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Installing AVG AntiVirus on Android

Applies to


  • AVG AntiVirus 6.x for Android

Operating systems:

  • Google Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21) or higher

AVG AntiVirus for Android is available as both a free and paid version. Refer to the steps below to install the free version of AVG AntiVirus on an Android device. To upgrade or activate a paid version of AVG AntiVirus on Android, refer to the follow article:

NOTE: Before you download and install AVG AntiVirus for Android, ensure that your device meets the minimum requirements:

  • Android: Google Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21) or higher.
  • Internet connection to download, activate, and maintain app updates.

Install AVG AntiVirus for Android

  1. Open Google Play Store on your Android device.
  2. Search for AVG and select AVG AntiVirus from the results.
  3. Tap Install and wait for the app to download.
  4. Tap Open.
  5. Tap Get Started and wait for AVG to perform a one-time initial device scan.
  6. To continue with the free version of AVG AntiVirus for Android, tap Continue With Ads. Alternatively, tap Upgrade Now to purchase a paid AVG AntiVirus subscription.

The free version of AVG AntiVirus for Android is now installed on your Android device. Open the app by tapping the AVG AntiVirus icon from your device's Home screen.

For more information about the app, refer to the following article:

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