How to Uninstall Avast Anti Theft for Android?

By | September 14, 2012

If you have installed Avast and the Avast anti theft application on your Android and decide you no longer need it, you may find it difficult to remove. It is protected so you first need to remove it’s protection. Here’s how to do it.

  • Go to Device Settings
  • Security
  • Select Device Administrators – you can then remove the tick mark alongside the app.
  • Now again Got To Apps
  • Uninstall Avast and the Anti-theft.

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5 thoughts on “How to Uninstall Avast Anti Theft for Android?

  1. Gark

    No it’s not easily as you described. It may need 3 Rd application to uninstall anti-theft after again. Useless its antivirus function. ><'

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  2. haytham

    i already uninstaled avest ,but when i change the sim,i get alert then i enter the pin code,,,,,,but no networks work ..just emergency calls only

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  3. john

    If you have installed Avast and the Avast anti theft application on your Android and decide you no longer need it, you may find it difficult to remove. It is protected so you first need to remove th protection. Here’s how to remove it.
    Goto Settings >> Security >> Select Device Administrators – you can then remove the tick alongside the app and it will be uninstalled

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  4. Avastisthedevil

    This did the trick, thanks. Had to check several Google results to find this, but I’m glad I stuck it out!

    Reply
  5. Ivor Hyman

    The avast anti theft got activated in my pocket and closed of access to my phone….how can i deactivate the anti theft app

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