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How do I install Norton on my iOS iPhone and iPad?

You've just installed Norton Security on your MacBook or iMac and now you want to protect your iPhone or iPad from viruses, spyware, and other threats. To provide your devices with Norton protection as soon as possible, I'll explain the installation for iOS on this page step by step.

What do you need?

  • iPhone (iOS), iPad (iOS), Android tablet or smartphone with internet connection
  • MacBook or iMac with Norton installed on it
  • Already installed the software, but haven't created or activated an account yet? Do that first by following step 1b.

Step 1a: log in to Norton

Log in Norton
  • Surf to www.norton.com/setup and log in to Norton using your account details.

  • Don't have an account yet? Go to step 1b.

Step 1b: create a Norton account

  • Don't have an account yet? Create one by clicking Create account. Enter your data into the boxes and make sure to store your password somewhere.

  • Next, log in using the account you've just created on the login screen, like in step 1a.

Step 2: Logging in

Download Norton
  • Log in with your Norton account as indicated in step 1a.
  • Press the yellow Download button.

Step 3: Send a download link

Send a download link
  • Click the Send a download link button, the yellow button on the right.

Step 4a: Send a download link

Send download link
  • Enter the email address you use on your iPhone or iPad. This is often the same email address your iCloud account is linked to.

Can't remember this account? Grab your iPhone or iPad, unlock it, go to settings, and check which account is linked to the device at the top of the settings column.

  • Press the send button after entering the correct email address.

Step 4b: Open the link

Download link email
  • Open the emailed link on the iPhone or iPad you want to install the Norton software on.
  • Open the email and scroll down.
  • Press the yellow Download now button.

Step 5: Getting started

Norton Mobile Security
  • An internet page will be opened automatically, where you can choose from 2 options.
  • Select the Norton Mobile Security option, which is the top one. Once the blue circle of the Norton Mobile Security option is checked, press the yellow Next button.

Step 6: Download via App Store

Discover via App Store
  • On the screen, press the discover on App Store button.

Step 7: Install

Download Norton
  • App Store will be opened automatically and will show you the Norton Mobile Security and Antivirus app.
  • Press the blue download button.
  • Use your fingerprint or enter the password if you've set protection on the device.
  • The installation process begins. Wait for the Open button to appear.

Step 8: Open it

Open Norton app
  • The Norton app is now installed. Press the blue Open button.

Step 9: Agree

Agree to the Terms and Conditions
  • The Norton app will now be opened.
  • Check I accept Norton's licensing agreement and user terms and conditions and I've read and agreed to the following: Symantec/Norton's Global privacy statement.

Read the terms and conditions if you want to.

  • Press the yellow Continue button.

Step 10: Ready

Norton installation ready
  • The Norton app will automatically give a brief introduction.
  • After the setup, the Norton app will automatically start a scan.
  • Once the scan's complete, you'll know whether your device contains a threat. If it does, Norton will remove it. If it doesn't, there's nothing to worry about.
  • Scroll through the app if you want to check your data and change your settings.
  • The installation is complete and your device is protected.

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