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Check and Remove Malware from Android with Norton Mobile Security

The number of Android apps are infected with malware in Google’s Play store nearly quadrupled between 2012 and 2014. Make no mistake about it, there is such a thing as Android malware, cyber criminals create malware-spreading apps in devious attempts to get personal details unethically and advertisers use it as a marketing channel by bundling different ads with apps. In the first case, the users’ mobile security is clearly compromised. In the second one, the ad-app bundle is seldom mentioned, so users who download it unknowingly face a mobile privacy threat.

Remove Malware from Android with Norton Mobile Security

Remove Malware from Android with Norton Mobile Security

So, many people doesn’t event know that their phone is malware affected or it can get affected due some reasons. The only reason to share this post is to educate you guys how to Check and Remove Malware from Android. As we all know, Norton is a well established company in mobile security and their app is capable enough to remove the malware from your device. If you want to ensure whether your device is malware free or not, you must follow the steps mentioned below:

Check and Remove Malware from Android with Norton Mobile Security

  1. Open Norton Mobile Security on the affected Android device, you will automatically see the warning else just scan your device to check for the malware.
  2. A message stating “Your device is at risk” should appear, tap Fix Now.
    Note: If no risk message is displayed run a malware scan by taping Scan Now.
  3. Tap Delete to remove the malware
  4. When prompted, select Uninstall:
  5. Finally, run a malware scan by tapping Scan Now.

If you have any concern about the process or you have any other way to do so, please let us know, we will try to list them as well.

Source: Symantec