AVG Protection

Contains adsIn-app purchases
446K reviews
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About this app

Protect your smartphone or tablet against viruses, ransomware, spyware, phishing attempts and other malware in real-time with AVG’s full featured Android protection.

✔ Scan apps and files for malicious viruses, malware and spyware
✔ Check Wi-Fi speed and scan it for threats
✔ Clean unnecessary files and get more storage space
✔ Protect your photos against prying eyes with Photo Vault

App features:
✔ Scan for viruses, malware and spyware
✔ Scan websites for harmful threats (Android's default browser and Chrome)
✔ Wi-Fi Scanner for network encryption, password strength and Captive Portal (ones with 'sign-in' requirement)
✔ VPN Protection: Secure your online privacy

✔ Clear files and free up storage space
✔ Wi-Fi network speed test

✔ App Locking: protect sensitive apps with a PIN, pattern, or fingerprint
✔ Hide private pictures in a password-protected Vault
✔ App Permissions: get insight into the level of permission required by your installed apps

App Insights:
✔ Find out how much time you spend in each app on your device
✔ Take back control of your phone-life balance
✔ See where your data is used
✔ Discover potential privacy issues

This app uses Accessibility permission to protect visually impaired and other users against phishing attacks and malicious websites.

By installing/updating this app, you agree that your use of it is governed by these terms: http://m.avg.com/terms

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Updated on
Sep 25, 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

441K reviews
john sager
June 7, 2024
Confusing, you have so many apps it's too confusing and I keep getting renewal notices. About 20 or more years ago I DID have a windows laptop for the past 8 years I have only used an Android smart phone. I got rid of my landlines, internet, WIFI, TV, everything. Tough decision but I saved a bundle. I recently noticed I've been paying for windows programmes for up to 10 products. I cannot uninstall and they're on automatic renewal. Which programmes should I have to keep my phone safe and secure
97 people found this review helpful
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AVG Mobile
January 17, 2022
Dear John, thanks for reaching out. Our app (even in its free version) is a complete antivirus for your full protection. We believe you will give our app a try and reconsider your negative rating. David*AVG
Gk Exp
May 7, 2020
This is an update to my previous review: HORRIBLE. It came with the phone, did scans and a couple other minor chores on a regular basis. Ok. But recently it began popping up full screen ads. A nuisance, but I can just click them off. Now it pops up full screen ads with full volume crashing sounds including loud high action music for full action game apps. Talk about a nuisance! Go to disable it, & get a warning that doing so may destabilize phone. Thx AVG. If I have to buy one it won't be yours.
350 people found this review helpful
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AVG Mobile
September 15, 2020
Dear user, you can either adjust the ads and notifications of upgrade to Pro version which provides ad-free experience. Thanks for your review. David*AVG
A Google user
May 19, 2019
This app came installed on my phone and wasn't an issue for the last year. But recently they decided that it needs to be running in the notification bar at all times without being able to choose to hide it. Since this change I have noticed a dip in my battery life, and it's because the app continuously changes and runs new programs within itself. Also I have every notification turned off and every time it updates it turns all of them back on, and it updates pretty often.
394 people found this review helpful
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AVG Mobile
December 2, 2020
Hi, it should not consume too much battery, but bugs may happen. We would like to resolve it so please contact my colleagues on mobile-support@avg.com with further details about your phone (type, app and android version, any ROM modifications?). They will find a solution for you. Thanks, David*AVG

What's new

* Easier navigation – We moved it to the bottom of the interface for easier access with your thumb.
* New features – We’ve added Privacy Advisor and the ability to auto-clean your device and automatically scan your Wi-Fi for potential threats.