How can I add Avira services to my devices?

It is very easy to add an Avira service to one of your devices. Just follow the instructions below.

  1. Click on an Avira service card for Avira Security Apps at the bottom of your Avira dashboard:

    Avira Online Essentials - Dashboard - Security Apps
     
  2. Click the button Install

    Avira Online Essentials - Install Security App Antivirus
     
  3. Choose the device on which you would like to activate the service
    You can choose to install the service on this device or to install it on another device

    Avira Online Essentials - Choose where to install
     
  4. If you decided to install the service on another device, select the device type

    Avira Online Essentials - Add a new device


You have chosen » Install on this device «

  1. Download the Avira installation file

    Avira Online Essentials - Download Launcher

    Note:
    Remember the location where the downloaded file is saved!



  2. Go to the folder where the downloaded file is saved
    Usually, it is the same folder as where all other downloaded files are saved.

    Downloads - Launcher - Installation file
     
  3. Double-click the downloaded file
    If you get a security warning, confirm it with Run

    Install Launcher - Security Warning
     
  4. Click Accept and Install in the installation window

    Avira Setup - Accept and Instal
     
  5. The product installation starts
    If you get a User Account Control message, confirm it with Yes

    User Account Control
     
  6. After the installation has finished, the new device will appear on your Avira dashboard

    Avira Online Essentials - Device connected
     
  7. Now, the product installation will start automatically, just sit back and relax


» You have chosen Install on another device «

  1. Switch to the other device
     
  2. On this device open the email you got from Avira

    Note:
    If you did not receive an email from Avira, please check your spam or junk folder.



  3. In this email click the button Download and Install
    A browser window will open
     
  4. Download the product you would like to install

    Avira Online Essentials - Download Launcher

    Note:
    Remember the location where the downloaded file is saved!



  5. Go to the folder where the downloaded file is saved
    Usually, it is the same folder as where all other downloaded files are saved.

    Downloads - Launcher - Installation file
     
  6. Double-click the downloaded file
    If you get a security warning, confirm it with Run

    Install Launcher - Security Warning
     
  7. Click Accept and Install in the installation window

    Avira Setup - Accept and Instal
     
  8. The product installation starts
    If you get a User Account Control message, confirm it with Yes

    User Account Control
     
  9. After the installation has finished, the new device will appear on your Avira dashboard

    Avira Online Essentials - Device connected
     
  10. Click next and the product installation will start automatically, just sit back and relax

Affected products

  • Avira Free Antivirus [Windows]
  • Avira Online Essentials [Windows]
  • Created : Monday, September 23, 2013
  • Last updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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