Resetting Avast Passwords

Avast Passwords is no longer available as a standalone product. Existing subscriptions are still valid and you can continue to use Avast Passwords if it is already installed on your device. If you need to reinstall Avast Passwords, please contact Avast Support.

Avast Passwords protects your passwords and sensitive data with a single Master Password that you create. If you forget your Master Password, no one can access or recover the data stored in Avast Passwords nor reset the Master Password.

This article explains how to reset Avast Passwords, which irreversibly deletes all your stored data and allows you to set up Avast Passwords again.

Reset Avast Passwords

  1. Open Avast Antivirus and select PrivacyPasswords.
  2. When prompted to enter your Master Password, click Settings in the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Click Reset Avast Passwords and delete my data.
  4. Click Delete to confirm.
  5. Click Get Started to start setting up Avast Passwords again.

For more information about using Avast Passwords on a PC with Avast Antivirus, refer to the following articles:

  1. Go to FinderApplications on your Mac, then click the Avast Passwords icon to open the application.
  2. When prompted to enter your Master Password, click Avast Passwords in the menu bar and select Remove Vault.
  3. Click Remove to confirm.
  4. If prompted, enter your System Administrator password and click OK.
  5. Click Start now! to start setting up Avast Passwords again.

For more information about using Avast Passwords on Mac, refer to the following articles:

To reset Avast Passwords on Android, you need to uninstall and then reinstall the app. For detailed instructions, refer to the following articles:

For more information about using Avast Passwords on Android, refer to the following articles:

To reset Avast Passwords on iOS, you need to uninstall and then reinstall the app. For detailed instructions, refer to the following articles:

For more information about using Avast Passwords on iOS, refer to the following articles:

  • Avast Passwords 20.x for Windows
  • Avast Passwords 2.x for Mac
  • Avast Passwords 1.x for Android
  • Avast Passwords 1.x for iOS
     
  • Avast Premium Security 20.x for Windows
  • Avast Premium Security 14.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
     
  • Apple macOS 10.15.x (Catalina)
  • 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)
     
  • Google Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21) or higher
     
  • Apple iOS 10.3 or higher

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