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How To Disable Avast Antivirus Firewall?

This article holds the complete details on how to enable or disable the Avast Antivirus Firewall. A Firewall is highly responsible for monitoring all the network traffic between the computer and the outside world to provide protection from unauthorized traffic and intrusions. This feature is mainly designed to get less input from your end. To make sure that you are protected, keep the Firewall turned on, and when it prompts, choose the appropriate Firewall profile for each connected network. Firewall is a feature available in Avast Omni and Avast Premium Security. Let us see how to disable Avast antivirus firewall.

How To Disable Avast Antivirus Firewall?

How to disable the Avast Antivirus Firewall?

Usually, the Firewall will be enabled by default to ensure full security for your devices. It is always recommended to keep the Firewall enabled at all times. If required, to perform any troubleshooting, disable it temporarily. Also, choose the Stop Indefinitely option to permanently stop Firewall, only if required. To disable Firewall temporarily, follow these steps.

  • Open the Avast user interface on your device.
  • Choose the Protection tile that is available in the left menu. Then select the Firewall option.
  • Now, click on the green (ON) slider and choose the time duration.
  • Select the Ok option from the dialog box that appears.

That’s all! The Firewall is temporarily disabled. To enable it, repeat steps 1-2 and click on the slider and change it from red (OFF) to green (ON). The Avast antivirus firewall feature will be enabled again.For assistance on how to disable Avast Antivirus Firewall, contact our technical support team.