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What is Mcafee Login?

Mcafee is a globally acclaimed brand that offers unbeatable cybersecurity solutions for all your connected device. It provides the best of the breed software applications and tools that extend holistic and robust protection. These innovative products are a perfect blend of avant-garde technology, intuitive features and unsurpassable performance. This user-friendly feature-packed software guarantees unmatchable user experience. It further elevates its overall experience by granting complete control to users through an extremely intuitive Mcafee Login account. 

Mcafee Login Account

Mcafee Login Account is your one-stop key for accessing and utilising all the benefits and features of the amazing Mcafee security applications. This online platform allows you to purchase and manage your subscriptions with utmost ease. Besides, it allows you to manage your account and billing information. You can purchase and add new products; register, activate and renew subscriptions; update billing and profile details; check purchase history, add devices and a lot more. In short, it grants you complete control of your service and its features.

Mcafee Login Account Creation

  1. First and foremost, open your preferred browser on your computer.
  2. Then, go to the official website of McAfee. For this, type in “mcafee.com” in the browser’s address bar. Then, press the keyboard’s “Enter” key. 
  3. As a result, it will redirect you to McAfee’s official website. Here, you should select the “For Consumer” option from the top right-hand side of the window.
  4. Now, click on “My Account” drop-down menu located at the top right-hand side of the window.
  5. Next,  you should click on the “My Account” option again from the drop-down menu box.
  6. Thereafter, look for the “Register Now” button on the right panel. Then, click on it for Mcafee Login account creation.
  7. The next window will prompt you to provide certain profile information for creating your Mcafee Login account. Hence, fill in the required details accurately in the specified fields as explained below.
    • FIRST NAME: Provide your first name.

    • LAST NAME: Enter your last name.

    • EMAIL ADDRESS: Provide an active and valid email address that you want to link with the  Mcafee Login account.

    • CHOOSE A PASSWORD: Create a unique and strong alphanumeric password with a length of 8 to 32 characters. Besides, it may necessarily include both upper and lower case letters along with a number. Additionally, you may also use special characters to make it more strong. 

    • RE-ENTER PASSWORD: Provide the above password again to confirm the same.

  8. Thereafter, click on the “Privacy Policy” link to open it. Now, review the document carefully. Then, close down the “Privacy Policy” window,
  9. Subsequently, click on “McAfee End User License Agreement” to open it. Then, read the same very carefully and close down this window.
  10. Finally, click on “I Agree”.
  11. Thereafter, fill in your billing information if prompted and click on “Create Account”.
  12. As a result, it will send you a verification email on your linked email address.
  13. Hence, open your email and log in to it. Then, open the email received from Mcafee Login. Now, click on the “Verification Link” to verify your account.
  14. As such, your Mcafee Login is successfully created. You will get instant confirmation on your screen along with a confirmation email on your email address.

Access Mcafee Login Account

  1. To begin with, open your preferred browser on your computer.
  2. Then, go to the official website of McAfee. For this, type in “mcafee.com” in the browser’s address bar. Then, press the keyboard’s “Enter” key. 
  3. As a result, it will redirect you to McAfee’s official website. Here, you should select the “For Consumer” option from the top right-hand side of the window.
  4. Now, click on “My Account” drop-down menu located at the top right-hand side of the window.
  5. Next,  you should click on the “My Account” option again from the drop-down menu box.
  6. Thereafter, look on the left panel for the “Log In” section. Here, you should fill in the required details accurately. 
  7. Hence, begin by entering your email address linked to the Mcafee Login account.
  8. Then, type in your password correctly with due attention to the keyboard’s “Caps Lock” key.
  9. Finally, click on “Log In” to access your Mcafee Login account.

Mcafee Login Account Password Reset

  1. First of all, open your preferred browser on your computer.
  2. Then, go to the official website of McAfee. For this, type in “mcafee.com” in the browser’s address bar. Then, press the keyboard’s “Enter” key. 
  3. As a result, it will redirect you to McAfee’s official website. Here, you should select the “For Consumer” option from the top right-hand side of the window.
  4. Now, click on “My Account” drop-down menu located at the top right-hand side of the window.
  5. Next,  you should click on the “My Account” option again from the drop-down menu box.
  6. Thereafter, go to the left panel under the “Log In” section. Here, you should look for the “Forgot Your Password?” link. Hence, click on it to expand it.
  7. The following window will prompt you to provide your associated email address. Hence, type in the same very carefully. 
  8. Next, you should click on the “Send Email” button. 
  9. As a result, it will send you an email containing the password reset link. Another key point to remember is that this link remains active only for 72 hours. 
  10. Hence, access the Inbox of your registered email account within the stipulated time frame. Then, open the Mcafee Login email. 
  11. Now, click on the password reset link to open it.
  12. Then, type in the new password that you want to create. Here, you must ensure that this new password must fulfil the specified criteria on this window. Besides, it must be secure and unique.
  13. Thereafter, click on “Reset Password” to complete the Mcafee Login password reset process.

