1. Edible Walrus's Avatar
    Is it necessary to have? I have it on my S4

    Posted via Android Central App
    09-11-2013 04:35 PM
  2. jcp007's Avatar
    Is it necessary to have? I have it on my S4

    Posted via Android Central App
    It is all about personal preference. As smartphones become more like small laptops, I think it is a must. I use Kapersky.

    Posted via My Samsung Galaxy S4 Handheld Device
    09-11-2013 05:34 PM
  3. Edible Walrus's Avatar
    I downloaded AVG when I got the phone
    09-11-2013 05:48 PM
  4. JamesBramble's Avatar
    Some say it's needed others say not. It's all down to personal preference really.

    I use AVG.

    Posted via my Samsung Galaxy S4
    09-12-2013 12:42 AM
  5. sadiqsamm's Avatar
    I use avast. I think it is useful to have some kind of protection.

    Sent from my Optimus G using AC Forums mobile app
    09-12-2013 12:53 AM
  6. angad's Avatar
    If u downloading frm google play ur apps stuff..den u actually dont need it..its just a burden on p4ocessor and battery

    Sent from my GT-I9500 using Tapatalk 4
    09-12-2013 12:59 AM
  7. Darnell0216's Avatar
    If u downloading frm google play ur apps stuff..den u actually dont need it..its just a burden on p4ocessor and battery

    Sent from my GT-I9500 using Tapatalk 4
    I guess you missed all those news stories with thousands getting infected from all the times viruses made it past the Play Store's scanners, huh? Just like with a PC, the only safe bet is to stay offline and never download/install anything. You could get away without a scanner if you never plan to download anything that isn't an update to something already on your phone or a very trusted developer. There are people who never venture outside of their phone's primary function. Then there are people who like all the different apps, widgets, themes, etc., and have the potential to get infected, including myself. Sprint's partnered with Lookout and soon Samsung will be be too, so that's what I use. I hope something gets worked out where S4 users get a discount or some other benefit, as we did with DropBox.

    In the end though, it's all still a matter of personal preference and how you operate your phone.
    09-12-2013 09:30 AM
  8. starbuckk's Avatar
    My Verizon phone has Verizon Mobile Security on it. I got AVG for my tablet.

    Sent from the tiny keyboard on my S4
    09-12-2013 02:37 PM

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