Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus application is offered in two options: free and Premium-versions. The interface of the program is convenient and simple in use. It is necessary to accept the license agreement and to realize system scanning at primary application launch.
How Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus looks like
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The free version provides practically all functions, including: antivirus scanning of system and monitoring of applications, file system, memory card and incoming messages. Initial scanning is realized after application installation. When the threats are detected the antivirus reports about them and suggests fixing a problem. It is possible to specify in settings what is necessary to check: applications or files. It is possible to use both types and to adjust automatic scanning. The application allows adjusting separately the safety screen for applications — scanning of the installed applications; the web-screen — links control; the screen of file system —monitoring of file system of the device; the screen of messages — control of incoming messages content (SMS, messengers).
The anti-theft module supports function of remote management, blocking, sound signal installation and transfer of GPS data. The distinctive feature from other antivirus solutions of this class is the existence of geofencing function. This function allows establishing the perimeter where the device can move. In case of an exit out of the perimeter limits, the device activates the necessary actions in an automatic mode (blocking, a sound signal, transfer of GPS data, etc.).
Avast Mobile Security supports firewall work, and also realizes check of wireless connection safety. In case of detection of harmful content, harmful sites are blocked. Besides, the application conducts statistics of date transmission during using a mobile network.
The function of backup of personal contacts, SMS, calls, etc. is supported to exclude loss of data. Let's note that the unlimited number of blocked applications, the advertizing detector, remote management, restoration and elimination of safety problems (function of the adviser for safety) and a geofencing are supported in the paid (Premium) version. They also give an opportunity to keep media files in cloud storage. It is possible to install the module of system work optimization if it’s necessary.
It should be noted that the application possesses an extensive package of functional capabilities that allows providing complex protection of the device. But some modules should be loaded separately (system optimization) that worsens general impression.