Activating Avast SecureLine VPN on Mac

When you purchase Avast SecureLine VPN for Mac, your product should be activated automatically. In some cases, you may need to manually activate Avast SecureLine VPN using either a valid activation code (sometimes called a subscription code or voucher code), or via your Avast Account that is registered with the same email address you used to make the purchase.

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

Activate Avast SecureLine VPN for Mac

Your activation code can be located in a number of different places depending on the purchase method. For example, in an order confirmation email, on an activation card, or within another Avast product. For instructions on how to locate your activation code, refer to the following article:

To activate Avast SecureLine VPN on your Apple macOS device:

  1. Open the SecureLine VPN user interface using one of the following methods:
    • Click the Avast SecureLine VPN icon in your menu bar.
    • Click Go in the menu bar and select Applications, then double-click the Avast SecureLine VPN icon.
  2. Click the expandable Preferences tab on the right side of the main user interface.
  3. Select SubscriptionActivate.
  4. Click Activation Code, then paste your activation code from your order confirmation email into the text box and click Activate SecureLine.
  5. Click OK to return to the main interface.

Avast SecureLine VPN is now activated. For more information about connecting to Avast SecureLine VPN refer to the following article:

Further recommendations

To transfer your subscription to a different Mac, uninstall Avast SecureLine VPN from your Mac before you activate your subscription on the alternative Mac. For reinstallation instructions, refer to the following articles:

Troubleshoot activation issues

To troubleshoot activation issues, reinstall Avast SecureLine VPN on your Mac and activate it again. For reinstallation instructions, refer to the following articles:

  • Avast SecureLine VPN 3.x for Mac
  • Avast Premium Security 14.x for Mac
  • Avast Security 14.x for Mac
  • Apple macOS 10.15.x (Catalina)
  • 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)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.10.x (Yosemite)

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