How to Activate McAfee Antivirus Product Key?

It's quite simple to activate McAfee antivirus setup using the retail card and email at McAfee.com/activate. Before you can install and start using the McAfee antivirus on your computer you have to first validate your purchase of the McAfee internet security software for activation at www.mcafee.com/activate. McAfee has launched retail card. Its contains the 25-digit activation code for the McAfee internet security setup. This McAfee Activation Product Key is required to activate the McAfee account on your devices. It is important to note that the McAfee Activation Product Key is a unique key which is provided to the user and the correct code should be entered after redeem that can help PC users in downloading, installing and activating the McAfee antivirus directly from the McAfee website www.mcafee.com/activate, instead of installing it from the CD or in case they do not have CD/DVD ROM installed in their desktop/laptop. This gives users the advantage of downloading and installing the most recent version of the McAfee antivirus internet security setup. Users can avail McAfee retail card from the store from where they purchase the antivirus software kit for mcafee.com/activate launched by Intel Security.

Mcafee.com/activate - Activate McAfee Antivirus by Retail Card?

1. On your web browser enter the URL McAfee.com/activate. or click here to McAfee retail card activation. 
2. Once the McAfee activation page opens up, select your language and the country of origin.
3. You may not have to go through the process, as the registration page automatically selects the region and language, but in some cases, it may get the information wrong or if you don't have knowledge about registration/login this page will help you for how to sign up and McAfee account login. 
4. Now enter the activation code which you will find at the back of your McAfee retail card, in the corresponding box.
5. Now move to the email address box and enter your email address.
6. Once done click on the submit button.
7. You may be prompted to check that the email address you entered is correct or not. If you find and discrepancies, click on the edit button to move back to the previous page and enter the correct email address.
8. After you are done click on the verify button.
9. You have now activated your McAfee setup using the retail card.
10. Proceed to register a McAfee account for download and install McAfee antivirus software on your computer.

How to Activate McAfee Secuirity by Email Activation Code

1. To activate McAfee antivirus on your device then open any web browser like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, Mozilla Firefox etc. and type mcafee.com/activate.
2. The McAfee official website will open on the window where you will be asked to enter "Activation Product Key". Type the 25 digits McAfee Activation Product Key on the provided area and click on the "Submit" button.
3. Now, you must log in using your email id and password.
4. Select "Country and Language" from the list provided according to your location.
5. When you are able to log in, click on the "Download" button to initiate the download set up.
6. The downloaded file will be saved in the folder which you need to click to select the option of "Run".
7. When you click on "Run" a dialog box will open up with the button that reads "Install". Click on the "Install" button and let the McAfee activated on your device.

Download and install the McAfee LiveSafe setup on your PC after (activation) at mcafee.com/activate

1. Move to the McAfee account page by entering the http://home.mcafee.com on your web browser.
2. On my account option, click sign in.
3. Enter the McAfee login details which you have used to create the account.
4. Now, you will be displayed three options to download which are "Security Center", "Virus and Spyware Protection" and "Firewall Protection". Choose any one of these that you wish to download on your system and then click on the "Install" button that is available at the end of the page.
5. You will be shown another window with the button that reads "Download". Click on the same or you may choose to click on "Send link" to get the downloadable link in your inbox.
6. After clicking the download button, a file will start downloading on your device. Once completed, double click on this downloaded file in order to start the installation. This will open a window with the "Install" button. Click on the "Install" button.
7. You will get another dialog box prompting to accept the agreement. Click on the "Accept" button.
8. Now, you need to "Restart" the device on which you have downloaded and install the McAfee total protection software

Activate existing McAfee software on Windows or Mac

1. First, open the McAfee software that is installed on your device and click on the button that reads "Your subscription"
2. Now click on the "Edit Profile" button to proceed to the official website of the McAfee i.e. mcafee.com/activate.
3. You have to enter your email id and click on the "Next" button.
4. Thereafter, you will be asked to enter a password.
5. After entering the password, click on the "Next" button.
6. And follow on screen instruction to activate or renew McAfee subscription .

How to Know your McAfee Activation Key is Redeemed or not?

1. Go to www.mcafee.com/activate page.
2. Enter your product code and other required details.
3. If your subscription code has already been used then it'll show you the message about it with the email address you used to redeem. If you are getting any type of error that means your subscription code don't redeemed yet. And not available for install in your account.