Antivirus software protects your phone from malware and other security threats, which can expose your passwords, important data, and, ultimately, your identity.
However, choosing the right antivirus for you can be tricky, because there are hundreds of solutions out there, all claiming to offer the best protection.
But how can you choose the one that suits you best?
In this article we’ll compare some of the best antivirus solutions on the market, so that you can choose the best one for your needs.
- Many users have been wondering how to choose an antivirus for their Android device and which one provides the best protection.
- Many antivirus apps also offer a free version, but they usually come with limited features.
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Remove the app from the Device Administrator
- Go to Settings > Apps.
- Find the problematic app and remove it from the Device Administrator.
- If needed, remove other security apps as well.
Uninstall the app
- Go to Google Play Store and uninstall the app from there.
- Remove Battery Saver app
Go to Settings > Apps > Battery Saver app > Uninstall.
- Remove the app
Go to Settings > Apps > Battery Saver app > Remove.
Remove Power Profiles
- Go to Settings > Power & sleep.
- Scroll down to the Power saver section and select “Battery saver”.
- Turn off the “Battery saver” option.
- Check if Power Profiles are enabled on the device.
- Disable Power Profiles
Clear the cache
- Sometimes the cache of the device can clog up and cause compatibility issues. Therefore, it is advised to clear the cache of the device.
- Go to the Settings menu.
- In the Settings menu, go to Applications.
- Click on All.
- Scroll down and look for System Application.
- Select it.
- Scroll down again and look for cache and Clear Cache.
- Click on Cache.
- Scroll up and click on the Clear Cache button.
- Restart your device.
Disconnect the USB from the computer
- Shut down your Android phone or tablet
Download any Anti-Virus app from the market
- Uninstall the anti-virus if it was already installed
- Restart the phone
Uninstall and reinstall the antivirus
Uninstall the antivirus by going through its settings.
Uninstall the antivirus through Control Panel.
- Restart the computer after uninstalling the antivirus.
- Reinstall the antivirus.
Modify the Windows Registry
Press Windows Key + R and enter regedit. Press Enter or click OK.
Once the Registry Editor opens, navigate to the following key:
- Now, delete all the keys in the AppContainers section.
Modify the device driver
- Go to Start and type Device Manager.
- Click on Device Manager from the list.
- Scroll down to Sound, video and game controllers.
- Right-click on the driver and choose Update driver.
- Choose Search automatically for drivers.
Perform a factory reset
- Turn off the device.
- Press and hold the volume down and power buttons.
- Finally, release them when you see the Android logo.