Beginner’s guide on first-time use of McAfee product key

Since there are a variety of antivirus solutions available in the market, it is hard to choose the best one for your device. Most of the time, one is not aware of the product quality of the antivirus he is going to purchase. In this scenario, he believes in the reviews given by others. Since McAfee is a brand that we have known for a long now, you will always hear good things about it.

In case you have recently purchased the product subscription of one of the McAfee products, and wish to know where and how to enter key to download and activate McAfee, then you have landed on the right page. The users who are new to the world of tech and do not know much about it should note that the product key is an essential part of the subscription you have purchased. This key can be redeemed at which is where everybody else does it.

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Redeem your subscription at

When you navigate to Product Key page, you will see some of the options on the screen. There are options for those who have already used their product key and already have an account. And then, there are options for those who are completely new to the procedure.

When you reach out to this page, you will have to follow a certain procedure to redeem your product key which has been discussed later on in this article. For your information, redeeming the product key means using it for the first time and linking it with your account so that McAfee knew that the particular product belongs to you. Once you redeem it, you can easily download and activate your software.

Here are the steps to do so:

  1. At first, go to from any web browser.
  2. Now, you will see a blank given to enter the product key.
  3. Here, you need to enter the 25-digit activation code.
  4. Ensure to enter it carefully because it is highly case-sensitive.
  5. Next, you need to click on the ‘Submit’ option.
  6. To directly download your product, click ‘Download your software’ link. (This option is for those who have already used the activation code.)
  7. After this, enter your McAfee login details i.e. McAfee username and password.
  8. Once you login successfully, the product key will be linked to your account.

To have the antivirus on your device, all you need to do is enter the key to download and activate your McAfee software at

Its time to install your McAfee product

To install your McAfee product on your device, you need to follow the steps given below in a careful way:

  1. First, you need to open the home page of McAfee.
  2. Next, go to the ‘My Account’ tab.
  3. Click on the ‘Subscriptions’ option.
  4. Click ‘Download’ for the desired McAfee product.
  5. The software will start to download after which you can install and activate it by following some easy prompts.

In case you do not have an account, you need to create a new account at the login page by tapping on the ‘Register’ option. After that, everything else will seem easy as there are easy instructions given on the screen.

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