Uninstall Malwarebytes for Android

Document created by parche Employee on Aug 17, 2017Last modified by jgolomb on Mar 1, 2019
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You can uninstall Malwarebytes for Android from the Malwarebytes app, the device's settings, or the Google Play Store. This article explains how to uninstall through Google Play Store, or within the app itself.

 

Before you uninstall Malwarebytes for Android, you may need to deactivate the app as a device administrator.  Device administrator is an Android feature that grants an app administrator privileges and prevents the app from being uninstalled.

 

Use Google Play to uninstall Malwarebytes for Android

  1. Open the Google Play Store app.

  2. In the search bar, type Malwarebytes for Android.

  3. From the results, tap Malwarebytes.


  4. Tap Uninstall.


  5. Confirm that you want to uninstall Malwarebytes. Tap OK to uninstall the app.
    Image of uninstall confirmation screen on Android device.

 

 

Uninstall Malwarebytes within the app itself

  1. Open Malwarebytes on your Android device.

  2. Tap the menu icon in the top-left of the screen.
    Image of the menu icon in the Malwarebytes for Android Dashboard.

  3. Under General, tap Uninstall Malwarebytes.
    Image of Uninstall Malwarebytes button in the menu of Malwarebytes for Android.

  4. Please tap one of the check boxes which best describes why you wish to uninstall Malwarebytes.
    Image of Malwarebytes survey after tapping the Uninstall Malwarebytes button.

  5. Tap Uninstall.
    Image of the Uninstall button in Malwarebytes for Android.

  6. Confirm that you want to uninstall Malwarebytes. Tap OK to uninstall the app.
    Image of uninstall confirmation screen on Android device.

 

 

 

If you have uninstalled Malwarebytes for Android Premium and need to transfer your subscription to a new device, see how to Install Malwarebytes for Android.

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