Automatically enabling Avast SecureLine VPN when connected to an unsecured Wi-Fi network

Avast SecureLine VPN enables you to connect to the internet via secure Avast VPN servers, which protect your connection and ensure your privacy. This article describes how to enable Avast SecureLine VPN to automatically turn on when your device is connected to an unsecured Wi-Fi network.

Install and activate SecureLine VPN

To download the standalone version of SecureLine VPN, refer to the following article:

To activate SecureLine VPN, refer to the following article:

To download the standalone version of SecureLine VPN for Mac, refer to the following article:

To activate SecureLine VPN for Mac, refer to the following article:

To download Avast SecureLine VPN, refer to the following article:

To activate Avast SecureLine VPN for Android, refer to the following article:

To download SecureLine VPN for iOS, refer to the following article:

To activate Avast SecureLine VPN for iOS, refer to the following article:

Enable Avast SecureLine VPN to connect automatically

Avast SecureLine VPN can be used any time you want to connect to the internet with extra security and privacy, and is especially recommended when you are connected to a public or unsecured wireless network.

To automatically turn on SecureLine VPN when connected to an unsecured Wi-Fi network:

  1. Double-click the Avast SecureLine VPN icon on your desktop to open the user interface.
  2. Click MenuSettings.
  3. Select the Network Security tile from the left menu, then tick the box next to Turn on SecureLine when connected to unsecured Wi-Fi Networks, and select Turn on automatically.
  4. Avast SecureLine VPN will now connect automatically when your PC connects to an unsecured Wi-Fi network.
  1. Click the Avast SecureLine VPN icon on the right side of your desktop menu bar and select Open Avast SecureLine VPN.
  2. Click the Settings icon in the top right corner (gear icon) and select the Network Security tile from the left menu.
  3. Tick the box next to Turn on SecureLine when connected to unsecured Wi-fi networks and select Turn on automatically.
  4. Avast SecureLine VPN will now connect automatically when your Mac connects to an unsecured Wi-Fi network.
  1. Tap the Avast SecureLine VPN icon on your device's home screen to open the app.
  2. Tap the Settings icon, then select Connection Rules from the settings menu.
  3. Under Wi-fi Security settings, tap On unsecured Wi-FiAutomatically turn on my VPN.
  4. Avast SecureLine VPN will now connect automatically when your device connects to an unsecured Wi-Fi network.
  1. Tap the Avast SecureLine VPN icon on your device's home screen to open the app.
  2. Tap the Settings icon (gear icon) ▸ then select Connection Rules from the settings menu.
  3. Open On unsecured Wi-Fi and select Automatically turn on my VPN.
  4. Avast SecureLine VPN will now connect automatically when your device connects to an unsecured Wi-Fi network.

If SecureLine VPN is unable to establish a connection, refer to the following article:

  • Avast SecureLine VPN 1.x for Windows
  • Avast SecureLine VPN 2.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, 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Enterprise / Ultimate - Service Pack 2, 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home / Professional / Media Center Edition - Service Pack 3, 32-bit
     
  • 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)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.9.x (Mavericks)

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