Antivirus for Android: Why can I not uninstall Avira Antivirus Security for Android?

In case you have difficulties uninstalling the app, you may have forgotten to disable the Device Administrator.

Disable Device Administrator


  1. Start the Avira Antivirus Security app.
  2. Wipe right to enter the menu option.
  3. Tap Settings → Device Administrator.
  4. Disable Device Administrator.

Uninstall the app from your device.

Affected products

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