With emerging cyber crime and other threat exposures, it is necessary to protect the devices with a smart and advanced security system. To deliver all the necessary measures, McAfee antivirus brings constant updates to secure devices against the most recent threat definition. Whether it is a computer or mobile, you can set safeguard layers to keep risks off the track to breach your personal data.
It is recommended to keep the software activated in order to maintain the security feature on your device. If you have exceeded the free McAfee trial period, make sure you purchase either a retail card or online subscription. What to do next when you have the license key code, find below.
Redeem activation key from McAfee Retail Card
If you have purchased a retail card from a retail store, check the package and you will find McAfee activation code on it along with a link where you need to enter it in order to get your software or you can simply click Mcafee.com/retailcard to proceed.
McAfee activation code via mail
As you take a step closer to get McAfee activate, you need to create an account. When you complete the registration process, you receive an email containing McAfee license keycode.
After redeeming the code, execute the instructions below.
Download and Install McAfee antivirus on Mac Laptop/ computer
- Open an updated web browser, and visit mcafee.com/activate
- When directed to the page, enter your license key code in the field and submit
- Log in to your account
- If you have McAfee retail card and you do not have an account on the mentioned link, create an account to proceed
- When directed to the next page, you will have the option to download your product
- Click ‘download you software’
- Agree to the license agreement to continue
- Download the file
- Open the downloaded file and start to install it
- Launch McAfee installation process and complete the instructions to get started
You have successfully installed McAfee activate on your Mac computer, you can run a full system scan. If you have multi-device subscription, you can also install it on your phone. In other case, users with the subscription of iOS phones can perform the procedure below.
Download and Install McAfee antivirus on iOS Phones
- Tap and lunch Apple store
- In the search field, type McAfee Mobile security and search
- As the list appears, tap on the option
- When prompted, tap ‘Get’ to install
- When the license agreement pop-up displays, mark agree and proceed
- After the app is installed, launch it do the following:
- Sign in/ Sign up
- Enter your McAfee activation code
- In case you do not have a subscription, purchase it and you will receive McAfee activation code on the registered email address
- Use the keycode to activate the app
Scan the device and remove any file if suggested. The file could be unsafe for your data or device or may cause slow performance. However, if there occurs an error or you stuck up issues, submit your report at Mcafee Activate under the support section.