To purchase or download the McAfee activate product key, you can navigate to the website or choose the offline mode.

1. From your browser, navigate to the website.
2. Log in to your McAfee account and click on the product that you wish to subscribe to or you wish to buy.
3. Choose the subscription plan according to your needs.
4. Now, you have to click on the “Buy Now” option and move to the next step.
5. After reviewing your cart carefully, select the payment method.
6. After completing the payment, you are done.
7. You now have to log in to the email id which you have registered with the account.
8. Look for the confirmation email from that you might have received from the McAfee team.
9. Here you will find the product activation key. You will need the McAfee activate product key at the time of activating your McAfee product.

How Do I Install My Mcafee Antivirus?

1. Keep your McAfee activate product key handy, before beginning the process.
2. Navigate to the page or directly open the link provided in the email.
3. Log in to your McAfee activate account. The new users are suggested to register first and the n complete the login part.
4. Select your country and type in the 25 digit product key in the provided space.
5. Now, the installation process will start automatically.

How Do I Activate My Mcafee Antivirus?


1. In the first step, you have to double-click on the McAfee icon that is visible on your screen.
2. Enter the McAfee login account credentials.
3. Now you will be prompted to enter the 25 digit McAfee activate product key.
4. After this, select your country and language and hit the “activate” option.
5. With this, you complete the activation process of your McAfee product.
6. Your device is now ready to perform its virus-scanning function.


1. Open the installed McAfee file by clicking twice on it.
2. When prompted, provide the credentials of the Mac admin account.
3. Enter the serial number of your product in the provided space.
4. You might be prompted to enter the activation code also.
5. When the activation process starts, you have to follow some on-screen guidelines.
6. Click “Finish” to complete the activation on your Mac device.

Why Do You Need A Product Key?

You can use McAfee antivirus in order to scan your computer for viruses, threats, malware, Trojans, and other malicious threats that can harm your device. To use McAfee on your device you first need to download, install, and activate it via After completing the procedure, your McAfee product is ready to do its scanning job. To run a scan on your computer, do the following:

1. Look for the McAfee icon on your screen and right-click on it.
2. This will display a drop-down menu, from which you have to choose the “Check for updates” option. Upon completing the update process, you have to once again right-click on the McAfee activate icon.
3. In this step, select the “Scan” option.
4. Here, you will be provided with the three options to choose from and that is:
5. Full Scan- you can select this option to scan for the presence of some already known threats.
6. Quick Scan- Select this option to scan the most susceptible parts of your computer for existing threats.
7. Custom Scan- by choosing this option, you can manually select the drives, folders, and other locations you want to scan for threats and viruses.
8. On the completion of the scanning process, a detailed description of the detected scan is displayed by
9. Now, you have to click on the “OK” option to finish the scanning process.
10. You can now clean the detected viruses by following the on-screen prompts.