A scam is a method cyber criminals use to get something from you, usually money. In this article, we'll teach you the best Trend Micro settings for your Android devices to prevent them.

STEP 1: Turn On Anti-Phishing

When searching the web, scams and fake websites may appear in search results. Mobile Security's Web Guard feature will instantly block pages involved in online scams or fraud when you try to open them. Here's how to turn it on:

  1. Open the Mobile Security app.
  2. Tap Web Guard, then tap on the check icon to turn it ON.

    It will ask to enable the Accessibility option for Mobile Security in your phone settings.

    Turn ON Web Guard to prevent phishing

  3. Select the apps to protect. You will be notified about suspicious links when using the apps you selected.

    Select the apps to protect from phishing

STEP 2: Get Rid of Scam Text Messages

Avoid opening spam messages and text scams. Fraud Buster feature automatically checks your messages for security threats whenever you receive an SMS or MMS. Here's how to turn it on:

  1. Open the Mobile Security app.
  2. From the list of features, select Fraud Buster.

    Click Fraud Buster feature

  3. Allow all the needed permissions.
  4. Read the Fraud Buster Data Collection, then tap Accept.
  5. Toggle the switch to ON beside the Fraud Buster.

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