To activate a McAfee product key you just need to open the URL www.mcafee.com/activate. On this URL you will find a place to put your product key. When you will submit it will open the Log in screen of your McAfee account. Now your product key is already activated and when you will log in to a McAfee account that means you are going to associate your product key with a McAfee account.
A McAfee product key is 25 characters alphanumeric code, that is unique for every purchase of a McAfee license. Although one product key may come for multiple devices but will be associated only with one McAfee account.
A McAfee product key looks like below-
Where this “x” can be any number from 0 to 9 or it can be an alphabet from a to z.
It depends on your purchase actually. If you purchased your McAfee from a physical store then you will get a retail card upon your McAfee purchase. On this retail card, you will find your McAfee activation code or product key.
In case of an online purchase, you need to look into your store account or your email inbox associated with the store.
To activate Mcafee with a 25 digit activation code follow the instruction below-
Now product key is being activated on the next you need to login to a McAfee account to associate that product key with your McAfee account. If you don’t have an account then you can also create a McAfee account. On this page where you can see the log-in screen, on the right-hand side of this page itself you will see a register option.
You need to click register and then a page will open with a form. Fill in the form and click i agree on the below of this page. Upon successful submission, your account will be created and you will get a confirmation email. When you will open that email you will find a verification link in the email. You need to click that link and verify your account.
Now you will see the same log-in screen, Just login to your McAfee account.
When you will log in to the McAfee account after activating your code from the mcafee.com/activate page, you will see a download button.
If you have a macOS operating system then the only thing that will change is the downloaded file and that will be in a .dmv format. After download, you need to do the same.
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