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Installing AVG Secure VPN

AVG Secure VPN is a virtual private network that secures your internet connection using an encrypted tunnel to disguise your real location.

AVG Secure VPN is a paid product that requires a subscription to use. This article contains instructions to install the application and either activate an existing subscription, or start a free-trial period.

Install AVG Secure VPN

  1. Ensure no other application is running on your PC.
  2. Click the button below to download the AVG Secure VPN setup file, and save it to a familiar location on your PC (by default, downloaded files are saved to your Downloads folder). Download AVG Secure VPN for Windows
  3. Right-click the downloaded setup file avg_secure_vpn_setup.exe, and select Run as administrator from the context menu.
  4. If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
If you are unable to authorize installation of AVG Secure VPN, refer to the following article for advice:
  1. Select your preferred language from the drop-down menu, and click OK.
  2. Select I accept the agreement to confirm that you have read and accepted the terms of the License Agreement, then click Next.
  3. Click Next to save AVG Secure VPN application files in the default location. Alternatively, click Browse... if you want to change the default location.
  4. Click Install.
  5. Wait while setup installs AVG Secure VPN on your PC.
  6. Click Finish.
  7. AVG Secure VPN opens automatically after installation. Select one of the options below:
    • Activate: If you purchased AVG Secure VPN before installation, activate your subscription by clicking My AVGMy Subscription. For detailed activation instructions, refer to the following article:
    • Free trial: If you do not yet have a paid subscription, start a free-trial period by clicking the (OFF) slider, then selecting the Start Trial option in the dialog that appears.

AVG Secure VPN is now installed on your PC.

  1. Ensure no other application is running on your Mac.
  2. Click the button below to download the AVG Secure VPN setup file, and save it to a familiar location on your Mac (by default, downloaded files are saved to your Downloads folder). Download AVG Secure VPN for Mac
  3. Double-click the downloaded setup file avg_securevpn.dmg.
  4. Double-click the AVG Secure VPN icon.
  5. Click Continue to determine if AVG Secure VPN can be installed.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. Click Continue to confirm that you have read the Software License Agreement, then click Agree to confirm that you accept the terms.
  8. Click Install to proceed with default installation, or click Change Install Location... or Customize if you want to make changes to the default setup.
  9. If prompted, use your Touch ID or enter your administrator User Name and Password, then click Install Software.
  10. Wait while setup installs AVG Secure VPN on your Mac, then click Close.
  11. AVG Secure VPN opens automatically after installation. Select one of the options below:
    • Activate: If you purchased AVG Secure VPN before installation, activate your subscription by clicking Log in in the top-right corner. For detailed activation instructions, refer to the following article:
    • Free trial: If you do not yet have a paid subscription, start a free-trial period by clicking the red (OFF) slider, then selecting the Start Trial option in the dialog that appears.

AVG Secure VPN is now installed on your Mac.

  1. On your Android device, tap the button below to open the AVG Secure VPN product page in Google Play Store. Go to Google Play Store
  2. Tap Install to download and install the app. When installation is complete, tap Open to open AVG Secure VPN.
  3. Select one of the options below:
    • Activate: If you purchased AVG Secure VPN before installation, activate your subscription by tapping Already purchased?. For detailed activation instructions, refer to the following article:
    • Start Trial: Tap Start Free 7-Day Trial to purchase a yearly AVG Secure VPN subscription, including the first 7 days for free. You are not charged if you cancel the subscription within 7 days.

AVG Secure VPN is now installed on your Android device.

  1. On your iOS device, tap the button below to open the AVG Secure VPN product page in the App Store. Go to the App Store
  2. Tap Get to download and install the app. When installation is complete, tap Open to open AVG Secure VPN.
  3. Select one of the options below:
    • Activate: If you purchased AVG Secure VPN before installation, activate your subscription by tapping Already purchased?. For detailed activation instructions, refer to the following article:
    • Start Trial: Tap Subscribe Now to purchase a yearly AVG Secure VPN subscription, including the first 14 days for free. You are not charged if you cancel the subscription within 14 days.

AVG Secure VPN is installed on your iOS device.

Troubleshooting

If you experience any installation issues:

  1. Ensure your PC meets the minimum system requirements and your Windows is up-to-date.
  • Windows 10 except Mobile and IoT Core Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows 8/8.1 except RT and Starter Edition (32 or 64-bit); Windows 7 SP1 or higher, any Edition (32 or 64-bit)
  • Windows fully compatible PC with Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64 processor or above (must support SSE2 instructions)
  • 256 MB RAM or above
  • 300 MB free space on the hard disk
  • Internet connection to download, activate, and use the VPN service
  • Optimal standard screen resolution no less than 1024 x 768 pixels is recommended
  1. Check that the downloaded setup file is not corrupted. For instructions, refer to the following article:
  2. Restart your PC, then try to install AVG Secure VPN again by following the exact steps in this article.

If the issue persists, contact AVG Support.

The latest version of AVG Secure VPN is not supported by and cannot be run on Windows Vista or Windows XP. If you use Windows Vista or Windows XP, you can download AVG Secure VPN version 1.6.667. However, this is an older application version and does not receive updates.

If you experience any installation issues:

  1. Ensure your Mac meets the minimum system requirements.
  • Apple macOS 11.x (Big Sur), 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)
  • Intel based Mac with 64-bit processor
  • 90 MB free space on the hard disk
  • Internet connection to download, activate, and use the VPN service
  • Optimally standard screen resolution not less than 1280 x 800 pixels
  1. Restart your Mac, then try to install AVG Secure VPN again by following the exact steps in this article.

If the issue persists, contact AVG Support.

If you experience any installation issues, ensure your Android device meets the minimum system requirements.

  • Google Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21) or higher
  • Internet connection to download, activate, and use the VPN service

If the issue persists, contact AVG Support.

If you experience any installation issues, ensure your iOS device meets the minimum system requirements.

  • Apple iOS 11.0 or higher
  • Internet connection to download, activate, and use the VPN service

If the issue persists, contact AVG Support.

Further recommendations

For more information about AVG Secure VPN, refer to the following articles:

For more information about AVG Secure VPN, refer to the following articles:

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For more information about AVG Secure VPN, refer to the following article:

  • AVG Secure VPN 1.x for Windows
  • AVG Secure VPN 1.x for Mac
  • AVG Secure VPN 1.x for Android
  • AVG Secure VPN 1.x for iOS
  • 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 11.x (Big Sur)
  • 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)
  • Google Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21) or higher
     
  • Apple iOS 11.0 or higher
  • Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

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