Bitdefender Mobile Security is the best overall choice for paid antivirus apps.
Avast Mobile Security offers a lot of features, but performs inconsistently, and its free version is full of ads.
Google Play Protect may be built into Android and may be totally free, but it can't adequately protect your device.
Lookout Security & Antivirus is a decent antivirus app, but its real strength lies in identity protection.
Qihoo 360 Security promises an extensive feature set, but many of the features don't work, and the free version is drowning in ads.
McAfee Mobile Security offers a lot of free features, but its malware protection is only average and its paid plan is pricey.
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Zoolz Cloud Backup has an appealing desktop interface, but it's hampered by very slow downloads, pricey plans and nearly inert mobile apps.
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OurPact is one of the best parental-control apps for Android users, and Apple has reinstated it on iOS.
Screen Time is great at managing kids' smartphone time, but some other parental-control features cost extra.
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Acronis True Image is expensive and complicated, but it offers a wide range of options and features for hard-core PC users.
1Password has improved its Windows and Android software, but the password manager still feels like a legacy Mac app overall.
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Net Nanny is one of the best parental-control apps on iOS or Android, though it lacks call or text monitoring.
RoboForm offers all the basics of a password manager, but it needs an overhaul to compete with LastPass or Dashlane.
If your Android phone comes with a small amount of internal storage, here’s how to move apps to a microSD card and free up more space.
Kaspersky Safe Kids is the cheapest good option for monitoring Android, but Zift is better for keeping an eye on Apple mobile devices.