Install and Activate an Avast product

Follow the instructions in the relevant sections of this article to download, install, and activate your purchased Avast product.

For paid Avast products to function properly, all products must be activated after installation is complete.

Download and install your Avast product

Before you can activate an Avast subscription, first download and install the product on your device. To download and install your Avast product:

  1. Click the button below: Get Product
  2. Choose your product, then Choose your platform using the drop-down menus.
  3. Click See Installation Instructions, then follow the on-screen steps.

Your chosen Avast product is now installed on your device. If you did not yet activate your product, refer to the next sections in this article for detailed instructions on how to locate your activation code and activate your Avast product.

Locate your activation code

Activating your Avast product subscription on a new device requires either an activation code or Avast Account login credentials.

For detailed assistance locating your activation code, refer to the following article:

For assistance retrieving your activation code directly from your Avast Account, refer to the following article:

 

After you locate your activation code, refer to the next section of this article for detailed instructions on how to activate your Avast product.

Activate your Avast product

If you cannot activate your product using the on-screen installation and activation instructions linked in the first section of this article, or if you prefer detailed instructions, refer to the relevant article below according to your device and Avast product:

Before activating your subscription, check the following conditions applicable to the subscription option you purchased:
  • Single-Device subscription: You can activate your subscription on one device, on the platform specified during purchase. You can transfer your subscription to an alternative device on the same platform, but you cannot use your subscription on more than one device simultaneously.
  • Multi-Device subscription: You can activate your subscription on up to 10 devices simultaneously, regardless of platform. You can transfer your subscription freely between devices and platforms.

Your Avast product is now activated and ready to use. If you have been unable to activate your chosen Avast product, refer to the troubleshooting tips in the next section of this article.

Troubleshooting

If your Avast product displays an expiration message, refer to the following section of this article to ensure your product is properly activated:

If your Avast product displays an error message during activation, refer to the following article for troubleshooting steps:

If you still cannot activate your Avast product, installation repeatedly fails, or Avast SecureLine VPN cannot establish an internet connection, refer to the following article for troubleshooting steps:

  • All paid Avast consumer products
  • All supported operating systems

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