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NQ Mobile Security & Antivirus
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NQ Mobile Security & Antivirus

by NQ Mobile Inc.
Platform: Android Rated: All Ages
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Price: £0.00 Price inclusive of VAT if applicable.
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Product details

  • ASIN: B0069AAQ5O
  • Release Date: 17 Nov 2011
  • Rated: All Ages This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #8,603 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Antivirus and security protection for safe browsing and downloading
  • Privacy protection to keep your private data secure
  • System optimization for traffic monitoring and fast speeds
  • Backup and restore to retrieve contacts and messages
  • Locator to find your phone to remotely in case you lose it

Product Description

Mobile Security, Remove Malware, Spyware & Viruses and Stay Away from Phone Hacking. Download for FREE now!
Protect your android phone with West Coast Labs certified NQ Mobile Security & Antivirus from viruses, malware, spyware, trojans and phone hacking. Download NQ Mobile Security for FREE Antivirus, privacy protection, phone locator, data backup, safe browsing, traffic monitoring and many other security protections.


• Antivirus: blocks viruses, malware, spyware and trojans , and uninstalls malicious apps to protect you from phone hacking
• Safe browsing: protects you from phishing, fraud sites and malware while browsing the Internet
• Safe download: real –time scan apps during download
• FREE virus database update ensures you’re always protected from the latest threats
• Privacy protection: monitors apps that access your private data without your permission
• Traffic monitoring: provides real-time updates on data usage to ensure you don’t go over your plan’s limits
• One-touch device optimization: ensures your Android phone running at top speed by closing apps that run in the background without your knowledge
• Backup & restore: allows you easily backup and retrieve contacts and messages on mobile phones running on different operating systems, including iOS, Android, BlackBerry or Nokia phone and manages your backup data from web with a free account at NQ Space (
• Remotely locate your lost phone
Upgrade to NQ PREMIUM for premium protections and privileges:
• Automatic virus database update
• Premium Anti-lost features allow you access your lost phone to lock, sound a loud alarm and wipe your personal data remotely on your lost phone
• Anti-eavesdropping protection: scan and alarm you if spyware is installed on your phone
• Safe online banking: protects mobile payment and transactions on your phone
For more news about free apps & mobile security updates, please visit NQ Mobile's Blog,
Follow NQ on Twitter & Facebook to get instant updates on mobile security & productivity news.
Other apps from NQ include: Android Booster, Call Blocker, Super Task Killer & Android Contact Delete.

This app may be incompatible with the following apps: Lookout, AVG, Dr.Web, Antivirus Free, Trend Micro, Mcafee, Kaspersky, F-secure
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Technical Details

  • Size: 3MB
  • Version:
  • Developed By: NQ Mobile Inc.
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Get information about the currently or recently running tasks: a thumbnail representation of the tasks, what activities are running in it, etc
    • Monitor, modify or abort outgoing calls
    • Write to external storage
    • Read the low-level system log files
    • Write SMS messages
    • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
    • Access coarse (e.g. Mobile-ID, Wi-Fi) location
    • 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
    • Write (but not read) the user's contacts data
    • Act as an AccountAuthenticator for the AccountManager
    • Read-only access to phone state
    • Mount and unmount file systems for removable storage
    • Read SMS messages
    • Get notified that the operating system has finished booting
    • Access fine (e.g. GPS) location
    • Manage the list of accounts in the AccountManager
    • Find out the space used by any package
    • Create mock location providers for testing
    • Access information about networks
    • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep the processor from sleeping or the screen from dimming
    • Request authtokens from the AccountManager
    • Send SMS messages
    • Write the APN settings
    • Collect battery statistics
    • Call killBackgroundProcesses(String)
    • Write the sync settings
    • Open windows using the type TYPE_SYSTEM_ALERT, shown on top of all other applications
    • Modify of the telephony state - power on, mmi, etc
    • Open network sockets
    • Read or write the system settings
    • Change Wi-Fi connectivity state
    • Access extra location provider commands
    • Read the sync settings
    • Access the vibration feature
    • Change network connectivity state
    • Modify the current configuration, such as locale
    • One or more permissions that have no effect because they are no longer supported in Android.
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.0
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 30 seconds

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
20 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars NQ review 29 Jan 2013
I use this on my mobile and I would recommend it for the Kindle. It is easy to use and updates quickly.
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17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great little app 19 Jan 2013
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free app keeps you safe from viruses, downloaded by my son as he uses it on his smartphone, easy to set up and use. recommended.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars amazing 29 April 2013
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One word. Amazing. I had a spam virus that said "you have won an iPad" and "speed up your phone" but I found out your amazing app had deleted the spam. Thank you.
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says on the tin 4 Feb 2013
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This neat little app does EXACTLY what it claims on the tin... it keeps all the nasties at arms length,
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars secure 23 April 2013
Verified Purchase
So glad I have installed this , feel safer buying products online, would recommend this to anybody with kindle fire
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good 13 April 2013
By Phoenix
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I bought this to protect my KindleFire HD it does what it says it will so quite happy with it
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Showing as malicious 6 Mar 2014
By tooty
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Been during this app with no problems for over a year been working great, now it's showing as a malicious app update of data base.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent product 17 Dec 2013
Verified Purchase
Had this for about a year and changed over to ensure variety of security features. Would wholeheartedly recommend this app. Regular reminders to update. Thank you NQ for doing a sterling job.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars It might work for you
Didn't actually hate it it just didn't work on my mobile.Worked for a few days then when it did a quick scan it froze.
Published 18 days ago by didowolf
2.0 out of 5 stars Not so good!
The NQ app let a virus on my Kindle and wouldn't give me the option to delete it. The virus shut down NQ and wouldn't scan or do anything. Removed from device. Read more
Published 6 months ago by Lloyd
3.0 out of 5 stars NQ Mobile
Be advised not to download this app if to used outside UK USA as does not update as to secure you Kindle !!
Published 7 months ago by Mr. R. Bruce
2.0 out of 5 stars Had to remove it.
Wanted to protect my new kindle but asked first if it was necessary, was told kindle is very secure but was up to me . Read more
Published 8 months ago by She
3.0 out of 5 stars Security on a tablet
This is a no nonsense app that offers good and solid protection for you appliance, Suck it and see for yourself.
Published 8 months ago by G. D. Pelling
1.0 out of 5 stars nq
its wasn't what I really wanted
it didn't do what Id hope for . and so I was very disappointed
Published 8 months ago by dodger
5.0 out of 5 stars Great little app.
Brilliant app. Updates regularly and an optimise option to save battery and memory. Recommend it to everyone for android phones and tablets.
Published 9 months ago by JanS
4.0 out of 5 stars security
this is a free have installed it on my new kindle fire and it seems to be working ok . only had the kindle for 2 days so hope all goes well with this security
Published 11 months ago by alice
5.0 out of 5 stars Effective
Good security it seems! No problems so I guess it's working ok. Easy to use and update but can upgrade if desired for extra security.
Published 11 months ago by Blondemax
5.0 out of 5 stars NQ Security
I was looking for a suitable internet protection for my kindle fire and spoke to someone at Amazon for advice. They directed me to the apps page and store. Read more
Published 12 months ago by Mr. R. D. Dunn
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