Avast Antivirus & Security

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7.19M reviews
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About this app

Protect against viruses & other types of malware with Avast Mobile Security, our free antivirus app for Android. Trusted by over 435 million people.

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 and infected websites. 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. Get alerts when your passwords have been compromised by hackers. Avoid scams with advanced scans and alerts. Our trusty Email Guardian will monitor your email accounts for suspicious emails.

With more than 100 million installs, Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus provides much more than just antivirus protection.

Free features:

✔ Antivirus Engine
✔ Hack Check
✔ Photo Vault
✔ File scanner
✔ Privacy Permissions
✔ Junk Cleaner
✔ Web Shield
✔ Wi-Fi Security
✔ App Insights
✔ Virus Cleaner
✔ Mobile Security
✔ Wi-Fi Speed Test

Premium features for advanced protection:

Scam Protection: Protect yourself from scammers with advanced security features and smart alerts.
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.
Email Guardian: Your inbox will be continuously monitored for any suspicious emails, making your mailbox a safer place.

Finally, Ultimate users can enjoy our VPN (Virtual Private Network) as well - Hide 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 scan for viruses and other kinds of malware, including spyware, Trojans, and more. Web, file, and app scanning provides complete mobile protection.
App Insights: Browse your apps and see what permissions are requested in each individual app
Junk Cleaner: Instantly clean out unnecessary data, junk files, 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.
Web Shield: Scan and block malware-infected links, as well as Trojans, adware, and spyware (for privacy and safe web browsing, e.g. Chrome).
Wi-Fi Security: Check the security of public Wi-Fi networks, browse safely, and make secure online payments from anywhere.
Hack Alerts: See which of your passwords have been leaked with a quick and simple scan, so you can update your login credentials before hackers infiltrate your accounts.
Email Guardian: We’ll keep your inbox safe by continuously monitoring your emails for anything suspicious.

This app uses Accessibility Service API to protect the visually impaired and other users against phishing attacks and malicious websites via Web Shield feature.
Updated on
Nov 30, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
App activity, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 7 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

6.69M reviews
Lori Watson Orlando
November 29, 2023
In my opinion it's better than the big boys, like Norton, Mcafee and Kaspersky. Keeps me tuned up, great VPN and basically runs in the background without slowing me down, letting me know of dangerous apps and downloads before opening then. Tells you what apps and files are draining my memory. All in all, really keeps me running smooth. Best decision that I made in selecting security. Thanks to all at Avast.
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Avast Software
December 4, 2023
Thank you, too - for using our app and writing the feedback, we really appreciate it! David*Avast
Michael Stevens
November 21, 2023
Excellent 👍 app feel so much safer and because I am safer with Avast. They give me a heads up on unsafe redirects. Apps. and it's all for $11 a year I think. It's just worth it. My phone hasn't slowed down yet. Before having Avast my phone always slowed down after a month or so. Viruses are out there. Just waiting to do damage. It's better to be safe !!!
137 people found this review helpful
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Avast Software
November 27, 2023
Hey Michael, thank you so much for you positive review and kind words. We love to hear that you feel safe with our app. David*Avast 👍
Tanya NewvineGilbert
September 16, 2023
Quick/EASY PEACE OF MIND If you're looking for something quick and easy to navigate then tap install. It directs you through the entire set-up and explains everything (for us non tech people 😉). Now I can be at peace knowing my info is protected. Granted NOTHING is 100% ,but when you have protection it makes it more difficult for those "bad people and apps". This tends to cause them to move on to an easier target. Good luck and stay safe. Mostly, use your common sense. 😀😉😉
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Avast Software
September 19, 2023
Hi Tanya, thanks for your original and positive feedback! David*Avast😉 😉

What's new

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