Complete Android phones and devices
3/25/2017 - Optimized for Firefox 52.0.1
ANDROID OS Information, by Google
ANDROID SECURITY / MALEWARE PROBLEMSANDROID MALWARE, SECURITY INFORMATION
ANDROID - GETTING STARTED WITHGetting started with your new Android - C/NET
ANDROID SECURITY APPSAll internet connected Android devices need a security App.
The device usually comes with one installed - if not,
CLICK HERE FOR ANTIVIRUS PROTECTION INFORMATION for ANDROID
ANDROID PRIVACY SETTINGSWhat to look for in Android permissions
PHONE and COMPUTER SECURITY
APPS (Applications)How to Force Kill Android Applications
Open the SETTINGS panel
Touch the RUNNING Tab (list running Apps)
locate the App to kill for example, NO SKYPE APP should run when done w/skype
simply click the FORCE STOP button to kill the process.
FILESTransfer files through USB
Transfer files between Android and Windows devices
VIRUS PROTECTION on ANDROID DEVICESAll internet connected Android devices need a security App.
The device usually comes with one installed - if not, go to Google Play and get one.
Mobile security: Apps to protect Android devices
AntiVirus Security - FREE - Android Apps on Google Play
Free, top-rated, real-time anti virus and anti-theft protection for Android Devices
Best Android antivirus - PC Advisor
ALSO there is a version of CCleaner for Android (to remove unneeded junk)
I have never tried it for Android, but I love CCleaner for Windows.
I WOULD USE THE FREE AVG Mobile AntiVirus Security for Android:
Free, top-rated, real-time anti virus and anti-theft protection for Android devices.
AVG AntiVirus FREE for Android protects you from harmful viruses, malware, spyware and text messages and helps keep your personal data safe.
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Over 100,000,000 people already installed AVG’s antivirus mobile security apps. Join them now and:
- Scan apps, settings, files & media in real time
- Enable finding/locating your lost / stolen phone via Google Maps
- Lock / wipe your device to protect your privacy
- Kill tasks that slow your device
- Browse the web safely & securely
- Monitor battery, storage and data package usage
AVG AntiVirus FREE – mobile security software for Android. Quick & easy protection for your phone!
With the AVG Android app you’ll receive effective, easy-to-use virus and malware protection, as well as a real-time app scanner, phone locator, task killer, app locker, and local device wipe to help shield you from threats to your privacy and online identity. Real-time security scanner protection keeps you protected from downloaded apps and games.
AVG AntiVirus FREE also:
- Defends against malicious apps, viruses, malware and spyware
- Identifies unsecure device settings and advises how to fix them
- Helps ensure contacts, bookmarks and text messages are safe
- Checks media files for malicious software and security threats
- Guards you from phishing attacks
- Scan downloaded apps and files and remove malicious content
- Search, shop and use social networks with peace of mind knowing your identity and personal data are protected from phishing and malware
- Scan websites for harmful threats. If a suspicious URL is detected, you will be redirected to a “Safe Page”
* Safe Web Surfing is applicable to Android's default browser only
- Kill tasks and processes that can slow down or freeze up your device
- Monitor battery consumption, set battery level notifications and enable power saving
- Monitor traffic - keep track of your 3G /4G mobile data plan usage by getting notifications when you are near to reaching your monthly data plan limit
- Optimize internal and SD card storage space by either uninstalling apps and games or by moving them between the internal device memory and SD card
Anti-Theft & Phone Location:
Use AVG’s remote management console or text messages (SMS) to:
- Locate your lost or stolen phone and get help finding it via Google Maps™
- Lock your phone and set a lock screen message to help the locator find you
- Make your phone ring (shout) even if it is on silent mode
- Wipe your phone and SD card content
- Camera Trap [30 day trial]: discreetly emails you a photo of anyone who enters 3 wrong passwords when trying to unlock your phone
- Device Lock [30 day trial]: automatically locks your phone whenever someone replaces your SIM card
- App Lock [30 day trial]: lock apps to protect your privacy and safety or lock your device settings to secure its configuration
- App Backup [30 day trial]: backup apps from your device to your SD card so you can restore them whenever necessary
- Call and Message Blocker: protect yourself against spammers, hackers and scammers. Get warned about suspicious text messages, filter and block unwanted calls and messages (SMS Blocker is currently unavailable for Android v4.4 devices)
- Wipe contacts, text messages, photos, browser history, calendar, format SD card and restore device to factory settings
AntiVirus FREE is available in 30 languages
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