No matter we want or not, we have to use the internet for accomplishing our day-to-day activities and using it is not an option but a necessity. But, most of us are unaware of the challenges that come along with its usage. In each phase of our lives, we are told to make wise use of the internet, but some of us get involved in other activities as well. People like us get involved in activities like scamming, stealing of data, and hacking, so that they can gain financially without having to do much. In order to accomplish their evil tasks, they infect our devices with viruses, Trojans, malware, and alike.
Hence, to shield our device with these infections and threats, Webroot has developed a wide range of security products among which Webroot Safe is gaining popularity in the whole wide world. Therefore, to make your digital world a safer place for you, you must deploy this product on your device without any further ado. The procedures for downloading, installing, and activating it on different operating systems are discussed below in detail. So, let’s get started.
What is Webroot’s key code?
To download your Webroot product, it is essential that you have a keycode with you. The string of 20 alphanumeric characters of keycode let the service provider know that you have bought your subscription by paying for it and via licensed means. Once you have you keycode with you, ensure to keep it safe for further usage.
How do you find the key code?
Depending on the medium of purchase your Webroot Safe, the ways to find the keycode differ. Those of you who have purchased the Webroot product from the retail store may look for it in the product packaging or the retail card provided to them. If you have purchased it from www.Webroot.com/safe will get the keycode on their registered email address.
Method to redeem the keycode
To redeem the keycode, follow the steps given below:
- Go to the official platform of Webroot Webroot.com/safe
- Now, the main window of Webroot will open.
- After that, click on the ‘Settings’ icon present next to ‘My Account’.
- Here, enter the 20 characters of the keycode in the given space.
- Then, click on the ‘Activate a new keycode’ option.
Steps to download Webroot Safe
To download Webroot SecureAnywhere on your device, you must follow the steps given below:
- Visit webroot.com/safe from your internet browser.
- Now, you need to provide your email address in the given blank.
- Next up, enter your keycode and hit the ‘next’ option.
- In case you are an old Webroot user, provide the login credentials of your old account.
- If you do not have an existing account, sign up to create a new account.
- Now, choose the desired Webroot product and select the subscription plan.
- Once you make your selection, the setup file will begin to download on your device.
Prerequisites to install Webroot
Make sure you fulfill the following requirements prior to installing Webroot Safe:
- Check the system specs are in accordance with the product.
- Provide your system with a working and high-speed internet connection.
- Ensure that your system is updated to the latest operating system.
- In case there is a similar file on your PC, then ensure to remove it.
- Remove the older version of Webroot from your device.
Instructions to install Webroot on Windows
- Locate the setup file of Webroot on your system.
- This file can be easily found in the ‘Downloads’ folder.
- Now, double-tap on the file named as wsainstall.exe file.
- On being prompted, provide your unique Webroot keycode.
- Follow some on-screen prompts given by the installation wizard.
- In the end, click ‘Finish to complete the process.
Mac Installation guidelines
- First, you need to locate the wsamac.dmg file and double-click on it.
- Now, you will see the icon of the said software on your screen.
- Next, double-tap on the icon and enter your keycode when prompted.
- Follow the instructions on the Mac installation wizard.
- Click ‘Close’ when you are done.
Activate Webroot on Windows
- Click on the icon of the installed Webroot safe file.
- After that, go to the ‘My Account’ section.
- Under this tab, navigate to the right side of the screen.
- Here, enter your product key in the given field.
- Press the ‘Activate’ button to complete the activation.
Activate Webroot on Mac
- Initiate by launching the product on your Mac by clicking on its icon.
- Now, go to the ‘My Account’ tab of your product.
- Under this, you will find the space to enter the keycode.
- Do as you are asked to do.
- After providing the activation code, press ‘Activate’.
Get Webroot on Android and iOS
To install any product of Webroot on your Android device, you need to go to the Play Store and search for Webroot on it. After finding ‘Webroot Mobile Security and Antivirus’, click on the ‘Install’ button to download it. On the other hand, if you wish to have it on your iOS device, then you may go to the App Store, find it, and then install it.