Activating the paid version of Avast Passwords

When you purchase the paid version of Avast Passwords, you need to activate the product using your valid activation code from an order confirmation email, or via your Avast Account registered for the email address you used to make the purchase.

On Windows, Avast Passwords is not available as standalone application and can only be activated via the Avast Antivirus user interface. Before following the activation steps in this article, ensure the latest version of Avast Antivirus is installed on your PC. For instructions, refer to the following articles according to your product:

Activate the paid version of Avast Passwords

Your activation code is sent in an order confirmation email to the email address you provided during the purchase. To activate the paid version of Avast Passwords using your activation code:

  1. Open your order confirmation email.
  2. Scroll down to the Activation code section of the email and copy the activation code:
    • While holding the left mouse button, drag the cursor until the whole activation code is highlighted, then release the left mouse button.
    • Press the Ctrl and C keys simultaneously to copy the activation code, or alternatively right-click the highlighted activation code and select Copy from the context menu.
  3. Right-click the Avast icon in your system tray and select Subscription information.
  4. On the My licenses screen, click Enter a valid activation code.
  5. Paste the previously copied activation code into the text box and click Enter:
    • Click into the text box located under Enter activation code.
    • Press the Ctrl and V keys simultaneously to paste the activation code.
    • Click Enter.
  6. Check your license details for the entered activation code. If you have an activation code for interchangeable products, you can click on a listed item and select an alternative license from the drop-down menu. Then click Continue to return to the My licenses screen.

All your Avast licenses 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 activate the paid version of Avast Passwords via your Avast Account:

  1. Right-click the Avast icon in your system tray and select Subscription information.
  2. On the My licenses screen, click Log in to your Avast Account.
  3. Enter your Avast Account credentials and click Log in. Alternatively, select Log in with Facebook or Log in with Google to log into your Avast Account using your existing Facebook or Google credentials.
  4. Check your license details for the connected Avast Account. If you have any licenses for interchangeable products, you can click on a listed item and select an alternative license from the drop-down menu. Then click Continue to return to the My licenses screen.

Your license for the paid version of Avast Passwords is now activated. The expiration date of your license appears under Licenses on this PC.

You can activate your license on the number of PCs you specify when making the purchase. The number of PCs in your license is specified in your order confirmation email.

Further recommendations

To troubleshoot activation issues, reinstall Avast Antivirus on your PC and activate the paid version of Avast Passwords again. For instructions, refer to the following article:

  • Avast Passwords 1.x

  • Avast Ultimate 18.x
  • Avast Premier 18.x
  • Avast Internet Security 18.x
  • Avast Pro Antivirus 18.x
  • Avast Free Antivirus 18.x

  • 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

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