Detailed steps are shown below. After you redeem your activation code, you can download and install your McAfee software:
- Open a web browser and go to the link shown on your retail card (for example, mcafee.com/activate). Or:
- Go to home.mcafee.com.
- Click Account in the upper-right corner.
- Click Redeem your Retail Card.
- Type the activation code from your retail card and click Submit.
- Type your email address.
- Click Next.
- Select your country and language.
- The activation code from your retail card.
- Your Email Address.
- Click Submit.
- When prompted, confirm that your Email Address is correct. If your email address is incorrect:
- Return to the previous screen by clicking Edit.
- Correct your email address.
- Click Verify. Your subscription is now activated.
- Follow the on-screen prompts to create a McAfee account and install your McAfee software.
The registration page tries to select the correct region, but it might not find the correct region. Confirm that the region is correct before you continue.