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How to Download, Install and Activate Webroot on

Webroot is a globally acclaimed cybersecurity specialist that guarantees innovative, smart and state of the art multi-device protection for the connected world. It provides an extensive range of avant-garde, user-friendly security software and solutions. However, in order to secure your devices with this ultimate software, you must undergo a setup procedure for

Minimum System Requirements For

Although, cybersecurity experts agree to the fact that “webroot” provides the most versatile security solutions. However, we cannot ignore the fact that system compatibility is extremely important to ensure its flawless installation and setup. In other words, users must double-check the specified system requirements to ensure system compatibility.

Webroot for Windows

Operating Systems

  • Windows 10 
  • Windows 8 and 8.1 
  • Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1 
  • Windows Vista (32-bit), Windows Vista SP1, SP2 

System Requirements

  • Intel Pentium/Celeron family, or AMD K6/Athlon/AMD Duron family, or other compatible processors
  • Minimum of 128 MB RAM 
  • Free Hard Disk Space of at least 15 MB

Internet access with one of the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 9.0 and higher 
  • Mozilla Firefox – current and most recent versions
  • Google Chrome – current and most recent versions

Webroot for Mac

Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)
  • Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
  • OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)
  • OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
  • OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • macOS 10.12 (Sierra)
  • macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)

System Requirements

  • Minimum of 128 MB RAM 
  • Free Hard Disk Space of at least 15 MB 

Internet access with one of the following browsers:

  • Apple Safari 7.0 or higher.
  • Mozilla Firefox; current and most recent versions.
  • Google Chrome; current and most recent versions

Requirements for Mobile

Operating Systems

  • Android operating system version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher
  • Apple devices with iOS version 4.2 or later, compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad mobile digital devices

Webroot Setup

Usually, cybersecurity solutions are known for their complicated and time-consuming setup procedures. However, “webroot safe” understands that complicated procedures can ruin the overall user experience. As such, it devised a simple, user-friendly deployment method that doesn’t require any specialized technical knowledge or expertise. 

With “”, you get the flexibility to procure the software both from online as well as offline sources. This means you can install the software with or without the CD. 

Precautions for Webroot Setup

  1. High-Speed Internet Connectivity: It requires a stable, high-speed broadband connection for the smooth setup of “ ”. It is required particularly for the webroot download and activation process. Therefore, you must connect your device to an uninterrupted, high-speed broadband connection.
  2. Product Activation Key:  Moreover, you must have your subscription keycode. It is proof of your purchase and is valid till the time your license is active. You can use a single webroot keycode for securing multiple devices as per your subscription. 

Webroot Product Key is a reference code of 20 digit alphanumeric characters. You usually get a confirmation email in case of online purchase. Hence, you can find the webroot secureanywhere keycode in the same email.  

Alternatively, procure it from the retail card or CD inserted in the product package. 

  1. Delete Pre-Installed Antivirus:  Apart from that, you must ensure that your system is free from any pre-installed security software. This means that you should uninstall any security software on your device from webroot or any third party.
  2. Meet System Requirements: Above all, ensure that your system meets the specified requirements. ensures that the setup procedure remains hasslefree at all stages. Despite that, users may encounter difficulty during the process. Hence, you can consider the following guidelines for a flawless experience.

Purchase the Software From

  1. First and foremost, you must ensure that you are using the same device that you wish to secure.
  2. Secondly, you should open your preferred internet browser on your computer. In other words, you may have Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari etc.
  3. Now, go to the official website of Webroot SecureAnywhere. In other words, type in “” in the browser’s address bar. Then, press the “Enter” key on your keyboard.
  4. Consequently, it will open the required webpage for webroot secure setup. Now, look at the top for various drop-down menu options. For instance, you will find “Webroot For Home” or “Webroot For Business”. Hence, click on any of the two “Product Category” to access the best product for your requirements.
  5. This will expand the chosen  “Product Category” enlisting the available products. Hence, click on any one of these “Products”. However, in case if you are not sure of the product to purchase. Then, click on either “Compare Products” or “Help Me Choose”  buttons. The following window will guide you in choosing the best-suited product with complete details of the available products.
  6. As such, the next window will display complete details, including the price breakdown of the selected product. Here, you should closely check the details.
  7. Under the price section, it allows you to select the “Subscription Period”. Hence, select the required tenure which will determine the actual cost of the product.
  8. Thereafter, click on the “Add To Cart” button.
  9. As a result, it will redirect you to your “Shopping Cart”. This window will provide details of your selected package and all its benefits. Hence, check them carefully as this is your last chance to make any changes in your order. 
  10. In addition to that, you can customize your “Product”  by adding additional features at the specified cost. Therefore, click on “Upgrade Now” beside the feature that you wish to add to your subscription. As a result, it will automatically update the final cost for you.
  11. Now, look at the right-hand panel of this window. Here, you need to provide your complete “Billing Details”.  Here, you must ensure to provide an active email address that you want to use for creating your Webroot Secure Account.
  12. Along with that, select a payment option and provide your payment details accurately. 
  13. Now, click on “Buy Now” and proceed to purchase the product.
  14. After successful payment, it will confirm your purchase on your screen. Besides, it will send you a confirmation email on the address that you provided in the Billing section. This email contains a secure Download Link for your subscription and your Webroot Product Activation Key.

