Best Free Antivirus Apps For Android Devices – 2018

Best Antivirus apps for Android

Android smartphones are quite popular among users. So Android users are now the primary target of hackers and scammers. Recently, we have seen lots of big attacks against Android. Several malware found infecting millions of devices. The number of threats for Android devices is rising. Tablets and Smartphones are important gadgets which carry our personal and professional. So it is necessary to protect our devices from potential threats.

To protect users, almost every antivirus company has released their apps for Android devices. These apps protect Android devices from potential threats and stop unwanted malicious files. If you search on Google Play store, you will find many antivirus apps there. But, not all offer a good level of protection. To make your search faster and help you, I have compiled the list of best Android Antivirus apps. You can download any of these free Antivirus apps on your Android phone and keep your phone safe from various threats.

Best Free Antivirus For Android

1. AVG Antivirus Free

AVG Free Android Antivirus

AVG is a popular antivirus vendor for windows that also released a free Antivirus app of Android devices. This app is known as AVG Antivirus Free. It scans files, apps and media real timeime and removes any kind of known threats. It also blocks malicious downloads and malicious apps on your device. It also comes with tracking feature which allows you to locate your lost or stolen mobile. It monitors your battery, files, apps, processes everything. If any task is causing overload on the device, it will kill the task. It also features internet protection which protects you from malicious websites and phishing pages. It also monitors your data consumption and warns if you use more data to avoid data charges.If you see the feature list, you will surely say that the app is more than antivirus solution. This app also has a premium version which comes with more powerful security features.

If you see the feature list, you will surely say that the app is more than antivirus solution. This app also has a premium version which comes with more powerful security features.

Download AVG from PlayStore

2. Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus

Avast Antivirus

Avast is also a known name in Antivirus. It offer a free Mobile antivirus dubbed as “Mobile Security & Antivirus”. It keeps your Android device safe from various known threats including malware, trojan and phishing.

It offers Antivirus Engine, App Locker, Charging Booster, Junk Cleaner, Web Shield and call blocker. It also helps you understand the apps’ access rights and permission. It also alerts when an app violates your privacy by sending your data to their servers.

Avast also reported as a solid security option for Android with 99.9 percent detection rate. If you can pay, you should go with premium offering to get most of it.

If you are looking for a good Antivirus app for Android, you should also check this app.

Download AVG

3. Sophos Free Antivirus and Security

Sophos Antivirus app for Android

Sophos is another known security company that offers Antivirus software for mobile devices. It has been a top performer for months for protecting Android devices against various kind of security threats.

This app returns no false positives. It protects your apps, files and photos. You also get various security and privacy tools with it. It also provides web filtering, password protection, spam blocking and security advice.

You can download this free Antivirus to keep your Android devices safe.


4. Norton AntiVirus & Security

 Norton Android

Norton is most popular antivirus for desktops which is also available as an Android app. This aims to protect android devices against loss, theft, and malware. It will protect your privacy and data and prevent all kind of malicious files. It detects and removes any kind of malicious app or virus detected on the device.

It blocks known malicious and fraudulent websites and guards against phishing pages.

It also comes with call and SMS blocking features. It also allows device owner to lock the device from a remote location. You can control your phone from a remote location with SMS commands that help in case of stolen.You can also wipe your phone of all data in the case of loss or theft. Thus it helps to protect your personal and important information.

Install from Google Play

5. Trend Micro Mobile Security & Antivirus

Trend Micro Mobile Security & Antivirus

This is another notable Antivirus app for Android devices. In several tests, this app managed to show its robust performance and more than 99.9 percent malware detection ratio.

The free antivirus provides protection against various malware and internet threats. It protects you from trojan, malware, phishing and more threats. It also helps you save battery and boost memory.


There are many other free apps are also available which can be found on Google Play Store, but these apps work best. Almost all apps come with similar features but the main thing is their performance and perfection in performing their task. If you think i forgot to mention something, let us know via comments.

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Deepanker Verma is the founder of Techlomedia. He is a tech blogger, developer and gadget freak.

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