Written by: Bogdan Patru
Avast Secureline is a paid VPN service provided by Security software company Avast.
This article is to help people who are stuck on the activation, and where you should get the Avast Secureline license key. You’ve probably seen by now that the internet is full of websites promising the so-called “crack” for this VPN.
In other words, they give you the chance to download the license key so that you won’t need to pay for a subscription. Needless to say, everything has a price. Including the things advertised as ‘free’.
Those so-called free Avast SecureLine VPN license key links are often filled with malware that can damage your computer and potentially steal your data.
In other words, don’t waste your breath on them! None of them will give you anything more than trouble.
As for the activation process itself, there are few steps you have to follow in order to set up Avast Secureline.
Upon purchasing a subscription, you will have to activate the product. To do so, look for an activation code or a license file on your email address. If it’s not there, open up your Avast Account.
We’ll explain how to do this using all three of these methods:
Pro tip: Avast SecureLine VPN is not that good. Our testing found pretty low speeds and it didn’t work with Netflix. I recommend shopping around a bit to find something stronger. Check out this list of the best VPNs for more information on how to choose the right one.
First things first.
You should make sure that you have the latest version of Avast Secureline VPN installed on your computer before proceeding with the following steps.
The activation code that you need should have been sent on the email address that you used when you purchased a subscription. Here’s what you have to do:
You should receive the license file in a confirmation email. You can use it to activate Avast Secureline as follows:
No matter what happens, all your Avast licenses will appear in the Avast account registered with the email address you subscribed with.
To activate it with this method, follow the next steps:
There you have it – the 3 methods you can use to activate Avast Secureline on your desktop. However, keep in mind that these will only work with the standalone VPN application.
If you want to activate your license via the Avast Antivirus, the steps are a little different, so I’m going to sum them up here:
Now that the main issue has been dealt with, and you know exactly how to activate your Avast Secureline license, as well as avoiding the “free license codes here” hoax websites, I’d like to add something to the mix.
As I mentioned before, Avast Secureline doesn’t quite stand up there with the best VPNs in the industry. Sure, it does encrypt your web traffic properly, so from a privacy point of view, it’s fine. Although, we experienced low speeds and trouble connecting to Netflix USA, which is what a lot of people want it for.
I strongly recommend browsing some of our articles and checking out the best VPN lists section to find your use case.