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Activating an AVG TuneUp subscription

AVG TuneUp for Windows is a paid product that requires a subscription to use. After installing AVG TuneUp, you may need to manually activate your paid subscription using a valid activation code or your AVG Account.

AVG TuneUp Premium for Mac is a paid product that requires a subscription to use. After installing AVG TuneUp Premium, you may need to manually activate your paid subscription using a valid activation code or your AVG Account.



Your chosen activation method:

Enter activation code

To activate AVG TuneUp using an activation code:

  1. Locate your activation code. This is included in your order confirmation email. For detailed instructions, refer to the following article:
  2. Double-click the AVG TuneUp icon on your Windows desktop to open the application. For alternative options to open AVG TuneUp, refer to the following article:
  3. Go to MenuEnter activation code.
  4. Type or paste your activation code (including hyphens) into the text box, then click Enter.
  5. If more than one product is associated with your activation code, ensure the products you want to use are selected, then click Activate & install.

    The products you selected are installed and activated automatically.

Your AVG TuneUp subscription is now active. If activation is unsuccessful, refer to the Still need help? section in this article.

  1. Locate your activation code. This is included in your order confirmation email. For detailed instructions, refer to the following article:
  2. Double-click the AVG TuneUp icon in your Applications folder to open the application. For alternative options to open AVG TuneUp, refer to the following article:
  3. Click Insert activation code on the main application screen, ...or click AVG TuneUpInsert activation code in the Apple menu bar.
  4. Type or paste your activation code (including hyphens) into the text box, then click Activate.

Your AVG TuneUp subscription is now active. If activation is unsuccessful, refer to the Still need help? section in this article.

If you have not yet enabled Full Disk Access, refer to the following article for instructions to complete initial setup of AVG TuneUp:

If you purchased AVG TuneUp (Multi-Device), you can use the same activation code to activate AVG TuneUp on your Windows, Mac, and Android devices.

To learn how to activate your multi-device subscription on Android, refer to the following article: To confirm which subscription you purchased, check your order confirmation email or the AVG Account that contains your AVG TuneUp subscription.

Sign in to AVG Account

To activate AVG TuneUp using your AVG Account:

  1. Double-click the AVG TuneUp icon on your Windows desktop to open the application. For alternative options to open AVG TuneUp, refer to the following article:
  2. Go to MenuSign in.
  3. Enter the credentials for the AVG Account that contains your AVG TuneUp subscription, then click Sign in.
    If you do not have an AVG Account, select the Create account tab to create a new AVG Account with the same email address that you used to purchase AVG TuneUp.
  4. If your AVG Account contains more valid subscriptions, ensure the products you want to use are selected, then click Activate & install.

    The products you selected are installed and activated automatically.

Your AVG TuneUp subscription is now active. If activation is unsuccessful, refer to the Still need help? section in this article.

  1. Double-click the AVG TuneUp icon in your Applications folder to open the application. For alternative options to open AVG TuneUp, refer to the following article:
  2. Click Sign in in the top-right corner of the application screen.
  3. If you already have an AVG Account, select Sign in to existing account.

    If you do not yet have an AVG Account, click Create account to create a new AVG Account with the same email address that you used to purchase AVG TuneUp.
  4. Enter the credentials for the AVG Account that contains your AVG TuneUp subscription, then click Sign in.

Your AVG TuneUp subscription is now active. If activation is unsuccessful, refer to the Still need help? section in this article.

If you have not yet enabled Full Disk Access, refer to the following article for instructions to complete initial setup of AVG TuneUp:

If you purchased AVG TuneUp (Multi-Device), you can use your AVG Account to activate AVG TuneUp on your Windows, Mac, and Android devices.

To learn how to activate your multi-device subscription on Android, refer to the following article: To confirm which subscription you purchased, check your order confirmation email or the AVG Account that contains your AVG TuneUp subscription.

Still need help?

To learn how to resolve some of the most common activation issues, refer to the following article:

If the issue persists, contact AVG Support.

Further recommendations

To learn more about AVG TuneUp, refer to the following article:

To learn how to use AVG TuneUp, refer to the relevant article below:


To learn how to transfer your subscription to a different device, refer to the following article:

  • AVG TuneUp 21.x for Windows
  • AVG TuneUp 2.x for Mac
  • Microsoft Windows 11 Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education
  • 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 12.x (Monterey)
  • 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)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.11.x (El Capitan)

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