1. Installation

Via Google Play Store:

  1. Open Google Play Store on your Android device.
  2. Search for “AVG Antivirus”.
  3. Select “AVG AntiVirus & Security from the search results.
  4. Tap “Install” to download and install the app.
  5. Once installed, tap “Open”.

Via APK:

  1. Download the AVG AntiVirus APK file from the official AVG website.
  2. Ensure that “Install from Unknown Sources” is enabled in your device’s settings.
  3. Locate the downloaded APK file using a file manager app.
  4. Tap the APK file to install AVG AntiVirus.
  5. Once installed, tap “Open”.

2. Setup

  1. Open the AVG AntiVirus app on your Android device.
  2. You will be prompted to agree to the terms and conditions. Read and accept them to proceed.
  3. The app may request permissions to access certain features on your device (e.g., storage, location). Grant the necessary permissions for the app to function correctly.
  4. Sign in with your AVG account or create a new account if you don’t have one. This step is optional but recommended for unlocking additional features and syncing your data.
  5. You might be offered a trial of the premium version. You can choose to try it or continue with the free version.

3. Features Overview

Real-Time Protection

  • Active Scanning: Continuously scans apps and files for malware and other threats.
  • Web Protection: Blocks malicious websites and phishing attempts.
  • Wi-Fi Security: Scans your network for vulnerabilities.

On-Demand Scans

  • Quick Scan: Checks for immediate threats in apps and files.
  • Deep Scan: A thorough scan of all files, apps, and settings.
  • Scheduled Scans: Set up regular scans to automatically check your device.

Performance Optimization

  • Cleaner: Removes junk files and unnecessary data.
  • Battery Saver: Helps optimize battery usage by managing background processes.
  • RAM Boost: Frees up RAM to improve device performance.

Privacy Protection

  • App Lock: Locks specific apps with a PIN, pattern, or fingerprint.
  • Photo Vault: Secures private photos in a password-protected vault.
  • VPN Protection: Provides secure and private internet browsing.

Anti-Theft Features

  • Device Lock: Remotely lock your device to prevent unauthorized access.
  • Locate Device: Track your device’s location using GPS.
  • Wipe Device: Remotely wipe your device to protect personal data.

4. Using the App

Running a Scan

  1. Open the AVG AntiVirus app.
  2. Tap “Scan” on the main screen.
  3. Wait for the scan to complete. The app will notify you if any threats are found.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to remove or resolve any detected issues.

Enabling Real-Time Protection

  1. Go to the “Settings” in the AVG AntiVirus app.
  2. Ensure that “Real-Time Protection” is turned on.
  3. Customize additional settings like Web Protection and Wi-Fi Security.

Using Privacy Features

  1. Navigate to the “Privacy” section in the app.
  2. Set up App Lock by selecting the apps you want to lock.
  3. Add photos to the Photo Vault for extra security.

Anti-Theft Setup

  1. Go to the “Anti-Theft” section in the app.
  2. Follow the prompts to enable Anti-Theft features.
  3. Set up a PIN and ensure location services are enabled for tracking.

5. Tips for Optimal Use

  • Keep the app updated to ensure you have the latest protection features.
  • Regularly run scans to catch any new threats.
  • Review permissions for apps installed on your device to avoid potential privacy risks.
  • Utilize the VPN feature when using public Wi-Fi for secure browsing.

Customizing Installation Settings , if relevant.

  • Depending on the AVG Antivirus version you are putting in, you will be provided with customization options at some unspecified time in the future in the preliminary installation system.
  • Observe the on-display screen commands to customize the installation settings in accordance to your options.
  • You may be awarded a few times the opportunity to permit extra options, such as real-time scanning, anti-robbery protection, and app locking.

Congratulations! Now, AVG Antivirus is established and ready to be used on your Android device. Practice due diligence to check for updates and carry out periodic system scans to ensure that the antivirus app is up to date all the time, so you are shielded from malware and other online threats.