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Offline joe2cool

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Avast Mobile Security App & Kindle Fire HD?
« on: May 19, 2013, 10:53:59 AM »
Hi just checking does the Mobile Security app for OK with Kindle Fire HD?

Thx
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Offline Filip Havlicek

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Re: Avast Mobile Security App & Kindle Fire HD?
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2013, 07:52:33 AM »
Hi,

the last time I checked (to be honest it was a while ago, but still) it was OK.

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Re: Avast Mobile Security App & Kindle Fire HD?
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2013, 12:30:41 PM »
Hi......................thx................when I try to download from 'the market' within Avast itself, seems to take me to google play? when I click on 'Avast Free Mobile Security' to install I get a pop up saying 'You haven't accessed the google play store app ( the white shopping bag app) on your device with this email account?' I do have a GMail account but my outlook.com address is assigned to my Avast Account. You are unable to download the app from the kindle store also?

Appreciate any help

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Re: Avast Mobile Security App & Kindle Fire HD?
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2013, 10:44:19 AM »
Do not understand. avast! mobile security is available on Play, you can get it there; in case you are running kindleHD, you have to try another source, like Kindle AppStore and for this you need to have a valid Kindle ID. There are some other sources, like alternative markets, but we can not assure, that you always get the last version there.

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Re: Avast Mobile Security App & Kindle Fire HD?
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2013, 10:57:51 AM »
Hi its no longer on the 'Kindle App Store'...........................Thx anyway
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svehlak

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Re: Avast Mobile Security App & Kindle Fire HD?
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2013, 01:46:48 PM »
Yes, Kindle removed us because we are using Google framework. You can try to use alternative markets, like Opera and so.

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Re: Avast Mobile Security App & Kindle Fire HD?
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2013, 05:46:39 PM »
OK Thx will check..........................
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Avast Mobile Security App & Kindle Fire?
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2013, 12:12:29 PM »
How can I set my Avast PIN? How can I then set my PIN recovery? How can I connect my Kindle to my Avast account?

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Re: Avast Mobile Security App & Kindle Fire HD?
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2013, 02:43:46 PM »
Hello,

you can configure your avast! PIN in Mobile Security or Anti-Theft. if you are asked for a avast! PIN but u are sure u didn't set one, try the default 0000

you won't be able to use the online account since amazon devices are stripped of all google cloud to device messaging services.
but - since you can't manage to connect  to the online account it's not /that/ bad. In case of emergency - when the phone gets lost - I would recommend using SMS commands anyway. They are much more reliable and work even without internet access.

SMS commands and how to use them are explained in our manual:
http://files.avast.com/files/documentation/mobile-security-user-guide-en.pdf
give it a try - it's short and easy to understand.

regards,
Werner

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Re: Avast Mobile Security App & Kindle Fire HD?
« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2013, 11:44:34 PM »
is the opera source reliable - can we trust the avast download from there?

also - will the avast that we get from the alternative sources actually work for the kindle fire hd?

thanks for a great piece of software.

Yes, Kindle removed us because we are using Google framework. You can try to use alternative markets, like Opera and so.

Offline Filip Havlicek

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Re: Avast Mobile Security App & Kindle Fire HD?
« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2013, 08:07:03 AM »
Hi,

the Opera app store is fine. If it's gonna work - I think you will be fine with Mobile Security. Anti-Theft might not work though since the Fire HD can't receive SMS and you can't connect it to avast! Account since it uses Google Play Services to communicate with the device (and the Fire HD doesn't have that).

Filip

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Re: Avast Mobile Security App & Kindle Fire HD?
« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2013, 06:49:32 PM »
I keep finding this on my search for a solution to my issue.. just to say anti theft is useless on the kindle fire unless you can connect to an account as the kindle fire is not a phone therefore cannot send or receive text messages...

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Re: Avast Mobile Security App & Kindle Fire HD?
« Reply #12 on: December 09, 2013, 06:25:41 PM »
As Filip stated, Kindle does no use Google services which is part of antitheft application so you will find it not very useful there. On the other hand, mobile security should works fine (at least it is working on our HD).