Avast is a leading cybersecurity company with over 400 million users worldwide
by Avast Software
Protect against viruses & other types of malware with Avast Mobile Security, the world’s most trusted free antivirus app for Android.
Protect your privacy by receiving alerts when spyware or adware-infected apps are downloaded onto your device. Secure your device against phishing attacks from emails, phone calls, infected websites, or SMS messages. Turn on the VPN to keep your online browsing private and safe, as well as to access your favorite paid streaming services when traveling abroad.
With more than 100 million installs, Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus provides much more than just antivirus protection. Other features include:
✔ Antivirus Engine
✔ App Lock
✔ Call Blocker
✔ Photo Vault
✔ VPN (virtual private network)
✔ Power Save
✔ Privacy Permissions
✔ Firewall (for rooted Android only)
✔ RAM Boost
✔ Junk Cleaner
✔ Web Shield
✔ Wi-Fi Security
✔ App Insights
✔ Virus Cleaner
✔ Wi-Fi Speed Test
VPN (Virtual Private Network) - Hide your online activities and change your location to access your favorite paid streaming services from anywhere.
Introducing App Insights - Ever wonder how much time you’re wasting while looking at your phone every day? We’ve developed a solution for you, right inside of your favorite security app.
Premium features for advanced protection:
■ Camera Trap: Secretly capture photos and audio of the thief if your phone gets stolen.
■ Last Known Location: Locate your device after it runs out of battery.
■ Sim Security: Automatically register your device as lost after a SIM change.
■ App Lock: Keep your sensitive content secure and private by locking any app with a PIN code, pattern, or fingerprint password. Only you’ll be able to access them.
■ Remove Ads: Eliminate ads from your Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus experience.
■ Avast Direct Support: Contact Avast directly from the app to receive quick responses to your inquiries.
Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus in detail
■ Antivirus Engine: Automatically scan for viruses and other kinds of malware, including spyware, Trojans, and more. Web, file, and app scanning provides complete mobile protection.
■ App Insights: Discover how much time you spend using each app on your device and take back control of your phone-life balance.
■ Junk Cleaner: Instantly clean out unnecessary data, junk files, system caches, gallery thumbnails, installation files, and residual files to give you more space.
■ Photo Vault: Secure your photos with a PIN code, pattern, or fingerprint password. After moving photos to the Vault, they are fully encrypted and only accessible to you.
■ Call Blocker: Stop unwanted callers from interrupting your day. Automatically block spam or add phone numbers to your blacklist to prevent them from contacting you.
■ Web Shield: Scan and block malware-infected links, as well as Trojans, adware, and spyware (for privacy and safe web browsing, e.g. Chrome). It also fixes mistyped URLs.
■ Wi-Fi Security: Check the security of public Wi-Fi networks and email messages, browse safely, and make secure online payments from anywhere.
■ Power Save: Reduces your device's battery consumption by adjusting battery-draining settings such as Wi-Fi, data synchronization, Bluetooth, and screen settings.
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 the Accessibility permission to protect visually impaired and other users against phishing attacks and malicious websites.
|retrieve running apps|
|read sensitive log data|
|read your Web bookmarks and history|
|find accounts on the device|
|add or remove accounts|
|add or modify calendar events and send email to guests without owners' knowledge|
|read your contacts|
|modify your contacts|
|approximate location (network-based)|
|precise location (GPS and network-based)|
|read your text messages (SMS or MMS)|
|receive text messages (MMS)|
|receive text messages (SMS)|
|send SMS messages|
|edit your text messages (SMS or MMS)|
|directly call phone numbers|
|reroute outgoing calls|
|read call log|
|write call log|
|erase USB storage|
|access USB storage filesystem|
|read the contents of your USB storage|
|modify or delete the contents of your USB storage|
|take pictures and videos|
|view Wi-Fi connections|
|read phone status and identity|
|view network connections|
|create accounts and set passwords|
|read battery statistics|
|pair with Bluetooth devices|
|access Bluetooth settings|
|change network connectivity|
|connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi|
|delete all app cache data|
|disable your screen lock|
|expand/collapse status bar|
|measure app storage space|
|full network access|
|close other apps|
|change your audio settings|
|read sync settings|
|run at startup|
|draw over other apps|
|use accounts on the device|
|prevent device from sleeping|
|modify system settings|
|toggle sync on and off|
|write web bookmarks and history|
|read Google service configuration|
|reset system to factory defaults|
|update component usage statistics|
|force device reboot|
|disable or modify status bar|
|modify secure system settings|
|receive data from Internet|