Avast! Antivirus & Security is one of the oldest security suite for Android that carries necessary tools to secure phones and tablets from malwares and internet threats. All the app features are now available for free. Few features like Network Meter and Anti-Theft have been removed from the suite. Anti-Theft is not available as separate free app.
Developer: AVAST Software
Current Version: 6.10.4
Supported OS: Android 4.1 and above
Safe APK: Avast Mobile Security APK was fetched from Play Store and published here without any modifications. See its hashes on download page.
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– Virus and malware scanner automatically scans for infected apps and trojans. Newly installed apps are scanned for safety.
– Scans and blocks infected links, adware, spyware and USSD numbers that have the ability to wipe your device memory. Automatically corrects mistyped URLs.
– Provides insights about installed apps and helps you understand your apps access rights, ad network integrations, and permissions.
– Block unwanted callers by blocking their phone numbers.
– Lock apps with security PIN to retain your privacy. (App Locker is also available as separate app and includes more features)
– Check WiFi to make sure your connection is safe.
– No more ads on the Charging Screen! Added shortcuts to your favorite features.
– Many bug fixes to improve performance and stability.
Overview of Previous Updates:
– Android home screen widget now performs actions in the background.
– Improved design of home screen.
– Faster initialization – app launch time cut in half.
– Bug fix: license not restored when logging in to account.
– Bug fix: Call Blocker blocks all callers when only one country should be blocked.
– Photo Vault better handling of SD cards.
– Activity Log redesigned.
– App Locking settings easier to find and manage.
– Ignored Issues now appear in main menu.
– Less ads! Less clutter on the home screen
– New Safe Clean flow shows more details about junk to clean
– App Locking settings easier to access from lock screen
– Bug fix: Android Oreo virus definition updates
– Bug fix: new network dialog sometimes shown too often
– Bug fix: Anti-Theft permission missing notifications too persistent
– Bug fix: Charging screen right-to-left language improvements
– Android O support
– App Unlock screen keys displayed correctly
– Anti-Theft SMS commands fixed
– Call Blocker country code bugs fixed
– Faster loading of results screen after a scan, cleaning or boost is finished
– Improved scan complete dialog
– Rescan option added to Issues screen