[KB6572] Activate premium features in ESET Mobile Security for Android (7.x–8.x)


  • You have purchased the Premium version of ESET Mobile Security for Android but cannot access the premium features yet
  • You have logged in to ESET HOME account with the correct license during installation, and the app shows you are using the free version


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When you log in to an ESET HOME account during installation or after you have purchased the Premium version of ESET Mobile Security for Android, you may need to manually type your License Key to activate the premium product and access your premium features.

You will need your License Key from your ESET HOME account or from the email you received from ESET after your purchase.


Activate ESET Mobile Security for Android

  1. Open ESET Mobile Security for Android.

  2. Tap the menu icon in the top left corner of the screen to bring up the context menu and tap License.

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  1. Tap Enter a License Key.

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  1. Type your License Key (hyphens are added automatically) and tap Activate.

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  1. Tap Finish. Your license is activated and premium features are now available.

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  1. When ESET Mobile Security is activated, configure Anti-Theft protection and add a Trusted Friend to your device.

You can use your enabled Anti-Theft account and a Trusted friend's phone to help you reset your Security password and restore access to your device if you forget or lose your Security password.