To activate McAfee® Security from Bell, follow the steps below. You’ll receive an email or text message with an activation link so you can install McAfee on your Android device.
Uninstall any existing antivirus software before installing McAfee Security from Bell.
- Sign in to the McAfee My Account dashboard using your existing MyBell log in information
From the Select device type drop-down menu, select Mobile.
- Have your MyBell username and password ready.
- The McAfee Security My Account dashboard opens in a new window once you have logged in to MyBell.
(If the page does not open, check your browser pop-up settings).
If Mobile does not appear in the drop-down menu, you might have a subscription to the Good package. Check the Select subscription drop-down menu to confirm. If you’re subscribed to Good, you 'll need to upgrade to Best or Better to get mobile protection.
Scroll down to and select Send Link.
Enter an email address and select Email Me. Alternatively, select the SMS tab, enter your mobile number and select Text me .
Open the email or text message from McAfee with the mobile device you want to install the app on and touch Protect me.
Note the code as you’ll be asked for it later. Touch Download when ready.
Install McAfee security: Antivirus VPN from the Play or app store when asked.
Once downloaded, touch Open to launch the application.
Setting up your account for the first time.
When setting up McAfee for the first time, you’ll need to create a username and password. If you’ ve already created an account, scroll below to Adding devices for the next steps.
- Read and review the McAfee licence and Privacy notice agreement. Touch Accept and continue when ready.
- Touch Got an activation code?
- Insert the code captured in step 6 and touch Next.
- You’ll be asked to create a McAfee account using your email address as the username. You’ll also need to create a password; it should be different from the one you use for your email account. Touch Create my account when ready.
- Your account is now created. Follow the instructions to protect your mobile device.
Once you have a McAfee account, follow the steps below to add devices.
- Touch Accept and continue when ready.
- Touch Continue.
- Enter your password and touch Sign in.
- Touch Allow to have McAfee send you notifications.
- Follow the instructions to protect your mobile device.