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Learn how to transfer the full license of Mobile Security for your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to another iOS device.

The Transfer License feature appears when:

  • All Golden Key seats are taken
  • Your device protection has expired and another subscription is already registered under the same account

Install Mobile Security on a new device

To install Mobile Security on a new iOS device, Refer to this Knowledge Base article: How to protect another device with Maximum Security.


Transfer protection from Mobile Security settings

  1. Open the Mobile Security app from your device.
  2. Scroll down, then tap on Settings.
  3. Tap Transfer a subscription to this device.
  4. Tap on the pointing down arrow to expand the selections, then select which existing license you want to be transferred to your device.
  5. Tap Ok when prompted to confirm the transfer of license.

Transfer protection using Lost Device Protection

  1. Access the Trend Micro Lost Device Protection portal.
  2. Tap Find Now.
  3. Sign in with your Trend Micro account (MyAccount).
  4. Tap the mobile phone icon to display the list of devices under your account.
  5. From the list, tap Device Detail.
  6. Tap Enter Activation Code.
  7. Enter your new license, then tap OK.
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How to transfer protection (Mobile Security for iOS)

Learn how to transfer the full license of Mobile Security for your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to another iOS device.

The Transfer License feature appears when:

  • All Golden Key seats are taken
  • Your device protection has expired and another subscription is already registered under the same account

Install Mobile Security on a new device

To install Mobile Security on a new iOS device, Refer to this Knowledge Base article: How to protect another device with Maximum Security.


Transfer protection from Mobile Security settings

  1. Open the Mobile Security app from your device.
  2. Scroll down, then tap on Settings.
  3. Tap Transfer a subscription to this device.
  4. Tap on the pointing down arrow to expand the selections, then select which existing license you want to be transferred to your device.
  5. Tap Ok when prompted to confirm the transfer of license.

Transfer protection using Lost Device Protection

  1. Access the Trend Micro Lost Device Protection portal.
  2. Tap Find Now.
  3. Sign in with your Trend Micro account (MyAccount).
  4. Tap the mobile phone icon to display the list of devices under your account.
  5. From the list, tap Device Detail.
  6. Tap Enter Activation Code.
  7. Enter your new license, then tap OK.

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