Uninstalling Avast Mobile Security

Refer to the relevant section below, according to your device:

Android

To uninstall Avast Mobile Security from Android, refer to the instructions in the relevant section below according to your preferred method.

We recommend following the steps for uninstalling Avast Mobile Security via the App Settings, as this method automatically deactivates the Device administrator permission for Avast Mobile Security, which is essential for proper uninstallation.
  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 deactivated, you can uninstall the app via Google Play.
  1. 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:
  2. Tap the green (ON) slider so that it changes to white (OFF), then tap Uninstall App. The App info screen opens.
  3. Tap Uninstall, then OK to confirm uninstallation.
  1. On the Home screen of your device, tap the Google Play Store icon to open the store.
  2. Search for 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 Android device. If you need to reinstall Avast Mobile Security, refer to the following article:

If you have a paid Avast Mobile Security Premium 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:

iPhone/iPad

To uninstall Avast Mobile Security from iOS, refer to the instructions in the relevant section below according to your iOS version.

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

If you have a paid Avast Mobile Security Premium 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

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