Lookout is one of the popular and trusted Android Antivirus security apps. This app can protect your phone against various known and unknown malware. In addition to the regular features, has anti theft protection, web protection and privacy audit. The lookout security app can automatically and manually scan apps for malware.
When you are installing or updating apps, this app automatically scans apk file for malware. Moreover Lookout can automatically and manually remove virus, spyware or any other harmful app before affect your Android phone, tablet.
It’s anti theft feature can track and locate your phone/tablet current location if it’s lost. In addition to that, the user can remotely enable loud alarm sounds and wipe memory card files. Moreover now it can take a photograph using a front facing camera. If you are looking a more powerful anti theft app, it’s better use Cerberus.
The user need not manually update the virus definition like other apps. It automatically updates. Premium user can scan installed apps permissions. If there’s a suspicious app, it will alert you. Moreover Lookout shows all the apps permission in one place.
Pro user can scan the micro SD card contain files and applications for malware.
- Protection against malware apps.
- Remove virus, Spyware apps.
- Track lost or stolen Android phone even if it’s in silent mode.
- Protect your privacy by checking installed apps permission.
- Can remotely control phone/tablet over the MyLookout.com web page.
- Block suspicious web URL that can theft your data and info.
- Backup contacts, call logs, camera photos to My Lookout cloud and restore.
Apart from the normal protection features, it has call log, contacts, SMS and photo backup and restore. Free user can use only contacts, Call logs and SMS backup. This Android antivirus app can scan your device at a scheduled time and on demand. Feather more its backup can schedule.
After it started the service, you can see the Lookout icon in the notification area. If you need better protection, it’s better add Lookout to the system administrator on your Android phone, tablet settings. Otherwise it can’t perform a remote wipe.
If you’re interested to purchase the premium version, you can use in-app purchase. There’s no separate premium version on the Google Play. Its subscription available on time based, like other security apps.
I have tested this Lookout Android security app few weeks, in my testing period it has a lower impact on my Galaxy S3 performance (normal usage). Although when I’m playing heavy graphic games it causes a lag.
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