Over 100 million downloads

Google Play 4.7 rating

Protect your phone or tablet with the best

AVG AntiVirus guards against viruses, spyware, thieves, & snoops


Android Antivirus

Powerful mobile security used by millions

Ours was the first antivirus app on Google Play to break 100 million downloads, and is used today to secure phones and tablets across the globe.

Once installed, it runs silently to protect you from the latest viruses, malware, spyware, unsafe apps and settings, and other nasty threats.

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Anti-Theft Phone Tracker

Lost it? Remotely find & lock it.

Just visit our Anti-Theft website from another device to locate and track your lost phone or tablet on Google Maps. You can even remotely lock it and blast an alarm at full volume.

Best of all, if you think your mobile is gone for good, you can remotely wipe it to prevent your private data from falling into the wrong hands.

Anti-theft service of AVG Antivirus for Android

Camera Trap

See who's got your phone or tablet

Now you'll know if an annoying brother—or master thief—tries snooping on your phone or tablet. When anyone fails 3 times to unlock your device, Camera Trap will take a secret photo of them and then email that photo to you with the time and location of the incident.

Anti-theft Camera Trap
AVG AntiVirus for Android

AVG AntiVirus for Android

Mobile security for your photos, messages, & memories

Technical Specifications

For personal and family use only. Not for business or commercial use.

System Requirements

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Android 6.0 (Marshmallow, API level 23) or above


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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why does AVG offer one of the best Android antivirus solutions?

    AVG AntiVirus for Android is one of the best free antivirus apps for Android because our powerful security app has been specially designed with Android devices in mind. With a cutting-edge antivirus engine, you’ll be protected against the wide range of Android malware, which includes ransomware, spyware, adware, and more. Should your Android device get stolen or lost, we’ll lock it up and help you track it down with the built-in Anti-Theft Phone Tracker.

    Upgrade to PRO to automatically lock your device if a thief swaps out your SIM, secretly capture the thief’s identity with the Camera Trap, and place a fingerprint or PIN lock on any apps you choose. This comprehensive feature set and world-class anti-malware protection are just two of the reasons why AVG AntiVirus for Android has earned a 4.7 rating on Google Play. We’re also proud to be one of PCMag’s best Android antivirus apps in 2021.

  • Why do Android phones and tablets need antivirus protection?

    Like computers, Android devices are vulnerable to malware and other security threats. And especially in recent years, Android malware has only grown more common. AVG AntiVirus for Android is a powerful cybersecurity tool that can defend your Android device against a wide range of threats, absolutely free.

    Not only can AVG AntiVirus for Android remove Android spyware and other malware, but it also defends against unsafe Android apps, and helps you track down your phone in case it gets lost or stolen.

  • What kinds of malware do Android devices get?

    Hackers have created a wide range of malware for Android devices, including spyware, Android ransomware and adware. You’re also just as vulnerable to phishing attacks on your smartphone as you would be on your computer. A trustworthy Android security app like AVG AntiVirus for Android is your strongest ally in the fight against Android threats, whether you’re removing adware or tracking down a stolen phone.

  • How can I check my Android phone and tablet for viruses?

    Once you learn the common signs that your phone has been hacked or infected with malware, it’s easy to figure out when something is wrong. Here’s how to spot malware on your Android phone:

    • Your phone suddenly runs a lot slower.
    • The battery drains faster than usual.
    • Your phone bill is unusually high.
    • Ads pop up where they shouldn’t.
    • You see apps you don’t remember installing.

    To download AVG AntiVirus Free for Android, all you need to do is go to the Google Play Store and search for AVG. You’ll find our antivirus among our other mobile offerings, which you can then install with the tap of a finger.

  • How do I get an antivirus app on my Android phone or tablet?

    To download AVG AntiVirus Free for Android, all you need to do is go to the Google Play Store and search for AVG. You’ll find our antivirus among our other mobile offerings, which you can then install with the tap of a finger.

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