Norton Mobile - Security Features

All of the "key" features that are outlined in the following document under Android phones and tablets also apply to iOS devices. The iOS features are specific to those devices.

Benefits for you:

    • Protection against digital threats like risky apps

    • Controls to safeguard your online privacy

    • Lost or stolen device recovery when you need it

    • Contact information restoration and sharing

    • Single subscription for multiple devices

Key features of Android phones or tablets

    • System Advisor*

      Alerts you to operating system threats and security certificates that allow attackers to access your device and your data.

    • Wi-Fi Security*

      Scans and identify compromised networks and networks under attack so you can reconnect to secure networks.

    • Protective Anti-malware Blocker*:

      Prevents apps with malware and viruses from being installed on your device before you download from Google Play

    • Intrusive Adware App Advisor*

      Lets you know if apps contain intrusive adware before you download from Google Play

    • Antiphishing Web Protection*:

      Protects against online scams by blocking fraudulent websites

    • Malware Protection:

      Scans and removes apps with viruses, spyware, and other threats

    • Remote Locate:

      Pinpoints your lost or stolen Android device on a map

    • Call & Text Blocker:

      Protects against annoying calls and mobile spam

      SMS or Text message blocking feature is not supported on Android 4.4 or later.

    • Privacy Advisor*

      Automatically scans apps and lets you see privacy risks before you download them from Google Play

    • Privacy Report Interactive Map*

      Shows where in the world personal information might be shared

    • Safe Browsing*

      Protects your device and your personal data from malicious sites that install ransomware, trojans, and other threats

    • Anti-theft

      Remotely locks and wipes the personal information on your lost or stolen device to prevent anyone from accessing it

    • Contacts Backup

      Restores and shares your contact information across your devices

    • SIM Card Lock#

      Instantly locks your phone if the SIM card is removed

    #Does not work with dual-SIM devices

    *Premium features not available with free version of Norton Mobile Security

Web Protection feature requires a stable Internet connection to work effectively.

Key features for iPhones or iPads

    • Anti-Theft:

      Helps you locate your lost or stolen iPhone or iPad on a map. You can also initiate an Internet call to your missing device if it is not locked.

    • Contacts Backup:

      Restores and shares your contact information on your Android, iPad, or iPhone

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at