Here we are going to tell you about every step on how to download and install Bitdefender on your windows, androids, iOS, and mac.

How to Download Bitdefender on Windows

Purchase, download  & install Bitdefender process

  • Firstly we have to go to the main page of Bitdefender and choose which plan according to your needs. Read each and every plan thoroughly and also read about the features they provide in each plan.
  • After choosing a product. Click on “Buy Now”, given below the chosen product. It will now automatically be added to the cart.
  • Now click on the orange ‘Billing and Payment Details’ button. Here you have to fill in your personal details and your payment info.
  • Now as we are moving towards the end of the process. Click ‘Confirm Order’ to finalize your payment. After this, you will see a confirmation screen. This offers a tailored installation and setup service.
  • Check your email ID. Which you gave while filling in billing details. You will receive two messages from Bitdefender i.e. one is your receipt and the other is an activation email.

How to Install Bitdefender on Windows

Head to Bitdefender Central

  • Before opening the activation email first check whether to install Bitdefender or not. Click on the big blue button ‘Activate in Central. Now you will be redirected to the Bitdefender Central account login page.
  • If you have already created this account, then you can log in using your existing details.
  • But if you have not created such an account, then click on ‘Create one. Now fill in the relevant details like your name, email, etc… Agree on the legal terms and conditions.
  • Then go to ‘Create Account.

License activated

  • After you log into your account. A message will pop up confirming that you’ve just activated your new Bitdefender license. If the message doesn’t pop up, then something has gone wrong with the license activation link.
  • You can manually activate it in your Bitdefender Central account. By going to ‘My Subscriptions’, then select ‘Activate with code’. Now enter the one-time code which was supplied in the activation email.
  • The number of devices that can be protected will be listed here. And to install Bitdefender on your PC, click on the ‘Use it on a Device’ button.

Install options

  • After doing all the processes above. A dialog box will pop up and give you a chance to install Bitdefender on your PC. The option of installing it on other devices will come later.
  • Then under ‘Install Bitdefender Security on’, click on ‘This device’…


Now install Bitdefender will start downloading. With a yellow box highlighting this fact on the screen. There will be an arrow pointing down to the installer executable file, and it will download very quickly.

  • After this click on the EXE and it’ll open.
  • There will be a pop-up asking for permission to let Bitdefender make changes to your device, so click ‘Yes’.
  • A page will pop up telling you that the app is preparing your system for installation.
  •  The Bitdefender Security panel will appear and you will need to accept the subscription agreement after reading it thoroughly.
  • Click the blue ‘Install’ button to begin the installation process.
  • Scan the critical areas of the system to check for any security problems or threats.
  •  Click on the ‘Start Device Assessment’ button. And it will start scanning your device.
  • If there is any problem with your device then it will give you advice accordingly.

Initial setup

  • Click on ‘Start Using Bitdefender’. And the main menu will pop up.
  • After you start using it.  Bitdefender will start checking for updates and start downloading important and necessary files.

This is the whole process of how to download and install Bitdefender on window

Install Bitdefender on MAC

  • Sign in to the Bitdefender CENTRAL ACCOUNT
  • If you don’t have such an account, then sign up for one.
  • Now Go to the “My Devices” window, and click + Install Bitdefender products on your devices.
  • Then a new window will pop up. Now choose Security, and then click This device to install Bitdefender on your Mac.
  • Inside the Downloads folder, the installer will be downloaded.  Double-click on the Bitdefender file. It should have a .pkg extension with it and follow the instructions displayed on the screen.
  • Now click on continue, and you will be guided through the necessary steps.
  • Now agree to the terms of the software Subscription Agreement. To continue the installation process.
  • Select the disk where you want to install Bitdefender software. Click on the continue button then select the installation button.
  • After that write your username and password. Then start installing the software.
  • A small window will now pop up and Bitdefender Antivirus will automatically start downloading and installing on your Mac.

This is how to download and install Bitdefender on MAC.

How to install Bitdefender on Android 

  • First you download then install Bitdefender then on your phone or on your tablet. First, go to the play store.
  • Find Bitdefender Mobile Security in the play store.
  •  After finding it, press the install button. And start installing the Bitdefender Mobile Security.
  • After downloading, open the app and click on next to ‘I agree with the Subscription agreement’. And after reading the terms thoroughly click on continue.
  • Now sign up by adding or creating your user name and password.
  • Tap GET STARTED on the screen.
  • Now turn on the Web Protection feature in Bitdefender Mobile Security. Tap ACTIVATE. To finish the installation process.
  • Activate the Bitdefender Mobile Security app. On the Accessibility screen
  •  Activate ‘Use Bitdefender Mobile Security to the on position.
  • Now click on the “Allow” button 
  • Go to the installation screen, and start scanning.
  • Allow it to scan different types of files on your device conected after install Bitdefender.

This is how to download and install Bitdefender on Android.