Installing Avast SecureLine VPN

Avast SecureLine VPN for WindowsAvast SecureLine VPN for MacAvast SecureLine VPN for AndroidAvast SecureLine VPN for iOS is a virtual private network that secures your internet connection using an encrypted tunnel to disguise your real location, and prevent others from eavesdropping on your online activity over public Wi-Fi and unsecured networks.

Avast SecureLine VPN is a paid product that requires a subscription to use. This article contains instructions to install the application and either activate an existing subscription, start a free-trial period, or purchase Avast SecureLine VPN.

Avast SecureLine VPN is a paid product that requires a subscription to use. This article contains instructions to install the application and either activate an existing subscription, or purchase Avast SecureLine VPN.

Install Avast SecureLine VPN

You do not need to follow these installation instructions if you use Avast Antivirus on your PC because Avast SecureLine VPN is already installed as a program component.
  1. Ensure no other application or antivirus software is running on your PC.
  2. Click the button below to download the Avast SecureLine VPN setup file, and save it to a familiar location on your PC (by default, downloaded files are saved to your Downloads folder).
    Download Avast SecureLine VPN for Windows
  3. Right-click the downloaded setup file avast_vpn_online_setup.exe, and select Run as administrator from the context menu.
If you are unable to authorize installation of Avast SecureLine VPN, refer to the following article for advice:
  1. If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
  2. Select your preferred language from the drop-down menu.
  3. Optionally, review the End User License Agreement and Privacy Policy.
  4. Click Install Now.
  5. Wait while setup installs Avast SecureLine VPN on your PC.
  6. Click the red (OFF) slider to connect to Avast SecureLine VPN servers.
  7. Select one of the options:
    • Start 7-Day Trial: If you do not yet have a paid subscription, start a free-trial period to access Avast SecureLine VPN for a limited time period.
    • Buy Now: Follow the on-screen instructions to purchase an Avast SecureLine VPN subscription.
    • I already have a license: If you already purchased Avast SecureLine before installation, activate your paid subscription. For detailed activation instructions, refer to the following article:

Avast SecureLine VPN is installed on your PC.

  1. Ensure no other application or antivirus software is running on your Mac.
  2. Click the button below to download the Avast SecureLine VPN setup file, and save it to a familiar location on your Mac (by default, downloaded files are saved to your Downloads folder).
    Download Avast SecureLine VPN for Mac
  3. Double-click the downloaded setup file avast_secureline.dmg.
  4. Double-click the Avast SecureLine VPN icon.
  5. Click Continue to determine if Avast SecureLine VPN can be installed.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. Click Continue to confirm that you have read the Software License Agreement, then click Agree to confirm that you accept the terms.
  8. Click Install to proceed with default installation, or click Change Install Location... or Customize if you want to make changes to the default setup.
  9. Enter your Administrator password and click Install Software.
  10. Wait while setup installs Avast SecureLine VPN on your Mac, then click Close.
  11. Avast SecureLine VPN opens automatically. Click the red (OFF) slider so it changes to green (ON) to connect to Avast SecureLine VPN servers.
  12. Select one of the options below:
    • Start Free Trial: If you do not yet have a paid subscription, start a free-trial period to access Avast SecureLine VPN for a limited time period.
    • Buy Now: Follow on-screen instructions to purchase an Avast SecureLine VPN subscription.
    • I already have a license: If you already purchased Avast SecureLine VPN before installation, activate your paid subscription. For detailed activation instructions, refer to the following article:

Avast SecureLine VPN is installed on your Mac.

  1. On your Android device, tap the button below to open the Avast SecureLine VPN 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 SecureLine VPN.
  3. Select one of the options below:
    • Start Free 7-Day Trial: Purchase a yearly Avast SecureLine VPN subscription, including the first 7 days for free. You are not charged if you cancel the subscription within 7 days.
    • View Plans: View alternative subscription plans, and follow the on-screen instructions to complete your purchase. Alternatively, tap Already Purchased? if you already purchased Avast SecureLine VPN before installation. For detailed activation instructions, refer to the following article:

Avast SecureLine VPN is now installed on your Android device.

  1. On your iOS device, tap the button below to open the Avast SecureLine VPN 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 SecureLine VPN.
  3. Select one of the options below:
    • View Other Subscriptions: Follow the on-screen instructions to purchase Avast SecureLine VPN. Your subscription activates automatically.
    • Already Purchased?: If you already purchased Avast SecureLine VPN before installation, activate your paid subscription. For detailed activation instructions, refer to the following article:

Avast SecureLine VPN is installed on your iOS device.

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 fully compatible PC with Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64 processor or above (must support SSE2 instructions)
  • Advanced features, like Smart VPN and improved connection method are available for Windows 10
  • 256 MB RAM or above
  • 300 MB free space on the hard disk
  • Internet connection to download, activate, and use the VPN service
  • Optimal standard screen resolution no less than 1024 x 768 pixels is recommended
  1. Check that the downloaded setup file is not corrupted. For instructions, refer to the following article:
  2. Restart your PC, then try to install Avast SecureLine VPN again by following the exact steps in this article.

If the issue persists, contact Avast Support.

The latest version of Avast SecureLine VPN is not supported by and cannot be run on Windows Vista or Windows XP. If you use Windows Vista or Windows XP, you can download Avast SecureLine VPN version 5.0.407. However, this is an older version of the program and does not receive updates.

If you experience any installation issues:

  1. Ensure your Mac meets the minimum system requirements.
  • 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)
  • Advanced features, like Smart VPN and improved connection method are available for Apple macOS 10.15 and newer
  • 90 MB free space on the hard disk
  • Intel based Mac with 64-bit processor
  • Internet connection to download, activate, and use the VPN service
  • Optimally standard screen resolution not less than 1280 x 800 pixels
  1. Restart your Mac, then try to install Avast SecureLine VPN 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 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21) 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 11.0 or higher
  • Internet connection to download, activate, and use the VPN service

If the issue persists, contact Avast Support.

Further recommendations

  1. For more information about features available in Avast SecureLine VPN, refer to the following article:
  2. For instructions about how to use Avast SecureLine VPN, refer to the following article:
  • Avast SecureLine VPN 5.x for Windows
  • Avast SecureLine VPN 3.x for Mac
  • Avast SecureLine VPN 6.x for Android
  • Avast SecureLine VPN 6.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 10.15.x (Catalina)
  • Apple macOS 10.14.x (Mojave)
  • Apple macOS 10.13.x (High Sierra)
  • Apple macOS 10.12.x (Sierra)

  • Google Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21) or higher

  • Apple iOS 11.0 or higher
  • Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

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