[KB2945] Scan your device using ESET Mobile Security for Android


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


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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.

  2. Tap Antivirus.

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  3. Tap the menu icon → Advanced settings → Scan level to select your desired scan level:

    • 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.
    Figure 1-2
  4. Tap Scan Device.

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

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