Advertisers do not only target desktop computers variating from Microsoft Windows and Mac OSX. They now target users on mobile phones also. The reason why they are targeting mobile phones is that the mobile phone market is grown the last few years enormously. Lots of users tend to search for anything through their mobile phone. It’s fast, you can do it everywhere, and websites are often built for the best mobile phone experience.
Some users install software on their mobile phones that display advertisements, these advertisements are used to drive traffic to suspicious advertisement networks. A lot of ads are not only annoying on mobile phones, but they also slow down your browser and mobile phone considerably. Learn how to scan for adware on Android for free using this instruction and protect your privacy and mobile phone.
Scan and Remove Adware on Android (Mobile Phone)
Scan and Remove adware using MalwareBytes Anti-Malware for Android. The following features are available for free.
- Proactively scans applications and files for malware and spyware
- Scans native memory and SD card
- Identifies Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) for removal (Adware)
- Scans automatically when files or apps are accessed (real-time) or only when activated manually (on-demand)
- Schedules automatic scans
- Updates the protection database automatically
- Color codes device health issues by severity automatically
- Updates over a WiFi network if preferable
- Identifies every application’s access privileges in detail
- Breaks down access privileges by category: Contacts, Identity Information, Simple Message Service (SMS), and Security Settings
- Identifies security vulnerabilities on the device, suggests remediation
- Identifies which applications are currently running
- Identifies installed applications
- Enables custom whitelisting of approved apps
* Android 2.3+ is supported including the following languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Turkish.
Powerful, lean protection for your Android device
The people you trust to protect your computer now protect your Android device. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile guards your identity and personal data on-the-go. So you and your Android smartphone or tablet are safe from malware, infected applications, and unauthorized surveillance. Wherever you are. Whenever you go.
AdBlock+ for Android
Still experience lot’s of advertisements? Try AdBlock+ for Android and block advertisements from the source. It’s free and easy to install, find our more information below.