Activate Malwarebytes for Android Premium

Document created by parche Employee on Jul 21, 2017Last modified by asmith on Apr 16, 2018
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If you purchased a Premium license for Malwarebytes for Android from the Malwarebytes store, you will need to activate the app to enable the Premium features.  Malwarebytes Premium Licenses purchased before July 31st, 2017 are not entitled to Malwarebytes for Android Premium.  If you cannot find your Premium license purchased from the Malwarebytes store, refer to the article Find my Premium license key.  


If you purchased Malwarebytes for Android from the Google Play store, the app is automatically activated as soon as it is installed and opened.


Activate your Premium license

Before you can activate your Premium license, you must first Install Malwarebytes for Android.


  1. Using your Android device, open Malwarebytes for Android.
    Browse your apps to find Malwarebytes for Android.  For assistance browsing your apps, refer to Find, open & close apps

  2. In the upper-left corner of your screen, tap the Menu icon.

  3. Tap Upgrade now.

  4. Tap Activate.
    The Activate button is located in the upper-right corner of the screen.

  5. Enter your Premium license key, then tap APPLY.

  6. When activation is complete, the Malwarebytes for Android shows Your Premium account is activated!.


After you have activated your license key, Premium features are turned on automatically.  To see all the features available with Malwarebytes for Android Premium, refer to the Malwarebytes for Android User Guide.


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