How do I activate my free Avira subscription?

After you accept our new Terms of Service, you should receive an email from us with an activation code. The email will be sent to the email you use for SocialShield and will be sent from If you do not see the email in your inbox, check your spam folder. 

If you have not received an email with your Avira activation code within two days of accepting the Terms of Service, please contact support:


Live Chat:  on our website from 7:00AM to 5:00PM Pacific

Phone:  1-800-239-0120 from 7:00AM to 5:00PM Pacific

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