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Begin downloading your McAfee product

21 Aug 2020 at 09:57am
Begin downloading your McAfee product

  1. To initiate the process, go to

  2. Now, provide your McAfee sign-in credentials.

  3. Choose the type of installation

  4. Either click &lsquoownload’ or ‘Send Link’ based on your choice.

Install the McAfee activate setup

  1. Locate the .exe setup file of McAfee.

  2. It is usually present in the &lsquoownloads’ folder.

  3. Double-click on the downloaded file to initiate the installation.

  4. Click on the ‘Install’ button to proceed further.

  5. Accept the license agreement and go to the next step.

  6. Finally, restart your device, and you are done.

Activate McAfee on Windows

  1. Double-click on the McAfee icon present on your desktop.

  2. On being asked, enter the account login details.

  3. When asked, provide the McAfee activate product key.

  4. Wait until the process continues and you are good to go.

Activate McAfee on Mac

  1. Using the ‘Finder’ you need to locate McAfee icon.

  2. Double-click on this icon.

  3. When asked, enter mac admin details.

  4. Provide the serial number of your product and you’re done.

Do I need to renew McAfee manually?
If you have opted for the auto-renewal of the product while subscribing to it, you do not need to renew your expired subscription manually. However, if this option is not enabled then you need to renew your subscription manually. The auto-renewal option ensures that your device continues to receive uninterrupted protection. It is strongly suggested by McAfee to keep this option enabled so that you do not need to undergo the hassle of renewing your product each time it expires. 
How to renew McAfee subscription?
It is essential to renew your McAfee subscription once it reaches its expiration period. This will ensure that your device receives the continuous protection that it needs. 

  1. Initiate by navigating to

  2. Enter your McAfee account credentials to log in.

  3. Select the ‘My Account’ option from the top of the page.

  4. Now, select ‘All expired’ to check the expired subscriptions. 

  5. Choose the McAfee subscription you wish to renew.

  6. Hit the ‘Renew’ button present against it.

  7. Provide the billing details in the given space.

  8. Once your payment is complete, your product will be renewed.

In case, you do not wish to continue using McAfee and have been automatically charged for it, then you may ask for a Refund by opting for the official McAfee Customer Service.

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