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10 Trusted Free Antivirus For Android Mobile Phones In 2017


Do you know the Android have 88% market share in the mobile industry? And because of that large user base nowadays Android is the most vital target of the attackers and malware spreader. 

Mobile attacks and virus are increases than the Desktop virus day by day.

There may be the chance that you already become the victim of the virus attack even you don’t know about it.

Best Antivirus For Android Mobile Phones

However, Google puts lots of effort to secure the Android OS and devices and many other companies also provide Antivirus applications for the Android Phones.

Are you such type of Android user who is looking for the best Antivirus application for their smartphone?

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If yes you are at the right place.

We have handpicked the best android free antivirus apps that keep your device virus free as well fight against potential threats. 

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Best Android antivirus apps:

#1 360 Security - Antivirus Boost

360 Security - Antivirus Boost

360 Security is one of the best free Android antivirus available on play store having 4.6 ratings and 100 million downloads. It also provides some of the following additional functions your Android phone.

  • App locks for protecting your Android device to unauthorized access.
  • Phone Cooler avoids overheating due to some Applications.
  • Smartphone Locator finds your lost Android Smartphone.
  • Space Cleaner optimize space for your valuable data.
  • The game booster can enhance your experience of playing the game.

#2 Avast- Mobile Security & Antivirus

Avast- Mobile Security & Antivirus

If you are Windows desktop user, then you may be familiar with Avast antivirus. Avast is one of the trusted names in the antivirus available for Android.  

It has 4.5 ratings and over 100 million downloads on play store.
Avast also provides limited additional features in its free version as follows. However, they are enough to protect your cell phone.

  • Call Blocker block unwanted calls.
  • Privacy advisor shows data access permissions required by the application.
  • Firewall to filtering and protect your internet traffic. However Firewall just available for rooted Android Phones only.
  • It’s Wi-Fi security always keep your connection safe from threats.

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#3 Cm Security Applock Antivirus

Cm Security Applock Antivirus

CM Security is one of the top rated security application which gets 4.7 rating and over 100 million downloads. It provides following additional options that make it multifunctional.

  • Safe browsing.
  • Wifi Analyzer also tests your router’s security.
  • Find Phone option can locate your lost smartphone.
  • Game boost, call blocking are also its notable features.
  • Junk file cleaner can make more space for you.
  • Its Download Security tells whether the downloaded file is safe or not.

#4 Bitdefender Antivirus


Bitdefender Antivirus

Bitdefender is one of the fastest Antivirus with lowest battery consumption. It has 4.3 ratings and 10 million downloads on the Google play store.  However, it only available with antivirus and antimalware scans and security.

  • If you turned on Autopilot mode, it would automatically scan new app.

#5 TrustGO Antivirus & Mobile Security


TrustGO Antivirus & Mobile Security

TrustGo is the free professional antivirus application for Android with 4.5 the play store ratings and 10 million downloads. TrustGo is the completely free application. It provides following additional features.

  • Sms, contact backup and restore which, generally requires the separate application to install but TrustGO includes it in one application.
  • Virus monitoring continuously monitors every file and give alerts as soon as malicious file entered on your Android device.
  • It also provides privacy manager which provides info on privacy and the security issues.

#6 AVG Antivirus (Virus Cleaner)


AVG Antivirus - Top 10 Android Antivirus Application

AVG is one of the most trusted antivirus providers for mobile and desktop also. It holds 4.5 ratings and 100 million downloads on Android Play Store. With AVG virus cleaner you will get following features.

  • Power saving feature monitor battery usage and save the power.
  • Kill task is the very helpful tool which helps you to identify the app which slows down your phone.
  • You can also monitor data usage used by every application.
  • Secure search provides the same functionality as secure browsing.

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#7 Kaspersky Antivirus & Security


Kaspersky Antivirus - Top 10 Android Antivirus

Kaspersky is the award winning Android antivirus application.
Kaspersky had 4.7 ratings and downloaded over the 10 million times from the play store. Following additional features makes it more useful.

  • Real-time protection detects the malware and virus as soon as it enters in your phone.
  • Anti-theft features give remote commands to the phone to turn on the alarm, device lock, wipe information from it or it can even take a mugshot of the person currently using your device.
  • Anti-phishing inspects all the links you receive in text and take a bait from phishing attacks.

#8 Malwarebytes Anti-Malware


Malwarebytes Anti-Malware - Android Antivrus App

Malwarebytes protects your device from malware, PUPs, and threats. It has 4.3 ratings and 5 million downloads on play store.

Malwarebytes provides the simple UI with best Antivirus technology. Malwarebytes promotes no Advertisement and provides complete free service.

  • Security audit provides the list of all the possible open loopholes from the attacker can attack in your Android smartphone.
  • It Identifies the application that tracking your location.
  • You can choose the which application track or use your data, and you can also control who knows and what they know about you.

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#9 Eset Mobile Security & Antivirus


Eset Mobile Security - Android Antivirus App

Eset is one of the best apps for mobile security and Malware cleaning. It has 4.7 rating on the play store. 

According to the play store reviews, many users said that it is most high-performance Antivirus app they ever found. Alongside with Antivirus, It is available with the great features as follows.

  • Track and lock your missing device.
  • Take photos of device finder.
  • Instant block the malicious app.
  • Security audit takes you through every potential threat of your Android device.

#10 Lookout Security & Antivirus

Lookout Security & Antivirus

Lookout is the best antivirus and malware detector for the Android phones. With 4.4 ratings it is also the choice of 1 million Android users. 

Lookout is not just limited to the antivirus and security application it is one of the best apps which specifically protect you from Identity theft. 

So it is worth to install Lookout. It also provides storing contacts and photos on own cloud space.

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So this is all about the best free antivirus applications for Android available on the play store. Hope this article will help you to secure your Android device from the virus.
If you have any doubt or experience of using any application then, please comment below. It will help this article even better with your feedbacks.

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  1. Thanks Akshay For this nice article.
    You have explained in very short and sweet manner.
    Your Article make my work to choose best Antivirus for my Android phone very easy.
    Thanks Again.

    1. Hello Raj,

      Thanks for stopping by.

      Raj these are indeed the best antivirus for android and it will definitely help you to choose best antivirus for android!

      Keep Visiting :)

  2. No love for Lookout? Its anti-theft features are the best and the free version has more features than the paid versions of some of the apps featured in this article. (I'm looking at you Norton...)

    1. Hello Pinal,

      Thanks for your valuable feedback.

      Keep Visiting !