Activating Avast Ultimate

Avast Ultimate is a subscription bundle purchase that includes the following products for Windows:

After purchasing Avast Ultimate, you need to activate the products using a valid activation code (sometimes called a subscription code or voucher code). 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 detailed instructions on how to locate your activation code, refer to the article below:

Before following the activation steps in this article, ensure the latest version of Avast Premium Security is installed on your PC. For instructions, refer to the article below:

Activate Avast Ultimate

To activate Avast Ultimate on your Windows PC:

  1. Double-click the Avast Antivirus icon on your desktop to open the application, then go to Menu and select My Subscriptions.
  2. Select Enter a valid activation code.
  3. Type or paste your activation code into the text box and click Enter.
  4. Avast Premium Security is activated. Click Activate & Install next to Avast Cleanup and Avast SecureLine VPN.
  5. Wait while Avast Cleanup Premium and Avast SecureLine VPN are installed. If prompted, click Yes to restart your computer.
  6. Your Avast Ultimate subscription is now activated. You can check your subscription details on the My Subscriptions screen in Avast Premium Security.

Troubleshoot activation issues

If you experience any activation issues:

  1. Ensure you have correctly entered your activation code, including hyphens.
  2. 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 article below:

Further recommendations

To transfer your subscription to a different PC, uninstall Avast Ultimate from your PC before you activate your subscription on the alternative PC. For instructions, refer to the article below:

  • Avast Ultimate
  • Avast Premium Security 20.x for Windows
  • Avast Cleanup Premium 19.x for Windows
  • Avast SecureLine VPN 5.x for Windows
  • 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

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