Trend Micro Mobile Security & Antivirus

Trend Micro Mobile Security & Antivirus

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
5.0
out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.0
  • Total Downloads:
    3,318
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 09, 2014
  • Price:
    Free to try; annual subscription; $29.99 to buy
  • File Size:
    3.53MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Platform:
    Android

Editors' Note: The "Download Now" link directs you to the product page. You can download the application from the Android Market on your Android device.

Editors' Review

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Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android delivers complete protection against malware and device or data theft or loss, including features such as cloud storage backups and privacy scanner for Facebook, which other security apps don't have. However, since the free version lacks many essential features, if you really want to protect your device with this app you have to buy a license.

Pros

Thorough protection: Apart from its effective virus scanner, which in our tests handled over 3,000 files in about a minute and a half, Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android offers accessible safe surfing and parental controls, a comprehensive privacy scanner for apps, and reliable data protection for lost devices.

Facebook privacy scanner: A quick and effective tool that analyzes your profile and recommends changes to your security settings, it can really boost your Facebook security.

Complete backup options: While many security apps offer backup options that are limited to contacts, text messages, and call history, this one covers photos, videos, music, and calendars. Though it has a 50MB limit, you can buy 5GB worth of storage separately, ensuring that in the eventuality that your device gets irremediably damaged or lost, you can quickly transfer all your essential data to a new device.

Cons

Nagging notifications: The app's notifications for clean scans or for activating or using various in-app features are superfluous and crowd your notifications area.

Somewhat awkward interface: While not unappealing, the app's interface features a large Action Required banner that tries to get you to constantly remove privacy risks or do scans. Despite the exclamation mark, these are not always urgent or even necessary tasks. What's more, the main interface window feels a bit dull, lacking appealing buttons.

Bottom Line

If you're searching for a potent, viable security app for your smartphone or tablet, Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android should definitely be on your shortlist, but only if you're willing to pay for it. That's because after the 30-day trial, premium features like Privacy Scanner, Safe Surfing, Lost Device Protection, and Call and Text Blocking vanish, leaving your device vulnerable to threats.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android 2.0

 
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5 stars

"great security, great price"

May 05, 2011  |  By genematas

 |  Version: Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android 1.2

Pros

I like being secure when doing online banking and web searching. It scans new apps I download.

Cons

I would like a lost phone feature, but I heard it's coming soon. I also want to see my security status so I know it's working, that's just me. But no viruses on my phone so far!

Summary

Great security, great price. I use Trend on my home computers, too. Looking forward to future enhancements to this app.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 6.0
Performance improvements and fixes for a few minor issues.
General
Publisher Trend Micro
Publisher web site http://www.trendmicro.com
Release Date August 27, 2014
Date Added September 09, 2014
Version 6.0
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Internet Security Software Suites
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements Android 2.2 and above
Download Information
File Size 3.53MB
File Name UNKNOWN
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,318
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price $29.99

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