Install & Setup VIPRE Android Security

Written By Marissa Fegan (Super Administrator)

Updated at August 28th, 2020

Congratulations on your purchase of VIPRE Android Security! From installation to initial setup, we're here to walk you through it every step of the way.

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Device Requirements

  • A device running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher
  • An active internet connection or mobile data subscription

VIPRE Recommends

Please read the instructions below carefully before attempting installation. VIPRE recommends opening these instructions on a different device or computer, if possible. 


  1. Open the Google Play Store on your Android mobile device
  2. Search for VIPRE Android Security to locate and install the app
  3. Select Install
    • This allows the app to be downloaded and installed on your device
  4. Once the installation is complete, the Install button becomes the Open button
    • Select Open to launch the app
  5. Once you have reviewed the Subscription Agreement, check I agree with the Subscription agreement then select CONTINUE

Important Note

Before going through the validation steps, you will need to agree to the Subscription Agreement. Please take some time to read the Subscription Agreement as it contains the terms and conditions under which you may use VIPRE Android Security.

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Creating A VIPRE Security Central Account

The first time you open the app, you will be prompted to sign in or create a new account.

  1. On the VIPRE Security Central account sign-in page, click Create one
  2. Type in your Full Name, E-mail Address, and Password
  3. Check I agree with the Terms of Use

Important Note

VIPRE does not have access to any confidential information such as the password of the account you use to sign in, or the personal information of your friends and contacts. 

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Configuring VIPRE Android Security 

Once you successfully signed in to the app, you will begin configuring the features of VIPRE Android Security. 

The Let's secure your device quick configuration screen will appear.

  • If you do not have a code yet and will be using the 30-day trial, tap GET STARTED
  • If you have an activation code:
    1. Tap I HAVE A CODE
    2. In the Enter activation code screen, enter your activation code then select ACTIVATE
    3. You will be returned to the Let's secure your device screen; select GET STARTED

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Activate Web Protection

  1. The Activate Web Protection for safe browsing screen will appear; select ACTIVATE
    • Android's Accessibility Settings screen will open. You need to allow accessibility permission to have Web Protection secure your browsing experience on any of the supported browsers
  2. In the Accessibility screen, scroll to locate VIPRE Android Security and slide to On

    Important Note

    Depending on the version of Android your device is running, you may need to select Installed Services to access VIPRE Android Security.

  3. VIPRE Android Security will request the permissions below. Once you review them, select OK
    • Monitor your actions: Receive notifications when you're interacting with an app
    • Retrieve window content: Inspect the content of a window you're interacting with
  4. You will return to Android's Accessibility Settings. Press the device's back button to return to the VIPRE Android Security installation
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Malware Scanner

  1. Is your device clean? Let's find out. Select SCAN NOW
  2. VIPRE Android Security will request permission to make and manage phone calls. Select ALLOW
  3. VIPRE Android Security will request permission to access photos, media, and files on your device; select ALLOW

Congratulations! Malware Scanner is now in progress and you have successfully installed, and completed the initial setup of, VIPRE Android Security. 

What's Next

To complete configuration of VIPRE Android Security via Auto-Pilot, visit our Auto-Pilot Guide.