How to use Trend Micro Pay Guard

  • Solution ID:1120912
  • Last Updated:Jan. 14, 2020 10:06 PM (PST)
  • Applies to:Antivirus+ Security - 2019;2020;2018;Internet Security - 2019;Internet Security - 2020;Internet Security - 2018;Maximum Security - 2019;Maximum Security - 2020;Maximum Security - 2018;Premium Security - 2019;Premium Security - 2020, Premium Security - 2018;
  • How to use Trend Micro Pay Guard | Trend Micro Security

Trend Micro™ Pay Guard™ allows you to access your banking or shopping sites securely thru your default browser. When you install Trend Micro Security 2020, it automatically creates a desktop shortcut icon that calls your default browser and enables the security needed for banking and shopping online.

Trend Micro Pay Guard is FREE of charge and is already included on your Trend Micro Security subscription.

Watch this video to know how to use Trend Micro Pay Guard:

How to use Trend Micro Security’s Pay Guard

 

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Open Pay Guard via Desktop Shortcut
  1. On your Desktop, double-click the Trend Micro Pay Guard shortcut icon.

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  2. Your default browser will open with Trend Micro Pay Guard welcome screen.

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  3. Enter the address of the bank or the shopping site you wish to access.

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Open Pay Guard via Start Menu
  1. On your Desktop, double-click the Trend Micro Pay Guard shortcut icon.

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  2. Your default browser will open with Trend Micro Pay Guard welcome screen.

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  3. Enter the address of the bank or the shopping site you wish to access.

Open Pay Guard via Main Console
  1. Open the main console of your Trend Micro Security software. Do either of the following:
    1. Double-click the Trend Micro icon on your desktop.
    2. Double-click the Trend Micro icon on your system tray.
  2. Click Privacy. The Privacy window will open.

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  3. On the Privacy window, click the Open button beside Trend Micro Pay Guard.

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  4. An Introduction window will appear. Read the introduction then click OK.

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    If you do not want the Introduction window to appear each time you access Pay Guard, check Don't show this introduction again before clicking OK.

  5. Your default browser will open with Trend Micro Pay Guard welcome screen.

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Open Pay Guard via Trend Micro toolbar
  1. Open any browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer).
  2. On the upper-right corner, click the Trend Micro icon, and then select Open in Pay Guard .

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    The Trend Micro toolbar icon should appear if it is enabled, otherwise, click here on how to enable it on supported browsers.