Google’s Android OS is most popular mobile Operating System. Android is widely used OS. Google pushes major updates to the OS every year and it also releases minor updates every few months. Once the update is released by the company it is upto the OEM whether the push the update on their devices or not.
Most Android devices don’t get updates after one year of their launch and hence they are left with outdated OS. Monthly security patches are also not released for many devices. So you are left with unsecured device. So to overcome this issue, we are going to tell you about a Antivirus app through which you can protect your smartphone.
Today we are going to tell you about AVG Antivirus Free. It is an free Antivirus Android app. We are going to review the app and show you how you can keep your smartphone safe.
Review: AVG Antivirus Free for Android
This Antivirus is a free app. You can download the AVG Antivirus App from Google Play Store. It comes with many features through which you can keep your Android smartphone safe and secure.
AVG AntiVirus FREE 2017 (Virus Cleaner) is available for Android phones and tablets. It helps you in protecting your phone from harmful viruses, malware, spyware, scamware and text messages and keep your personal data safe with an app lock and picture vault.
AVG AntiVirus FREE 2017 (Virus Cleaner) for Android comes with following features:
- Scan apps, games, settings and files in real-time
- Enable locating your lost phone via Google Maps
- Kill tasks that slow down your device
- Monitor & Optimize battery, storage and data package usage
- Lock sensitive apps
- Phone locator, task killer, app lock, call blocker, WiFi Scanner / Analyzer / Inspector
- Hide your most-private photos in an encrypted Vault
- Scan WiFi networks for encryption issues, weak passwords and other threats
- Defends against malicious apps, viruses, malware and spyware
- Identifies unsecure device settings and advises how to fix them
- Checks media files for malicious software and security threats
- Guards you from phishing attacks
Once you install the Avg Antivirus Free app on your Android smartphone, you are greeted with a big circular scan button. You can click the scan button to search for issues on your phone. It will also search for Virus on your Android device and fix the issues.
With the Avg Antivirus Free you can also enable Anti Theft feature. With this feature you can locate your Android phone if it is lost or stolen. You can enable it to take photo of the thief and also lock the device.
Avg Antivirus has a vault feature. With the Vault, you can keep important files, photos or other things in a secret vault. You can also lock photos, camera and other apps with the AVG app. It can tune up your phone’s performance.
Avg Antivirus Free Android App comes with call an SMS blocking feature. With the app you can block the spam and unwanted calls and messages easily. It also warns about suspicious text messages, filter and block unwanted calls and messages.
Overall Avg Antivirus Free is an all in one app to keep your Android smartphone upto date, secure, private, safe and boost mobile performance. In our review the app performed well and all features worked as described. You can get the AVG Antivirus app for free from Google Play Store. It is available in 33 languages. There is a pro version of the app as well, you can choose your membership from In-app Purchase.