McAfee Installation Guide – Easy way to Install

McAfee Installation Guide – Easy way to Install

In recent times the position of cyber-crime has been reached at the top level. Cybercrime can stop by the help of antivirus. The only antivirus can get release cyber-crime from our system. McAfee is an option of anti-virus which is the most popular antivirus in the US. McAfee Internet Security product provides you the best protection feature and true cyber-security for your system. Each and every system should keep installing McAfee for secure protection.

Before installing the McAfee Security app you have to make sure that your system is up to date and any another antivirus product is not installed in your system. If you already installed a security app in your system then remove or uninstall the security app.

How to Uninstall any security app from a system?

For Windows 7:

  • Open the Windows 7 and go to the start button.
  • Go to the ‘Start’ button and then go to the ‘Control Panel’.
  • Then you can find a list of menu, click on ‘Uninstall a programme’
  • Select your Security product and right click on it.
  • Then choose ‘Uninstall’.
  • Wait for the complete process.
  • Then Restart your system.
  • Your security product is now removed from your system.

For Windows 8:

  • At first, open your Windows 8 system, click on the ‘Start’ button.
  • Open the ‘Control Panel’.
  • Select ‘Programmes and Features’ from the ‘Control Panel’.
  • You can find an option of ‘Uninstall a programme’ from the ‘Programmes and Features’.
  • Choose your security product and click ‘Uninstall’.
  • Restart your system.
  • Now your antivirus app removed from your system.

The Installation Process of McAfee in different systems:

Each and every system has a different installation process for McAfee. There are some installation processes  mention in the below:

McAfee Installation to PC:

  • At first, open your PC and open a web browser.
  • Go to the McAfee site
  • To create an account in McAfee go to the ‘My Account’.
  • Click ‘Register Now’ to register the McAfee software. Then fill out all the required field and use a strong password with lower, upper case, letter and number.
  • Then click on ‘Log In’.
  • To start McAfee installation select the device in which you want to install McAfee.
  • Then select McAfee software to install.
  • Click on ‘Download’.
  • Agree and read the ‘License Agreement’.   
  • You can get a serial number after agreeing the ‘License Agreement’.
  • Note down the serial number it may be used later.
  • Then follow the instruction.

McAfee Installation to Android:

  • Open your Android system go to the ‘Google Play Store’.
  • Search ‘McAfee mobile Security’ on your ‘Google Play Store’.
  • You can see an option of ‘Install’, tap the option.
  • Wait for some time for complete installation.
  • Open the ‘Mobile Security’.
  • After opening the ‘Mobile Security’ read and agree to the ‘License Agreement’.
  • Select ‘Accept and start protection’.
  • After some time the installation process will be complete.

McAfee Installation to iOS:

  • Open the iOS device and go to the ‘Apple Play Store’.
  • Search ‘McAfee Mobile Security’ at the ‘Apple Play Store.
  • Select the option ‘Get’ to install the app.
  • Select ‘Agree to download’.
  • Wait for the download.
  • Then you have to get an activation code to activate the McAfee antivirus.
  • Log in the McAfee antivirus with your mail ID and password.
  • Accept ‘License Agreement and privacy note’ and tap ‘Next’.
  • Then your app will activate after some time.

McAfee Installation through CD:

  • Insert the McAfee antivirus CD in the CD-ROM.
  • Agree with the ‘Licence Agreement’.
  • Enter the product key and log in your account.
  • If you have no account then register and fill out the required field in a proper process.
  • Then click on ‘Finish’ to install McAfee antivirus.

Activate McAfee with product key:

We thought that after the installation of McAfee we upload the antivirus in our system, but it is wrong, without activation there is no value of the McAfee antivirus. There is two way to activate the McAfee antivirus software.

McAfee Activate in Online method:

  • Open your McAfee Security product which you have chosen at the registration time.
  • You can find an activation key in your mail during the registration time.
  • Enter the product key in the required field to make McAfee activate.
  • Now click on ‘Activate’.

McAfee Activate in Offline method:

  • To activate McAfee you can get a retail card if you have bought McAfee antivirus offline.
  • The product key will mention in the retail card.
  • Go to the activation link and enter your country name and language.
  • Fill out the required filled with your registration number and mail ID.
  • Click on ‘Submit’ and ‘verify it’.


This blog will give you the manual installation process of McAfee antivirus software in different systems. You can solve your problem through the help of McAfee Customer Service at any time. Use the McAfee Security software, because it is truly benefited to your system.

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