Last updated on 24.03.2017
Dr.Web Security Space for Android (hereinafter – Dr.Web) protects mobile devices running Android™ as well as TV sets, media players and game consoles working under Android TV™ platform from malware designed for Android devices.
The application features technologies of Doctor Web implemented to detect and neutralize malicious objects that may harm your device and steal your personal data.
Dr.Web uses the Origins Tracing™ for Android technology that detects new families of viruses using the information on malware from existing databases. Origins Tracing for Android can identify recompiled viruses, e.g. Android.SmsSend, Spy, as well as applications infected by Android.ADRD, Android.Geinimi, Android.DreamExploid. Names of threats detected by Origins Tracing for Android are marked with the postfix "origin": Android.VirusName.origin.
Dr.Web performs the following functions:
•Scans files you download and applications you install in real time.
•Scans the entire file system or selected files upon your request.
•Scans files on SD cards (or another removable media).
•Detects threats in *.lnk files (defined by Dr.Web as ).
•Quarantines infected objects or completely removes them from your device.
•Unlocks your device if it is locked by ransomware.
•Filters calls and SMS messages using the predefined and custom black and white lists.
•Updates Dr.Web virus databases via the Internet.
•Gathers statistics on detected threats and performed actions; keeps the application log.
•Detects device location or locks its functions in case it has been lost or stolen.
•Restricts access to specific categories of websites in an embedded Android browser and Google Chrome, Boat Browser, Boat Browser Mini, Yandex.Browser, Opera, Firefox, Adblock Browser, Dolphin Browser and Sputnik.
•Scans and shortens URLs.
•Analyzes device security and helps eliminate detected problems and vulnerabilities.
•Controls Internet connections to protect your device from unauthorized access, and prevents leakage of personal data through networks.
New Features in Version 11.1.0
•Support has been added for Android 7.0 и 7.1.
•A possibility to activate a license using a key file in a ZIP archive has been added.
•A possibility to purchase a license from the application until a demo license expires has been added.
•For devices with two SIM card slots that run Android 5.1 or higher, a possibility to add both SIM cards to the list of trusted in Dr.Web Anti-theft has been added.
•A possibility to submit *.odex files to Doctor Web anti-virus laboratory from the custom scan interface has been added.
•For devices running Android 6.0 or higher, Dr.Web Anti-theft requests its password for accessing Android accessibility features and for accessing app information in the device's settings.
•A possibility to select /sbin и /data directories for a custom scan has been added for rooted devices.
•A new system for collecting and recording information that helps finding issues has been implemented.
•Support has been added for Opera mini, Yandex.Browser, Adblock Browser, Dolphin Browser, Sputnik and UME browser.
•A new category "Online games" has been added in URL filter.
Resolved Issues and Improvements
•An scanning issue on rooted devices running Android 4.0 has been fixed.
•Firewall operation has been improved.
•Errors in Arabic interface localization have been fixed.
•Dr.Web operation in the central protection mode has been improved.
•Application interface has been modified.
•Scanner interface has been altered.
For devices running Android 4.4 or higher, the category "Applications with highest priority of SMS processing" has been removed in Security Auditor.
Make sure your device meets the requirements and recommendations listed below:
•Android of version 4.0/4.1/4.2/4.3/4.4/5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0/7.1.
Dr.Web operates on TV sets, media players and game consoles based on Android TV platform.
•Call and SMS filter and Dr.Web Anti-theft do not operate on devices that have no SIM card slot. Make sure your device supports SIM cards.
•Internet connection is required to update virus databases.
•URL filter operates in an Android embedded browser and in Google Chrome, Boat Browser, Boat Browser Mini, Yandex.Browser, Opera, Firefox, Adblock Browser, Dolphin Browser and Sputnik.
•URL filter requires access to your browser history on devices running Android 5.1 or lower. Make sure to enable this option in your browser.
Installing Dr.Web Security Space for Android 11.1.0
Installing the Application from Google Play
Before installing the application from Google Play, make sure that:
•You have a Google account
•You have logged in your Google account from your device
•Your device is connected to the Internet
•Your device meets basic system requirements
To install the application:
1.On your device, open Google Play, find Dr.Web in the list of applications and tap or (if you want to install Dr.Web Security Space Life version with an unlimited license).
2.If you have selected Dr.Web Security Space Life with an unlimited license, you will be prompted complete the purchase.
3.On the next screen, you will be prompted to provide access to necessary features and data on your device.
Make yourself familiar with the list of required permissions and tap .
Tap Open to start using the application.
Installing the Application from the Website
To install the application not from Google Play, you need to allow the device to install applications from unknown sources. To do so, select the check box in the device -> screen.
The installation file of Dr.Web is available for downloading on the Doctor Web website at .
1.Copy the installation file to the device.
2.Use a file manager to find and launch the installation file.
4.Tap to start working with the application.
Tap to close the installation window and return to the application later.
Installing the application by synchronizing the device with computer (e.g., HTC Sync™ etc.)
1.Synchronize your device with your computer.
2.Launch the installation manager included into the synchronization software package.
3.Specify the path to the file located on the computer, then follow the instructions of the installation wizard.
4.The application will be copied to the device where you can review the information on it and confirm the installation.
5.Close the installation wizard.
To continue working with the application, you need to activate a paid or a demo license (except Dr.Web Security Space Life).
If you encounter any issues installing or using company products, before requesting for the assistance of the technical support, take advantage of the following options:
•Download and review the latest manuals and guides at .
•Read the frequently asked questions at .
•Browse the Dr.Web official forum at .
If you have not found solution for the problem, you can request direct assistance from Doctor Web technical support in one of the following ways:
•Fill in the web from in the corresponding section at .
•Call by phone in Moscow: +7 (495) 789-45-86.
Refer to the official website at for regional and international office information of Doctor Web company.
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