How to unlock the device if you forgot the Mobile Security PIN?

Now-a-days, the trend of using the mobile phones both Android as well as IOS has reached the sky. All the users of mobile phones prefer to store their personal data including images, credit card details, debit card details, address and many more personal data to the device instead of carrying them in wallet. Thus, in order to keep the users’ data safe, they set a 4 digit Mobile Security PIN using McAfee Activate product. Mobile Security PIN refers to a code used by the users in order to protect their mobile data from being access by the unwanted users that might use this data to cause harm to them in several ways.

Sometimes the users face issue to unlock their device, once they forget their McAfee Mobile Security PIN. Thus, this is the major concern of every user ‘How to unlock the device if they forgot their Mobile Security PIN’. Hence, to resolve this concern of the users, this article consists of various methods of unlocking the device. If any of the method detailed below is doubtful to its users then, they may access the official website of McAfee i.e. McAfee.com/Activate.

Steps to unlock the device if forgotten the McAfee Mobile Security PIN:

By following the methods detailed below, the users could easily unlock the device if they have forgotten their McAfee Mobile Security PIN. The methods are as follows:

  1. Recover from the device:

    1. Simply, click the option of ‘Forgot Password’ followed choosing one of the option given below:
      1. Send me the email with PIN: Once you tap this option, a email having the link to reset the McAfee Mobile Security PIN will be received on the email address that has been registered by the users.
      2. Answer the Security Question on your Device: Once the users choose this option, they simply need to answer the security question that they have filled while creating the McAfee Mobile Security PIN.
    2. Thus, the McAfee Mobile Security PIN will be recovered from the device itself. If this method is not worth in resolving the users’ concern then, they may follow the steps of Method 2.
  2. Recover McAfee PIN using the Mobile Number:

    1. To do so, access the official website of McAfee i.e. McAfee.com/Activate.
    2. Here, choose the option of ‘Find Device’ from the main menu, followed by selecting the ‘Mobile Number’.
    3. Now, click the ‘Forgot your PIN?’ option.
    4. And then, the users need to enter two details I.e. mobile number followed by the verification code displayed on the screen.
    5. After this, click the “My device is locked” option. Thus, a link will be projected in the mail box of the users’ registered email address.
    6. Thus, use the support PIN received in this mail for unlocking the smart device.
    7. If the users are still unable to unlock their device using this method then, they may follow the steps of the below given method.
  3. Recover using the McAfee Activate Account:

    1. Visit the official McAfee website i.e. McAfee.com/Activate.
    2. Followed by choosing the “Find Device” option from the main menu.
    3. After this, select the “Email Address” option.
    4. On the next page displayed, enter the ‘email addresses and the corresponding ‘password’ in the respective fields.
    5. After this, click the ‘Log in’ and then, move to the “Settings” section.
    6. Here, click the “Change PIN” option followed by following the instructions displayed on the screen.
    7. Hence, the users will be able to unlock their device using the new PIN, easily.

If any of the aforementioned method is creating a doubt to the McAfee Activate users then, they may access the official website of it i.e. McAfee.com/Activate to get an expertise support from its experts related to the concern ‘How to unlock the device if you forgot the Mobile Security PIN’.

Conclusion:

Hope, this article is quite fruitful in resolving the concern of the McAfee activate users related to ‘How to unlock the device if you forgot the Mobile Security PIN’. These methods are mentioned in elaborated manner. If any of the method is creating an issue then, the users may access the official website of McAfee i.e. McAfee.com/Activate. Here the experts of McAfee will help to its users in a better way.

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