To renew McAfee subscription with a product key you need to login to your McAfee account or you can do that with McAfee API or icon in the system. We will discuss it step by step.

McAfee is one of the most strong antiviruses for the computer. In Security terms, it is just one of its kind along with its Web advisor with it I also help during web surfing. There are millions of user’s using this antivirus and they are completely secure from online threats with a real-time updating McAfee virus database. A real-time virus database helps the antivirus software to recognize all kinds of new threats.

Auto-renewals of McAfee subscriptions

If you enrolled for McAfee auto-renewal then you don’t need to do anything, your McAfee will be renewed automatically 1 month before the current subscriptions expiry date. So you don’t need to worry at all.

In case your card registered at the time of enrollment don’t work or you have any other issue then you can just login to your McAfee account at and change the details.

Manually renew McAfee subscription with product key

If you already have McAfee in the computer and you have a new product key to renew it then you can easily do that. There is one thing if you want to renew your McAfee with a product key then the product key and you McAfee should have the same variant. Like if you have a product key for McAfee total protection, then your McAfee installed in the computer should be the same McAfee total protection.

In case product key and installed variant of McAfee are different then you need to uninstall the previous product from the system and you need to start a fresh installation. McAfee fresh installation procedure is the last section of this article, read that section if your case is same.

Manually renewing McAfee subscriptions with McAfee my account

If you haven’t chosen the autorenewal options at the time of first install or your auto-renew for McAfee is off then you will get a notification just before one month from the expiry of your McAfee product. It’s time to renew your McAfee product. Follow the given steps below to complete your McAfee renewal manually with the McAfee account.

  1. Open URL in your Web browser.
  2. Hover your mouse over My Account, and then click Sign In from the list of options.
  3. Now type your registered email address and password, and then click the login button.
  4. Select Subscriptions inside my account.
  5. Click Renew for the service or the variant of McAfee that you want to renew.
  6. Follow the positive options and prompts that are coming and, if requested, type your billing information.
  7. After you complete the renewal process, you see a confirmation of the purchase. You can print this confirmation for your records now, or access your purchase history later by visiting the Subscriptions page again.

How to activate McAfee antivirus in case your product key variant and already installed McAfee variant are now the same

To activate McAfee antivirus protection the procedure is simple and described below. We discussed before that if you want to renew McAfee with an already owned or purchased McAfee product key then both variants should be the same. Otherwise, we need to remove the old setup, and then we can install the new one. So if your case is same then uninstall the old variant and then restart the computer and then follow the process below-

  • Open a Web browser and reach URL.
  • On this page, you will find a place to put your product key. Put the key and submit.
  • Now login to your McAfee account.
  • When you will log in you will see the download button, click on the download button.
  • Upon clicking the download button a serial number will be generated, note it down somewhere.

Installing McAfee subscription

When the download is done, double click on the download to run it. Accept the license agreement and follow the positive options, prompts coming from the setup wizard. Provide the serial number when asked. Log in to the McAfee account in the end and finish the setup.

Now your McAfee is installed and you can scan your computer for the first time.

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McAfee renewal related frequently asked questions

How to renew McAfee antivirus in Windows 10?

if you chosen for a McAfee auto-renewal then it will renewed automatically before one month of the expiry of the current product. And in case you haven’t chosen the auto-renewal option then you need to go inside McAfee in the system, click on the subscription and then click on renew. Now it will redirect you to the web for renewal. Fill the payment details and complete the renewal.

Should i renew my McAfee subscription?

yes, definitely you should renew your McAfee subscription. In case you are thinking to switch to another antivirus then my answer is no. As McAfee is one of the best antivirus and trusted by millions of users. Although if you are getting a deal on McAfee itself then you can go for that instead of renewing.

How to renew McAfee LiveSafe with Product key?

See your retail box, in the box you have a silver card and you will find your McAfee livesafe product key there. Now if you have the product key then just open your McAfee icon and go to the info section. In this section you need to click on activate. When you will click on activate a new web page will open and will ask you for your McAfee credentials. Provide the credentials and log in. Now click on subscription->activate. Now you a place to enter the product key, put it in. Click the confirm button below and wait until you get the confirmation for the activation. Now you can again check your McAfee icon info section as now your McAfee Livesafe is renewed.

These are the questions which are generally asked from the users and if you still have any questions, you can write us in the comment section.

Mcafee Installation and McAfee renewal related articles

Important URL for McAfee Activation and McAfee renewal – This is the main URL for McAfee activation. If you bought a McAfee antivirus, McAfee internet security or McAfee total security simply reach this URL. Here you have to login for McAfee account. If you do not have a McAfee account still you will get the register just after redeeming your activation code on McAfee/activate page. – If you got a McAfee antivirus along with the purchase of a dell computer then your product will not activate at mcafee/activate page. In this case you need to open URL. Except it you can also go to the URL This free McAfee product is valid for 15 months. This URL is to direct login to your McAfee my account.

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