How to redeem your McAfee software retail card and activate your subscription.

Activating your McAfee is very easy to download and install. In order to redeem the retail card that you purchased from the retail card follow the below steps.

After redeeming the retail card of your McAfee antivirus, you can download and install the McAfee security on your device and activate your McAfee subscription.

Step 1: Open your browser, in the address bar type in  “mcafee.com/activate”. It is also mentioned on the backside of the retail card you bought.

Step 2: Choose the Country and Language that you prefer for your Mcafee Software.

  • Note: The registration page will automatically try to choose the correct country region, but that maybe not the correct one. Select the right country region before you continue for further installation of your software. 

Step 3: You will be redirected to the page asking for the Activation Code.

  1. Type the Activation Code that is mention on the backside of the retail card.
  2. Enter your Email Address that is linked to McAfee.

Step 4: Click on Submit.

Step 5: When Prompted, Check the Email Address that is right, if the Email is not legit if it is not to choose the edit option that will return the user to the previous screen. Type the correct Email address in the given field.

Step 6: Now click on “Verify”. Your Subscription is now Activated.

Step 7: Follow the On-Screen Instruction to Create a Mcafee Account and Install your McAfee Software.

If you face any problem while redeeming your retail card and activating the Mcafee Subscription, it must show these two errors:

  • the web page does not exist, or invalid product key 
  1. Check the registration number. Ensure you typed it correctly. 
  2. Change the URL to http://www.mcafee.com/activate and try again.
  • We’re sorry, but we’re having technical difficulties at this time. Please try again later
  1. Check the Country selection box above the registration number on the activation page. 
  2. Ensure that you selected the correct country and language for your region.
  3. If everything is correct, wait 30 minutes then try again.