Activating Avast SecureLine VPN for Android

If you have already installed Avast SecureLine VPN for Android and purchased a subscription, you can activate or reactivate the subscription on any Android device.

To verify that you have purchased a subscription, follow these steps according to your purchase method:

  • License purchased via the Google Play Store: open the Google Play Store app and tap the menu icon in the left-top corner, then select AccountSubscriptions. Your license for Avast SecureLine VPN should appear on the list.
  • License purchased via the Avast website: go to your mailbox and locate the order confirmation email that contains the voucher code for Avast SecureLine VPN; this code is needed to activate the app for the first time.

Refer to the sections in this article for instructions to manage your Avast SecureLine VPN license.

Purchase and activate your license via Google Play Store

  1. Tap the Avast SecureLine VPN icon on the main screen of your device to open the app.
  2. Tap the gear icon in the top-right corner and select Subscription from the list, or tap Start Trial at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Tap the price button next to your preferred subscription period.
    The price is approximately converted and displayed in the local currency of your billing address.
  4. Tap Continue in the dialog that appears and follow the on-screen instruction to complete the transaction.

Avast SecureLine VPN is now active on your device.

Activate your subscription purchased via the Avast website

If you purchased your subscription via the Avast website and you want to activate your subscription for the first time, you need to use the voucher code that was sent to you in the order confirmation email after completing the purchase.
  1. Tap Already purchased at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Tap Use voucher.
  3. Type the voucher code that you received after the purchase.
  4. Tap Continue to finish the activation process.

Avast SecureLine VPN is now active on your device.

Restore your previously activated license

If you previously used the license (purchased on Google Play Store or the Avast website) and you want to restore it, follow these steps:

  1. Tap Already purchased at the bottom of the screen. Avast retrieves the information about your purchased Avast SecureLine VPN license based on your Google account.
  2. Tap Continue to finish the activation process.

Restore your license from a previous version of Avast SecureLine VPN

If you upgraded to Avast SecureLine VPN 2.x and your license wasn't recovered automatically, you can enter your activation key from the previous version of Avast SecureLine VPN. If you don't know your activation key, and you use Android version 6.0 or higher, follow these steps to restore your license:

Ensure your mobile device is connected with the same e-mail address as the address that was used during the Avast SecureLine VPN installation. You can verify this e-mail on your device in SettingsAccountsGoogle.
  1. Go to SettingsAppsAvast SecureLine VPN and tap Permissions.
  2. Tap the slider next to Contacts to grant the permission.

Once you open Avast SecureLine VPN, your license is restored. After enabling this permission and opening Avast SecureLine VPN, you can disable the permission as it is no longer needed.

  • Avast SecureLine VPN 2.x for Android
  • Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich, API 15) or higher

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