Installing Avast Secure Browser

Avast Secure Browser is a web browser with built-in security and privacy features to keep you safe online. This article contains instructions to download and install Avast Secure Browser.

Install Avast Secure Browser

  1. Click the button below to download the Avast Secure Browser setup file, and save it to a familiar location on your PC (by default, downloaded files are saved to your Downloads folder).
    Download Avast Secure Browser for Windows
  2. Right-click the downloaded setup file avast_secure_browser_setup.exe, and select Run as administrator from the context menu.
    If you are unable to authorize installation of Avast Secure Browser, refer to the following article for advice:
  3. If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
  4. Optionally review the License Agreement and Privacy Policy, then click Accept and install to proceed with default installation.
  5. Wait while setup installs Avast Secure Browser on your PC, then click OK.

Avast Secure Browser is now installed on your PC and a new browser window opens automatically.

To activate Avast Secure Browser PRO, refer to the instructions in the following article:
  1. Click the button below to download the Avast Secure Browser setup file, and save it to a familiar location on your Mac (by default, downloaded files are saved to your Downloads folder).
    Download Avast Secure Browser for Mac
  2. Double-click the downloaded setup file AvastSecureBrowserSetup.pkg.
  3. Click Continue.
  4. Optionally specify a location where Avast Secure Browser will be installed, or use the default location, then click Continue.
  5. Review the installation details and click Install to confirm.
  6. Enter your Administrator password and click Install Software.
  7. Wait while setup installs Avast Secure Browser on your Mac, then click Close.

Avast Secure Browser is now installed on your Mac and a new browser window opens automatically.

  1. On your Android device, tap the button below to open the Avast Secure Browser product page in Google Play Store.
    Go to Google Play Store
  2. Tap Install to download and install the app. When installation is complete, tap Open to open Avast Secure Browser.
  3. Tap Let's Go! and select your preferred option:
    • Wait while the app runs a Security scan, then tap Continue. Review detected issues under Needs attention or tap the X in the top-right corner, then tap Start secure browsing.
    • Tap Skip in the top-right corner to immediately start using the free version of Avast Secure Browser.

Avast Secure Browser is now installed and ready to use on your Android device.

To upgrade to Avast Secure Browser PRO, tap Upgrade in the top-left corner of your browser. Follow the on-screen instructions to purchase a subscription or tap Restore Purchase to activate an existing subscription.
  1. On your iOS device, tap the button below to open the Avast Secure Browser product page in the App Store.
    Go to the App Store
  2. Tap Get to download and install the app. When installation is complete, tap Open to open Avast Secure Browser.
  3. Tap Let's Go! and select your preferred option:
    • Wait while the app runs a Security scan, then tap Continue. Review detected issues under Needs attention or tap the X in the top-right corner, then tap Start secure browsing.
    • Tap Skip in the top-right corner, then tap Start secure browsing to continue with the free version of Avast Secure Browser.

Avast Secure Browser is installed and ready to use on your iOS device.

To upgrade to Avast Secure Browser PRO, tap Upgrade in the top-left corner of your browser. Follow the on-screen instructions to purchase a subscription or tap Restore Purchase to activate an existing subscription.

Troubleshooting

If you experience any installation issues:

  1. Ensure your PC meets the minimum system requirements and your Windows is up-to-date.
    • Windows 10 except Mobile and IoT Core Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows 8/8.1 except RT and Starter Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows 7 SP1 or higher, any Edition (32 or 64-bit)
    • Windows compatible PC with Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64 processor or above (must support SSE2 instructions)
    • Internet connection to download the browser and receive updates
    • Optimal standard screen resolution no less than 1024 x 768 pixels is recommended
  2. Restart your PC, then try to install Avast Secure Browser again by following the exact steps in this article.

If the issue persists, contact Avast Support.

If you experience any installation issues:

  1. Ensure your Mac meets the minimum system requirements.
    • 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).
    • Intel-based Mac with 64-bit processor
    • Internet connection to download the browser and receive updates
    • Optimal standard screen resolution no less than 1024 x 768 pixels is recommended
  2. Restart your Mac, then try to install Avast Secure Browser again by following the exact steps in this article.

If the issue persists, contact Avast Support.

If you experience any installation issues, ensure your Android device meets the minimum system requirements.

  • Google Android 6.0 (Marshmallow, API 23) or higher
  • Internet connection to download, activate, and use the VPN service

If the issue persists, contact Avast Support.

If you experience any installation issues, ensure your iOS device meets the minimum system requirements.

  • Apple iOS 13.0 or higher
  • Internet connection to download, activate, and use the VPN service

If the issue persists, contact Avast Support.

Further recommendations

For more information about the features available in Avast Secure Browser, refer to the following articles:

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For more information about the features available in Avast Secure Browser, refer to the following article:

  • Avast Secure Browser PRO 91.x for Windows
  • Avast Secure Browser 91.x for Windows
  • Avast Secure Browser 91.x for Mac
  • Avast Secure Browser PRO 5.x for Android
  • Avast Secure Browser 5.x for Android
  • Avast Secure Browser PRO 3.x for iOS
  • Avast Secure Browser 3.x for iOS
  • 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)
     
  • Google Android 6.0 (Marshmallow, API 23) or later
     
  • Apple iOS 13.0 or later
  • Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

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