Download and install Malwarebytes for Android

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Malwarebytes for Android, formerly known as Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile, is a Malwarebytes app designed for Android devices.  Malwarebytes for Android is available from the Google Play Store.  See the instructions in this article to install Malwarebytes on Android devices. These steps also apply to re-installation, or how to get back the program in case of an accidental uninstall.


Download Malwarebytes for Android

  1. On your Android device, open the Google Play Store  app.

  2. To search the Google Play Store, tap the Google Play banner.

  3. Enter Malwarebytes for Android, then tap  Malwarebytes for Android in the list of results.

  4. Tap Install.

  5. When Malwarebytes for Android is finished installing, tap Open to begin using Malwarebytes for Android.


The first time Malwarebytes is launched, swipe left to navigate through the screens as they appear below.




Afterwards, Malwarebytes for Android will take you through a series of permissions and other setup options. 


To activate the Premium feature set, see how to Activate Malwarebytes for Android Premium.


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