Updating your Trend Micro Security software

This article shows you how to manually get security and program update for your Trend Micro Security program.​

Your Trend Micro Security, by default, automatically downloads the updates for you. It constantly checks online for security updates to stop new threats every 3 hours. These are then applied on your program's modules to improve its performance.​


To manually update your Trend Micro Security, do any of the following:

Using the system tray icon
  1. At the bottom right-hand corner of your desktop, right-click on the Trend Micro system tray icon.
    System tray icon
  2. Select Check for Program Updates.
    Check for program updates

    The About Your Software window will appear and will automatically check for available updates.
    Updating
  3. Click Close once the download is complete or if there are no new avaible updates.
    Update Finished

Using the main console of your Trend Micro Security
  1. Open the main console of your Trend Micro Security software. Do either of the following:
    • Double-click the Trend Micro  icon on your desktop.
    • Double-click the Trend Micro  icon on your system tray.
  2. Click Identity then select About the Software.
    Main Console

    The About Your Software window will appear and will automatically check for available updates.
    Updating
  3. Click Close once the download is complete or if there are no new updates available.
    Update Finished

To manually update your Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac, do the following:
  1. Open the main console of your Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac by doing the following:
    1. Click the Trend Micro icon on the menu bar.
      Menu bar
    2. Click Open Trend Micro Antivirus.
      Open Trend Micro Antivirus for Mac
  2. Click Update Now.
    Update the program

    Wait while the program checks and download the updates.
    Checking for updates

    A screen confirming the completion of the update will appear.
    Update completed
  3. Click Close.
Video Tutorial

Applies To: Antivirus for Mac - 2015, Antivirus for Mac - 2016, Antivirus for Mac - 2017;Antivirus+ Security - 2015, 2016, 2017;Internet Security - 2015, Internet Security - 2016, Internet Security - 2017;Maximum Security - 2015, Maximum Security - 2016, Maximum Security - 2017;Premium Security - 2015, Premium Security - 2016, Premium Security - 2017;

Last Updated: May. 17, 2017 1:48 AM (PST)
Solution ID: 1105080