Protect your PC and Mac with McAfee Total Protection:
Working with the help of the internet is very important, and when you are relying so much on the internet, you always need to worry about the safety of your PC. Well, McAfee Total Protection got your back. The PC and all the other devices connected will be safe and you can easily do your work without any worry of theft.
It was founded by John McAfee in the year 1987, with its headquarters in San Jose, California, the U.S. in this article we will learn about the activation procedure by visiting the official website as well the activation site.
Benefits of using the McAfee Antivirus:
- Subscribing to the McAfee products, your PC will be protected and your PC will gain the ability to scan and check for potential threats and eliminate them.
- After the activation of the McAfee product, you can have a check of the home network, allowing you to learn of the threats your PC and other connected devices may be facings, and you can solve them gradually.
- It helps create an online backup for all the files and equips your computer with anti-theft features, and these features are only accessed by authorized individuals.
- You gain access to the central control panel and then you will be able to customize your data security according to your will.
Guidelines for the activation of McAfee on PC and Mac through mcafee.com:
- The first task is to launch the web browser of your PC or Mac and then go to the site using the URL mcafee.com
- Then click on the Login.
- Then on the next page directed, you have to click on the Sign up button if you haven’t registered yet, and if you are registered, you just have to give the Email Address and the password, and then you have to click on the Login.
- Then you have to shop or redeem a retail card, where you can either purchase the product from their website or you redeem the retail card if you have bought the product from the store.
- Then at the top of the web page, you have to click on the My Account
- Then as the drop menu appears, you have to click on the Subscription option, and a list of McAfee products will appear that you have the subscription of.
- Then you have to click on a product, and the details of the product, as well as the download option for the product, will appear.
- Then you have to click on the Download option and wait for the download to complete.
- Then you have to double click on the product to open the file and then you have to click on the Install button and follow the instructions that appear on the screen.
Guidelines for the activation of McAfee by entering the 25 digit activation code:
The 25 digit activation code is the one that you require to submit for the activation of your McAfee product, which is mentioned in your retail card.
- Steps to download the McAfee antivirus setup
- First, you have to launch the web browser and go to the address using the URL mcafee.com/activate
- Then you have to sign in to your account, and if you don’t have one, then you have to hit the Sign up button, and then register yourself.
- Then you need to give the password and username to complete the sign-in procedure.
- Then you have to go to the Home Page and navigate to the McAfee product.
- Once you have located the product, hit the Download
- Now, you have to go to the McAfee license agreement and then you have to hit the Agree button to continue with the process.
- Then you just need to wait for the download process to complete.
- Steps to renew the McAfee product key
- First, you have to click on the My Account
- Then you have to log in to your account give the username and password and hit the Login
- Then you have to select the option Subscription and then you need to hit the Renew for appropriate service.
Steps to install McAfee Antivirus:
Once the app is downloaded, you can now follow the given steps to install the McAfee antivirus.
- First you have to go the folder which you downloaded, and double click on it.
- Then you have to file, and then the file will automatically initiate the download process.
- Now, you have to hit the Install button, and then click on the Next.
- Then follow the prompts shown on the screen, and when you are done with the whole procedure, hit the close button.
Steps for the activation:
- If the product is purchased online, then you have to first go to the activation site using the URL mcafee.com/activate
- Then go to your email and then you have to search for the McAfee order confirmation mail.
- Then you have to open the email, and need to highlight the product key.
- Then you have to press the Ctrl + C and then launch the program.
- Then as the activation prompt appears, you have to paste the McAfee product activation key, and then enter the email address.
- Once you are done filling the credentials, hit the Next.
- Then you have to follow the prompts to complete the whole procedure.
Buying a McAfee product:
- First you have to launch the web browser and go to the Home page of McAfee.
- Then you have to click on Get protection now.
- Then a drop-down menu appears, and you have to select the preferred plan from it.
- Then enter your email address, and click on Continue to Payment.
- Then you have to provide the billing information and the details of your credit card in the space as asked, and then click on Agree and Continue.
- Then after the confirmation, you will receive the purchase receipt along with the product key at your email address.
Some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
- Q. What shall I do if my McAfee is not working?
Ans. It can be because the code that you have given is not correct. So try giving the code, and then verify it before you push the Next button.
- Q. How shall I know if my product has expired or not?
Ans. You have to go to the home page, and then select My account, and then Subscription and then you have to select All Expired, and you will be able to view the ones which are expired, and the ones still active.
If you are to follow all the guidelines given in this article step by step, then you will be able to activate the McAfee product in no time.
If you are facing any problem while activation, and cannot get to the root of it, even after giving the correct code, then you would need to get to the support page of McAfee and read the FAQs, and yet you are unable to get the answer you are seeking, then go to the bottom of the page, and click on Contact us button and then you have to follow the prompts to contact them.
You can also call them on their customer care number – 080005 02090.