Avira Mobile Security Application

Avira Mobile Security

Avira Mobile Security Application

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Avira Mobile Security – Overview:

Avira Mobile Security

Avira Mobile Security Application – Overview

The important three companies that are known for their free antivirus software are:

  • AVG
  • Avast
  • the German supplier, Avira.
    Though Avast mobile security application claimed more than 198 million customers, but Avira mobile security application is found to be contains much more than 232,924,187+…
    Avira mobile security application which is also falls under the category of free antivirus comes with a number of modules for free and encourages the customers to upgrade by adding paid-for extras for:
  • AV scans
  • real time protection
  • a two-way firewall
  • a social network shield
  • a scan scheduler.
    Apart from this, also comes with all the admin functions like quarantined files.  

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Avira Mobile Security – Features:

  • AntiAd/Spyware
  • Real-Time Protection
  • Browser Tracking Blocker
  • Website Safety Advisor
  • Provides reliable protection against viruses that attacks the mobile terminal. and this helps not to get infected or pass on infections to others
  • Comes with proven, multi-award-winning anti-virus and malware protection technology that holds:
    • extremely high degree of protection
    • particularly designed for use in mobile terminals.
  • Highly supportable for the current conventional mobile phone models
  • Contains minimum RAM load due to slim program package
  • Holds fast, resource-saving update through single file update
  • Includes all upgrades, licenses free updates and 14 days installation support                                top

Avira Mobile Security – Work Functions:

  • Act as a control center for:
    • monitoring
    • administering
    • controlling the entire program
  • Provides central configuration with user-friendly standard along with the advanced options and context-sensitive help
  • Performs scanner (On-Demand Scan) with profile-controlled and configurable search for all known types of viruses and malwares
  • On integrating into the Windows Vista User Account Control lets to carry out tasks that requires administrator rights
  • Performs Guard (On-Access Scan) for continuous monitoring of all file access attempts
  • Its quarantine management integration helps to isolate and process suspicious files
  • Its Rootkit protection feature detects the hidden malware installed in the computer system (rootkits) and this applicable only for 32-bit systems
  • Provides direct access to the detailed information on the detected viruses and malwares by using the internet
  • Performs the work functions like:
    • Quick and simple updates to the program
    • virus definitions
    • search engine through single file update
    • incremental VDF updates through the webserver on the Internet
  • Its integrated scheduler performs the plan one-off or recurring tasks like updates or test runs
  • Works on very high rates of virus and malware detection by using the innovative search technologies like search engines and heuristic search processes
  • Achieves detection of all common archive types that includes the detection of nested archives and smart extensions
  • Carries high-performance multi-threading function which meant, simultaneous high-speed scanning of multiple files.

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Avira Mobile Security – General and Technical Details:

General Features
Developer Avira
Last Updated December 4, 2014
Operating system
Windows (all)
Computer software
Germany (1986)
Security Software
Antivirus Software
Additional Requirements
Security Type
Mobile Security
Security Features
Scream Alarm, Multi-Device Protection, Combined Device Protection, Multi-platform Compatible, Convenient Web Portal, Remote Lock and Remote Wipe, Contacts Backup and Restore, Call and Text Blocker, Sim Card Lock, Tracking and Recovery is Easy with Remote Locate, Lost Notice and Sneak Peek Features, Automatically Scans Downloaded Apps and App Updates for Threats, Automatic SD Card Scan, Phishing Protection, Web-based Management, Norton Community Watch, Safeguards the Personal Stuff Stored on Mobile Devices
File size
147 MB
Model ID Mobile Security
Antivirus Protection
File size
147 MB
Application Control
Supported Browsers
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
Optional: Mozilla Firefox 2 or later
Device Requirements
Microsoft Windows Vista (32 or 64 Bit) or
Microsoft Windows XP Home or Professional, SP2 recommended, or
Microsoft Windows 2000, SP 4 recommended
At least 192 MB RAM with Windows 2000/XP
At least 512 MB RAM with Windows Vista
30 MB free memory space on the hard disk (more if using the quarantine function)
100 MB temporary memory space on the hard disk
System Requirements (Pocket PC) Operating Systems – Windows 2000, XP, Vista
Microsoft ActiveSync 3.5 or higher Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher

Processors – Pentium II processor or higher
System Requirements (PDA) Operating Systems – Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition, Windows Mobile 5 and Windows Mobile 6.1 (Classic and Professional Edition)
Processors – ARM or Intel x86
RAM approx. 250 KB
File system: approx. 580 KB
System Requirements (Smartphone) Operating Systems – Symbian 7.0 till 8.1, Series 60
Symbian 7.x, Series 80

Supported Models Nokia 3230, 6260, 6600, 6620, 6630, 6670, 6680, 6681, 6682, 7610, N70 and N72
Panasonic X700 and X800
Samsung SGH-Z600, SGH-D720 and SGH-D730Nokia Communicator 9300 and 9500
Category Utilities
Updated Oct 02, 2014
Version 1.5.2
Size 9.9 MB
Languages English, Bokmål, Norwegian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Rated 5+
License Freeware
Founder Tjark Auerbach
Seller Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG
© 2014 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG.

Headquarters Tettnang, Germany
Key people Travis Witteveen – CEO
Products Antivirus software
Number of employees 500+

Avira Mobile Security – Android Security Features:

Avira Mobile Security

Avira Mobile Security Application – Android Security

Avira mobile security application’s android security contains five buttons:

  • Antivirus
  • Blacklist
  • Anti-theft
  • Settings
  • Help.
    On tapping the antivirus, the option to scan the smartphone is provided and when tapped the scan option, the app starts to scan the installed apps and files on both the internal memory and the SD card. The scanning process will be taking entire 3 minutes to perform the complete actions.

On tapping the Blacklist option leads to a screen likes:

  • Blacklist
  • Blocked Events
  • Add.
    Through this option, the user can go for:
  • blacklist calls and/or SMS messages that is based on the contacts
  • call log or SMS log on the phone or create one manually.
    This feature is useful for avoiding bothering peoples such as telemarketers.
    Anti-theft is particularly helpful as it comes with the:
  • device location
  • remote wipe
  • scream
  • lock
  • blacklist.
    Those anti-theft features are accessed through a Web portal and moreover, Locate Device will be taking 15 seconds to pinpoints the device on a Google map. Trigger Scream lets to identify the device and produces sound even if the device is on mute or vibrate and this characteristics is named as “scream.” Wipe deletes the information on the SIM card, all storage in the internal and SD card and performs a factory reset.
    The smartphone can be locked and unlocked by using a PIN that provides protection above and beyond by the Avira mobile security android security feature. Locking the smartphone generates a message which can be customized to be displayed on the screen. There also comes a heading for Blacklist on the Web portal which will be directed to the Blacklist features within the app.
    Avira mobile security application’s startup wizard is blown with a welcome pop-up in order to explain about the certain features and its works. Avira mobile security application is faster, less obtrusive with more features that is much more rich when compared to the other mobile security applications.        top

Avira Mobile Security – Installation:

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Avira mobile security application’s installation is much more simple with the following steps:

  • navigate to the Google Play Store
  • search for “Avira free”
  • install the app
  • create an avira account by providing email and password in the required screen
    After a successful new account creation, a message will be delivered stating that the user can control the device using the Web console and upto five devices in total can be managed by this single account. Enable device administrator option is provided which allows remotely to wipe and lock and upon tapping the Enable option, a pop-up is triggered that warning to go for disabling the Device Administrator before uninstalling the app.                                                                                                                  top

Avira Mobile Security – Download:

Google play

Click on Google play

App Store

Click on App Store

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