On the Settings section of Malwarebytes Privacy, you can update the app, check your subscription expiration date, and configure automatic app launch and connection. The app version number and product guide information are also found in Settings. Go to Settings to find our your product information and enable automatic startup.
To view Settings, click the cog icon at the top-right of the application. The following options are displayed.
Auto launch (Windows only)
The Auto launch switch determines if Malwarebytes Privacy application automatically opens when you turn on your Windows device. To have the application automatically connect to a privacy server, toggle Auto connect ON.
By default, the Auto launch switch is toggled ON.
Auto connect (Windows only)
The Auto connect switch determines if Malwarebytes Privacy automatically connects to a server as soon as the application opens. We recommend you toggle this switch ON to automatically connect to a privacy server.
By default, this switch is toggled OFF.
Advanced settings (Windows only)
Click arrow next to Advanced Settings to see additional program options. For more information, see Advanced settings in Malwarebytes Privacy.
The Subscription section shows the expiration date for your Malwarebytes Privacy subscription.
The Product Information section has a link to the Malwarebytes Privacy guide. The Learn more about Malwarebytes Privacy takes you to the Malwarebytes Privacy guide in your web browser. This section also shows your Malwarebytes Privacy software version. Below, a blue Check for updates button displays. Click this button to update to the latest app version.
An orange dot on the cog icon also indicates when an update is available. Click it to go to the Settings where you can update Malwarebytes Privacy.
Return to the Malwarebytes Privacy guide.