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Scan your device using ESET Mobile Security for Android


  • You suspect that your device is infected (slow or abnormal behavior)


Regular scanning can protect your device from the following:

  • Threats that were already present on your device before your ESET security solution was installed.
  • Dormant, potentially harmful files on your device which may have been undetectable by older virus definitions.
  • Infections that occurred while the Real-time scanner was disabled by the user.



Video tutorial

  1. Open ESET Mobile Security for Android.
  1. Tap Antivirus.

    Figure 1-1

  1. Tap Scan Level to select your desired scan level: Smart or In-depth. For detailed information about scan levels, see below.
    • Smart—scans SD card content in addition to the file types scanned by the quick scan.
    • In-depth—scans all file types in both the internal memory and the SD card.
  2. Tap Scan Device.

    Figure 1-2

  3. When the scan is complete, the scan start time, level, type, duration and number of scanned, infected, deleted and quarantined objects will be displayed. Tap Close to finish.

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