Antivirus for Android: How do I activate the device administrator?

In order to use all available App features like remote wipe, remote lock and removal protection, the Device Administrator of your mobile phone has to be activated.

Enable Device Administrator

  1. Start the Avira Antivirus Security app.
  2. Wipe right to enter the menu option.
  3. Tap Settings → Device Administrator.
  4. Enable Device Administrator.
  5. Confirm with OK.
  6. Activate Device Administrator.

To uninstall the app you have to disable at first the Device Administrator.

Affected products

  • Avira Antivirus Security [Not relevant]
  • Created : Friday, March 23, 2012
  • Last updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016
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