How to install Mobile Security for Android

  • Solution ID:1059078
  • Last Updated:Feb. 28, 2020 5:40 AM (PST)
  • Applies to:Mobile Security for Android - 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, 8;
  • How to Install Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android

Learn how to download, install, and activate the full version of Mobile Security for Android on your device.


Install from your mobile device

  1. On your mobile device, open Play Store.
  2. In the Search field, type "Trend Micro Mobile Security", then press ENTER.
  3. Tap Install, then tap Accept to alow the app permissions.
  4. Wait for the installation to finish.
  5. Tap Open.
  6. Read the Privacy and Personal Data Collection Disclosure, tap ‘I agree to share user usage data to help improve this app’, then tap Accept and Continue.
  7. At the bottom right corner, tap Buy/Activate.
  8. To activate, select either of the following:
    • Use Activation Code to enter your serial number
    • Sign In to Use Existing License

Install from your computer

Make sure your mobile device is connected to the Internet and is using the same Google account.

  1. Using your computer, open a web browser.
  2. Go to the Google Play Store by clicking the icon below:

  3. Click Mobile Security.

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  4. Click Install, then sign in using the same Google account.

    Sign_in_Google_account_Mobile_Security for Android

  5. Choose your device, then click Install.

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  6. Enter your Google account password to continue. A prompt will appear saying Mobile Security is installing on your mobile device.
  7. When installation is finished, open Mobile Security on your mobile device.
  8. Read the Privacy and Personal Data Collection Disclosure, tap ‘I agree to share user usage data to help improve this app’, then tap Accept and Continue.
  9. At the bottom right corner, tap Buy/Activate.
  10. To activate, select either of the following:
    • Use Activation Code to enter your serial number
    • Sign In to Use Existing License

Feature comparison

You can enjoy all Mobile Security for Android features for 7 days. Once the trial period has ended, some features will be unavailable.

FeatureDescriptionTrialPremium
Mobile Security Console Refreshed User Interface provides easy access to all functions.
Security Scan Remove apps with security, vulnerability, or privacy concerns. Stop installation of fake banking apps and install the real ones. Simplified Pre-Installation Scan blocks bad apps and malware on Google Play before they’re installed.
Web Guard Protects you from explicit or unwanted websites, as well as ads and trackers when you are using a browser app or apps that offer in-app browsing.  
Wi-Fi Checker Checks Wi-Fi hotspots for security issues. Warns you when a Wi-Fi hotspot is unsecured by a certificate or password, which can open the connection to suspicious interference and hacking.  
Pay Guard Mobile Protects financial transaction when using banking and shopping apps  
System Tuner Optimize your device’s Battery and Memory use. Just-a-Phone Mode and Smart Power Saver. Shortcut for quick tuning.
App Manager Save valuable storage space by viewing Apps by usage, uninstalling rarely used and unused Apps and Setup Files.  
Parental Controls Lock Apps from kids’ use or filter inappropriate websites.  
Social Network Privacy Fixes your Facebook™ and Twitter privacy settings and protect from identity or data theft.
Lost Device Protection Using the online portal, locate a lost device, trigger an alarm, remotely lock it, or even wipe the device clean to protect your personal information. Secret Snap takes a photo of whoever’s found or stolen your device after a specified number of failed attempts to log into it.