Top Security Apps for Android users

There has been a debate about whether you need security apps to keep your mobiles protected from viruses and threats or not. For that, you need to read this article about the top security apps and features, which these apps can offer to you.

Android tablets and Android smartphones are in use by people all over the world. Android being the free source, most of the apps can be gotten free from the Google Play Store. Android is an open source, and whoever wants to can develop an Android app obeying some terms and conditions by Google. Most of these apps are developed by independent developers and you never know anyone of the apps you download on your Android device may carry a virus or a Trojan.

Viruses can really harm your Android devices. There is very important and personal data stored in your memory on Android smartphones or tablets, there are documents, contacts, pictures and much more. Therefore, the security of this data is important for every user. Android being the free source is the most vulnerable to threats like Trojans and viruses. So the Android users must use the best security apps to make sure, their Android devices are kept safe and none of their data is lost.

List of best security apps for Android phones and tablets on Google Play Store:

•AVG Anti-Virus

AVG has been a very known and trusted developer of the anti-virus software for computers. Now, they have launched an equally powerful and useful anti-virus tool for the Android users. Best thing about the AVG Anti-Virus for Android is that it uses minimum system resources, runs quietly in the back and protects your device from any kind of virus or threat. Another feature of AVG is the password protection for apps installed on your device.

•Norton Mobile Security

Another trusted name in the Anti-Virus developers, made famous by the Norton Anti-Virus they developed for PCs. It has been one of the best Anti-Virus software. Now the Norton Anti-Virus is available for Android. Norton Anti-Virus is equipped with many handy features for security such as remote locking and SIM locking. You can simply wipe your phone with a text message using this app.

•Lookout Mobile Security

Android Users who have used this app rate lookout Mobile Security one of the best Anti-Virus and Security apps. Both free and premium version of the apps are available at Google Play Store. You can buy the Premium version for only $3/month. While the premium account gives you feature like remote locking and security level for all apps installed on your phone, even with the free account you will still be able to scan your Android phone for any type of virus or malware. You can restore your data online in case if you have lost your phone. Also, using your Lookout Mobile Security app, you can access the GPS of your phone and locate it anywhere it is.

Android mobiles are really fun to use but only if you are using as many applications as possible. Otherwise, it will be like any other cell phone. However, in doing so, your Android devices might be exposed to a lot of threat. If you have a smart and powerful security tool installed on your Android device, you will not have to worry about any such threat.

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