Let’s talk all things Android. Here is where you'll find a collection of articles we've put together to give you the lowdown on all things Android based. Which means you can ensure you always get the best performance and security out of your device.

Safest Encrypted Messaging Apps for Android & iOS

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.

How to Scan and Remove a Virus From Your Phone

Learn how to scan & remove viruses from your Android phone or iPhone in a few short steps. Clean your mobile of malware, malicious apps and annoying adware pop-ups.

How to Check if an Android App is Safe to Install

With scams and viruses lurking on the Play Store, how can you ensure an app is safe to use? Whether gaming or mobile banking, try these quick checks.

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 use an iPhone or Android.

How to Set Up & Use a VPN on Your Mobile Phone

This step-by-step guide helps you set up and connect to a VPN client on your iPhone or Android phone. Start using a mobile VPN today and keep your online activity private and anonymous.

Why isn’t My Android Phone Getting Updates?

There’s a serious problem with Android system updates. Why do they take so long to arrive and what can be done to improve this?

What all Android Users Need to Know About Ransomware

Your complete guide to Android ransomware and what you can do to protect yourself against attacks.

Guide to Android App Permissions & How to Use Them Smartly

Guide to Android App Permissions & How to Use Them Smartly

Meltdown and Spectre megabugs: a quick ‘n easy guide

The latest on the Meltdown and Spectre processor bugs -- where they come from, who they affect, how they work and how to fix them -- explained simply.

What’s new with AVG AntiVirus for Android?

Your mobile device contains sensitive data. Learn how to stop intruders from accessing it with new security features from the latest version of AVG AntiVirus.

Top 10 Apps that Kill your Android Phone's Battery

Our latest app report shows the worst battery-draining apps for Android phones of late 2016. Is your favorite app among them? Find out.

App Report 2016 H1 - Favorite Apps That Cache Your Phone

The AVG app report that reveals the top apps that drain phones.

6 Great Ways To Reduce Mobile Data Usage

Most mobile data plans aren’t unlimited: If you’re constantly hitting your provider’s data limit, these insights & tips will help you greatly reduce your 3G/4G traffic usage on the go.

App Report Home

Battery life and proper charging is a science in and of itself, with lots of misinformation out there: This myth buster helps you treat your smartphone’s battery the right way.

3 Reasons to Never Use Fingerprint Locks on Phones

Fingerprint locks may be easy to use but they have some serious flaws and may be more dangerous than they are worth.

5 Smartphone Battery Myths Put to The Test

Battery life and proper charging is a science in and of itself, with lots of misinformation out there: This myth buster helps you treat your smartphone’s battery the right way.

10 Tips to help make your smartphone battery last longer

Don’t let your phone quit on you when you need it most! These 10 easy tips will help extend your device's battery life.

App Report 2014 Q2-Q3 - The secret life of apps revealed

The AVG app report that reveals the top apps that drain phones.

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