Mcafee Login Account Email Address Update

  1. To begin with, access the official website of Mcafee on your system.
  2. Then, log in to your account.
  3. Now, look at the very top of the “My Account” page for “My Account”. Then, click on it.
  4. Next, you should click on “My Profile”.
  5. Thereafter, look for the “Update” button at the very top of the “Account Information” section.
  6. Subsequently, provide the new email address that you want to link to this account.
  7. Finally, click on “Save”.
Mcafee Login

Mcafee Setup

Download For Windows/ Mac

The very first step in setting us your device for robust, state-of-the-art protection is acquiring this brilliant application. In other words, you are required to download the software on your system. For this, you must have your Mcafee login account. However, in case if you don’t have it. Then, you must create a new account using an active email address.  Apart from that, you are also required to purchase the required product. For this, either you can check any offline store. Else, you can go to the official Mcafee website and purchase it from there. However, you must remember to provide your registered email address at the time of purchase. 
  1. First of all, you should open an internet browser and access “home.mcafee.com” on your system.
  2. Next, you should access your Mcafee login account.
  3. Here, you should make the following choices appropriately. 
    1. The type of device(OS) you want to install to. 
    2. The McAfee software you want to install.
  4. Finally, click on the “Download” button and wait for the process to complete.

Installation

Once you have downloaded the set-up file, you must proceed for installation. You can conveniently complete this simple process by following the below-mentioned instructions.

For Windows

  1. First of all, close down all applications on your system. Secondly, uninstall any previously installed anti-virus.
  2. Now, locate the downloaded setup file and double-click on it to open it.
  3. As a result, it will open the Installation Wizard on your system. Hence, click “Next” to continue.
  4. The following window will provide the “Software License Agreement”. Hence, carefully review the same and click on “I Agree”.
  5. As a result, it will provide you with a “Serial Number” for your product. You will need it later at the time of activation. Hence, note it down carefully. 
  6. Finally, click on “Install” to initiate the installation process. Then, wait for the process to complete.
  7. At last, click on “Restart” to restart your device.

For Mac

  1. First of all, close down all applications on your system. Secondly, uninstall any previously installed anti-virus.
  2. Now, locate the downloaded setup file and double-click on it to open it.
  3. Then, click on “Open”.
  4. As a result, you will get a pop-up box to seek your permission. Hence, enter your Mac Admin Id and password. Then, click “OK”. This will open the Installation Wizard on your system. 
  5. Thereafter, enter the “Serial Number” that you got while downloading the setup file. Then, click “Next”.
  6. This will initiate the installation process. Hence, wait for the process to complete.
  7. Meanwhile, select “Home or Work” network when prompted.
  8. Then, click “Save”.
  9. As such, this completes the installation process. 
  10. Finally, click on “Finish” to exit. 
  11. Then, restart your Mac.

Activation

After the successful download and installation of this outstanding security software, users must activate their subscription. It is an essential step for availing the cutting-edge security of Mcafee product. Another key point to remember is that Mac device automatically activates the subscription at the time of installation. Hence, this process is required only for the Windows-based systems.

In order to activate your subscription, you must also secure the “Activation Code/ Serial number”. It is a 25 digit code that you can find in your Retail Card if you have purchased it offline. However, it comes in your purchase confirmation email in case of online purchase. Apart from that, you can also get the same while installing the setup file.

For Windows

  1. First and foremost, open the internet browser on your system and go to “home.mcafee.com/activate”. 
  2. Next, select your “Country Of Residence” from the drop-down menu box. Then, click “Next”.
  3. Now, select your preferred “Language” from the drop-down menu box. Then, click “Next”.
  4. Thereafter, enter your “Activation Code/ Serial Number” in the respective field. You will get this 25 digit Activation Code/ Serial Number from the “Retail Card” or at the time of downloading. 
  5. Additionally, provide your registered email address. 
  6. Then, click “Submit”.
  7. Subsequently, it will prompt you to access your Mcafee Login account. Hence, login to it. However, if you don’t have one. Then, create a new account by following on-screen prompts. Thereafter, login to it.
  8. At last, restart your computer.