Download Webroot Secure Setup

  1. First and foremost, open an internet browser on your computer. For instance, you may have Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.
  2. Now, go to the official website of “”. In other words, type in “” in the browser’s address bar. Then, press the “Enter” key on your keyboard.
  3. Consequently, it will open the required webpage for Now, look at the very top of this window for “My Account”. You will find it in the middle of the black band running across the window. Hence, click on it to access the account creation window.
  4. The following window will provide you with an option to create your webroot account. Hence, click on “Create Account” to open the required window.
  5. The following window will prompt you to provide certain “Profile Information”. For instance, “Webroot Product Keycode”, “Email Address”, “Password”, “Personal Security Code”, “Security Question”, and “Security Answer”. Hence, accurately fill in all the requested information. Then, click on “Register Now”.
  6. Thereafter, access your email account and open the email received from Now, click on the confirmation link provided in this email for verification purposes. 
  7. Next, you should return to the Webroot SecureAnywhere website to “Sign In” to your account.
  8. Subsequently, click on “My Account”. Then, enter your “Email Address” and corresponding “Password”. Finally, click on “Webroot Login” to access your account.
  9. The following “Account” window displays the link to download the purchased variant of Finally, click on the “Webroot Download” tab to initiate the downloading process.
  10. Meanwhile, if prompted to provide a dedicated location to save file. Hence, click on “Save” or “Save As”. Then, provide an easily accessible location on your device.
  11. At last, wait for the process to complete successfully. Meanwhile, ensure that your system stays connected to the internet.


Installation for Windows and Mac

  1. First of all, close all the programs on your system for smooth and hassle-free installation of
  2. Then, you should search the downloaded Setup File on your computer. You may find it either at your system’s default downloads location i.e. “Downloads Folder”. Alternatively, you should look at the location specified at the time of download.
  3. Now, double-click the file to open it.
  4. Next, you should click on “Run” when prompted.
  5. As a result, you will get the “Installation Wizard” on your system. Here, it will prompt you to provide your 20 digit Product Activation Key. Hence, type in the same carefully. 
  6. In addition to that, you can see the “Installation Options” tab on this window. It allows you to make some advanced changes. For instance, Install Location, Create a desktop shortcut, Change Language etc. Hence, click on it if you want to make such changes. Then, make the changes on the next window. Subsequently, click on the Back arrow to back to the Install window. Alternatively, leave it to the default settings and proceed with “webroot safe” installation.
  7. Now, re-check to ensure that you have entered the correct Product Key. Finally, click on “Agree and Install”.
  8. Thereafter, enter your email address when prompted and click “Continue”. As such, it will start the installation process.
  9. Additionally, Mac users might be prompted to provide their Mac user id and password. Hence, enter the same and click “Continue”.
  10. Subsequently, wait for the process to complete.
  11. As a result, “ ” will scan your system. If the system is clean, it will notify you. Else it will do the needful to protect your system.
  12. At last, click “X” to close the window.
  13. Then, restart your computer.

Installation for Mobile

  1. First and foremost, create your account. For this, you should access the “” website. Then, follow the on-screen instructions to create your account. 
  2. Then, open “Google Play Store” or “Apple Store” on your Android or iOS phones respectively.
  3. Now, search for your Webroot application and open it.
  4. Next, you should tap “Install” or “Get” respectively to initiate the setup process. Then, wait for the process to complete.
  5. Along with that, iOS users may be prompted to enter their “Apple ID Password”. Hence, provide the relevant details.
  6. Once the installation process finishes. Then, tap on “Open” to access the application. Thereafter, “Log In” to your account.
  7. The next window will provide the “License Agreement”. Hence, read the same and tap on “Accept” or “Agree” to proceed with the setup.
  8. This should activate your subscription. However, in case if it fails to activate your service. Then, you can manually activate it as explained below.
  9. Thereafter, tap “Activate”. 
  10. Subsequently, enter your “Webroot Product Keycode” and tap “Activate” to activate Webroot Antivirus.
  11. This will activate your application.
  12. At last, restart your device. 

Activate Webroot from

  1. To begin with, Launch your application on your system.
  2. Then, click on “My Account”. However, in case if you are not logged in to your account, it will prompt you to do so. Hence, “Sign In” to your “” account. Thereafter, access your account. 
  3. Now, look for “Activate a New Keycode” section. You will find it on the right-hand side of the screen.
  4. Underneath it, you will have an empty field to enter webroot keycode. Hence, accurately fill in your “Product Activation Keycode”.
  5. Thereafter, click “Activate”.
  6. Finally, restart your device.

The above set of instructions will help you in accomplishing error-free setup of this outstanding security solution.