McAfee LiveSafe™
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It's common to use multiple devices to bank, shop, share, and socialize online, everywhere, all the time. Protecting just your PC is no longer good enough. Your entire digital life needs to be secured.

McAfee LiveSafe™ service protects YOU - your data, identity and all your devices. Whatever you do, wherever you go, McAfee LiveSafe allows you to live online with confidence.

Make the Most of McAfee LiveSafe

We want you to get the most out of McAfee LiveSafe as quickly as possible. Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to protect an unlimited* number of devices and manage all your passwords with McAfee SafeKey.

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Protect All Your Devices

How to Protect Additional Devices

You've got PCs, Macs, smartphones, and tablets. Regardless of how many devices you use to live your digital life, McAfee LiveSafe allows you to easily protect, manage and monitor all of them.

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  1. Log in to McAfee My Account and click this icon on the Dashboard.
  2. Under "Add a Device", choose the device you want to protect.
  3. Under "Choose a Product", choose the security product you want to install.
    • For a PC or Mac select McAfee LiveSafe - Internet Security.
    • For a smartphone or tablet select McAfee LiveSafe - Mobile Security.
  4. Follow the download instructions to complete the installation.

Secure unlimited devices. Got a new computer or smartphone? No problem. It's easy to add new devices, and you can protect as many of them as you own.

Easily protect what you value. Your digital life happens on so many devices. With McAfee LiveSafe, you can manage and monitor all of them from a single website.

System requirements

Locate and lock lost devices. If you lose your PC* or Android smartphone or tablet, you can track, locate and lock it remotely.

Guard against online threats. McAfee LiveSafe secures your devices by instantly detecting and blocking viruses, spyware and malware.

*Applies to Intel processor-based PCs, Core i3 processor and higher.

McAfee LiveSafe System Requirements:

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 8 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Windows XP SP3 or higher (32-bit)
  • Windows Vista SP1 (32- and 64-bit)
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
  • Google Android smartphones and tablets 2.x, 3.2, and 4.0 (runs on Kindle Fire Devices)
  • iOS 5 or higher (only supported by McAfee SafeKey password manager)

Secure Your Data and Identity

How to Install McAfee SafeKey

Every time you're online—your information is right there with you. Hackers and thieves are constantly looking for any opportunity to access your financial data and personal details. McAfee LiveSafe gives you the power to protect your data and identity so you can avoid the cost and hassle of identity theft.

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First install on your PC or Mac:

  1. Log in to McAfee My Account and click on "Get Started" under "My Password Manager".
  2. Under "Add Device", choose either a PC or Mac.
  3. Under "Choose a Product" download McAfee LiveSafe - SafeKey.
  4. Make a note of your SafeKey activation code, click "Start Download" and then "Run".
  • 5. Click "Next" and create a SafeKey Account.
  • 6. You will be prompted to close your browser to complete the SafeKey installation.
  • 7. When the installation is complete, reopen your browser and click on to login to your SafeKey account.
  • 8. Now you're ready to add usernames and passwords to your account. You can either -
    • Log in to any of your favorite sites, and then click "Save Site" when prompted by the SafeKey browser plug-in.

    • Visit and click "Add sites". You can manually add your usernames and passwords to any site.

Then install on your smartphone or tablet:

For an Android/iOS Device:

  • Visit Google Play or the Apple AppStore and search for "McAfee SafeKey".
  • Click "Install", and then complete the download by logging into your SafeKey account (use the same login you created on your PC or Mac).

Your McAfee SafeKey account syncs across all your devices. Any information that you add on your PC or Mac will be available on your mobile devices.

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Seal sensitive data in your own Personal Locker. You store important files and documents at home or maybe a bank. But what if you need immediate access to your stuff while you're traveling—or even just across town? Personal Locker is an ultra-secure online safety deposit box for your financial records, copies of your ID and passport, even deeds and trusts. Biometric authentication that scans your voice and face ensures that only you can access your files.

Secure all your usernames and passwords. Just about every site requires them, but how many times have you forgotten yours? McAfee SafeKey securely stores usernames and passwords for all your favorite sites and automatically logs you in. Instead of having to remember a bunch of complex passwords, you only need to remember one.

Back up, wipe, and remotely restore personal data. Protect your privacy by remotely wiping the data on your lost or stolen PC* or Android device. Before you wipe it, you can back up your data so nothing is lost, and then easily restore your information to a new device.

Permanently delete unwanted files. Destroy sensitive data and other activity-tracking files on your PC with our digital data shredder.

Know what data your apps collect. Mobile security checks your Android apps and lets you know which ones are asking for more access than they really need.

Stop hackers and thieves. The latest antivirus technology helps you avoid possible fraud, identity theft, and annoying malware and spyware.

Safely surf and browse the web. Protect yourself from malicious websites, links, phishing scams, and even bad QR codes.

Lock it down with an extra firewall. Prevent hackers from gaining access to your PC and stealing your personal information.

*Applies to Intel processor-based PCs, Core i3 processor and higher.

Enjoy Exclusive Benefits

  • Get exclusive access to McAfee Security Advisors Our specially trained pros have the answers to your security and cybercrime-related questions.
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*Some use and platform restrictions apply. See McAfee LiveSafe product page for supported operating systems.