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Mcafee.com/activate |Install, and activate McAfee | keep your Digital world Safe 

Go to mcafee.com/activate and register your subscribed McAfee product such as McAfee total protection or McAfee Internet Security. Then, download and install the product and keep your digital world safe from cyber-attacks, malware, and hackers. At the same www.mcafee.com/activate page, you can activate your subscription by entering the license key.


One must consider that McAfee is the best antivirus program used for security in the largest to a small business as well as in-home networks. From Endpoint security of business products to internet and Total protection security, McAfee has provided the best protection services and became award-winning antivirus. One can purchase any of product including Total Protection, McAfee LiveSafe, Secure VPN, and download from mcafee.com/activate webpage.


Instructions to Create McAfee account 


McAfee account has an important part in multiple activities such as registration, activation, renewing subscription, and many more. If you reach the mcafee.com/activate and enter the key, then you can create your account from the register option. Also, there are many other situations when the software or McAfee related works will ask you to enter the account details, then also you can create an account. Here are some easiest steps that you can follow and create McAfee account –

Step 1 – Go to home.mcafee.com.

Step 2 – Hit the My Account tab on the page top.

Step 3 – Click on Sign In option from the dropdown.

Step 4 – Now, you will be reaching on the login page. On the right side, click on the “Register Now” tab.

Step 5 – Fill the details asked such as name, email, password, and others.

Step 6 – Confirm the email and create the account.

Redeem and locate the McAfee Activation Key – www.mcafee.com/activate

McAfee activation key is a 25 alphanumeric digits code that activates the product subscription and allows users to use McAfee. One can purchase it online as well as offline and activate it through the mcafee.com/activate page. Once you install the product setup, the product key or activation key allows you to activate the software. To pursue the redeem and locate process, follow below instructions;


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mcafee activate enter product key


Online purchase – 

The McAfee product key is available in the online stores and can be purchased such as Walmart, Best Buy, and other stores. Once you purchase the key successfully,

  • Open your registered email.
  • Look for the email received from store purchase naming with McAfee product key.
  • Scroll down the page and look for the key.
  • Copy the code on the clipboard.
  • Paste on the relevant field at www.mcafee.com/activate webpage.

Offline Purchase – Retail card 

As mention in heading offline purchase is retail card purchase. Go to the nearby store and purchase a retail card. Then,

  • Unbox the packaging of the card.
  • Check it backside or instruction side.
  • Look for the hidden XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX code and scratch it.
  • Then, enter the code where it needs like at www.mcafee.com/activate page.

Now, you can activate the McAfee subscription using the key.

Instructions to Download McAfee – mcafee.com/activate – Primary and Secondary Device 

McAfee antivirus has a direct site www.mcafee.com/activate to Download the setup. From here you won’t get any error or issues in downloading, only you should have the product key. Before you go for the download process, ensure that your device is fulfilling below McAfee system requirements –

  • MS Windows 8,8.1, 10, and 7 SP 1. Or, 
  • MAC OS 10.12 to 10.15
  • Google Android and smartphone 4.1 or above.
  • iOS 10 or higher.
  • 1 GHz Processor, 2 GB RAM with 500 MB hard disk space. 
  • Browsers – Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 10.0 or later, Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based), Microsoft Edge updated version.
  • Good internet connection for no interruption in the download process.

Also, ensure that your device has no conflict antivirus. Now, pursue the downloading instructions;


On Primary Device –

Step 1 – Go to mcafee.com/activate webpage.

Step 2 – Enter the McAfee license key and submit it.

Step 3 – login to the McAfee account.

Step 4 – Go to the Subscription page.

Step 5 – Choose the McAfee product that you subscribed to and want to download.

Step 6 – Hit on the Download button and wait for the complete setup download.

Step 7 – Follow on-screen instructions to install the setup.

On Secondary Device –

Step 1 – Go to www.mcafee.com/activate page.

Step 2 – Type the McAfee product key.

Step 3 – Login to registered McAfee account by entering the email and password.

Step 4 – Go to the Subscriptions page.

Step 5 – Look for your product and hit on Add Device.

