Activating Avast Cleanup Premium

Avast Cleanup is available as a free and paid product. The paid version, Avast Cleanup Premium, requires a subscription to use. After installing Avast Cleanup, you need to activate your subscription using a valid activation code or your Avast Account.


Activation Code

To activate Avast Cleanup Premium using an activation code:

  1. Double-click the Avast Cleanup Premium icon on your Windows desktop to open the user interface.
  2. Go to MenuMy licenses.
  3. Click Enter a valid activation code.
  4. Type or paste your activation code (including hyphens) into the text box, then click Enter.
  5. Check your subscription details, then click Continue to return to the My licenses screen.
  1. Double-click the Avast Cleanup Premium icon in your Applications folder to open the user interface.
  2. Click Insert Activation Code.
  3. Type or paste your activation code (including hyphens) into the text box, then click OK.

Your Avast Cleanup Premium subscription is now active.

Avast Account

To activate Avast Cleanup Premium using your Avast Account:

  1. Double-click the Avast Cleanup Premium icon on your Windows desktop to open the user interface.
  2. Go to MenuMy licenses.
  3. Click Sign in to your Avast Account.
  4. Enter your Avast Account credentials, then click Sign In. Alternatively, select Facebook or Google to log in to your Avast Account using your existing Facebook or Google credentials, or select the Create Account tab to create a new Avast Account.
  5. Check your subscription details. If your account has multiple subscriptions, select the subscription you want to use. Click Continue to return to the My licenses screen.

Your Avast Cleanup Premium subscription is now active.

Other activation options

To activate Avast Cleanup Premium using a license file:

  1. Open your order confirmation email.
  2. Right-click the attached License.avastic file and save it to your PC.
  3. Double-click the Avast Cleanup Premium icon on your desktop to open the application.
  4. Go to MenuMy licenses.
  5. Click Enter a valid activation code.
  6. Click Use a license file.
  7. Locate the license file on your PC and click Open.
  8. Check your subscription details, then click Continue to return to the My licenses screen.

Your Avast Cleanup Premium subscription is now active.

Troubleshoot activation issues

If you experience any activation issues:

  1. Ensure you have correctly entered your activation code, including hyphens.
  2. If activation using your activation code still doesn't work, try following the instructions to activate using your Avast Account.
  3. Check that your Avast Account is registered with the same email address you used to purchase your Avast Cleanup subscription. If you used a different email address, refer to the following article to add the other email address to your Avast Account:
  4. In some cases, subscription synchronization may take up to 24 hours after purchase. If your subscription is still not active after this time, refer to the following article:

Further recommendations

To learn more about how to use Avast Cleanup Premium, refer to the following articles:

 

To transfer your subscription to a different device, refer to the following article:

  • Avast Cleanup Premium 20.x for Windows
  • Avast Cleanup Premium 3.x for Mac
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 / Pro / Enterprise - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 / Pro / Enterprise - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate - Service Pack 1, 32 / 64-bit
     
  • Apple macOS 11.x (Big Sur)
  • 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)
     

Was this article helpful?

Need additional help?

Contact us