Top 5 Android Security Software Applications for Mobile Devices


We Have Compiled Our Top 5 Android Security Software Applications for Mobile Devices That Everyone Should Try.

Android Logo Web Technology News BlogAny Android User should always consider and protect themselves against any possible security breaches including hackers and fraudsters, which could gain access to a user data on their Android smartphone or tablet.


Luckily, there are free solutions to help minimize the risk of data loss and lock down vulnerabilities for mobile Android users, the solutions include well known brands that are now delivering their software apps via Google store as security apps. As there are so many options in terms of security suites, in this post we have compiled our favourite and trusted applications for our readers. These includes a feature comparison and advantages for each applications.

It can be noted below our top five list and respective decriptions:

AVAST Mobile Security & Antivirus

Our number in our ranking includes tools such as virus scanner, virus removal, protector, network meter, app manager, app lock, and even firewall (on rooted phones).

Detailed feature descriptions:

  • Antivirus Engine: Virus scanner automatically scans installed apps, memory card content and new apps upon first use. Schedule automatic scans for when you sleep. Includes SMS/file scanning for complete mobile protection.
  • Privacy Report & Apps Manager: Provides insights about installed apps and helps you understand your apps' access rights, intentions, and permissions.
  • SMS and Call Filter: Allows you to retain your privacy. Block numbers from those you don't want to be able to contact you.
  • Web Shield: Blocks malware infected links, as well as Trojans, adware and spyware and even USSD numbers (which have the ability to wipe your device's memory). Also fixes mistyped URLs.
  • Network Meter: Measures incoming/outgoing data transfers.
  • Firewall (rooted devices only): Blocks hackers from getting in.
  • App Locking: Locks any two apps with a PIN/gesture.
  • Backup: Allows backup of contacts, SMS/call logs, and photos.

Norton Security & Antivirus

Norton provides proactive protection against potentially risky apps that could leak your personal information and content, excessively use battery and data or have intrusive behaviour.

Detailed feature descriptions:
  •  Use SMS to remotely lock your lost or stolen phone.
  •  Scan and remove apps that have malware/viruses that can harm or slow your device.

Kaspersky Internet Security

Anti-theft protection and antivirus. Core, essential protection is absolutely free.

Detailed feature descriptions:
  • Technology against viruses, spyware, Trojans and more.
  • Antivirus Scanner that runs an on-demand malware scans of your device.
  • Advanced Anti-Theft Protection, including Lock & Locate, Wipe, Full wipe, Mugshot.

Trend Micro Mobile Security & Antivirus

Antivirus, & Performance Booster app provides “100% detection” according to Av-test.org. Blocks malware downloaded from Google Play before installation to provide comprehensive data protection.

Protect your privacy; find your lost phone or tablet; backup photos and videos; increase device performance with new system tuner, battery saver, task killer and memory booster.

Detailed feature descriptions:
  • Free Antivirus Protection & Scanner.
  • 50MB of Cloud Storage to backup contacts/photos/etc.
  • Privacy Scanner for Facebook.
  • Battery Saver and status.
  • Memory Booster and status.
  • Just-a-Phone – kills non-essential background processes during calls when your battery is low.
  • Free History Cleaner.

Qihoo 360 Security

Completely free with no in-app purchases and no premium version.

Detailed feature descriptions:

- ONE TAP BOOSTER: Clean memory processes to make your phone run smoothly, while saving battery life.

- ONE TAP CLEANER: Get rid of junk files generated from everyday use, to free up more storage space on your mobile device.

- ONE TAP ANTIVIRUS: Delete all Viruses, Malware, and Trojans, while patching all system vulnerabilities to protect your privacy and personal data.

Google Store Qihoo Security

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