Top 5 Android Security Apps

by Raja Habib on September 12, 2016

Do you want to improve the security of your Android smartphone? Do you want to keep your Android phone safe from all the threats? If yes, you don’t need to look any further. In this article, we will share 5 apps with you that will increase the security of your Android phone.

android security apps

You can be conscious regarding downloading apps, and now access trusted sources, but having an extra anti-virus can only be an added advantage. There are plenty of paid and free antivirus software available in play store. Some of them are the descendants from the PC versions, while others are uniquely created for mobile phones. Here are top 5 Android security apps.

Avast Anti-virus

The first thing that strikes you when you think about electronic security is probably an anti-virus. Though anti-virus apps can be heavy and eat up a significant space of your phone, but still it’s worth having. Avast is a free antivirus with a flexible interface and plenty of security options. A weekly scanning of your device is advised with this app to ensure safety.


Need to access blocked websites? Don’t want to leave your footsteps behind? Tunnelbear is possibly the best VPN out there. It helps you unblock censored websites keeping your identity private. Moreover, now you can safely use your neighbor’s Wi-Fi without them knowing it’s you. Isn’t that cherry on a sundae?


The PC version of this app is really handy, and the android version is no way inferior. It performs almost all the operations – detecting malware, scanning vulnerable apps, potentially threatening programs, location tracking and lots more. This app gives you details about what other apps are sharing, third party interference and data sharing, and you can change the permissions of other application directly from Malwarebytes.

Clean Master

If you have ever been an android user, you must be familiar with the clean Master. From freeing all the junk from your phone to boosting your RAM, clean master helps to keep your phone clean as well as make it run faster. The app has a friendly interface and you can easily clean your junks of WhatsApp, Facebook, and other media. It has a free as well as pro version. The latest update comes with an anti-virus application.

App Lock

As the name suggests, this free app is useful for locking apps. The main application is to secure each application using a password. You can individually set a password to different apps, like pass 1 for WhatsApp and pass 2 for Facebook. Using App Lock you can set up locks for your picture gallery and other apps too.

We hope you will find these apps handy in case you are looking to improve the security of your Android phone. If you know about some other such security apps for Android, please do share with us in the comments section.

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