AVG AntiVirus Ultimate


This app needs permission to access:

  • Access observed cell information of the device
  • Write (but not read) the user's calendar data
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Latest updates

What’s new in version 5.6

  • * NEW! Hide your most-private photos in an encrypted, password-protected Vault.
  • * Malware Detection Engine enhancements
  • * System apps can now be disabled
  • * Bug fixes
  • * If you enjoy our app and find it helpful, please help us by star rating it (1 star=bad – 5 stars=good). Thanks for your support!

Product details

  • ASIN: B0089XH38M
  • Original Release Date: June 8, 2012
  • Latest Developer Update: August 21, 2016

Product features

  • Protection – antivirus and safe web browsing
  • Performance – battery, data and storage management and task killer
  • Anti-Theft – device location, intruder selfie and device lock
  • Privacy – app lock, app backup, call blocker

Product description

Get AVG AntiVirus protection for your Android™ phone and tablet to help protect you from harmful viruses, malware and spyware and keep your personal data safe.
Download AVG AntiVirus for Android now!Join over 100,000,000 people who already installed AVG’s mobile antivirus apps to receive easy-to-use, real-time virus and malware protection, phone locator, app locker, call blocker, task killer and battery consumption manager – all in 1 app.

• AntiVirus scanner: scans apps and files for mobile malware
• Settings Scanner: identifies unsecure device settings and advises how to fix them
• Safe Web Surfing: browse the web for searching, shopping and social networking knowing your identity and personal data are protected from phishing and malware (powered by AVG’s LinkScanner technology). Please note this feature is applicable only to Android’s default browser and Chrome

• Task Killer: stop tasks and processes that can slow down / freeze up your device or just consume too many resources
• Power Saver: set up battery power threshold notifications and switch resources on/off to optimize consumption
• Data Plan tracker: keep track of your mobile data plan usage and set up threshold notifications to warn you when your plan is almost up
• Storage Optimizer: delete unwanted / unused apps or move them to a SD card

• Use the AVG website or text messages (SMS) to:
o Locate your lost or stolen phone and get help finding it via Google Maps™
o Lock your phone and set a lock screen message to help the locator find you
o Make your phone ring even if it is on silent mode
o Wipe your device and SD card content
• Camera Trap [30 day trial]: will email you a photo of anyone who tries to unlock your device with 3 wrong passwords
• Device Lock [30 day trial]: will automatically lock your device when the SIM card is replaced

• Hide private photos in a password-protected Vault to prevent others from snooping on your memories
• App Lock [30 day trial]: protect sensitive apps with a password to avoid snooping or lock your device settings to secure its configuration
• Call Blocker: helps protect against spammers, hackers and scammers and filter or block unwanted calls
• Device Wipe: delete your entire device content and format the SD card
• App Backup [30 day trial]: backup apps from your device to your SD card

AVG AntiVirus for Android™ phones and tablets is available in 32 languages and automatically sets up according to your device’s Android language.

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By installing/updating this app, you agree that your use of it is governed by these terms: http://m.avg.com/terms

Technical details

Size: 15.8MB
Version: 5.6
Developed By: AVG Mobile ( Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window )

Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )

  • Access observed cell information of the device
  • Write (but not read) the user’s calendar data
  • Write to the user dictionary
  • Allows an application to read (but not write) the user’s browsing history and bookmarks
  • Allows an application to write (but not read) the user’s browsing history and bookmarks
  • Access coarse (e.g., Cell-ID, Wi-Fi) location
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
  • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
  • Change the subscribed feeds ContentProvider
  • Manage the list of accounts in the AccountManager
  • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
  • Clear the caches of all installed applications on the device
  • Disable the keyguard
  • Find out the space used by any package
  • Allows sending in-app billing requests and managing in-app billing transactions
  • Write data to the device
  • Change Wi-Fi connectivity state
  • Open network sockets
  • Get information about the currently or recently running tasks: a thumbnail representation of the tasks, what activities are running in it, etc
  • Read the user’s contacts data
  • Read the low-level system log files
  • Initiate a phone call without going through the Dialer user interface for the user to confirm the call being placed
  • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
  • Read SMS messages
  • Read the sync settings
  • Act as an AccountAuthenticator for the AccountManager
  • Discover and pair bluetooth devices
  • Open windows using the type TYPE_SYSTEM_ALERT, shown on top of all other applications
  • Get notified that the operating system has finished booting
  • Write to external storage
  • Access fine (e.g., GPS) location
  • Allows an application to uninstall home screen shortcuts
  • Access information about networks
  • Write (but not read) the user’s contacts data
  • Collect battery statistics
  • Allows installation of home screen shortcuts
  • Monitor incoming SMS messages, to record or perform processing on them
  • Send SMS messages
  • Write SMS messages
  • Access the vibration feature
  • Write the sync settings
  • Allows termination of background processes
  • Required to be able to access the camera device
  • Modify global audio settings
  • Connect to paired bluetooth devices
  • Read from external storage
  • Read only access to device state
  • Read or write the system settings
  • Allows an application to read or write the system settings
  • One or more permissions that have no effect because they are no longer supported in Android.
Minimum Operating System: Android 4.0
Approximate Download Time: Less than 2 minutes


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