about this app
Protect yourself from viruses and other malware with Avast Mobile Security, our free antivirus app for Android. It is trusted by more than 435 million people.
Protect your privacy by receiving alerts when spyware or adware-infected apps are downloaded to your device. Secure your device against phishing attacks from infected emails and websites. Turn on a VPN to keep your online browsing private and secure, as well as access your favorite paid streaming services when you travel abroad. Receive alerts when your passwords are compromised by hackers. Avoid scams with advanced scans and alerts.
With over 100 million installs, Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus offers much more than just virus protection.
✔ Antivirus engine
✔ Hack verification
✔ Photo vault
✔ File Scanner
✔ Privacy permissions
✔ Increase RAM
✔ Junk File Cleaner
✔ Web Shield
✔ Wi-Fi Security
✔ Application information
✔ Virus Cleaner
✔ Mobile security
✔ WiFi Speed Test
Premium features for advanced protection:
■ Last Known Location: Check the last known location of your device before the battery died.
■ Fraud Protection – Protect yourself from fraudsters with advanced security features and smart alerts.
■ App Lock – Keep your content secure and private by locking any app with a fingerprint PIN, pattern or password. Only you will be able to access them.
■ Remove Ads: Remove ads from your experience with Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus.
■ Direct Support from Avast – Contact Avast directly from the app to receive quick answers to your questions.
Finally, Ultimate users can also enjoy VPN (Virtual Private Network) – hiding your online activities from hackers and your ISP by encrypting your connection. You can also change your location to access your favorite paid streaming services from anywhere.
Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus in detail
■ Antivirus Engine – Automatically scans for viruses and other types of malware, including spyware, trojans, and more. Web, file and app scanning provides comprehensive mobile protection.
■ App Insights: Find out how much time you spend using each app on your device and take back control of the balance between your life and your phone.
■ Junk File Cleaner: Remove unnecessary data, junk files, system cache, gallery thumbnails, installation files, and residual files instantly to give you more space.
■ Photo Vault: Secure your photos with a PIN, pattern, or fingerprint password. After you transfer the photos to the Vault, they are fully encrypted and only you can access them.
■ Web Shield – Scans and blocks links infected with malware, as well as Trojans, adware and spyware (for privacy and safe web browsing, eg Chrome).
■ Wi-Fi Security: Check the security of public Wi-Fi networks, browse securely, and make secure online payments from anywhere.
■ Hack Alerts – Identify leaked passwords with a quick and simple check, so you can update your login credentials before hackers break into your accounts.
This app uses the Device Administrator permission. This permission allows you to remotely lock and wipe your device from my.avast.com.
This app uses accessibility permission to protect visually impaired users and other users from phishing attacks and malicious websites.