Avast Antivirus: Activating Avast Pro Antivirus with an activation code
How to activate Avast Pro Antivirus with an activation code
When you purchase Avast Pro Antivirus, an order confirmation email containing your activation code is sent to the email address you provide during the purchase. Follow the steps in this article to activate Avast Pro Antivirus using your activation code after installing the software on your PC.
If you have not already installed Avast Pro Antivirus on your PC, refer to the steps in the following article:
Open your order confirmation email and copy the activation code.
Open the Avast Antivirus user interface and go to Settings ▸ Subscription.
On the Subscription screen, click Insert activation code.
Paste the activation code into the box, click Next, then click OK to confirm the activation.
If you did not activate Avast Pro Antivirus during installation or you want to activate your subscription on a secondary PC, you can do so using the activation code received in your order confirmation email during the purchase.
Follow these steps:
Open your order confirmation email.
Scroll down to the Installation Instructions section of the email and copy the activation code.
Right-click the Avast icon in your system tray and select Subscription information.
On the Subscription screen, click Insert activation code according to your user interface:
In the Avast Pro Antivirus section:
At the top of the Subscription screen:
Paste the previously copied activation code into the box and click Next.
Click OK to confirm the activation.
After the activation code is accepted, the text Your subscription is active appears in the Avast Pro Antivirus section. Information about your subscription such as the expiry date and number of days remaining is also visible.
You can activate your subscription on the number of PCs you specify when you make the purchase. For example, if you purchase a subscription for three PCs, you can use the one activation code to activate Avast Pro Antivirus on three PCs. The number of PCs your subscription is valid for is specified in your order confirmation email.
If you need to transfer your subscription to a different PC, uninstall Avast Antivirus from your PC before you activate your subscription on the alternative PC.