Avast Antivirus & Security APK

Version: 24.2.1 for Android, Windows PC, Mac.

Updated on: 2024-01-28

Author: Avast Software - Antivirus and VPN

Download APK

[ App details | Screenshots | Installation instructions | Older versions ]

App details

Version: 24.2.1
App size: 56.9 MB
Category: Tools

Latest updates:

* You'll experience more stability and better performance thanks to small fixes throug... read more

App Description:

Protect against viruses & other types of malware with Avast Mobile Security, our free... read more

Screenshots

Avast Antivirus & Security IconScreenshot 1Screenshot 2Screenshot 3Screenshot 4Screenshot 5

Installation instructions

Avast Antivirus & Security works on any Android devices (requires Android 8.0 or later). You can also install and run this application on your PC or Mac by using an Android emulator app. Here's how to do it:

Install Avast Antivirus & Security on Android devices

Select one of the two options below, depending on the type of file you downloaded from this page.

Install APK file

Find and select the APK file. Tap 'Install' when the APK installer menu shows up. Afterwards, complete the installation by following any additional instructions that appear on-screen.

Install XAPK file

To install a .XAPK file, first download and install the Split APKs Installer (SAI) application. Then, open the SAI app and choose the "Install APKs/XAPK" option. Locate the .XAPK file you wish to install and click 'Install.'

Install Avast Antivirus & Security on Windows 10/11 and Mac

This app can be operated on a computer with an Android emulator. While there are various emulators available, this tutorial uses BlueStacks, which is compatible with both Mac and Windows systems.

Installing BlueStacks is straightforward. Simply download the installer from the BlueStacks website and run it. Be aware that the installer is large and setting up the engine might take some time.

If you don't have other programs associated with APK/XAPK file types, BlueStacks will open these files by default. To install an app, either double-click the APK/XAPK file or drag-and-drop it onto the BlueStacks home screen. Then, confirm the installation. Once installed, the app will appear on the BlueStacks home screen.

That's all! You've now successfully installed Avast Antivirus & Security on your PC Windows and Mac using BlueStacks.

If you have any questions, please post them in the discussion section below.

Ratings

4.7 out of 5 - 7,197,828 reviews
5
5,910,791
4
810,460
3
185,418
2
74,425
1
216,702

Older versions

24.2.1 (1004063)2024-01-28
24.1.1 (1004027)2024-01-14
23.24.0 (1003983)2024-01-09
23.22.0 (1003915)2023-11-24
23.3.2 (511155)2023-05-04
6.56.1 (511141)2023-03-11
6.56.0 (511139)2023-02-06
6.54.0 (511070)2022-12-02
Protect against viruses & other types of malware with Avast Mobile Security, our free antivirus app for Android. Trusted by over 435 million people.

Protect your privacy by receiving alerts when spyware or adware-infected apps are downloaded onto your device. Secure your device against phishing attacks from emails and infected websites. Turn on the VPN to keep your online browsing private and safe, as well as to access your favorite paid streaming services when traveling abroad. Get alerts when your passwords have been compromised by hackers. Avoid scams with advanced scans and alerts. Our trusty Email Guardian will monitor your email accounts for suspicious emails.

With more than 100 million installs, Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus provides much more than just antivirus protection.

Free features:

✔ Antivirus Engine
✔ Hack Check
✔ Photo Vault
✔ File scanner
✔ Privacy Permissions
✔ Junk Cleaner
✔ Web Shield
✔ Wi-Fi Security
✔ App Insights
✔ Virus Cleaner
✔ Mobile Security
✔ Wi-Fi Speed Test

Premium features for advanced protection:

■ Scam Protection: Protect yourself from scammers with advanced security features and smart alerts.
■ App Lock: Keep your sensitive content secure and private by locking any app with a PIN code, pattern, or fingerprint password. Only you’ll be able to access them.
■ Remove Ads: Eliminate ads from your Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus experience.
■ Avast Direct Support: Contact Avast directly from the app to receive quick responses to your inquiries.
■ Email Guardian: Your inbox will be continuously monitored for any suspicious emails, making your mailbox a safer place.

Finally, Ultimate users can enjoy our VPN (Virtual Private Network) as well - Hide your online activities from hackers and your ISP by encrypting your connection. You can also change your location to access your favorite paid streaming services from anywhere.


Avast Mobile Security & Antivirus in detail

■ Antivirus Engine: Automatically scan for viruses and other kinds of malware, including spyware, Trojans, and more. Web, file, and app scanning provides complete mobile protection.
■ App Insights: Browse your apps and see what permissions are requested in each individual app
■ Junk Cleaner: Instantly clean out unnecessary data, junk files, gallery thumbnails, installation files, and residual files to give you more space.
■ Photo Vault: Secure your photos with a PIN code, pattern, or fingerprint password. After moving photos to the Vault, they are fully encrypted and only accessible to you.
■ Web Shield: Scan and block malware-infected links, as well as Trojans, adware, and spyware (for privacy and safe web browsing, e.g. Chrome).
■ Wi-Fi Security: Check the security of public Wi-Fi networks, browse safely, and make secure online payments from anywhere.
■ Hack Alerts: See which of your passwords have been leaked with a quick and simple scan, so you can update your login credentials before hackers infiltrate your accounts.
■ Email Guardian: We’ll keep your inbox safe by continuously monitoring your emails for anything suspicious.

This app uses Accessibility Service API to protect the visually impaired and other users against phishing attacks and malicious websites via Web Shield feature.
* You'll experience more stability and better performance thanks to small fixes throughout the app.
* Your feedback is important to us. Let us know about your experience so we can make the app even better for you.