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Add a subscription

After successfully logging in, add your subscription by following the instructions below.


Universal activation key

Universal activation keys that allow multiple operations (for example, creating a 12-month subscription or renewing an existing subscription for 18 months) are unsupported on the and always added as new. Use a compatible ESET product installed on your device to use the unsupported operation.

Add a subscription for the first time

Add another subscription

You can maintain more than one subscription in your account. To add a new subscription:

1.In the Subscriptions section, click Show all subscriptions.

2.At the top right, click + Add subscription.

3.Type or copy a valid activation key into the blank field and click Add subscription.


You can find the activation key in an email from ESET or on a subscription card/label included with your boxed product.

4.You will be informed that your Subscription is active. Now, you can + Protect device.

Subscription added automatically

Subscriptions are associated automatically while creating an ESET HOME account when the subscription registration and the ESET HOME account registration email addresses are the same.

I cannot add my subscription to ESET HOME

You received an error message, "This subscription is already managed by another account." The same subscription cannot be added to more than one ESET HOME account.

Your subscription might be pirated. Contact ESET Technical Support.