McAfee® Safe Connect VPN

Safeguard your online activity and make any Wi-Fi connection secure and private.


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Plans include 5 licenses.​

Defend against Cybercriminals

McAfee Safe Connect – the 24/7 cybersecurity you need

Whether it's shopping online or paying the bills, keep your browsing information and data private from cybercriminals with our bank-grade encryption VPN.

WiFi Protection

Protect Your Personal Data

With bank-grade Wi-Fi encryption, your personal data and online activities are kept private from prying eyes.

Private Internet

Keep Your Browsing Private

Protect your privacy by hiding your IP address. Your physical location, banking account credentials and credit card info are all protected while surfing online.

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Unlimited Data Protection

Enjoy unlimited data protection without monthly limits or hidden fees with our premium plans.

Award-winning internet security

Over 600 million protected devices and counting.

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Premium paid plans both include:
  • 30-day money back guarantee
  • Unlimited data plan
  • Protection for up to 5 devices
  • Protection for Windows, Chrome OS, iOS, and Android devices
  • Free 24/7 customer support via chat or email​

*Both monthly and yearly plans are billed on a recurring basis. Cancel anytime. See offer details below.

Safe Browsing

Keep your browsing private

Our bank-grade encryption will keep your personal information and online habits protected.

VPN download

Free McAfee VPN download

Download the free McAfee Safe Connect and enjoy 250MB of free data every month. 

Frequently Asked Questions

McAfee Safe Connect VPN uses bank-grade AES 256-bit encryption to keep your browsing information and online habits protected at home and on-the-go. While convenient, connecting to public Wi-Fi can expose your sensitive data such as your physical location, banking account credentials and credit card information to prying eyes. 

Much like a firewall protects the data on your computer, a VPN protects your activity by encrypting (or scrambling) your data when you connect to the internet from a remote or public location so you can hide IP address and online activity.

It's legal to use a VPN in most countries, including the U.S., however:

  • Anything that's illegal without a VPN remains illegal when using one (e.g. torrenting copyrighted material).
  • VPNs are banned by a few countries including China, Russia, Iraq and North Korea.

McAfee Safe Connect VPN includes five devices, and is compatible with Windows, Chrome OS, iOS and Android devices. However, the free version of the McAfee Safe Connect only supports one device and is limited to 250MB of data per month. 

McAfee Safe Connect supports iOS 10.0 or later, Android 7 or higher, Chrome OS, and Microsoft Windows 10, 8.1, 8, and 7 (32- and 64-bit)

You can choose to connect McAfee VPN either manually or automatically in your Safe Connect settings. In addition, you can also add trusted networks to save on data protection by turning off VPN protection for networks you know and trust.

To set up your protection preference, simply follow these steps:​

  1. Go to Settings from the main menu.
  2. In Protect me on mobile devices or Protection Preference on Windows select one of the following options-​
    • When I turn protection on: To manually turn on VPN connection.
    • Automatically on Wi-Fi & mobile networks (LAN for Windows): To enable VPN when you are using an unsecured Wi-Fi network.​
    • Automatically on Wi-Fi only: To enable VPN when you’re connected to an unsecured Wi-Fi or LAN network.​
  3. If you want to assign your current network to the Trusted network list, click Add trusted network.

Remember that you can always view a list of all networks you have assigned as trusted in Settings.​

​McAfee Safe Connect uses an AES 256-bit encryption which is considered one of the most secure encryption methods and is the standard adopted by large agencies such as banking and government institutions. This difficult-to-hack encryption ensures that all sensitive data traveling through McAfee Safe Connect VPN remains secure and private.

With Safe Connect you can reliably:​

  • Protect your browsing by disguising your IP address​
  • Keep your physical location secure from advertisers or unwanted 3rd parties​
  • Safeguard your personal and financial data such as online banking accounts and credit cards against prying eyes

Public Wi-Fi is convenient and readily available at hotels, coffee shops, airports, restaurants, parks and more. Oftentimes people login into these networks without thinking about the inherent risks of doing so. Because most public Wi-Fi networks do not require authentication, it not only makes it easy to use but also easy for malicious actors to access your online activity and credentials. Connecting to open networks without a VPN puts your personal data in a vulnerable position. To learn more about how a VPN works and its benefits, click here.​

Money Back Guarantee

30-day Money Back Guarantee

If you're not completely satisfied, we'll be more than happy to give you a prompt and courteous refund.*

Online Security Experts

24/7 Security Experts

Get friendly, around-the-clock assistance from an expert on our dedicated security team with our premium plans.