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Secure your android device with the Best Free Security and Antivirus Apps For Android.
Despite the extensive popularity of Android smartphones, not everyone remembers to install a security or antivirus program. The fact is that if you are using your smartphone in a similar way to how you would use a computer, with access to the internet, you need to keep it secure. Now there are plenty of great free security and antivirus programs for your Android device, whether it is a phone or a tablet and some of them are even from names you probably recognize from PC security. Here are the top antivirus and security apps you can get for your Android.
Best Free Security and Antivirus Apps for Android
1.Lookout Security & Antivirus
Price: Free/ IAP
Lookout is an excellent program if you are looking for something that is an antivirus and provides security. One of the most useful features is the find my phone feature which will allow you to make a map of your device and even sound an alarm when the phone is on silent. You can also save your phone’s location if the battery is low and one of the coolest features is Lock Cam which will email you a picture as well as the location information of anyone who enters your passcode wrong five times in a row so you know who is trying to bypass password on your device.
*There are also backup features to help protect your files.
2. Avast Mobile Security – Antivirus & App Lock
Price: Free with ads/ IAP
Avast not only provides antivirus services, but it can also help track your device if it is lost or stolen. It also lets you easily block certain numbers from calling and/or texting.
In addition to great security features such as warning about infected websites and monitoring your security, this application can also help you track how much data you’ve used and auto-correct typing on URLs. This is one of the best security apps for Android.
3. AegisLab Antivirus Free
The antivirus from AegisLab will scan your apps as well as ads to protect you from Spyware, Trojans, viruses, and other Malware. It is easy to either uninstall or exclude any apps the program flags so you don’t have to worry about extra steps.
4. Avira Antivirus Security
Price: Free with ads/ IAP
Avira is another free antivirus program that not only scans for and detects viruses but also has antitheft protection. Some of the features include location tracking, the ability to lock your phone remotely or even delete the phone remotely. You can even send an alarm to yourself to help you find your device even if it is on silent. There are also additional blacklisting functions (such as blocking numbers) and device administration features. Best of all, if you have multiple devices, you can manage them all with the same web interface.
Our top pick would be ‘Lookout’ excellent features and great UX. Which android security and antivirus app you are currently using? Do you have an app you would recommend? Give us a shout in the comments section below.
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