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Download, install or uninstall McAfee Multi Access

McAfee Multi Access provides real-time protection against dangerous viruses and malware for up to 5 devices. McAfee Multi Access works on PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets.

Download and install McAfee Multi Access

  1. Visit the Protect by Yahoo dashboard or My Subscriptions (if purchased as a premium subscription) from your device.
  2. Sign in with your Yahoo account.
  3. Click the Activate now button next to McAfee Multi Access.
  4. Click the Download button on McAfee's website.
  5. Click the Download button after agreeing to the License Agreement.
  6. Run the file once it has finished downloading.
  7. Restart your computer after the installation is complete. Mobile devices do not require a restart.

Uninstall McAfee from your PC

  1. Download the McAfee removal tool.
  2. Run the file on your computer once it has finished downloading.
  3. Click Next to advance through the removal process.
  4. Once it has finished removing McAfee Multi Access, restart your computer.

Uninstall McAfee from your Mac

  1. Go to your Applications folder.
  2. Drag and drop the McAfee icon to the Trash can icon on your dock.

System Requirements

McAfee Multi Access will only work as expected with an internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) and with the system requirements outlined below.

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 10, 8.1, 8, and 7 SP1 (32- and 64-bit)
  • MAC OS 10.12 to 10.15
  • Google Android smartphones and tablets 4.1 or higher
  • Apple iOS 10 or later

Supported Email Programs for Anti-Spam

  • POP3—Outlook, Thunderbird
  • MAPI (Microsoft Exchange Server) - Outlook
  • WebMail— Any webmail account with IMAP/POP3 access. (Anti-Spam checks the email you receive through a browser)

Required for Anti-Spam Toolbar

  • Microsoft Outlook 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019
  • Thunderbird 38.0+

Supported Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 10.0 or later
  • Firefox Google
  • Chrome Safari (Mac and iOS Only)
  • Microsoft Edge


  • 2 GB RAM for Windows 7 and above
  • 500 MB free drive space
  • 1 GHz Processor