Cyberattacks on Android devices are continuously increasing. A virus slows down an infected phone which can be frustrating for users. So it is necessary to remove the Virus from an Android device. In this blog post, you will learn how to get rid of a virus on an Android device.
Previously, I already posted about the top 5 Anti Virus Applications for Android devices. You can also check out this post.
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What Are the Signs of Virus Infection on Android?
If you suspect that your Android phone is infected with a virus but are not sure, look out for the top 5 signs:
- Quick Battery Drain
- Pop-Up ads
- Unknown applications
- Phone Slow Speed
Get rid of a Virus from an Android Device without Application
Manually removing the virus from an Android device is possible. Below are some ways to remove a virus from Android.
- Firstly, turn on safe mode on your Android device.
- Then go to settings>apps
- Next, find the malicious application and uninstall it.
It is the easiest way to clean the virus from your Android device. Using this method, you will not lose any data.
To turn off safe mode, restart your device. Once you exit from the safe mode, you get all your apps back.
Factory resetting your device deletes all your device data along with the virus. So take a backup of your data before attempting this method.
To perform the method, open the speed dial and dial the code: 2767*3855#. Remember, there’s no way to stop this procedure once initiated.
Get rid of a Virus from an Android without Application
Anti Virus applications also can help you to remove viruses from your Android device. Note that some antivirus apps may require you to pay for premium features to fully remove a virus. Additionally, it’s important to always keep your device’s operating system and apps up to date to prevent viruses from entering your device in the first place.
Avast Anti Virus
Avast Anti Virus application is one of the best apps to remove a virus. Follow the below steps to remove a virus using the Avast app:
- Download the Avast Anti Virus application from Google Play Store.
- Click on the get started button.
- Then click on the scan button.
- After the scan finishes, Avast will show the errors. Click on Resolve to fix them.
I hope the methods above will help you remove viruses from your Android device. Thank you for reading this article. Please feel free to share with your friends if this article helped you as well.