Security

Is Your Smartphone Tracking You?

An overview of the complex ways your smartphone and its apps track your personal data, the legality of it, and what you can do to protect some of your privacy.

What is a Sniffer and How Can You Prevent Sniffing?

Your complete guide to sniffers. Find out how sniffing works, and how to detect and remove network sniffers from your computer now.

The Very Best Encrypted Messaging Apps

A secure messaging app can protect your chats from the prying eyes of hackers and governments. But how can you be sure? Discover your best options here.

Editor’s Choice: A Curated List of Guides, Tips, and Expert Advice

From preventing viruses, to keeping your personal info private online, to getting the most out of your devices, AVG is here to help with our advice roundup.

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Performance

Why Your Phone Gets Hot and How to Fix It

Worried your phone is getting too hot? Find out the possible causes of overheating and learn how to fix them — whether you're on iPhone or Android.

How to Clear Your Search and Browser History

Everything you need to clear your search and browsing history everywhere, including your computer, phone, Chrome, Firefox, and more.

How to Clear Browser Cookies Completely

Browser cookies can track you and your computer online. Learn how to delete them and stop snoops on Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and other popular browsers.

How to Physically Clean Your Computer

Get rid of germs and gunk! You touch your computer all the time, so learn how to clean and disinfect your laptop or desktop, inside and out.

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