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.

Avast Cleanup Premium subscriptions purchased via Google Play Store are activated automatically on the device used to make the purchase and do not need to be manually activated.

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.

Your Avast Cleanup Premium subscription is now active.

  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 Activate.

Your Avast Cleanup Premium subscription is now active. If you have not yet enabled Full Disk Access, refer to the following article for instructions to complete initial setup of Avast Cleanup Premium:

  1. Tap the Avast Cleanup icon on the Home screen of your device to open the app.
  2. Tap Upgrade.
  3. Tap (three dots) ▸ Enter activation code.
  4. Type or paste your activation code (including hyphens) into the text box, then tap Confirm.

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.

License File

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.

Reactivation

If you have a new activation code and want to change from your current subscription to a new subscription, or transfer your subscription to a different device, use this option to unlink your subscription and then reactivate Avast Cleanup Premium.

Unlink your 'old' subscription

  1. Tap the Avast Cleanup icon on the Home screen of your device to open the app..
  2. Go to MenuSettings.
  3. Select Subscription.
  4. Write down your Activation Code or take a screenshot if you want to transfer your subscription to a different device.
  5. Tap Unlink.
 

Activate your 'new' subscription

  1. Tap Upgrade.
  2. Tap (three dots) ▸ Enter activation code.
  3. Type or paste your activation code into the text box, then tap Confirm to complete the activation.

Your Avast Cleanup Premium subscription is now active.

Restore from Google Play

If you change or reset your Android device, you can reactivate Avast Cleanup Premium via the Google Play Store account that you used to purchase your subscription.

This option only applies if you purchased your Avast Cleanup Premium subscription through Google Play Store.

To reactivate Avast Cleanup Premium via Google Play Store:

  1. Ensure you are logged in to Google Play Store with the same Google Account that you used to purchase Avast Cleanup Premium. For instructions on how to verify this, refer to the following article:
  2. Tap the Avast Cleanup icon on the Home screen of your device to open the app.
  3. Tap Upgrade.
  4. Tap (three dots) ▸ Restore license.

The app automatically retrieves and activates your Avast Cleanup Premium subscription from Google Play Store.

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 4.x for Mac
  • Avast Cleanup Premium 5.x for Android
  • 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)
     
  • Google Android 6.0 (Marshmellow, API 23) or higher

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