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Lots of people have now installed Avast Mobile Security to protect their devices from malware and viruses. But not everyone is aware about its full potential. Here are basic facts about Avast Mobile Security.

  • It has more than one-hundred million installations from Google Play Store with 4.5 solid user rating
  • Editor’s Choice for Best Android Security App in 2014-15
  • Variety of powerful privacy and anti-theft tools
  • Excellent malware detection rate
  • Became a purely free app since January 2016
  • Offers one of the most customizable and comprehensive feature sets in the market

Coverage and Pricing

Avast Mobile Antivirus supports all Android devices owned by Google. However, it didn’t state which of the Android versions are supported by the app. Many features are broken into separate apps with different pricing schemes.

For instance, its Anti-Theft, Cleanup and Boost system optimizer, Battery Saver, and Wi-Fi hotspot finders are all free. However, one that runs mostly free is the Avast Passwords in which you will have to pay for the higher functions.

Malware Protection

The features of Avast Mobile Security and its additional apps have gained the app the most attention. Nevertheless, it didn’t perform well in its core function to protect users from malware attacks. It can be set though to perform scans in your device at any specific time a day. But you can always rely on manual scans if you want to.

Avast Mobile Security don’t have anti-theft function in it, so you need to download and install Avast Anti-Theft app for free.

Built-In Security Features

  • Wi-Fi Checking
  • App Locking
  • Call Blocker
  • Privacy Advisor
  • Firewall
  • Cleanup
  • Anti-Theft
  • Battery Saver
  • Passwords
  • SecureLine VPN
  • Wi-Fi Finder

Overall, Avast Mobile Security has remained one of the most comprehensive and        customizable Android antivirus offerings in the market. Moreover, many components or add-ons of the app has been the best in class for implementation and user interface.