How to clear Wi-Fi blacklist & threat list with McAfee Mobile Security?

McAfee Mobile Security for Android and iOS has a great feature of Wi-Fi security. It warns you if you connect your device with a network that is not password protected. With the help of Wi-Fi Security you can protect your device from an attack known as Address Resolution protocol spoofing. It is a method by which cyber criminal tracks your web traffic in the hope of obtaining your credentials or personal data.

The advanced mobile security by McAfee keeps risky networks in a blacklist. You may need to clear the blacklist for several reasons like storage alert, slow down of the device, fast drainage of battery etc. As you know that cyberattacks are increasing day by day and infecting your devices fast with the help of viruses, malware, ransomware, and malicious activities, so you must need a mobile Wi-Fi security to secure your device from these attacks. In order to protect your mobile device, you must have a Wi-Fi security on your mobile phones that helps you to stop unwanted errors and viruses to enter in the device. To secure your mobile networks, McAfee Wi-Fi security is the best solution. You can also clear the McAfee Mobile Security Wi-Fi blacklist and threat lists. Below are the steps through which you can easily clear the Wi-Fi blacklist and threat list.

How can you clear the Wi-Fi blacklist from Android devices?

  1. Click and Open ‘McAfee Mobile Security’. Then click on the menu where you have to tap the ‘hamburger’ icon on the right side corner
  2. After that Click on ‘Settings where you will get an option ‘Safe Wi-Fi’ then slight the switch to turn off Safe Wi-Fi
  3. Press and disable it
  4. After performing, the above steps get back to your previous window
  5. Click on ‘Settings’ then ‘Safe Wi-Fi’ again
  6. Slight the switch to ‘Enable’ Safe Wi-Fi
  7. Get back to the previous window and close the McAfee Mobile security
  8. Open the device ‘Settings’ then tap Wi-Fi, and then ‘Remove’ your Wi-Fi network
  9. Now the blacklist is removed successfully

After the completion of steps, you can connect Wi-Fi and create a new blacklist

NOTE: You can also clear the blacklist by reinstalling the application, but this method will be more hectic and time wasting method.

These steps help you to clear the blacklist from your android device easily. iOS doesn’t allow you to manage the blacklist. If you want to remove Wi-Fi blacklist and threat list from iOS, then follow the steps below:

How can you clear the Wi-Fi blacklist from an iOS device?

  1. Click and Open ‘McAfee Mobile Security’. Then click on the menu where you have to tap the ‘hamburger’ icon on the right side corner
  2. Click on ‘Scan History’
  3. Open ‘Wi-Fi Threats’ or ‘System Threats’, depending on which list you want to manage
  4. Scroll down to the bottom and Click on ‘Clear all threats’

This is how you can clear the Wi-Fi blacklist from iOS device easily.

NOTE: If any websites are blacklisted and inaccessible, you can clear the blacklist by uninstalling and reinstalling McAfee Mobile Security. However, the uninstalling method is time taking.

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