How to Remove Virus from Android?

Your desktop or laptop isn’t the only device that can get affected by malware and viruses. Even your mobile devices like android phone or tablet can be affected by viruses and malware of all sort. It is important to make sure that you keep your electronic devices safe and secure from the virus on the internet. And with more and more people spending a lot of their time on the internet, chances of getting viruses on your devices are only increasing. Thus, it is important to know, how to remove the virus from android, as and when they affect your devices.

Ways to Remove Virus from Android

  1. Factory Reset

One of the easiest ways to get rid of any malware and unwanted virus on your smartphone is to do a factory reset from the settings menu. Doing so will get the device back into the out of the box state. Out of the box means, your device will reset to the state it was in when you got it out of the box after buying it. However, doing a factory reset will also delete all of your data, apps, photos, and any other files or folders that you may have on the device. So make sure that you back up your data before doing a factory reset. Being said that, it will definitely remove the virus from your Android device.

  1. Use Antivirus Software

Another way to detect and remove the virus from your device is by using antivirus software on your devices. This is an efficient way to eliminate viruses from your device. Unlike in factory reset option, using the antivirus software you will not lose any of your data and files. Thus there is no need to back up the data, as it will be there when the antivirus removes the virus. There are plenty of apps in the play store that can help you with removing the virus. Some of them are Avast, Norton, and AVG. You can use any of these to scan and remove the virus.

  1. Delete the suspicious app

Delete the specific app which you believe contains the virus from your smartphone. This is a simple and fastest way to get rid of the virus on your phone. However, you have to be particularly sure which app is causing the problem, otherwise, it could be a mess. Not knowing will make you install more suspicious apps. And if you are not sure which is the app causing all the chaos, you might end up un-installing everything.

Wrapping Up

Your smartphone keeps all of your data, information, and secrets. Thus, it is becoming increasingly important to protect and ensure its integrity to avoid any data loss. In order to maintain your phone’s security, it is imperative that you perform a regular virus scan on your device and remove them as quickly as possible when detected. Use safety measures while installing and browsing online, to avoid any traction of viruses on your devices and be safe and secure.

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