McAfee antivirus is always one of the most recommended antivirus programs because it provides every tool that is necessary to fight against malware threats and protects the network from hackers and other types of internet threats. McAfee is best known for its secure browsing feature. McAfee ensures that you are not accessing any URL that seems malicious. This security software program is like a guard for your network. The regular updates of McAfee antivirus add the protection to keep your device safe. McAfee antivirus has a minimum 1-year subscription plan where it protects full protection for your PC. If you want to expand the protection then you have to renew your McAfee plan. The good thing is that many McAfee antivirus plans have an auto-renewal feature that means your McAfee antivirus will automatically get renewed a month before expiry and payment will be made from your credit card. But if you want your McAfee plan to get renewed automatically then you can cancel McAfee auto-renewal feature easily. But then you have to renew your plan manually.
How to cancel McAfee automatic renewal?
McAfee always recommends to keep your auto-renewal mode on so your device doesn’t have to work without protection. But if you want to cancel McAfee subscription then follow the steps given below:
- Open the PC and search for McAfee antivirus
- Go to McAfee homepage
- Click on My Account
- Hit the Sign In button and type your email address
- Type your Password
- Click to log-in button
- Now navigate to My Account
- Click on Auto-renewal settings
- Check for uninterrupted protection
Review whether your auto-renewal plan has been turned on. If you are using multiple McAfee antivirus subscription plans then you check the subscription status for every product and then toggle McAfee product from On to Off. Now again review all the plans to make sure that your auto-renewal mode is turned off. Once you turn off the plan then your plan will not get renewed automatically. Instead, McAfee will start sending you expiry warning messages and pop-ups a month before McAfee expiration date. You can also upgrade your McAfee plan. If you want to upgrade the plan then search for McAfee antivirus and go to McAfee page. Now click on My Account and enter your McAfee credentials. Log in to the McAfee account. Now you will get a list of McAfee plans. Click on the plan you want to install. You will be redirected to the McAfee billing page. Now you have to enter your details and your payment details. Click on the buy now button. The payment process will take some time and make sure you are making payment under a secure internet connection. After the payment process, you will get a confirmation page on the screen. Now go to your email account (you have provided while purchasing McAfee antivirus) and open the email you have received from McAfee. You will receive a receipt, URL, and McAfee key. Click on the given URL and McAfee will start installing in your device. The setup will remove the existing McAfee plan from the device and then start the installation process.
If you want to renew your existing plan then open your McAfee dashboard and navigate to My Info. You will get your subscription date, expiration date, and a renew button. Click on the renew button and you will be redirected to McAfee page. Now you have to fill in your billing details and click on the renew button. Your plan will get renewed. Now again open McAfee dashboard and check whether your McAfee plan gets renewed or not. Many people wait until the plan gets expired as they think their remaining days will get lapsed. But don’t worry if you are renewing your McAfee antivirus product 50 days before expiry then the remaining 50 days will be added on your new subscription plan.
In case, your McAfee antivirus gets auto-renewed but you don’t want to use McAfee then you can also ask for a refund. You can contact McAfee to cancel subscription plan and get a refund. But you can only ask for a refund within 30 days of renewal.