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AVG FREE Antivirus Security & Protection

by AVG Mobile
Platform: Android Rated: Guidance Suggested
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

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Product details

  • ASIN: B0089XH38M
  • Release Date: 8 Jun 2012
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,407 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Protection
  • Performance
  • Anti-Theft & Phone Location
  • Privacy

Product Description

Free, top-rated, real-time antivirus and anti-theft protection for Android™ devices.

AVG AntiVirus FREE for Android™ protects you from harmful viruses, malware, spyware and text messages and helps keep your personal data safe.
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Over 100,000,000 people already installed AVG’s antivirus mobile security apps. Join them now and:
• Scan apps, settings, files, and media in real time
• Enable finding/locating your lost or stolen phone via Google Maps™
• Lock/wipe your device to protect your privacy
• Kill tasks that slow your device
• Browse the web safely and securely
• Monitor battery, storage and data package usage

AVG AntiVirus FREE – mobile security software for Android. Quick & easy protection for your phone!
With the AVG Android app you’ll receive effective, easy-to-use virus and malware protection, as well as a real-time app scanner, phone locator, task killer, app locker, and local device wipe to help shield you from threats to your privacy and online identity.
Real-time security scanner protection keeps you protected from downloaded apps and games.

AVG AntiVirus FREE also:
• Defends against malicious apps, viruses, malware and spyware
• Identifies unsecure device settings and advises how to fix them
• Helps ensure contacts, bookmarks and text messages are safe
• Checks media files for malicious software and security threats
• Guards you from phishing attacks

App Features:
• Scan downloaded apps and files and remove malicious content
• Search, shop and use social networks with peace of mind knowing your identity and personal data are protected from phishing and malware
• Scan websites for harmful threats. If a suspicious URL is detected, you will be redirected to a “Safe Page”
* Safe Web Surfing is applicable to Android's default browser only

• Kill tasks and processes that can slow down or freeze up your device
• Monitor battery consumption, set battery level notifications and enable power saving
• Monitor traffic - keep track of your 3G /4G mobile data plan usage by getting notifications when you are near to reaching your monthly data plan limit
• Optimize internal and SD card storage space by either uninstalling apps and games or by moving them between the internal device memory and SD card

Anti-Theft & Phone Location:
Use AVG’s remote management console or text messages (SMS) to:
• Locate your lost or stolen phone and get help finding it via Google Maps™
• Lock your phone and set a lock screen message to help the locator find you
• Make your phone ring (shout) even if it is on silent mode
• Wipe your phone and SD card content
• Camera Trap [14 day trial]: discreetly emails you a photo of anyone who enters 3 wrong passwords when trying to unlock your phone
• SIM Lock [14 day trial]: automatically locks your phone whenever someone replaces your SIM card

• App locker [14 day trial]: lock apps to protect your privacy and safety or lock your device settings to secure its configuration
• App Backup [14 day trial]: backup apps from your device to your SD card so you can restore them whenever necessary
• Call and Message Blocker: protect yourself against spammers, hackers and scammers. Get warned about suspicious text messages, filter and block unwanted calls and messages
• Wipe contacts, text messages, photos, browser history, calendar, format SD card, and restore mobile device to factory settings

AntiVirus FREE is available in 20 languages

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Technical Details

  • Size: 9.7MB
  • Version:
  • Developed By: AVG Mobile (Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window)
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Formatting file systems for removable storage
    • Read the low-level system log files
    • Monitor incoming SMS messages, to record or perform processing on them
    • Read the user's contacts data
    • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
    • Initiate a phone call without going through the Dialler user interface for the user to confirm the call being placed
    • Clear the caches of all installed applications on the device
    • Write (but not read) the user's contacts data
    • Read-only access to phone state
    • Get notified that the operating system has finished booting
    • Required to be able to access the camera device
    • Access fine (e.g. GPS) location
    • Manage the list of accounts in the AccountManager
    • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep the processor from sleeping or the screen from dimming
    • Access information about networks
    • Send SMS messages
    • Call killBackgroundProcesses(String)
    • Modify global audio settings
    • Disable the keyguard
    • Write (but not read) the user's calendar data
    • Write the sync settings
    • Open windows using the type TYPE_SYSTEM_ALERT, shown on top of all other applications
    • Open network sockets
    • Connect to a paired Bluetooth devices
    • Read or write the system settings
    • Discover and pair Bluetooth devices
    • Get information about the currently or recently running tasks: a thumbnail representation of the tasks, what activities are running in it, etc
    • Write to external storage
    • Write SMS messages
    • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
    • Access coarse (e.g. Mobile-ID, Wi-Fi) location
    • Mount and unmount file systems for removable storage
    • Read SMS messages
    • Find out the space used by any package
    • Collect battery statistics
    • Change Wi-Fi connectivity state
    • Read the sync settings
    • Access the vibration feature
    • Change the subscribed feeds ContentProvider
    • One or more permissions that have no effect because they are no longer supported in Android.
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.1
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 90 seconds

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great App 5 Sep 2012
By Ivan
Simply a must to protect your phone. Works seamlessly in the background. Once installed you never know it is there but you know you are protected.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars avg? 30 Mar 2014
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I have AVG on other devices which I swear by, to not have it on my KINDLE fire hdx is BAD, please sort this problem out!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Antivirus software 24 Sep 2013
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I have AVG free on my laptop and my tablet and it works perfectly. It warns me of imminent threats and removes them efficiently. I see no need to purchase a more expensive Product.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant as always 8 April 2013
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I always use avg products and have never once had a virus or other problem. I really like the 'task killer' feature - by far the quickest and easiest way to stop unwanted apps slowing your phone down.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars You can always trust AVG. 26 Sep 2013
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AVG is brilliant and free, what more could you ask for. I use it on all my gadgets and will continue to do so
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars On my PC, tablet and 'phone 6 May 2013
By A. Ward
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I have this installed on all three devices. The Android version is much slimmed down from the fully featured Windows PC version but still seems to work (never had a problem reported on Android). It monitors e-mail and web use and also keeps track of the amount of data you are using so that you can avoid exceeding the data limit (& very useful in case your mobile provider tries to claim that you have used more than your allowance and tries to charge you!)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars AVG 18 Jan 2014
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Hopefulkly it will keep my new hudle safe from corruption used on phone and it seemed ok so thought would load onto new hudle
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy to use Antivirus 16 Aug 2013
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I already have this Antivirus on my mobile and it dose what it says on the packet! easy to install and gives the option of scanning daily ,weekly or monthly great for us oldies
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