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Resetting the AVG PIN for Anti-Theft in AVG AntiVirus

There are three ways of changing the AVG PIN for Anti-Theft:

  • AVG AntiVirus allows you to change your PIN directly during verification using the Google Account credentials you chose when setting your AVG PIN.
  • AVG Account allows you to change your PIN remotely from any device using a web browser.
  • AVG AntiVirus allows you to change your PIN from a locked device via the lock screen using the Google Account credentials you chose when setting your AVG PIN.

Change your AVG PIN

Access the reset option from:

To change your AVG PIN from a device which is locked:

  1. Access the lock screen by tapping any button or icon on your locked device.
  2. Tap Reset PIN.
  3. You are redirected to the Google Account login page. Ensure that the correct e-mail address is entered, then tap Next.
  4. Type the Google Account password, and click Next again.
  5. Type and re-type your new PIN.

To change your AVG PIN from the AVG AntiVirus app via Google Account:

  1. Open AVG AntiVirus and go to Menu (three lines) ▸ Anti-Theft.
  2. When you are prompted to type your current PIN, tap the the icon (three dots) and select Reset PIN.
  3. Ensure the Google Account that appears is the one that you selected for AVG PIN reset, and click Next.
  4. Type the Google Account password, and click Next again.
  5. Type your new PIN, then retype it to confirm the change.

Your new AVG PIN is configured.

  • AVG AntiVirus 6.x for Android
  • Google Android 6.0 (Marshmallow, API 23) or later

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