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How to Activate McAfee Com Antivirus Product Key?

It's quite simple to activate McAfee antivirus using the retail card and email at Before you can install, downlad setup and start using the McAfee antivirus on your computer you have to first validate your purchase. McAfee has launched retail card. Its contains the 25-digit activation code. This McAfee Activation Product Key is required to activate the McAfee account on your devices at 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 most recent version of the McAfee antivirus internet security setup directly from the McAfee official website, instead of installing it from the CD. Users can avail McAfee retail card from the store from where they purchase the antivirus software kit. - Activate McAfee Antivirus by Retail Card?

If you have purchased a McAfee retail card these steps will help you redeem your card for activation at official website:

  • On your web browser enter the URL or click here to McAfee retail card activation
  • Once the McAfee activation page opens up, select your language and the country of origin.
  • Now enter the 25-digit activation code which you will find at the back of McAfee retail card.
  • Now move to the email address box and enter your email address.
  • Once done click on the submit button.
  • After you are done click on the verify button.
  • You have now activated your McAfee setup using the retail card.
  • Proceed to register a account on McAfee account login page for download and install McAfee on your device.

How to Activate McAfee Secuirity by Email Activation Code

When you purchase McAfee product through an online store or through its official website, you get an email on your registered email id. On checking the inbox, you will find the email from the McAfee wherein a 25 character activation code is sent to you. This is the same activation code that is required to activate the McAfee account while you log in to the McAfee official website.

Follow the bellow instrustion for McAfee com activate by email activation product key

To activate McAfee antivirus on your device then open any web browser like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, Mozilla Firefox etc. and type

  • 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.
  • Now, you must log in using your email id and password.
  • Select "Country and Language" from the list provided according to your location.
  • When you are able to log in, click on the "Download" button to initiate the download set up.
  • The downloaded file will be saved in the folder which you need to click to select the option of "Run".
  • 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

after McAfee activation once you have activated your McAfee setup using the retail card and created your McAfee account at, you can proceed to download and install the antivirus on your PC. Follow the given steps as mentioned herewith:

  • Move to the McAfee account page by entering the on your web browser.
  • On my account option, click sign in.
  • Enter the McAfee login details which you have used to create the account.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • You will get another dialog box prompting to accept the agreement. Click on the "Accept" button.
  • Now, you need to "Restart" the device on which you have downloaded and install the McAfee total protection software

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Activate existing McAfee software on Windows or Mac

To create and activate the McAfee Total protection software Account you must follow the steps as given below:

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

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

It is very easy to know that your McAfee Activate key is redeemed successfully or not.

  • Go to page.
  • Enter your product code and other required details.
  • 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.

If you are still facing activation issue at using retail card. For direct support for McAfee products;visit the McAfee main official website and contact to McAfee customer support team for McAfee activate