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Offline DavidR

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Re: Cannot turn Web Shield on
« Reply #30 on: February 12, 2022, 03:39:23 PM »
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Hi DavidR,

Sorry, that should be one browser only (edited) since you can only have Avast scan one browser's traffic at a time.

Firefox was likely your default browser. When you clicked on a link in say a text message, which browser did it open in? Of course, if you set up scam protection properly, your default browser is now Avast (acting as a proxy).


Well it seems that Google/Android sets the default browser to Chrome (promoting/pushing its browser), I certainly never set it.  But for sure I have now changed that to Firefox.
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Re: Cannot turn Web Shield on
« Reply #31 on: February 16, 2022, 01:53:14 PM »
It would be good to get a definitive answer from the devs as last reply was Chromium based browsers only.

With Avast Mobile Security 6.46.2, WebShield supports Firefox browser.

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Re: Cannot turn Web Shield on
« Reply #32 on: February 16, 2022, 05:14:15 PM »
Thankyou for letting us know r@avast. That is a worthy improvement.

Now devs just need to improve the instruction for users to enable Web Shield via Settings.