Renew my McAfee Subscription

Renew subscription before and after when it is expired and on an another devices

Renew My McAfee Antivirus Software Subscription

Whenever your duration of the subscription to use McAfee product subscription is over, you get a notification on your computer screen. Every time you renew your subscription you need not download and install the product again because it is a one-time installation and the subscription you can renew before and after when it is expired.

Renewal of McAfee subscription before it is expired

If you have chosen auto-renewal settings as "ON" then your subscription will renew itself. A month before the expiry of your subscription, your credit card whose details you have provided at the time of purchasing the McAfee product will be billed automatically. This will extend the subscription of your McAfee product to the similar type of subscription which you purchased earlier.
Therefore, according to your preference of renewal chose your settings of auto-renewal as "OFF" or "ON". On the other hand, if you have selected auto-renewal as "OFF" and it is disabled, then you will only get the message a month in advance that your subscription is about to get over.

Thereafter you need to follow the given steps to complete your subscription process:
  • Open any web browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, UC Browser etc.) on your device and type in the website of McAfee i.e.
  • On the top right-hand corner, click on the "My Account" option which will open a drop-down menu, then click on the "Sign in" button from the list.
  • This will open a new web page wherein you will be asked to enter your McAfee login details. Type your email address the one that you have registered with McAfee and the password. Click on the "Log in" button.
  • Now click on the "My Account" option again. From the drop-down list, select the option of "Subscriptions".
  • Thereafter, you will see a web-page with several options of subscriptions that are available for one year. This includes a subscription for a single device as well as multi-device. Choose the one that you wish to subscribe and click on the "Renew" button.
  • Follow the instructions that appear on your screen. Type the details of your billing information i.e. your credit card details etc. as are required to purchase the subscription of the product.
  • After payment, you will see the confirmation note of payment towards subscription appears on your device. You can save the confirmation or print it if you wish. This page can be checked later as well, by clicking on "My Account" Subscriptions.

Renewal of McAfee product after it is subscription has expired.

If you have not auto-renewed your McAfee product subscription or it has expired, then you will be seeing a pop-up message which will mention that your McAfee product subscription has expired. This message will keep popping up till you renew your subscription.
However, you do not want to see such pop-up messages then you must uninstall the McAfee software and thereafter reinstall it on your device. If you wish to subscribe to the McAfee product you can follow the steps as mentioned above.

How to know the McAfee subscription has expired in your McAfee account?
To know your subscription expired details, go to official website of McAfee and click on 'My Account'. Go on 'Subscription' and choose 'All Expired' to see which of your security products have expired, and 'View Active' to see which ones is still valid. If the subscription of your McAfee security has expired, follow the above instruction to 'Renew' and 'activate' it . or
McAfee installation experts can also help you via live chat to diagnose and troubleshoot the installation issues, and remove any conflicting security software.

Check my McAfee subscription or services are successfully renewed

When you buy a new McAfee subscription, automatically your next date of expiry of subscription will be extended. In case you have renewed the subscription before the expiry, the balance days/months will be added or not are intimated to you via email. However, you can always check the balance the new / next date of expiry on buying subscription by any of the following methods:

Confirmation email:

First of all, check out your email inbox, you will get a confirmation email stating the details of McAfee subscriptions along with:

  • Name of the subscriber on whose account email is sent.
  • Order number for the subscription renewal.
  • Name of the product purchased or renewed.
  • Date of subscription renewal.
  • Amount paid for the McAfee subscription, including taxes if any.
  • Date of expiry of the subscription.

Signing in to

The second method is to verify the status of subscription by signing in.

  • Open any web browser on your device and type
  • Click on the "Account" button on the top right-hand side of the page and select the option of "Sign in". Enter your registered email id and password and click on the "Sign in" button.
  • Then, click on the "My Account" button, from the drop-down menu which opens up, select the option of "Subscriptions". You can find the details of your subscription here.
  • Then click on the "My Account" again and select the option of "My Profile". This will display the next date of expiry of your subscription.

Verify on the McAfee antivirus software on your device

You can also check out if the subscription has been made / renew successfully or not.

  • Open the McAfee software application on your device.
  • In case your subscription is expired, then the icon of McAfee will appear in grey colour with an exclamation mark in red colour on it.
  • However, if the subscription is renewed the colour of icon will not be appearing in grey colour and there will be no exclamation mark on the icon.
  • Click on the option of "Your Subscription".

Note:- Still if you are facing issue to renew McAfee subcsription. You should contact McAfee experts team to resolve your subscription and activation problems