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    Can you suggest me How to Protect Smart Phone from Viruses?

    Can you suggest me How to Protect Smart Phone from Viruses? by doing internet in smart phone some unwanted applications are accessing. So,can you suggest best Antivirus protection for smart phone.

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    Hi there,
    Could you let us know which smart phone you have (make, not necessarily model) and which OS it is running.

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    If your using iPhone you don't have to worry about it.

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    i am having some antivirus applications but what is the process of using the antivirus applications.
    while iam using internet some unwanted applications are automatically browsing.
    How can i stop those unwanted applications can you please suggest me about this.

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    Hi,

    Quote Originally Posted by williamzach221 View Post
    i am having some antivirus applications
    This sounds like more than one.
    Multiple antivirus software is not a good idea.

    Quote Originally Posted by williamzach221 View Post
    but what is the process of using the antivirus applications
    Which ones?
    I'm afraid we need more information before being able to answer this.

    Quote Originally Posted by williamzach221 View Post
    while iam using internet some unwanted applications are automatically browsing.
    How can i stop those unwanted applications can you please suggest me about this.
    I am not sure what you mean by this.
    What does "automatically browsing" mean?
    Could you be a little more specific.

    Also, could you let us know which smart phone you have (make, not necessarily model) and which OS it is running.

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    i am using windows lumia smart phone.
    while using internet the applications are very slow in process.

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    Is that Windows Phone 7?

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    Yes, its windows phone 7. In this i am using internet in opera browser.
    Now my phone was hanging at the time of doing internet.

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    There are antiviruses for smart phones so you should use one of them. Lumia is a fast phone and you shouldn't have much problem but you may need to check if you also have other programs running that take all the memory and if our connection is fast enough.

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    The AVG Security Suite seems to be the main antivirus solution for the Windows Phone.
    http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/st...9-1cae1490084c

    However, it seems to be the widely held consensus of opinion that there are no viruses for (non-jailbroken) Windows phone and that security software is useless.
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...e-c7556c5abfe8
    http://forums.wpcentral.com/nokia-lu...mia-900-a.html

    By way of a disclaimer, I have an iPhone.
    Is there anyone listening to this that has a Windows Phone who could advise the OP further?

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    Wall + Head...yup...

    However, The Nokia Lumia is a Windows Phone, not Windows Mobile. The Lumia line was introduced in 2011 well after WP7 was on the market.

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    If you have an android, avast antivirus should do the job. If you are using iphone, you have nothing to worry about. iphones does not require any antivirus as it does not get infected with any virus and malware.

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    Quote Originally Posted by elizabethdennis View Post
    If you have an android, avast antivirus should do the job. If you are using iphone, you have nothing to worry about. iphones does not require any antivirus as it does not get infected with any virus and malware.
    I'm sorry if this sounds harsh but that is just rubbish! It's like saying that you dont need an antivirus because you have a Mac.....
    That kind of complacency and macarrogance (just made that word up!) will cost you dearly sometime. Mac's get virus', iPhones get virus' - just because it's rare doesnt mean it cant happen!

    Use the phone as it's supposed to be used and download from a reputable source and you will be ok, as LE said in post #17, go outside of that and you are as vulnerable as the rest.
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    Plus the fact, the OP has a Windows Phone.

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    Actually nokia lumia has the internet explorer 9 & it's doesn't support opera browser.
    If you have any problem then you can switch it to Nokia Xpress Browser its same like the opera browser.

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    This for me is where the iPhone shines in this department. I like how on the iPhone you don't need to worry about this sort of stuff

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siick26 View Post
    This for me is where the iPhone shines in this department. I like how on the iPhone you don't need to worry about this sort of stuff
    You always have to worry about these things, iPhone or not

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    Hello guys....

    Some smart phone have internal antivirus protected apps. If not available then you may download from internet.

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    If you're using an android phone, there are a few antivirus apps available, such as the free trend micro and avast apps.
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