BT Virus Protect: Mobile Anti-Virus & Security App

BT Virus Protect is a FREE anti-virus security app for BT Broadband customers, ensuring Android phones and tablets are kept safe from viruses, spyware and other malware. Once you’ve downloaded the app you’ll need to sign-in with your BT ID to get your BT Activation Code link.

Using the latest anti-theft and virus removal software, BT Virus Protect provides a comprehensive security shield against viruses and malware, as well as offering performance optimisation features that include; phone cleaner, storage cleaner, memory cleaner and battery booster.

Powered by McAfee’s award-winning Global Threat Intelligence Network, BT Virus Protect scans in real-time for malicious code in apps, SD cards and files, in order to safeguard your most personal and confidential information from risky apps and prying eyes. BT Virus Protect offers free mobile security for your device as well as unsecured public Wi-Fi hotspots, protecting users from blackhat activity that may compromise your private data. If you are not running anti-virus protection on your mobile device, you risk exposing yourself to malicious malware, phishing links and other potential threats.

Did you know?...
- One in 12 mobile devices are infected with malware and 305 new threats are created every minute;
- There are over 150K unique phishing websites, which is doubling every three months;
- One in ten mobile phone users receive more than 20 unwanted calls in a month;
- Over half a million mobile phones are stolen every year;
- Ransomware has increased in recent years 59% year-on-year.

Our BT Virus Protect app provides complete protection against these threats.
Download BT Virus Protect now and stop thieves from accessing your private data and recover your device if it becomes lost or stolen.


Anti-Virus Security: Scan your mobile for potential threats
Malware Detection and Removal: Detect and remove malicious software
Safe Web Browsing (Secure Wi-Fi and Safe Web): Protect yourself when browsing online and on public Wi-Fi hotspots
Anti-Theft Protection: Locate lost or stolen devices with the BT Portal
Block Unwanted Calls: Stop unwelcome calls and contacts
App Privacy: Lock apps behind a secure PIN
Performance Optimisation: Extend battery life, memory cleaner, track usage data, contacts and SMS back up

Free Mobile Security Scan: Scan’s your mobile device for viruses & malware.

Safe Web: Checks web pages in real-time to ensure safe browsing. If it detects something suspicious, it warns you when visiting the site. It also blocks potential phishing sites, browser exploits, and malicious links within text messages, email and social networking sites.

Protect Private Data: Lock apps using a 6-digit PIN - securing them from children or other people using your phone or tablet.

Lock Device: Lock your device remotely if lost or stolen. You can activate an alarm to locate your phone and keep your personal data safe by cleaning your contacts, photos, text messages, browsing history and saved information.

Performance Optimisation/Battery Booster: Increase your device's performance using optimisation tools to stop battery drainage. Use its memory cleaner facility to free up storage space or track apps consuming data.


For more info, go to or for help go to,8064,8065

If you have an issue, contact the BT Care team via email:

- Call, SMS Blocker, and SMS restore are not available for devices running Android 4.4 (KitKat) and above. Local or International SMS fees when you use certain antivirus security features
- Android 5.1.1 or Android 6.0 users must grant accessibility for McAfee Mobile Security to enable Widget, App Lock, App Profile
- This app uses the Device Administrator permission
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What’s New

Improved security and bug fixes.

Some security features will no longer be available due to Google’s recent policy changes.
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Additional information

7 March 2019
Current Version
Requires Android
4.2 and up
Content Rating
Offered By
BT Group PLC
BT Alexander Bain House 15 York Street Atlantic Quay Glasgow LANARK G2 8LA
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