How to Install or Uninstall Norton Antivirus

Norton is an antivirus that is developed and distributed by Symantec Corporation. It is a computer program that is used to detect, protect, prevent, and remove malware. Norton Antivirus runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS. The official website of Norton is If you don’t know the process to setup Norton Antivirus online then you no need to get worried about.

In order to use the services one will be required to download and install the Norton Antivirus by taking the actions as below:

  • Go on the official website and hit on sign in and in case you do have the account one will be required to create the same and then click on create an account and you will be required to follow the instructions on the screen.
  • You will be required to enter the email address and password for Norton and hit sign in.
  • In the Norton Portal, hit download.

How to Setup Norton Antivirus

You can set up Norton Antivirus in two techniques i.e. you can download it or purchase a Norton Antivirus online CD. Norton Antivirus online software takes many minutes to download so that the best suggestion is you should install or set up the software from CD ROM.

Best instructions are given below for your convenience so that you just adopt and get setup Norton Antivirus: 

  • To setup Norton antivirus first, you need to insert your CD into the CD drive.
  • Then click double on the icon of ‘My computer’ which is appearing on the window screen.
  • After clicking you will see the CD icon next to the CD ROM drive option.
  • When the opening screen appears you click on ‘install Norton Antivirus’.
  • You will get on the screen terms and conditions click on the next button to installing the software.
  • Choose the option ‘I accept the license agreement’ to continue installing the software and click on the Next button.
  • On the screen of the pre-install scanner, click on the ‘start scan’ option to find out any component that can obstruct the software installation.
  • And select a folder to install Norton Antivirus online software, from the screen. ‘Select the destination folder.’
  • Choose the install now option.
  • In this way, your software has been installed.
  • Now you just restart your system and connect your internet again.

In case you are installing on Windows10 hit on the option Get it from Microsoft and follow the instructions:

On this Get Started page, hit on Agree and Download however if you are doing on the mobile then select the subscription you want to download and tap next.

In order to install Norton on has to go with the option depending on the device.

Installing Norton Security on Windows:

In internet explorer or in Microsoft edge hit Run.

On the screen, one will be able to see the Account Control Window hit on option continue, and then one will be required to follow the onscreen instructions.

Installing Norton Security on Mac:

In Firefox or Safari, towards the top click the download option and hit on Norton installer.

Norton is only supported on Mac OS X10.7.5 or later version otherwise one will be required to upgrade the same.

Installing Norton Security on Android:

Under the Download Norton from Google Play, click on option Get it on Google play.

In order to install click on install the app.

Once the installation is done hit on open.

Go through the Norton License Agreement and click continues.

Look for the Sign-in option which is at the top-left corner.

Now you will be required to Norton account email address and then password and then click sign-in.

Installing Norton Security on the iPhone or iPad:

Under the option of Download Norton from the App Store, click Download on the App store however if you are doing on iPad click Install Norton on iPad.

Click on Get, and click on option install.

Once the download is done, in order to launch the Norton Mobile Security app, click on open.

After reading the Norton License Agreement, and click sign in.

How to Install Norton Secure VPN on your computer

  1. A VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. It allows the user a safe and private browsing session. Norton antivirus also provides a VPN service that users can use to protect their browsing and session data.
  2. A VPN is used to hide your IP location and details. Browsing the Internet using public sessions makes your data such as locations, chats, URLs, and emails public. Thus, installing VPN software enables the user to hide their confidential details and make their session safe.
  3. You can install Norton VPN on your Mac or Windows computer. Since a VPN helps protect your private browsing session, you can install Norton VPN on your Mac or Windows computer system.

How to install Norton Secure VPN on Mac or Window

Norton has VPN in its package. Users can install Norton VPN to protect their browsing data.

Follow these steps to install Norton Secure VPN on your system:

  • Open any of the web browsers installed on your computer.
  • Go to the Norton login page.
  • Enter your login details and log in to your Norton account.
  • Go to Network Privacy Settings.
  • Search for "secure VPN" and download it.

Follow the installation process on the screen:

  1. If you are a Windows user, double-click the download file to run the installation.
  2. If you are a Mac user, drag the installer dam file to the Applications folder.
  3. Double-click on the file to start the installation process on your Mac computer.

How to cancel the Norton Antivirus Subscription

If one wishes not to get the Norton security automatically renewed one can take the steps below:

If the Subscription was purchased using the website:

  • In order to cancel, one is required to first sign using the desktop or the mobile device.
  • Visit the My Subscriptions and click on Turn off Auto-Renewal.
  • In the case one is not able to see the option; you are requested to seek help from the Norton support team.

If the subscription was purchased using Apple App Store:

  • Go on the Settings app and look for the option of iTunes and App Store.
  • One will be required to enter the Apple ID Email.
  • Click View Apple ID, if required sign in.
  • Hit on Subscription and click Manage.
  • Toggle the Automatic Renewal option.

If the subscription was purchased using Google Play Store:

  • Open the Google Play Store.
  • Click Menu and look for the option Subscription.
  • Look for the subscription which you want to cancel and then click cancel.

In case one is looking for getting the support, it is advisable to go on the official website and explain the concern and carry even carry out the actions mentioned and in case one wants to speak to the expert can dial the number as the team is available 24 by 7 and the local phone can also see on the official website.

How to Uninstall Norton Antivirus

If need be one take the steps below to uninstall the Antivirus:

Uninstalling Norton Security for Windows:

  • Click on Control Panel, in the start menu.
  • Among the available options click Program and then select Program and Features.
  • Now you will able to see all the installed programs click on Norton Security and then click on Uninstall.
  • Once you see the User Control Panel click on yes and go with the onscreen instructions.
  • Norton uninstaller will run and complete and then just restart your computer.

Uninstalling Norton Security for Mac:

  • In the applications double click on Norton Security.
  • In the Apple icon which is on the menu bar, hit on Norton Security and then Uninstall Norton Security.
  • Now you will be required to enter the details like name and password and then hit Install helper.
  • Once the uninstaller will run and complete and then hit on Restart now.

Uninstalling Norton Security from Mobile:

  • Click on settings and then look for the option of Apps.
  • Among the available options click on Norton Mobile Security.
  • Click on install and hit ok.
  • Once the installation is complete hit ok.

Uninstalling Norton Security from Apple:

  • Go on the home screen and hold the Norton Mobile icon until and unless it shakes.
  • Towards the top left corner, click the x icon in order to delete the icon.
  • Hit delete to confirm and the same will be done.


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