HOW TO UNINSTALL McAFEE SECURITY FROM ANDROID-iOS MOBILE DEVICES?

While downloading McAfee Antivirus products proves to be an extremely simple and straightforward process when done through www.McAfee.com/activate, uninstalling it can prove to be tricky for many individuals. This is especially true if you are using the McAfee Mobile Security Application. Whether you want to shift to a new phone or download the latest version of the application from scratch, here is a step by step guide to help you through the uninstallation process for McAfee from Android and iOS devices:

UNINSTALLING McAFEE MOBILE SECURITY FROM ANDROID DEVICES

There are a few ways you can go about removing the Mobile Security product by McAfee.com/activate from your Android devices such as your mobile phone or Kindle.

  • The first thing you should do is remove Mobile Security from the Device Administrator list before you try to uninstall it.
  • To do this, launch the Settings on your android phone.
  • Go to Location and Security.
  • Here, tap on the option that says, Device Administrators.
  • Locate McAfee Mobile Security on the list and deselect it.

Once you have removed the McAfee.com/activate Security application from the Device Administrator list, you can remove it using either of the following methods.

  • The first method is to uninstall the application using the removal feature offered by the application.
  • Launch the McAfee Mobile Security application on your phone.
  • Open the Menu.
  • Select the Uninstall option. You may find it under the More section if it is not initially visible in the menu.
  • The other method for Android uninstallation is to use your device’s removal feature.
  • Launch the Settings app.
  • Tap on Applications.
  • Open the Installed Applications/Manage Applications option.
  • Select McAfee Mobile Security.
  • Open the Options.
  • Choose Uninstall or Remove.

UNINSTALLING McAFEE MOBILE SECURITY FROM APPLE iOS DEVICES

Uninstalling the McAfee.com/activate Mobile Security application from an iOS device such as your iPhone or iPad is relatively easier:

  • Simple press and hold down on the McAfee Mobile Security application icon which would be visible on your home screen until the icons start to shake.
  • Tap on the little “X” sign that will appear on the top left corner of the Mobile Security app.
  • Confirm the intent to uninstall by choosing Delete in the subsequently appearing pop up.
  • Once the app has been removed, you can press the Home button to return the applications to their default state.

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