How to activate the built-in antivirus on a Samsung phone

This tutorial will show you step by step how to activate the built-in antivirus on a Samsung phone.

This tutorial works for all Samsung phones with Android 7, 8, 9, and 10, such as the Samsung Galaxy S6, S7, Note 7, S8, Note 8, S9, Note 9, S10, Note 10, S20, A71, A51, A50s, A30s, and all other types.

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.

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How to activate the built-in antivirus on a Samsung phone

1. Open settings.

Samsung Galaxy settings Android 9

2. Open Device maintenance or Device care.

Samsung Galaxy Device care Android 9

3. Tap on Device security or Security located at the bottom.

Samsung Galaxy Security Android 9

4. Tap on Activate.

Activate antivirus Samsung Galaxy

The antivirus is now activated.


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