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Having trouble with your Mcafee Antivirus


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Add a device to my Mcafee account


You can face the issue while trying to add a device to your McAfee account. There can be various reasons that can stop you from doing that. Hence if you want to avoid it, you first understand the causes behind the issue. So, to help you with this issue, this write-up is going to provide you most effective methods to add your device to your McAfee account.

Solution 1. Downloading the McAfee product first time on your Mac or PC

Step 1.

  1. For the first process, open the McAfee website on a browser. 
  2. After that, select the Sign-in option. 
  3. Next, you need to do any of the following:
    • You already have a McAfee account.
      • Enter the email address of your McAfee account. 
      • Also, enter the password in its specific field. 
      • Then, you need to click on the sign-in option. 
    • You do not have a McAfee account.
      • Choose the Register Now option. 
      • Then, you need to enter the details such as first name, last name, email, and other required details. Also, create a powerful password to protect your account. 
      • Next, go through the Privacy Policy and Licence Agreement, then click on the “I Agree” option.

Step 2.

  1. In this step, you need to choose the type of device you want to download the product and the McAfee software you want to download. 
  2. After that, you have to click on Download. 
  3. Next, you are required to read and then accept the license agreement. 
  4. When you are shown the serial number, note it down somewhere. 
  5. Moreover, follow the guidelines to complete the installation of McAfee software. 

Solution 2. Installing it to your computer from another device

Step 1. Start the process on your Primany computer

  1. First, go to the primary device in which you are already using the McAfee software. There open McAfee's official website. 
  2. After that, go to the My Account and then click on the sign-in option. 
  3. Then you are required to enter the McAfee email and password into their specific fields. 
  4. And then click on the login option.

Step 2. Send the download link to the secondary device

  1. Take your mouse to the My Account option. (Still on your primary computer)
  2. Next, select the Subscription option. 
  3. Now, locate the product you want to install and click on the Add Device option next to it. 
  4. And then, you need to choose the Mac or Windows device option. 
  5. After that, choose the option Send Link, then complete the follow-up process:
    • Enter the email address for an email account on the Pc or Mac on which you want to install the product. 
    • After that, click on Send Email. (Now, you will receive an email along with the download link to the device where you want to install the product.)

Step 3. Move to the secondary device

  1. Now, on your secondary computer, you need to open the email application. 
  2. Then, open the McAfee email.
  3. After that, you are required to open the download link in the email. 
  4. Lastly, follow the prompts to finish the installation process.

Solution 3. Performing the repeat installation on a device

  1. First of all, open the McAfee account on any browser of your device. 
  2. Then, select the option to sign in. 
  3. Now, type the email address and password of your McAfee account into their assigned fields. 
  4. And then click on the login option. 
  5. Next, you need to hover the mouse on the My Account option on the McAfee website. 
  6. After that, select the Subscription option. 
  7. Go to McAfee Subscription and click on the Add Device option next to it. 
  8. Moreover, select the device type. 
  9. Then, you need to click on the Download option. 
  10. Now, choose the McAfee product you want to install and choose the Download option. 
  11. Furthermore, read the license agreement and accept it. 
  12. Make a note of the serial number. (You can see its prompt later for further use.)
  13. After that, you need to select the Download option. 
  14. Then, double-click on the file to run the setup. 
  15. Go along with the on-screen instructions and complete the installation process.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

The process to get the McAfee activation code is as follows.
  1. First, open the official website of McAfee to redeem of McAfee product key code. 
  2. Now, take your retail card or e-card and type the unique product key from there. 
  3. Then, you just need to follow the instructions on the screen to download and install the McAfee security application on your device.

  1. First, you need to right-click on the McAfee shield icon from the taskbar. 
  2. After that, click on the Varify Subscription option. 
  3. And then, select the Yes option if you get a prompt asking you to allow the apps to make changes to the device. 
  4. Then, wait for the process to finish. 
  5. Lastly, you are required to check if the right subscription information is displayed.

Yes, McAfee is one of the best tools to remove Trojans from your device. McAfee products are also known for protecting your device from various other threats. McAfee helps you secure your devices from malware, viruses, spyware, etc. Plus, with the help of the McAfee product, get best-in-class protection from online attacks and confirm your online identity when you are surfing the internet.

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