How to troubleshoot Norton error–“Unable to Activate”?

Norton Antivirus is anti-malware software, which is a part of Norton’s Computer security products. Its features are Email Spam filtering and phishing protection. Norton runs on the devices like MS-Windows and Mac OS. Norton products are mostly getting download very easily. But sometimes the user may face some difficulty in installing the Norton product from the E-mail invitation.

The solutions for installing the product is either by sending a new mail install invitation from Norton Account or re-install the product from Norton Account. Given below are the steps to follow while sending a new mail install invitation from Norton Account. They are as follows:

Step 1- One needs to log-in to their Norton Account. To send e-mail installation instructions, to another email address, from which the device of the installation can access.

  • Please sign-in to Norton Setup.
  • Then after downloading, one needs to click on the option Install on Another device link.
  • After the opening of the link, enter the email address which can be accessed through the device of the Click on the send button.

The E-mail will be sent to the access emailed from where the device can install the Norton Products.

Step 2– Installing the Norton Products from the email instructions as provided.

  • One needs to open the email sent by the Norton. Please note – if your installation link expired, lost your link or didn’t receive the set-up invitation, then you need to contact the sender of your invitation email.
  • Click on the option Install Norton.
  • Then do read the documents before, clicking on the option Agree & Download.
  • An instruction box will be displayed on your screen, Run or Save the files. Do click on the option as provided.

Please note- The process can be different for different browser system. If you clicking on the save button, after downloading of the file, open the file to ensure it has been downloaded properly.

After your successful downloading of the file, the Norton product will be installed and activated, eventually. Your browser will start its protection status. Further downloading and installing of the software, can be done through Norton Account.

Now, if you want to install the Norton product from the Norton Account. Given below are the steps to follow, to download the Norton product from the Norton Account. They are as follows :

  • Step 1- Please sign-in to Norton account from the resp. device to install the Norton Product.

Please note- If you have forgotten your password and wants a new password for your Norton Account. Then please the visit the page for help, Recovering your Norton Account Password.

If you receive a message after you log-in to your Norton Account, displaying “Action required: Save your order online”. Then please the visit the page for help, I see the message: “Please confirm your purchase” when I sign-in to my Norton Account.

  • Step 2- Then visit the Subscriptions page and select the Norton product you wish to download.
  • Step 3- Click on the button Download, to download the product.
  • Step 4- After the successful downloading of the product, Install on this device display box will appear. Click on the button Agree & Download, after reading the documents.

Please note- The process can be different for a different device. If you clicking on the save button, open the file after downloading to ensure it has been downloaded properly.

After your successful downloading of the file, the Norton.com/Setup product will be installed and activated, eventually. Your device will start its protection status.

An expert in technical writing, James Watson has been studying and writing on all the latest technologies. Be it Norton Setup, Internet security services, Microsoft and Antivirus, he strives to grab knowledge of even minor updates or changes occurring in the current technological world. Many publishers have published a number of articles written by him.

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