How do you secure your Phone & Tab with McAfee?

McAfee antivirus has different products that are compatible with tabs and phones. To secure your Mobile and Tab with a multiple device McAfee subscription, you just need to execute a simple procedure. If you have already purchased the software, perform these instructions to get started with McAfee activate security on your device.Please note that the options may vary slightly depending on your phone or tab’s OS version.

mcafee.com/activate

Steps to install McAfee activate on your Tablet or Phone:

  1. Launch your phone’s web browser and copy-past mcafee.com/activate in the search field
  • Since you have already purchased the subscription, keep the activation code ready for proceeding step
  1. Tap My Account option and then click + sign to add a device
  2. As you tap on ‘add’ icon a list of devices will appears that McAfee supports, tap the icon of Tab or Phone (any one on which you want to install)
  3. Click ‘Send link’
  4. Select the device type – Android or iOS, and then select your McAfee product that you have subscribed
  5. You will now have two different options to get the download link
  • Via SMS
  • Via email
  1. Tap on the link to access the most current version of the installer
  • Determine that you device type and model is correct and proceed
  1. Once you tap on the link, you will be directed to Google Play store and tap Install
  2. When the app is installed, tap on the icon to launch
  3. Generate a 6-digit PIN
  4. Tap on the menu icon and login to McAfee my account if logged out
  5. Press the orange circular icon number on the top right of the display to set a security question
  6. Enter the 6-digit PIN you recently created
  7. Select at least two questions and provide their answers that you do not forget
  8. Tap save and then tap Activate uninstall protection> Press activate McAfee or Activate
  9. Tap Finish and end the process

When you turn on ‘Uninstall Protection’, it becomes mandatory to enter the 6-digit PIN to uninstall McAfee from your phone and this enhances the security level.

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