Having over 100 million installs, Avast Mobile Security & Virus Cleaner is one of the world’s most trusted antivirus apps for Android. With it, you will protect your privacy by receiving alerts when spyware or adware-infected apps are downloaded onto your Android device. Now, Avast Antivirus 6.20.1 for Android launched with improvements.
This antivirus app makes sure that your device is protected against phishing attacks from emails, phone calls, SMS messages, or infected websites. If you want the online browsing to be private and safe or to access your favorite paid streaming service when you travel in foreign countries, all you have to do is turn on the VPN.
Also, the app offers more than just antivirus protection, and we have a quite big list of the features that will help you have a great experience with it.
Avast Antivirus Features
- ‘Antivirus Engine’ is running scans in auto-mode to find viruses and other types of malware that can threaten or slow down the apps from your device.
- ‘Call Blocker’ blocks spam numbers or adds phone numbers to your blacklist to prevent the unwanted caller from reaching you.
- ‘Photo Vault’ protects your photos and only you will be able to access them after entering the PIN code, pattern, or fingerprint password.
- ‘Power Save’ is adjusting your battery-draining settings like Wi-Fi, data sync, Bluetooth, and screen settings to reduce your device’s battery consumption.
- ‘Web Shield’ is a feature that scans and blocks malware-infected links, Trojans, adware, and spyware.
- ‘Junk Cleaner’ cleans in an instant useless data, junk files, the system catches, gallery thumbnails, installation files, and residual files to have more space on your device.
- ‘Wi-Fi Security’ is the tool that allows you to navigate safely on the internet, makes secure online payments all over the world, and checks the security of public Wi-Fi networks and email messages.
The Avast Antivirus app also has App Lock, Anti-Theft, Privacy Permissions, Firewall, Ram Boost, Virus Cleaner, and Wi-Fi Speed Test.
Avast Antivirus 6.20.1 For Android Launched With New Features And Improvements
Among the above characteristics listed for this antivirus app, VPN and App Insights are new. With the VPN (Virtual Private Network), you can change your location to access your favorite paid streaming services from every corner of this world, and you can also hide your online activities.
With the ‘App Insights‘ feature, Avast Software introduced inside the app a solution for the amount of time you spend looking at your phone. Yes, the app has Premium features made to help you protect your phone better than ever. The first cool feature is the ‘Camera Trap’ that takes photos and record videos secretly if your phone is stolen.
If you want to check your phone’s last location before the battery died, you can do that with ‘Last Known Location’ feature. A smart feature is ’Sim Security’ which registers your device as lost immediately after a SIM change. If you want to be the only one to access your apps on your phone, you can secure and lock any app with a PIN code, pattern, or fingerprint password with the ‘App Lock’ feature.
Yes, you can live without ads from your Avast Antivirus with the premium feature ‘Remove Ads.’ Also, if you have any questions, you can put them directly from the app with the help of ‘Avast Direct Support,’ and you will get quick answers too. Avast did a great job with the Avast Antivirus 6.20.1, so it will be hard for you to resist to all these new cool features that you would have on your phone only by downloading the app from Google Play.
Dorothy has been a journalist for ten years and has been working with the Tech News Watch staff since the beginning of the news site. Her main contribution to Tech News Watch are mobile, IT and science news, with a focus on software updates and great outer space discoveries.