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Old 10-26-2016, 11:02 PM
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Default Is there a free antivirus for Smartphone without annoying ads?

A friend recommended AntiVirus FREE 2016 for Android. I installed it today, and then ads kept coming up that I couldn't get out of without clearing the screen and starting over. This kept happening, and I hate that damned software!

So does anyone know of a decent antivirus program for Android that won't tie up my phone with ads I cannot escape without constantly clearing the screen and starting over with whatever I was doing?

I have the same problem with Free AVG on my PC. Their annoying ads to upgrade or get their other software keep popping up over and over, but at least I can X out of them. I cannot simply X out of the damned ads on my Smartphone. They take over whatever I'm doing on my phone at the time and won't go away or let me delete them.
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Default Re: Is there a free antivirus for Smartphone without annoying ads?

I have swore by Avast for years and years...Always done good by me PC-wise...Don't now about phones, but it has an area for Mobile...

https://www.avast.com/en-us/mobile
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Default Re: Is there a free antivirus for Smartphone without annoying ads?

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I have swore by Avast for years and years...Always done good by me PC-wise...Don't now about phones, but it has an area for Mobile...

https://www.avast.com/en-us/mobile
me too; got it on all our devices

and kudos to cnredd who first told me about the product back in...
...2009 or something?
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Default Re: Is there a free antivirus for Smartphone without annoying ads?

Thanks! I'll check out Avast again. I used to use it, and then the computer tech who fixed my old PC when the hard drive started to go recommended Free Avg. I'll check out the Avast mobile app, too.
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Default Re: Is there a free antivirus for Smartphone without annoying ads?

Hi, I use Avira antivirus https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....android&hl=en. This one is free and is very fast.


If you need to avoid unwanted ads from Android platform use a firewall and block unwanted apps from accessing the internet(Data connection). If your phone is not rooted, I recommend you to use No-root firewall https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...firewall&hl=en.
This can save your Data as well as block unwanted apps to connect to the Internet and at the same time it will block the apps to download ads from the internet.
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