Installing Avast Mobile Security

Avast Mobile Security for Android is a comprehensive security app that protects your Android devices against phishing, malware, spyware, and malicious viruses such as trojans. Additionally, the Anti-Theft feature allows you to locate, track, and remotely control your device if it is lost or stolen.

Avast Mobile Security for iOS is a comprehensive security app that keeps you secure online by scanning Wi-Fi networks for vulnerabilities. Additionally, the Identity Protection feature alerts you if any passwords linked to your email address have been leaked online.

Avast Mobile Security is available as both a free and paid product. This article explains how to install the free version of the app, then optionally upgrade to Avast Mobile Security Premium.

Install Avast Mobile Security

  1. On your Android device, tap the button below to open the Avast Mobile Security product page in Google Play Store.
    Go to Google Play Store
  2. Tap Install to download and install the app. When installation is complete, tap Open.
  3. Tap Scan Now, then Allow to give Avast Mobile Security access to your device.
  4. Wait while Avast Mobile Security scans your device.
  5. Tap Continue with free to start using the free version of the app.

Avast Mobile Security is now installed on your Android device.

  1. On your iOS device, tap the button below to open the Avast Mobile Security product page in the App Store.
    Go to the App Store
  2. Tap Get to download and install the app. When installation is complete, tap Open.
  3. Tap Not now to start using the free version of the app.
  4. Tap Allow so that Avast Mobile Security can send you notifications.

Avast Mobile Security is now installed on your iOS device.

Upgrade to Avast Mobile Security Premium

You can purchase an Avast Mobile Security Premium subscription by tapping Upgrade in the top-right corner of the main app screen. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the purchase via Google Play Store.

Your paid subscription activates automatically. If you already purchased Avast Mobile Security Premium via another sales channel, you need to manually activate your subscription. For detailed activation instructions, refer to the following article:

You can purchase an Avast Mobile Security Premium subscription by tapping Upgrade in the top-right corner of the main app screen. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the purchase via the App Store.

Your paid subscription activates automatically. If you already purchased Avast Mobile Security Premium via another sales channel, you need to manually activate your subscription. For detailed activation instructions, refer to the following article:

Troubleshooting

If you experience any installation issues, ensure your Android device meets the minimum system requirements.

  • Google Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21) or higher
  • Internet connection to download, activate, and maintain app updates

If the issue persists, contact Avast Support.

If you experience any installation issues, ensure your iOS device meets the minimum system requirements.

  • Apple iOS 12.0 or higher
  • Internet connection to download, activate, and maintain app updates

If the issue persists, contact Avast Support.

Further recommendations

For more information about features available in Avast Mobile Security, refer to the following article:

For instructions on how to use Avast Mobile Security, refer to the following article:

For more information about features available in Avast Mobile Security, refer to the following article:

For instructions on how to use Avast Mobile Security, refer to the following article:

  • Avast Mobile Security 6.x for Android
  • Avast Mobile Security Premium 6.x for Android
  • Avast Mobile Security 2.x for iOS
  • Avast Mobile Security Premium 2.x for iOS
  • Google Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21) or higher
  • Apple iOS 12.0 or higher

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