Protect your device from malicious threats with McAfee antivirus, such as malware, spyware and viruses. McAfee is a well-known brand for protecting your digital devices including computers, laptops, phones and more. Set up McAfee, and enjoy protection in real time.
How to Activate Your Subscription and Redeem McAfee Antivirus Retail Card?
Follow the instructions below to redeem the McAfee program's retail card on your computer:
- Start your favorite browser and enter McAfee.com/activate to open the McAfee activation link in the URL bar. This link also appears on the retail card that came with the antivirus packet.
- Now select the country and the language you are speaking. The site may attempt to recognize your country and language by location, so make sure the information is correct before you continue.
- Now enter the activation code or product key when requested and provide your full Email address as well.
- Press the Submit button.
- Check that when asked to do so, the Email is right that you just entered in the previous step. If the email appears wrong then press the Edit button to correct your email address.
- Click the Verify button. Once that is done it will activate your subscription.
- Now you'll see on-screen instructions on how to create a new account and install it. Follow these instructions to create an account at McAfee and install the program on your computer.
How to Download and Install McAfee Antivirus?
To get McAfee software on your device, follow these steps:
- Head to www.mcafee.com/activate the URL in your browser.
- Sign in now to the McAfee account you built a while ago.
- After that, select the device you want the application to install and download in.
- Now choose the McAfee program you like, choose the entire antivirus kit obviously.
- Press Download button.
- Grant License Agreement with McAfee.
- Note the product's serial number in a safe place, as may be needed in the next steps.
- To install the program follow the on-screen instructions.
If your installation fails for one reason or another, then run the McAfee Pre-Install tool to remove any remains of previous antiviruses. You'll have to run the installer once more after running the Pre-Install tool.
How to Install McAfee Antivirus in Your Mobile Phone?
Follow these steps to protect your smartphone:
- Head to the Google Play Store.
- Enter "McAfee" in the search box.
- Choose the McAfee Mobile Security app.
- Click the button Download, and then follow the instructions on the screen.
- Open the app and then accept the license agreement for McAfee User.
- If there are any on-screen steps proceed.
How to Activate McAfee Mobile Security Program?
- Visit the mcafee official site mcafee.com/activate and go to my account.
- Now tap Sign in, and then provide credentials for your account to sign in.
- Navigate to Signups.
- Hit the button on Add Phone.
- Choose the option Mobile device.
- Press the Send button to Link.
- Pick the Android option.
- Next pick the type of subscription you want.
- Click on the Next button.
- On the screen appears a new option, "How should we send the link." There are two options to send the activation code via Text SMS, and one option is through an Email. Pick one of them.
- Provide the device's email or phone number you want McAfee to install into.
- Open your phone's Message or Email now. Find an email or message from McAfee, and then open it.
- In the email or SMS that came from McAfee an activation code is listed.
- Now launch your McAfee mobile antivirus on your phone, and then go to the upper-right User account logo.
- Tap the option "Got a code to activate."
- Now enter the activation code which is sent to you by McAfee via SMS or Email.
- Start the activation process, and then pick a six-digit PIN.
- Confirm it, now. Go to the orange circle located at the top-right corner after that.
- Choose Set your security question and type in the pin you have just created.
- Now pick two questions. For both questions, type in the correct answers.
- Touch Save.
- Afterwards, press the option "Activate Uninstall Protection."
- Press Enable button.
- Finally, click the Finish button.