Step 6 – Select the device type – Windows or Mac.

Step 7 – Click on the “Send Link” button.

Step 8 – Then, enter the email and click on Send Email.

Step 9 – Now, on your secondary device, open the received Email.

Step 10 – Click on the Download link and install the setup on the secondary device.  

Step By Step McAfee Installation Process – www.mcafee.com/activate

On the complete download from mcafee.com/activate site, you can install the setup on the primary or secondary devices. Hence, you can follow below step By Step McAfee installation process 

Step 1 – Go and open the Start Menu.

Step 2 – In the search box, type McAfee, and find the downloaded McAfee setup icon. 

Step 3 – Otherwise, go to the folder where you saved the setup and look for the McAfee setup.

Step 4 – Next, double-click on the file setup to start the installation.

Step 5 – Review the End-user license agreement. Then, click Continue to agree with the license.

Step 6 – Type or paste the activation key while prompt for activation code.

Step 7 – Follow displayed screen instructions. 

Step 8 – Click Finish, restart the computer, and complete the installation.

Activate installed McAfee Antivirus – Subscription Activation 

Subscription activation can be done through an online mcafee.com/activate web portal. During installation, the activation option shows, but if somehow you missed or skipped the step, then you can activate the software after restarting the computer. You can follow online as well as offline software methods to activate the setup.  

In case of skipped activation step during the installation, follow below instructions;

Step 1 – Open the McAfee software. For it; click on the McAfee program icon from the taskbar or main menu on the desktop.  

Step 2 – You are on its home page now. On its homepage, Hit the McAfee Subscription link.

Step 3 – Next, click on the Edit option and go to this page.

Step 4 – Then, type the Email address and user name which is registered to McAfee and submit it.

Step 5 – Now, a prompt will be occurred and ask for the 25-digit product key. Hence, type or paste this key code.

Step 6 – Submit the product key and click NEXT.

Step 7 – Here, you can set an eight-digit password for a complete activation.

Step 8 – It will take a few minutes to activate. If you see the activation message on your screen, then close the window. You have successfully activated the software.

For subscription activation, follow the below steps;


Step 1 – Go to the mcafee.com/activate webpage on your web browser.

Step 2 – Next, select the country and language from the given list. Remember that you have chosen the correct region, otherwise, you may encounter trouble.

Step 3 – Type or paste the McAfee activation keycode. 

Step 4 – Then, enter an email and hit Submit.

Step 5 – Confirm that your email is valid by hitting the Verify button.

Now, your subscription is activated successfully and you can use McAfee for protecting your devices.

Renew the McAfee Subscription – mcafee.com/activate 

The user gets the services according to subscription purchase. It means if you purchased the license for 1 year, the McAfee will secure your work till 1 year after the activating date. You can check for the expiry date on McAfee software after installation from www.mcafee.com/activate or other. Commonly, the user gets notification through software and emails before 5-7 days before the original expiry date. If your subscription is about to get over or already expired, then you can follow any of below methods to renew it;


Method 1 – From McAfee Account

  • Open the McAfee account page from home.mcafee.com.
  • From the “My Account” option, Sign in to the McAfee Account.
  • Once you logged in, click on My Account tab again.
  • Select “Subscriptions” option.
  • Click Renew and follow shown instructions on the screen to complete the process.

Method 3 – Using Subscription Expiry Email

  • Open your mail and look for the received mail from McAfee.
  • Open the expiry subscription mail.
  • Click on the “Renew expired subscription” option.
  • You will be redirected to the renewal page.
  • Complete the payment process and renew the subscription.

Method 2 – From the McAfee Software 

  • On the taskbar or your system, double-tap on the McAfee icon.
  • Click on the “Your Subscription” Tab.
  • Hit “Buy a Subscription” option.
  • Click on Buy Now and enter billing information.
  • Complete the payment and follow the displayed instructions.
  • Activate and install the latest setup page. 

If you face, download, and the installation issues through www.mcafee.com/activate page, then you can download the pre-install tool. Otherwise, you can reinstall the McAfee software. For any technical issues, contact McAfee support.