How to protect your Android phone from malware

Post On: January 21, 2017
By: dhioendar
In: News

Below is explanation of how to protect your Android phone from malware you can use.

Download apps from authorized sources.

Mobile spyware is increasing so you have to protect your Android phone with choosing safe apps and download apps only from authorized sources like Google, Amazon, Samsung or other major manufacturers.

Watch out for suspicious apps and pirated apps.

Fake BBM app is one great example, where many people just downloaded it without read the reviews. The best defenses against malware are notice things with outrages promises, see bad reviews and sketchy app permissions.

How to protect your Android phone from malware with adjusting the setting

Settings.

Google has several settings in Android OS that can prevent malicious attacks. This feature is enabled by default and you can access it in Google Settings app. Go to Settings, click Security and scrolling down to Verify apps.

How to protect your Android phone from malware with android settings

Always update apps and update your system.

Updates can fix bugs, enhancements and new features that can make your device more secure. To update your system go to Settings > About Tablet > System Updates.

How to protect your Android phone from malware with system updates

How to protect your Android phone from malware with antivirus apps

Download Antivirus apps.

You can choose among Avast

How to protect your Android phone from malware with avast

AVG

How to protect your Android phone from malware with avg

Bitdefender

How to protect your Android phone from malware with bitdefender

Kaspersky

How to protect your Android phone from malware with kaspersky

Sophos

How to protect your Android phone from malware with sophos

Norton

How to protect your Android phone from malware with norton

TrendMicro.

How to protect your Android phone from malware with trendmicro

Lookout and TrustGo are good newcomers of mobile security providers.

How to protect your Android phone from malware with lookout

 

How to protect your Android phone from malware with trustgo

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