Every day people see the headlines regarding security threats and data breaches which affect the internet users across the globe. Oftentimes, people read such news from a subjective view point and assume that they will remain untouched by the cyber threats looking around. Although, in reality, everybody who is connected to the internet in some way or other is a potential target and is at a risk of falling prey to cyber crime. Bearing this in mind, it is important to invest in a robust antivirus which epitomizes undefeatable protection.


Therefore, Norton is the first name which comes to everybody’s mind. Norton antivirus has gained prominence over the years and it offers the best protection for devices. It has an exhaustive virus and malware definition database which is regularly updated so that it can protect the users’ devices from every latest threat.

How to download Norton Setup?

  1. Open the web browser and head to www.norton.com/setup
  2. Hit the Log in button present at the top right corner of the home page.
  3. Enter your email address and password for the Norton account and click on Sign In.
  4. Click on the Sign Up button if you are a new user. Enter your name, username, date of birth, etc. to create the account.
  5. First time Norton users will be given two options: Install on this device and Install on other devices.
  6. Choose one of them according to your requirement and then click on the Agree and Download button.
  7. If you want to download more than one Norton security product, then choose the product and click on Next.
  8. If you’re going to install the Norton setup on another device, then click on “send a download link.”
  9. The file will start to download.

How to install Norton Setup?

  1. When the Norton setup has been successfully downloaded, the process of installation will commence.
  2. File extraction process will begin for the installation.
  3. Sometimes, the file extraction process may not begin automatically. In those cases, you may be required to do it manually.
  4. If the file extraction process does not begin on its own, then go to Toolbar and locate the Norton icon.
  5. Double click on the Norton Icon.
  6. The process of file extraction will commence.
  7. When the file extraction process is complete, the Norton License agreement prompt will appear on the screen.
  8. Read the entire license agreement and after that click on “I agree.”
  9. Confirm the installation option provided.
  10. Norton experts suggest that the users should go for the default installation option.
  11. Click on the Next button if you want to go forth with the install process.
  12. The Norton setup will start to install.
  13. Let the installation complete. It may take up to ten minutes, depending on the speed of the device.

How to Activate Norton Setup?

Here is how you can activate the Norton product purchased online:

  1. Find the Norton icon in the system tray and open the Norton product by double-clicking on the icon.
  2. Go to your inbox of the email address for Norton and retrieve the Norton product key.
  3. Enter the 25 character alphanumeric Norton product key in the given box.
  4. Click on the Activate button.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions so as to complete the process of Norton product activation.

Here is how you can activate the Norton product purchased from a store:

  1. Go to the Norton product activation page on the website www.norton.com/setup.
  2. Write in the 25 character alphanumeric product key in the column.
  3. Click on the Sign in button.
  4. Click on Activate.

Steps to download, install and activate NU16

Norton Utilities 16 is a computer software which works as a cleaner on the system, and it also recovers deleted and damaged documents, files, etc. Moreover, it makes more free space in the system and helps in resolving common issues and errors. It enhances the overall performance of the system and prolongs its life. It makes sure that all the settings are proper, it removes duplicate files and notifies the users regarding the apps which are not in use so that more space can be created by eliminating them.

  1. Go to norton.com/setup and sign in
  2. Head to the Order History window and click on Order Number.
  3. Copy the NU16 product key.
  4. Click on Download.
  5. In the Download Manager window, click on the download link.
  6. Open the downloaded file.
  7. Follow the instructions on the screen and install Norton Utility.
  8. Restart the computer.
  9. When the prompt for Norton utility activation appears, type in the 25 character alphanumeric product key and click on activate.

How to create Norton My Account?

Norton My Account is an essential tool which helps the users in managing their Norton product subscriptions at one place. Whenever any user buys Norton products, services, and subscriptions, then their Norton Account is created. In their Norton accounts, the users can check all the details regarding their Norton subscription and products. Users can attain their product keys, download the Norton program again, and receive all the latest product updates on their Norton account. Since it can be difficult to manage each and every subscription on different accounts, With “Norton My Account” it becomes very convenient as everything lies in one place. Here is how you can create a Norton Account:

  1. Launch the web browser and go to the Norton.com/MyAccount website.
  2. Hit the Sign In button present on the page.
  3. Carefully type in your sign in information. You will be required to have a valid Norton Security Product subscription regarding the email and password. Cross verify and check that you have entered the email and password information correctly.
  4. Choose your geographical area
  5. Hit the enter key in order to carry on to the next step.
  6. Carefully read the entire terms and conditions in the Agreement dialog box.
  7. Click on the Agree button in the terms and conditions dialog box.
  8. Click on the Create Account button.

After making the Norton account and logging into it successfully, you will be able to access your Norton Account.  It is critical to keep your Norton account up to date as an updated Norton account provides better protection and security to the computer and other devices which are linked to Norton.