Activating Avast SecureLine VPN for iOS

A subscription purchased in the Avast SecureLine VPN app is automatically activated on the iOS device you use to make the purchase. A subscription purchased through another Avast sales channel, such as the Avast Store or an offer within another Avast product, needs to be manually activated. If you want to use your Avast SecureLine VPN subscription on another device, you also need to manually activate it. The number of devices you can activate depends on the subscription you purchased.

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

Locate your activation code

Using an activation code (sometimes called a voucher or subscription code) is the standard method to manually activate an Avast SecureLine VPN subscription. You can find your activation code in:

  • Avast SecureLine VPN app: if you purchased a subscription via the Avast SecureLine VPN app on your mobile device.
  • Order confirmation email: if you purchased a subscription from the Avast Store or another Avast product on your PC or Mac.
  • Another Avast app: if you purchased a subscription via another Avast app on your mobile device.
The instructions below are for a subscription purchased on an iOS device. If you purchased your subscription on an Android device, refer to the following article:
  1. Ensure you are logged into iTunes/App store with the same Apple ID that you used to purchase Avast SecureLine VPN. For instructions on how to verify this, refer to the following article:
  2. Tap the Avast SecureLine VPN icon on the home screen of your device to open the app.
  3. Select Settings (the gear icon)Subscription.
  4. Write down your Activation Code.
  1. Open your order confirmation email.
  2. Scroll down to the Activation code section of the email. Write down your activation code or copy it to your clipboard:
    • Tap and hold the text.
    • Tap and drag the highlight handles to select the whole activation code.
    • Tap Copy in the menu that appears.

Refer to the relevant article to locate your activation code in the app where you purchased your subscription:

Activate Avast SecureLine VPN on an iOS device

  1. Tap the Avast SecureLine VPN icon on the home screen of your device to open the app.
  2. Tap Choose a plan, then Already purchased.
  3. Select Enter Avast subscription code.
  4. Enter your activation code into the text box and tap OK to complete the activation. Refer to the instructions above to locate your activation code.
  5. Your Avast SecureLine VPN subscription is activated. Tap OK to confirm.

Other options

Avast SecureLine VPN also allows you to choose from other activation options:

  • Restore from iTunes: if you change or reset your iOS device, you can use this option to reactivate Avast SecureLine VPN via the iTunes/App store account that you used to make the purchase.
  • Restore with Avast Account: if you purchased a subscription from the Avast Store or another Avast product on your PC or Mac, you can use this option to activate Avast SecureLine VPN using your Avast Account registered with the same email address that you used during the subscription purchase. If you purchased a subscription from within the Avast SecureLine VPN app, you need to first connect to your Avast Account using the device that was used to make the purchase and then you can use this option to activate Avast SecureLine VPN on other devices.
This option only applies if you purchased your Avast SecureLine VPN subscription through the iTunes/App store.
  1. Ensure you are logged into iTunes/App store with the same Apple ID that you used to purchase Avast SecureLine VPN. For instructions on how to verify this, refer to the following article:
  2. Tap the Avast SecureLine VPN icon on the home screen of your device to open the app.
  3. Tap Choose a plan, then Already purchased.
  4. Select Restore from iTunes. The app will automatically retrieve and activate your Avast SecureLine VPN subscription from iTunes/App store.
  5. Your Avast SecureLine VPN subscription is activated. Tap Done to confirm.
  • Avast SecureLine VPN 5.x for iOS (or higher)
  • Apple iOS 5.1 or higher

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