Avast antivirus secures your device and keeps you safe on the internet. Avast antivirus has free antivirus as well as the paid plans for you. If you want good protection on the internet and need a firewall and other tools then purchase a paid Avast antivirus for your computer. When you get a premium Avast plan, all details are saved on the Avast account. You can access your Avast account on any device and check your antivirus status. You only need to enter your email address and Avast antivirus password then you can access the account easily.
Changing Avast Login Account Password
You should change the password of your Avast antivirus regularly to prevent any kind of hacking or data-theft issues. Here are the steps for changing the Avast password:
Changing password with Avast dashboard
Open the PC and click on the Avast icon
Avast dashboard will be displayed
Click on the Privacy tab (left pane)
Go to the Passwords
Choose Change Password
Enter the current password
Now type a new password
Click on the Confirm button. Now you can access your Avast antivirus with a new password.
Changing Avast antivirus password with Account
If you want to change the Avast password from another device then you can use the Avast account.
Open your device and open internet browser
Search for Avast antivirus
Go to Avast site and click on My Account
A login page will be displayed
Enter the registered email address
Type the Password
Tap the Login button
Your Avast account page will be displayed
Now go to the Privacy tab
Click on Password
Select Reset Avast Password and delete my data option
Tap Delete option
Choose Get Started button
Now type a new password for Avast
Re-type the new password for confirmation
Hit the Submit button and now your password has been changed.
Restoring your Avast antivirus password
If the user has forgotten the password of his Avast antivirus then he can restore it by using the registered email address. But make sure you still use the email address you have provided while signing in to Avast. Follow the mentioned steps for restoring the Avast antivirus:
Open a web browser and go to the Avast website
Click on Account (right-hand side)
Type the registered email address
Now click on Forgot Password
The Avast password recovery page will be displayed
Type the email address
Hit the Continue button
Open the email account (which is registered to Avast)
Open the email you have received from Avast
Hit the Reset Password button
Now type a new password and click on the Continue button. After completing the process; you can access the Avast antivirus account with your new password easily.
The Avast antivirus login issues mostly appear when the user is transferring the license or making some changes to the Avast antivirus. Sometimes users want to disable or uninstall Avast antivirus when the antivirus is conflicting or blocking some program. If you are using the free plan of Avast antivirus then uninstall it. You can easily reinstall it when needed. But if you are using the premium plan, disabling the plan is a better choice as you can easily enable it anytime.
Go to the desktop and hover the mouse to the taskbar
Right-click on your Avast icon (orange icon)
From the options, click on Avast shields control
Now click on the time for how long you want to disable it. An Avast confirmation Wizard will appear on your screen. Tap the Yes button and your Avast antivirus will be disabled. Now open the file or site you want to access. After completing the work, enable the Avast antivirus. Disabling the Avast is not a good choice as it makes your computer vulnerable to threats. Run Avast antivirus system scan to remove all the dangerous viruses and malware from your computer.
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