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Remove “Your phone is infected (4) virus!” from Android (Removal Guide)

By | October 2, 2016

Advertisers do not only target desktop computers with Microsoft Windows and Mac OSX. They now target users on Android phones and tablets also. The reason why they are targeting mobile phones is that the mobile phone market is grown enormously the last few years. Lots of users tent to search for anything through their mobile phone. It’s fast, you can do it everywhere and websites are often build for the best mobile phone experience.

“Your phone is infected (4) virus!” is a deceptive advertisement, these advertisements are used to drive traffic to suspicious advertisement networks or to install more malicious software. A lot of advertisements are not only annoying on mobile phones, they also slow down your browser and mobile phone considerably. 

Remove “Your phone is infected (4) virus!” – Android


malwarebytesStep 1 – Perform a scan with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware for Android

bitdefender-logo-smallStep 2 – Remove viruses and adware with Bitdefender free Antivirus for Android

adblockplus-logo-smallStep 3 (Optional) – Block pop-up advertisements with AdBlockPlus for Android

mbam_iconPerform a scan with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware for Android

Scan and Remove adware using MalwareBytes Anti-Malware for Android. The following features are available for free.


Click to download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware from Google App Store.


  • 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)

Process Automation

  • Schedules automatic scans
  • Updates the protection database automatically
  • Color codes device health issues by severity automatically
  • Updates over a WiFi network if preferable

Privacy Manager

  • Identifies every application’s access privileges in detail
  • Breaks down access privileges by category: Contacts, Identity Information, Simple Message Service (SMS), and Security Settings

Security Audit

  • Identifies security vulnerabilities on the device, suggests remediation

Application Manager

  • Identifies which applications are currently running
  • Identifies installed applications
  • Enables custom whitelisting of approved apps

downloadDownload MalwareBytes Anti-Malware from the Google Play Appstore

* 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.


bitdefender-logoRemove viruses and adware with Bitdefender free Antivirus for Android

Bitdefender Antivirus Free is a free and powerful solution that utilizes in-the-cloud scanning technology to arm your Android device with the very latest industry leading virus detection, without interfering with your mobile experience or draining your battery.


Click to download Bitdefender Antivirus Free from the official Bitdefender website.

Unparalleled Detection

Bitdefender Antivirus Free uses the same scanning engines as Bitdefender Mobile Security – our flagship application that has been independently certified to catch more than 99% of all viruses targeted at Android devices.

Feather-Light Performance

Instead of downloading and storing virus signatures directly to Android devices, Bitdefender Antivirus Free uses in-the-cloud services to check online for the latest safeguards to outbreaks.

Full Speed & Low Battery Impact

Thanks to its cloud-based threat detection and top-of-the-line security services, Bitdefender Antivirus Free for Android prevents installation of malicious applications with virtually no battery life impact.

On-install Scanning

Bitdefender Antivirus Free ensures Android device stay clean by automatically scanning any application immediately after its install. This also helps users stay informed and protected whenever they try a new application.

On-Demand Scanning

On-demand scans may be run at any time, to make sure that all the applications that are installed and kept in the device’s storage are legitimate and safe.

Zero Configurations

Bitdefender Antivirus Free offers you essential antivirus protection against all Android threats. It is ready to go right after installation, acting as an effective guardian against mobile malware. Moreover, the Autopilot automatically scans any new apps you install.

adblock-plus-iconBlock pop-up advertisements with 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.

Adblock Plus blocks all annoying ads on the web by default, including video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads, flashy banners, pop-ups, pop-unders and much more. This is possible based on the filter list(s) you’ve selected.
Simply install Adblock Plus and, if you’d like, customize it to fit your unique browsing needs.


Click to download AdBlockPlus from official AdBlockPlus website.

Author: Max

Hi, I am Max. I am a computer security researcher. Every day I blog about new adware threats as they are released. I am also active in various online communities to help people with their computer problems. Stay safe!

One thought on “Remove “Your phone is infected (4) virus!” from Android (Removal Guide)

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