Resetting Avast Passwords

We have stopped the sale of new Avast Passwords subscriptions. Please be aware of the following:
  • You can continue to use the free or the paid version of Avast Passwords if it is already installed on your device.
  • If you have an active Avast Passwords subscription, you can still renew it.
  • If you need to uninstall and then reinstall Avast Passwords, we recommend first contacting Avast Support.

Avast Passwords enables you to protect your passwords and sensitive data with a single Master Password that you create. If you forget your Master Password, no one can access or recover the data stored in Avast Passwords. In this case, the only option is to reset Avast Passwords, which irreversibly deletes all your stored data and allows you to set up Avast Passwords again.

Reset Avast Passwords

  1. Open Avast Antivirus and select PrivacyPasswords.
  2. When prompted to enter your Master Password, click Settings in the top right corner of the screen.
  3. Click Reset Avast Passwords and delete my data.
  4. Click Delete to confirm.
  5. Avast Passwords is now reset. Click Get started to set up Avast Passwords again.

For more information about setting up and using Avast Passwords, refer to the following articles:

  1. Click GoApplications in the Apple menu bar, then click the Avast Passwords icon to open the application.
  2. Click Avast Passwords in the Apple menu bar and select Remove Vault.
  3. Click Remove to confirm.
  4. Enter your Mac Administrator password and click OK.
    If you do not have an administrator password set up for your Mac user account, go to System PreferencesSecurity & PrivacyGeneral and create a login password. Without an administrator password you cannot remove the Avast Passwords vault.
  5. Avast Passwords is now reset. Click Start now! to set up Avast Passwords again.

For more information about setting up and using Avast Passwords, refer to the following articles:

To reset Avast Passwords on Android, you need to uninstall and then reinstall the app. For detailed instructions, refer to the following articles:

For more information about using Avast Passwords on Android, refer to the following articles:

To reset Avast Passwords on iOS, you need to uninstall and then reinstall the app. For detailed instructions, refer to the following articles:

For more information about using Avast Passwords on iOS, refer to the following articles:

  • Avast Passwords 21.x for Windows
  • Avast Passwords 2.x for Mac
  • Avast Passwords 1.x for Android
  • Avast Passwords 1.x for iOS
     
  • Avast Premium Security 21.x for Windows
  • Avast Premium Security 14.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 with Convenient Rollup Update, 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 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21) or later
     
  • Apple iOS 10.3 or later
  • Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

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