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APUS Security - Clean Virus, Antivirus, Booster for Android

By Security Elite Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

shelbybrown Jan 12, 2018

The Security Elite antivirus app offers many of the same tools offered by other Android security apps. This one, however, distinguishes itself by spamming unrelated notifications and commandeering your home screen, causing at least as much trouble as it promises to help with.


Malware scans: You can initiate a manual scan of just your apps or the entire contents of your phone. There is no obvious way to schedule scans, but you can turn on a setting so that Security Elite will automatically scan new and updated apps after you download them.

Related tools: In addition to malware detection, the app offers to remove junk files, clean out memory, tidy up notifications, check Wi-Fi security, monitor websites, and keep an eye on battery usage. You can also lock individual apps.


By default, takes over your main screen: By default, Security Elite replaces your lock screen with its own custom "Smart Locker" screen that displays ads. You can't immediately swipe out of it. You can't immediately see or hit the home or back button to get back to your home screen. You can, thankfully, tap the gear in the top-right corner of the Smart Locker screen to disable it.

Displays unrelated -- unwanted -- notifications: The app pushes ads to your phone's notifications system, asking, for example, if you want to download and install non-security apps. Curiously, the app includes a "Notification Cleaner" that allows you to block exactly these kinds of junk notifications.

Lacks third-party test scores: Security Elite doesn't participate in public malware-detection testing performed by the independent-testing firms AV-Test or AV-Comparatives. While many antivirus companies score well on the independent tests, it's difficult to judge Security Elite's effectiveness without third-party testing and scores.

Bottom Line

Security Elite is equal parts spammer and security app and is as annoying as it is helpful. With other useful and free antivirus apps available (such as from Sophos and Bitdefender), we recommend you look elsewhere before relying on this app to keep your Android phone out of trouble.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.0.95

APUS Security-The reliable app, your intelligent choice! Latest updates as below:

1.Brand new Call Assistant feature.

2.AntiVirus - Keep you far away from malware and Trojan now.

3.Privacy Protector - Prevent privacy chat messages peeking in all aspects now supported.

4.Booster & Battery Saver - Phone speed boosted by 50% & Battery stand-by time prolonged by 30% !

5.Notification Cleaner & Call Blocker - Block annoying useless notifications and hassrassment call now supported.


Release November 11, 2018
Date Added November 11, 2018
Version 1.0.95

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Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements None


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Developer's Description

APUS Security(Security Elite) is a free security tool with antivirus, junk cleaner, battery saver, App lock for android device. It's the flagship application for privacy protecting in APUS group! Security Elite helps protect your phone from virus and sublime its performance.

Security Elite - With key features listed below, it helps keep your phone safe & fast running.

Key Features:

Antivirus & File Scan - Powered by TOP antivirus engine

Powerful Junk Cleaner

Phone Booster & CPU Cooler

Message Security

App Lock

Notification Cleaner -- No annoying notifications anymore

Antivirus & File Scan - Virus Cleaner

Security Elite is powered by the TOP antivirus engine provider - ANTIY LAB. It helps remove virus fast and easily from your device. Security Elite can also scan installed apps and download files to keep your phone away from the malwares, spywares and Trojans 24/7!

Junk Cleaner - Clean cache and residual files

Security Elite would analyze millions of apps and optimize constant. This security tool could clean residual files, cache and free up several GB storage (ROM) space with perfect accuracy. Your music, chatting, pictures, documents and other files are much safer with us.

Phone Booster , Battery Saver, and CPU Cooler

With accessibility we can stop and hibernate apps thoroughly, even put auto-started apps into standby mode to reduce power consumption and speed up your phone.

Message Security

Prevent others from peeping your message notifications!

App Locker

With app locker, you could encrypt any sensitive app which has private information by Pin or pattern. Support for Facebook, Messenger, Twitter, Message, etc.

Notification Cleaner - Notification & Message Control Centre

Manage and organize notifications effectively, get rid of all annoying notifications.

Call Blocker & Assistant

Block target number and identify caller ID, With Phone and Contacts permissions we can block all annoying spam call and provide more powerful phone accessibility feature.

We do not provide the service/content for any minors under 16 years old (or equivalent minimum age in relevant jurisdiction). If you are a minor meeting the above conditions, you must read the terms of User Agreement and use this app under the guidance of your guardian, and confirm that your guardian agrees to your Use of this app

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