Activate Kaspersky Security for Mac

If you do not have Kaspersky Security for Mac installed, please follow our full step-by-step Installation Instructions to download and install the software.

Once you have installed Kaspersky Security for Mac, you will need to activate the application in order to enjoy its full functionality. If the application is not activated, you will see Application is not activated in the main window of the application.

To activate the application, click the License button which is indicated by the "key" symbol in the main window.

Activate with an Activation Code

In the License window, click Activate.

Enter your activation code, and then click the Activate button. Please note there is no need to capitalize letters and the dashes will be added for you automatically.

You will see the Activation Assistant connecting to Kaspersky Lab's activation server.

When the activation has been successful, you will see the following information about the license: serial number, license type, and expiration date. Please click Finish.

Activate with a Trial Version

To activate with a trial version, select Try in the Kaspersky license window, and then click Continue.

Click the Activate trial license button.

You will see the Activation Assistant connecting to Kaspersky Lab's activation server to activate your trial version. Once your trial version has been activated, you will see the following information about the trial: number, license type, and expiration date.

Please click Finish.