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Offline Stevefordsjf

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how to uninstall avast mobile and anti-theft
« on: December 08, 2011, 03:35:07 PM »
Where do I find the information to remove this product? 

Offline reinhardholzner

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Re: how to uninstall avast mobile and anti-theft
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2011, 03:40:19 PM »
please go to your anti theft program and consult the in program help there is a lot of information that will help you.

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Re: how to uninstall avast mobile and anti-theft
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2011, 01:31:00 PM »
The Anti Theft part seems to be working just fine, and that's all I wanted. Silly me installed Avast when prompted by my old version of TA and gave it root permissions. I don't want Avast. I have 'uninstalled' it (and some problems with my phone went away) but my guess is that a simple uninstall won't do. ::)

I wish I had known in advance that it is possible to just extract the Theft Aware part and ditch the mobile protection app later!

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Re: how to uninstall avast mobile and anti-theft
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2011, 07:13:02 PM »
Yes, this is perfectly OK and supported (Install Mobile Security, set up Anti-theft, Uninstall Mobile Security --> Anti-theft will stay).

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Re: how to uninstall avast mobile and anti-theft
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2011, 07:40:17 PM »
Thank you. A simple uninstall seems to be fine. Maybe I hadn't given root permissions to the mobile protect app after all.  :)

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Re: how to uninstall avast mobile and anti-theft
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2012, 04:14:17 PM »
Good news: in the next official update Mobile Security will contain an uninstall wizard for Anti-Theft which is also able to uninstall rooted installations (of course password protected).