How to activate the built-in antivirus on a Samsung Galaxy (Android 7/8/9)
This tutorial will show you step by step how to activate the built-in antivirus on a Samsung Galaxy with Android 7, 8 and 9.
Device security is a malware (virus) scanner from McAfee that comes pre-installed on many Samsung Galaxy phones that have Android 7, 8 and 9.
This tutorial works for all Samsung phones with Android 9 (Pie), such as the Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus, J6 Plus, A6, J7 Pro, A7, J8, A8 Plus, S8, S8 Plus, Note 8, A9, S9, S9 Plus, S9 Note, and all other Samsung phones that have Android 9.
1. Open settings.
2. Open Device maintenance or Device care.
3. Tap on Device security or Security located at the bottom.
4. Tap on Activate.
The antivirus is now activated.
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