Activating Avast SecureLine VPN using the multi-device subscription

After purchasing the Avast SecureLine VPN multi-device subscription on your Google Android or Apple iOS mobile device, you can activate the subscription on any of your Windows, macOS, Android, or iOS devices.

Before you activate your subscription, you need to log into your Avast Account on the mobile device that you purchased your subscription on. When you log into your Avast Account, you enable your other devices to use the license. If you don't have an Avast Account, you need to create one first. After you connect to your Avast Account, you receive an email with a license file that you can use to activate Avast SecureLine VPN on Windows.

Activate Avast SecureLine VPN

Follow these steps to activate the Avast SecureLine VPN multi-device subscription on your Windows PC:

  1. Download and install Avast Antivirus containing the SecureLine VPN feature or download and install Avast SecureLine VPN standalone.
  2. Open the email containing your license file and open the attached file license.avastvpn to activate your program or use one of the following methods according to your Avast SecureLine VPN version:
    • For the SecureLine component of Avast Antivirus, you can also right-click the Avast Antivirus icon in the system tray, select Subscription information (or Registration information) and click Insert license file.
    • For the Avast SecureLine standalone version, you can also open the program and click Insert it here to insert your license file.
If you cannot find an email with a license file in your mailbox, ensure that you are logged into your Avast Account on the mobile device that you purchased your subscription on.

The Avast SecureLine VPN subscription is now active on your Windows PC.

For detailed instructions, read the following article:

Follow these steps to activate the Avast SecureLine VPN multi-device subscription on macOS:

  1. Download and install Avast SecureLine VPN for Mac.
  2. Click the Avast SecureLine VPN icon on your menu bar to open the program.
  3. Click Avast SecureLine VPN on the menu bar in the top-left corner of the screen and select Preferences.
  4. Click the Account panel and select Already purchased?.
  5. Use one of the following methods to activate your Avast SecureLine VPN:
    • Avast Account: type your Avast Account login details and click Login.
      If this method doesn't work, ensure that you are logged into your Avast Account on the mobile device you purchased your subscription on.
    • Activation code: type your activation code and click Activate.
      You can copy your activation code from your order confirmation email or from the mobile device you purchased your subscription on. Your activation code is visible in SettingsSubscription.

The Avast SecureLine VPN subscription is now active on your Mac.

For detailed instructions, read the following article:

Follow these steps to activate the Avast SecureLine VPN multi-device subscription on your Android mobile device:

  1. Download and install Avast SecureLine VPN on your Android device.
  2. Open Avast SecureLine VPN and read the tutorial. In the last step, click the Already purchased button.
  3. Use one of the following methods to activate your Avast SecureLine VPN:
    • Avast Account: type your Avast Account login details and click Login.
      If this method doesn't work, ensure that you are logged into your Avast Account on the mobile device you purchased your subscription on.
    • Enter Avast subscription code: type your subscription code and click OK to confirm.
      You can copy your activation code from your order confirmation email or from a mobile device that you purchased your subscription on. Your activation code is visible in SettingsSubscription.

The Avast SecureLine VPN subscription is now active on your Android device.

If you skipped the activation when you run Avast SecureLine VPN for the first time, go to SettingsSubscription to activate it now.

For detailed instructions, read the following article:

Follow these steps to activate the Avast SecureLine VPN multi-device subscription on your iOS mobile device:

  1. Download and install Avast SecureLine VPN on your iOS device
  2. Open Avast SecureLine VPN and start the tutorial. In the last step, click the Already purchased button.
  3. Use one of the following methods to activate your Avast SecureLine VPN:
    • Restore from iTunes: type your iTunes login details if needed.
    • Enter Avast subscription code: type your subscription code and click OK to confirm.
      You can copy your activation code from your order confirmation email or from a mobile device that you purchased your subscription on. Your activation code is visible in SettingsSubscription.
    • Avast Account: type your Avast Account login details and click Login.
      If this method doesn't work, ensure that you are logged into your Avast Account on a mobile device that you purchased your subscription on.

The Avast SecureLine VPN subscription is now active on your iOS device.

If you skipped the activation when you run Avast SecureLine VPN for the first time, go to SettingsSubscription to activate it now.

For detailed instructions, read the following article:

  • Avast SecureLine VPN 1.x for Windows
  • Avast SecureLine VPN 2.x for Mac

  • Avast SecureLine VPN 2.x for Android
  • Avast SecureLine VPN 4.x for iOS

  • Avast Premier 17.x
  • Avast Internet Security 17.x
  • Avast Pro Antivirus 17.x
  • Avast Free Antivirus 17.x

  • Avast Security Pro 12.x for Mac
  • Avast Security 12.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)

  • Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich, API 15) or higher

  • Apple iOS 5.1 or higher

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