Where do I enter my Avira Antivirus license to upgrade from Free to Pro version?

This instruction explains only the upgrade process of Antivirus Free to Antivirus Pro version.

If you want to extend your Antivirus Pro license, please read the following article:
How do I renew the license for my Avira product?".


  1. Open the Avira Control Center.
  2. Click Help → License management.

    Avira Internet Security Suite - Help - License Management

  3. Type your activation code into the field "Activation code:"

    You can enter the code using lowercase letters. The program will convert them automatically into uppercase letters.

    You will find your activation code in the email you have received from Avira. The email was sent to the address you used during the purchasing process. In case you did not receive an email from Avira with your code, please check your spam or junk folder.

    If you have lost your activation code, please read the article:
    Where do I find my activation code?.

    Avira Internet Security Suite - License Wizard - Activate Product

  4. Click Next.
  5. Enter your personal details and click Next.

    Avira Internet Security Suite - License wizard - Registration

  6. Click Finish.




Affected products

  • Avira Free Antivirus [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Pro [Windows]
  • Created : Tuesday, April 29, 2014
  • Last updated: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
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