Product activation

ESET Smart TV Security has three available versions:

Free – a lifetime license for the Free product; it includes basic features.

Trial – a 30-day trial license for the Premium product; premium features are activated  for the duration of the trial. The trial license is automatically activated the first time ESET Smart TV Security is installed per Google account.

Premium – a license for the Premium product; premium features are activated for the duration of your premium license.


This table indicates which features are available in the Free, Trial and Premium versions:



Trial and Premium


Antivirus – automatic scans

Automatic updates of detection modules

Real-Time protection

USB On-The-Go Scan

Ransomware Shield



Scheduled scan


To activate ESET Smart TV Security directly on your Android TV device, navigate to Settings on the ESET Smart TV Security main screen and click License.

There are multiple ways to activate ESET Smart TV Security.

If you have already purchased an ESET Premium license with your Google account, ESET Smart TV Security will be automatically activated. You can activate up to 5 products with one ESET license on your Google account. To do so, your Google account has to be active on the devices with  ESET products you want to activate.

You can subscribe to a premium features in the Yearly or Monthly period. Select this option if you do not have a license and would like to buy one through Google Play. Subscription license is automatically renewed at selected intervals.

I have a License Key – select this option if you already have a license key. A license key is a unique string formatted: XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX which is used to identify the license owner. You can find it in the email received from ESET or on the license card included in the purchased box.

If you do not have a license key, but you have an ESET Username and password, convert your Username and password to a License Key at