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Editors' Review

by   / August 25, 2015

McAfee's Mobile Security for Android offers protection from viruses and malware, secures your device and your apps, guards against unsafe websites, and helps manage storage and battery life.


One-stop security and device management: McAfee's multifunction app combines malware protection, device privacy, and website security with battery and memory management tools, offering a great deal of control in one spot.

Quick access: A home-screen widget provides quick access to commonly used tools, including device scanning, memory and storage management, and battery control. The unobtrusive widget displays color-coded cues to signal device health. The widget turns red if it finds potential security threats, yellow if the battery is running low, and green if it finds no issues.

Ward off nefarious acts: The suite automatically scans apps for threats, can lock your home screen and apps, offers guidance on how much personal data your apps are accessing, helps locate and lock down a lost device, and monitors risky Wi-Fi networks, websites, and links. You can also use your Android and Android Wear devices in tandem to monitor security.


A bit of a pest: Your Android device is secure only if you make the effort to protect it. But McAfee's suite can seem a bit pushy, subtly reminding you to set a PIN, for example, until you either turn off the notification or, hopefully, set a PIN.

Bottom Line

McAfee's gathers a solid, easy-to-use collection of security and device management tools in one app, letting you manage from one location your device security, privacy, and storage and battery use. A home-screen widget provides quick access to useful tasks.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version

It's important these day to make sure your devices are secure.

Together with McAfee. We can make your experience better.

Introducing the all new McAfee Mobile Security!

Fresh new design & product optimization will give you:

Easy app navigation to access your favorite features

Enhanced scan for any viruses, spam, risky apps, and Wi-Fi threats.

Trendy security news and education.


Publisher McAfee
Publisher web site
Release Date November 15, 2018
Date Added November 15, 2018


Category Productivity Software
Subcategory Other

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 3.53MB
File Name External File


Total Downloads 56,690
Downloads Last Week 11


License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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