Protecting your mobile device from spyware
The best way to protect your mobile phone from spyware is by using mobile antivirus software to protect your personal data. If you often use your mobile phone for email, instant messaging and browsing the Internet, your phone could be susceptible to virus, malware, and spyware attacks. Look for free mobile antivirus software online that will safeguard your mobile phone from all types of viruses, hacks and spyware.
Go online and download a mobile antivirus software on your phone. Free antivitus software such as AVG Antivirus, Netqin, and Lookout Mobile Security provides real-time protection for your phone against viruses, malware and spyware attacks. Be sure to select a mobile antivirus software with firewall protection, and look for extra features that can help you locate your phone if it’s ever lost or stolen.
Click on the “Download” button to install the antivirus software on your mobile phone. Select the language that you want to use from the menu. Choose the brand name of your mobile phone from the menu list.
Select the device name for your phone. Press the “Download” button when you are finished. Keep in mind this step may vary, depending on the type of antivirus software that you’re installing on your phone.
Check your mobile phone for a SMS message with a download link. Click on the link and follow the onscreen instructions. Click the “I Agree” button to start the installation process. It may take a few moments for the antivirus software to examine and scan your mobile phone for viruses, malware and spyware. This function may also be a part of the installation process, before the antivirus software application begins installing its files on your mobile phone.
Look for the antivirus software application icon on the Home or Settings screen on your mobile phone. Place your finger over the icon and tap on it to launch the software application. After the application is open, you will see a menu with a list of features on the interface that you can use to help protect your mobile phone from viruses, malware and spyware.
Go to the “Antivirus” feature on the menu’s interface and tap on it to activate the tool. The mobile antivirus software application will scan all of the applications and files on your mobile phone for isolate and remove any viruses, spyware and malware. Continue choosing features from the menu list to help safeguard your mobile phone.