context menu.
    • Click Activate
  7. Your Avast Passwords license is now activated. The expiration date of your license appears under Subscription.

All your Avast licenses automatically appear in the Avast Account registered with the same email address you used to make the purchase.

If you do not have an Avast Account yet, refer to the following article for instructions to create one:
  1. Open the Avast Passwords user interface using one of the following methods:
    • Click the Avast Passwords icon in your menu bar and select Open Avast Passwords.
    • Click Go in the menu bar and select Applications, then double-click the Avast Passwords icon.
  2. Click Avast Passwords in the menu bar, and select Activate Premium...
  3. Click Log in with Avast Account.
  4. Enter your Avast Account credentials and click Login.
  5. Your Avast Passwords license is now activated. The expiration date of your license appears under Subscription.

Troubleshooting

If you experience any issues activating your paid Avast Passwords license, follow the steps below to resolve your issue:

  1. Uninstall Avast Passwords by following instructions in the article below from Apple Support:
  2. Reinstall the application.
  3. Try inserting your license again using steps described in this article.
  • Avast Passwords 1.x
     
  • Avast Security Pro 13.x for Mac
  • Avast Security 13.x for Mac
  • Apple macOS 10.14.x (Mojave)
  • Apple macOS 10.13.x (High Sierra)
  • Apple macOS 10.12.x (Sierra)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.11.x (El Capitan)

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