Compatibility The app runs on Android version 2. Meanwhile, you can find more from the official description below. The full scan completed in less than a minute, which is about average. The more you use it, the more important protecting the information on it becomes. We focused on malware detection and usability, including performance and false positives. The security vendors certainly think you need protection. You can also always view the device's assigned number via your account on the McAfee website.
Performance Optimization features include Widget, Battery Optimizer, Memory Cleanup, and Track Data Usage. Once we installed the application, it performed a very first system scan. McAfee Mobile Security maintains a log that lists all blocked communications. McAfee Mobile Security's backup feature saves your contacts, text messages, call logs, photos, and videos to McAfee's servers. McAfee rates apps based on how much personal data they have access to and alerts you if an app seems to be exploiting more data than expected. Yes, McAfee Mobile Security app will be backed up to iCloud along with Vault files. McAfee LiveSafe and McAfee All Access users will automatically receive the premium version.
McAfee definitely gives you a very good reason to put faith in its security app, but should you really do that and does the app live up to expectations? This app specifically tells you to save your photos so they are safe and secure and deletes the photos from your camera roll but it does not save your photos. However, Google and others have argued against the need, claiming that the vendors are trying to drum up business for their products. This product was the first one shown in the list of apps. You can now access email, social media, and other things from a device that fits in your pocket most of the time. Users can remotely manage their mobile security features from the web portal. Vault files are safely encrypted and locally stored on your iPhone or iPad.
Smartphones are picking up popularity. Keep your personal life personal with McAfee® Mobile Security. And you can view device information, such as the device , in case you want to report it to your service provider or to third-party theft databases as stolen. They were allowed to update themselves at any time and query their in-the-cloud services. CaptureCam: Takes a snapshot of the person holding your lost device and emails you the photo along with the device location. After updating from the iPhone 6s Plus to the iPhone 8 Plus, I have learned that any photos saved to this app will not transfer in the app to the new phone.
Anti-malware tool provides real-time detection of malware. App Protection: Know which apps may put your personal data at risk. The unobtrusive widget displays color-coded cues to signal device health. App Lock: Lock apps with sensitive content to protect your privacy. Please note that Freepps is not affiliated with any software developer unless specified otherwise. Tracking a phone has never been so simple.
McAfee also monitors other apps you install, alerting you to possible privacy 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. McAfee offers a solid defense against the threat in the form of Web Shield. Enjoy peace of mind with McAfee® Mobile Security, the most robust and comprehensive mobile security solutions in the market today! How often do you check your social media accounts? Read on to find your answers in this comprehensive review of McAfee Mobile Security. In addition, Anti-Theft features enable users to locate, track and set an alarm on the device and prevent thieves from uninstalling the application on your device.
Nevertheless, its steep price makes it hard to recommend. Uninstall Protection: Keep a thief from uninstalling the app on your tablet or phone. Vault files will be retrieved automatically to your new device as soon as you log in with your iCloud credentials and restore your McAfee Mobile Security app. According to our small test, the application did a very decent job. Web Shield Surfing the web on mobile devices is becoming a norm, thus making the platform an attractive target for hackers and malicious coders.
You can view your device's location on a map and set off its alarm so you can track the device by sound when it's nearby. In addition, the software also protects users while browsing online and supports all the major browsers, including Internet Explorer 9. A convenient link to Google Play allows you to download the apps. A Features section also tells you which important security features are in the app and which ones are missing. I am trying this app and another of Mr. Descriptions and messages can also be confusing, making it unclear what the app wants you to agree to. I have lost over 700 photos and recordings.
Cons A bit of a pest: Your Android device is secure only if you make the effort to protect it. Device Lock: Prevent misuse of your phone and personal info by remotely locking it. McAfee said it specifically focused on ransomware detection with the latest version of its mobile security app and will kill an infected app when ransomware is detected and send you an alert. Finally, Antivirus and Web Protection include mobile security antivirus and virus removal, Safe Web Surfing which blocks access to risky sites and Free Virus Cleaner. The software detected and successfully removed malicious installs and malware. I would gladly pay for one that works as advertised! Customer support Phone customer support is only available if you purchase the premium version of the software, or you are existing user of McAfee LifeSafe or McAfee All Access.
It has a rating of 4. The following scored 6 out of 6 for both protection and usability: Avira's Free Android Security 3. We always used the most current version of all products for the testing. You can also block all anonymous callers and text messages that contain keywords you specify. Widget: Stay up to date on your security status and fix issues with just one tap.