Uninstalling Avast Mobile Security

To uninstall Avast Mobile Security from Android, follow the steps below according to your preferred method:

  1. Uninstall via app settings
  2. Uninstall via device settings
  3. Uninstall via Google Play Store
Uninstallation via app settings is the most reliable method, as it de-activates the Device administrator permission for Avast Mobile Security.

Uninstall via app settings

  1. On the Home screen of your device, tap the Avast Mobile Security icon on to open the app.
  2. Tap Menu (three lines) in the top-left corner of the main app screen.
  3. Tap SettingsUninstall app.
    The Uninstall app option only appears when the Device administrator permission for Avast Mobile Security is activated. If this permission is already de-activated, you can uninstall the app either via device settings or Google Play Store.
  4. Enter your PIN or use your fingerprint to authorize the change. If you do not know your PIN, refer to the following article for advice:
  5. Tap the green (ON) slider so it changes to white (OFF), then tap Uninstall app.
  6. Tap Uninstall, then OK to confirm uninstallation.

Avast Mobile Security is now uninstalled from your device.

If you need to reinstall Avast Mobile Security, refer to the following article:

If you have a paid Avast Mobile Security subscription, removing the app from your device does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling an Avast subscription, refer to the following article:

Uninstall via device settings

These steps can differ slightly depending on your device model, Android version, and vendor customizations.
  1. Open your device Settings and go to Apps.
  2. Select Avast Mobile Security.
  3. Select Uninstall.
  4. If prompted, tap Deactivate and uninstall.
  5. Tap OK to confirm uninstallation.

Avast Mobile Security is now uninstalled from your device.

If you need to reinstall Avast Mobile Security, refer to the following article:

If you have a paid Avast Mobile Security subscription, removing the app from your device does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling an Avast subscription, refer to the following article:

Uninstall via Google Play Store

Uninstallation via Google Play Store is not possible if the the Device administrator permission for Avast Mobile Security is activated.
  1. On the Home screen of your device, tap the Play Store icon to open Google Play Store.
  2. In the search bar, type Avast Mobile Security, and select the relevant option from the search results.
  3. Tap Uninstall, then Uninstall again to confirm uninstallation.

Avast Mobile Security is now uninstalled from your device.

If you need to reinstall Avast Mobile Security, refer to the following article:

If you have a paid Avast Mobile Security subscription, removing the app from your device does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling an Avast subscription, refer to the following article:

To uninstall Avast Mobile Security from iOS, follow the steps below according to your iOS version:

iOS 13 and later

  1. On the Home screen of your device, touch and hold the Avast Security icon.
  2. Select Remove App from the menu that appears.
  3. Select Delete App to remove Avast Mobile Security and all of your app data.
  4. Select Delete to confirm removal.

Avast Mobile Security is now uninstalled from your device.

If you need to reinstall Avast Mobile Security, refer to the following article:

If you have a paid Avast Mobile Security subscription, removing the app from your device does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling an Avast subscription, refer to the following article:

iOS 12 and earlier

  1. On the Home screen of your device, touch and hold the Avast Security icon until it starts to wiggle.
  2. Tap the small x that appears in the top-left corner of the icon.
  3. Select Delete to confirm removal.

Avast Mobile Security is now uninstalled from your device.

If you need to reinstall Avast Mobile Security, refer to the following article:

If you have a paid Avast Mobile Security subscription, removing the app from your device does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling an Avast subscription, refer to the following article:
  • Avast Mobile Security Premium 6.x for Android
  • Avast Mobile Security 6.x for Android

  • Avast Mobile Security Premium 2.x for iOS
  • Avast Mobile Security 2.x for iOS
  • Google Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21) or later
  • Apple iOS 12.0 or later
  • Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

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