Activating the paid version of Avast Passwords on Mac

After purchasing the paid version of Avast Passwords for Mac, you need to activate the product using either a valid activation code (sometimes called a subscription code or voucher code), or via your Avast Account that is registered with the same email address you used to make the purchase.

Before following the activation steps in this article, ensure the latest version of Avast Passwords is installed on your Mac. For instructions, refer to the following article:

Activate Avast Passwords

Your activation code can be located in a number of different places depending on the purchase method. For example, in an order confirmation email, on an activation card, or within another Avast product. For instructions on how to locate your activation code, refer to the following article:

To activate Avast Passwords with an activation code:

  1. Open the Avast Passwords user interface using one of the following methods:
    • Click the Avast Passwords icon in your menu bar and select Open Avast Passwords.
    • Click Go in the menu bar and select Applications, then double-click the Avast Passwords icon.
  2. Ensure the Avast Passwords window is active, then click Avast Passwords in the menu bar, and select Activate Premium...
  3. Click Enter Activation Code.
  4. Type or paste your activation code into the text box and click Activate.
  5. Your Avast Passwords subscription is now activated. The expiration date of your subscription appears under Subscription.

All your Avast subscriptions automatically appear in the Avast Account registered with the same email address you used to make the purchase.

If you do not have an Avast Account yet, refer to the following article for instructions to create one:

To activate Avast Passwords via your Avast Account:

  1. Open the Avast Passwords user interface using one of the following methods:
    • Click the Avast Passwords icon in your menu bar and select Open Avast Passwords.
    • Click Go in the menu bar and select Applications, then double-click the Avast Passwords icon.
  2. Ensure the Avast Passwords window is active, then click Avast Passwords in the menu bar, and select Activate Premium...
  3. Click Log in with Avast Account.
  4. Enter your Avast Account credentials and click Login.
  5. Your Avast Passwords subscription is now activated. The expiration date of your subscription appears under Subscription.

Further recommendations

To transfer your subscription to a different Mac, uninstall Avast Passwords from your Mac before you activate your subscription on the alternative Mac. For reinstallation instructions, refer to the following articles:

Troubleshoot activation issues

To troubleshoot activation issues, reinstall Avast Passwords on your Mac and activate it again. For reinstallation instructions, refer to the following articles:

  • Avast Passwords 2.x for Mac
     
  • Avast Premium Security 14.x for Mac
  • Avast Security 14.x for Mac
  • 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)

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