Avast Antivirus & Security

Contains adsIn-app purchases
4.7
7.23M reviews
100M+
Downloads
Content rating
Everyone
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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
May 9, 2024

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

4.7
6.73M reviews
Saxon Kawar
May 22, 2024
Downloaded purely for the app lock and the feature only works about 40% of the time. I use the fingerprint option and half of the time it doesn't give the fingerprint option and the other half it'll open the app but have a grey screen. I keep having to close + re-open apps numerous times and it's too much of a hassle. Will be uninstalling.
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Avast Software
May 23, 2024
Hi Saxon, this VPN issue will probably require some dialogue with our Support Team, which may be a difficult task here on Google Play. Can you please contact us on android@avast.com and describe your problem in detail? Thanks, David*Avast
Lace Black
April 22, 2024
Paid them for a year and it can't even remove the malware on my phone. What a scam. Response: I already tried that. When your app didn't work I canceled my subscription. Even though I paid for the FULL YEAR it just removed the subscription entirely. Update 2: I can't reach out support is a subscription only feature. Which I no longer have despite paying for a full year. I want a refund. I can't believe canceling a subscription renewal removes what you paid for.
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Avast Software
April 23, 2024
Hi, this issue will probably require some dialogue with our Support Team, which may be a difficult task here on Google Play. Can you please contact us on android@avast.com and describe your problem in detail? Thanks, David*Avast
Christopher Giordano
May 9, 2024
High quality product. They have many features and great detection rates for the price. I went through all of the third party testings for different antivirus etc and it was either this or Bitdefender. This is slightly cheaper and has like a 1% higher detection rate than Bitdefender and I chose this. This product actually works not that others don't but for the features, security and price point this one was a winner for me. I would recc. Avast but if you don't choose them look at Bitdefender. (:
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Avast Software
May 13, 2024
Thank you so much for choosing our software over others. We really appreciate it. David* Avast

What's new

* You'll experience more stability and better performance thanks to small fixes throughout the app.
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