- Enter McAfee Activate Key - Activate McAfee Subscription

McAfee offers several security tools for consumers and businesses. To bolster your device with the security of McAfee, visit  Sign up, and then login to your account, enter the 25-digit activation code, and download the McAfee installation file.

Steps to Download McAfee

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Follow the instructions on your screen to complete the downloading process:

  1. First of all, make sure your computer is turned on that you want to secure with McAfee.
  2. Then open your web browser.
  3. Head to the URL text box on the top.  
  4. Put in into the URL bar.
  5. Strike the Enter key on your keyboard to initiate McAfee site. 
  6. Once the site loads, find the My Account link on the top. 
  7. Navigate to the Sign In tab.  
  8. Subsequently, you should log in to your account to persist the downloading. 
  9. When you have logged in to your account, head to Device on which you wish to download McAfee.
  10. Select the Windows operating system. Choose MacOS if you are a Mac user.  
  11. Kindly pick and choose the security product.
  12. Scroll down and find the Download McAfee link. 
  13. Pick either x86 or x64 as per your computer's compatibility. 
  14. Kindly agree to the End User License Agreement.
  15. The downloading process will set off automatically.
  16. Please write down the product serial number that you see on the screen.  
  17. You can take a screenshot of it if you want.
  18. Please wait and close the site when the file downloads entirely. 

Steps to Install McAfee

Follow these steps to install McAfee:

  1. First and foremost, navigate to File Explorer. Find your way to the Downloads folder.
  2. Kindly locate the McAfee installer that you got from just a while ago.  
  3. Right-click on it.
  4. Strike the Run as administrator option.
  5. Hit the Yes choice.
  6. You will see the installation window on your screen.
  7. Make sure the option that says I Agree is checked on the EULA screen. 
  8. Pick the recommended installation method.  
  9. Hit the Next on the bottom to unlock the next step.
  10. Smack the Install button.
  11. The installer will now unpack all essential files to your system partition to run McAfee.
  12. Wait for the process to complete on its own.
  13. Close the McAfee Activate wizard once it is done.
  14. Lastly, reboot your equipment.  

Activating McAfee through

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Tired of using free security features? Get assured with McAfee's premium protection features by activating your free McAfee antivirus. Firstly, please make sure you have subscribed to one of McAfee's paid plans and have the activation code. Here’s how the activation process should go:  

  1. Open McAfee by double-clicking the desktop shortcut icon.  
  2. Please click on the Your Subscription tab from the top menu.
  3. Head to the My Info section.
  4. Then go to the Edit Profile option.
  5. The site will suddenly appear on your computer screen.
  6. Start by providing your email address and then strike the Next button.
  7. Provide your account credential to log in to it.
  8. This way, you will prove your authenticity.  
  9. Head to Next.
  10. Kindly follow the prompts on your screen to go on the McAfee's activation procedure.
  11. Hit the Verify Subscription option.
  12. It might try to sync your McAfee program with your activated McAfee account.
  13. Then you can close the site.
  14. On your desktop screen, find the tiny McAfee icon on the bottom-right side of the desktop screen, next to the system clock.
  15. Right-click on it and then select the Verify Subscription option.
  16. Hold tightly while the McAfee activation completes.
  17. After that, navigate to the McAfee antivirus on your device.
  18. Head to the Your Subscription tab.
  19. Check whether your software is now active or not.
  20. Voila, you have activated your antivirus successfully.