Real-Time Protection is a Premium feature available in Malwarebytes on Android and Chrome OS devices. Depending on your operating system, Real-Time Protection can block malware, exploits, ransomware, or malicious websites. To confirm Real-Time Protection is on or off, open the Malwarebytes application on your Windows, Mac, or Android device and view your Dashboard or refer to the instructions below.
When activated, Malwarebytes Premium on Android or Chromebook automatically enables malware and ransomware protection.
- From your Android or Google Play supporting Chromebook device, open Malwarebytes.
- Tap the menu icon, scroll down, then tap Settings.
- Tap Protection.
- Confirm there's a checkbox next to Real-time protection and Anti-Ransomware protection.
Real-Time Protection is more effective with all protection layers turned on. If any Real-Time Protection layers are turned off, we recommend turning them on as soon as possible. For help protecting your devices, refer to the article Enable or disable Real-Time Protection on Android device.