Avast Anti-Theft for Android: Uninstallation

Removal of Avast Anti-Theft

Avast Anti-Theft can be uninstalled the same way as any other Android app. Following instruction describes two possible ways of uninstallation: from Android Settings and via Google Play Store.

Before you start uninstalling Anti-Theft, ensure that you deactivated the Device Administrators permission granted for the app in your Android Settings. Go to Settings → Security → Device Administrators and uncheck Avast Anti-Theft. Otherwise, you will not be able to complete the uninstallation process.

These steps can differ slightly depending on your device model, operating system version and its vendor customizations.
  1. Go to the Settings on your device and select Apps.
  2. Select Avast Anti-Theft from the app list.
  3. Tap Uninstall.
  4. Tap OK to confirm the uninstallation process.
  1. Open Google Play Store on your device.
  2. Search for the Anti-Theft and tap on the correct app.
  3. Tap Uninstall.
  4. Tap OK to confirm the uninstallation process.

If you want to install Anti-Theft again, please read the following article:

  • Avast Anti-Theft
  • Android 4.1 (API 16 and higher)

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