Running Scans



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SecureAnywhere Mobile automatically scans your device on a weekly basis; cloud definitions are always up to date. Use the following procedure to scan your device immediately.

Note: WSA Internet Security Plus includes all features except Backup and Sync. For a comparison of products, see our product comparison for consumer products.

To run a scan:

  1. In the main panel, tap Scan for Threats Now. SecureAnywhere runs a scan. 
  2. When the scan completes, tap Finish to view the following system statuses:
    • Last scan - Shows the date and time of the last scan. If a scan hasn't run in more than seven days, the status icon is yellow.
    • Shields - If all shields are enabled, displays ON. If one or more shields are disabled, a yellow icon appears along with a Fix button. To turn on all shields, tap Fix.
    • Scheduled scans - If scans are scheduled, it displays a green icon. If scans are not scheduled, a yellow icon appears along with a Fix button. To return the schedules to their default values, tap Fix. SecureAnywhere Mobile automatically scans your device on a weekly basis; cloud definitions are always up to date.
    • USB Debugging setting - Displays SAFE to show that the Android device's USB Debugging setting is in a safe mode, which means it will prevent the USB port from communicating with a computer. Premium/Complete versions only.
    • Unknown sources setting - Displays SAFE to show that the Android device's Unknown Sources setting is in a safe mode, which means it will not allow application installations from outside the Android Market. Premium/Complete versions only.