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A smartphone is important these days, and its safety and security are equally important as we rely on it to store our professional and personal data. Hackers and spammers are constantly keeping an evil eye on the data stored on our phones. Fortunately, there are antivirus and anti-malware apps available in the market, and if you are using an Android device, there are a lot of options available for you. Here are some of the best antivirus and anti-malware apps for Android.


Avira is a popular antivirus app available on the Google Play Store. This app comes with amazing features. To protect your device when you are using the internet, there is a VPN also available. Using Avira is easy, and it can be stored on your phone easily as it is not heavy on size. The free version of the app does all the basic things right, and if you are looking to unlock some advanced features, you can consider buying a premium version for $7.49-$26.99 per year.

Avast Antivirus

Avast Antivirus has been around for a long time. This app packs all the basic features like antivirus scanning, app lock, call blocking, and more. A free version of this amazing app is available, which is supported by ads. You can buy the premium version with more security features, no ads, and a VPN for  $19.99-$39.99 per year. 

AVG Antivirus Free

AVG Antivirus Free is useful as it packs all the necessary features of a good antivirus app. This app works pretty fine with basic features like scanning and resolving the threats on your device. Anti-theft tracking via Google Maps is also a useful app. Many features of this app are similar to Avast Antivirus. You can download this app for free from Google Play Store. You can also opt to buy a premium version for $19.99-$39.99 per year.

McAfee Mobile Security

McAfee Mobile Security is another great antivirus app on our list to secure your phone from viruses and malware. It is a heavy app and includes amazing features like scanning, anti-theft, anti-spyware, and security locking features. This app can take photos of the person trying to have unauthorized access to your phone, as well as store the location of your phone in cloud storage before your phone is locked. You can download this app for free from Google Play Store. The paid version of the app comes for $2.99-$9.99 per month / $29.99-$79.99 per year and adds features like photo and video backup, an app locker, and Internet protection.

Norton 360

Norton is a big name in the antivirus market, and Norton 360 is one of the best antivirus apps available for Android. The app is robust against viruses, malware, spyware, and other digital threats for your device. Real-time protection, anti-theft, VPN, and a dark web monitor are some other features. You can download this app for free from Google Play Store and use the basic features for free. The paid versions add some extra features and come for  $14.99-$49.99 per year.

The digital safety of smartphones is important these days as we store a lot of important data on these devices. Using a good antivirus and anti-malware software can protect your device from unwanted digital elements.



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