What's new in ESET Mobile Security for Android?

KB Solution ID: SOLN2744|Last Revised: October 21, 2013


  • Differences between the free and premium versions of ESET Mobile Security


What's new | System Requirements | FAQ


ESET Mobile Security for Android

ESET Mobile Security for Android is ESET's security application for Android mobile devices. It combines a proactive scanning engine with antispam and Anti-Theft features to provide real-time protection against known and emerging threats.

What's new:

  • Redesigned user interface
  • Variable depth of scanning (Quick/Smart/Deep)
  • Scheduled scanning
  • Background scanning will run while you use your mobile device
  • Anti-Phishing
  • SMS/Call filtering for specific contacts and specific times
  • User friendly setup process
  • Anti-Theft Wizard and Startup Wizard
  • Comprehensive status reporting by individual protection modules
  • Built-in USSD Control to protect you against attacks via malicious SMS messages, QR codes or URL links
  • Application Audit to monitor the permissions of installed apps

The latest version of ESET Mobile Security for Android is offered in three ways: 

  • Free: A lifetime trial including basic functionality
  • Trial: 30-day trial of the full (Premium) version
  • Premium: 1 year license

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System Requirements:

  • Operating system: Android 2.3 and higher
  • Memory: 1 MB (installation size)
  • RAM: 128+MB Internal memory: 5+ MB
  • SD card or internal Memory 5MB+
  • Screen: Touch screen (minimal 240x320px)
  • Processor: 500+ MHz

For answers to frequently asked questions, refer to the following Knowledgebase article:


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