Verizon Security & Privacy - Android® - Security Settings

  1. Open the Verizon Security & Privacy app.
  2. From the Home screen, tap the Menu icon (located in the upper-right).
    Tap the Menu Icon
  3. Tap Settings.
    Tap Settings
  4. Tap a setting:

 

Security Scan

  1. From the 'Scan settings' section, tap Security scan to turn on or off.
    Note If prompted, tap LEAVE IT ON or TURN IT OFF.
  2. From the 'Scan preferences' section, tap any of the following to enable or disable:
    Note Enabled when a checkmark is present.
    • Apps
    • Potentially unwanted programs
    • Messages
    • Files
  3. From the 'Scan options' section, tap Scan frequency then configure the following:
    • Scheduled Scan
      Note Tap to turn on or off.
    • Schedule type
      • Smart scheduler
        Note Allows the app to decide the best time to scan your device.
      • Custom schedule
        Note Allows you to choose the best times to scan your device.
    • Every
      Note Only available if Schedule type is set to Custom.
      • Day
      • Week
    • On
      Note Select a day of the week for the scan to take place (e.g., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, etc.).
    • At
      Note Select the best time (e.g., 4:00AM, etc.) for the scan to take place then tap OK.
  4. From the 'Notifications' section, tap one of the following to turn on or off:
    • Notify me: About malicious apps and files
    • Notify me: When no threats are found after app scan

 

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Privacy

  1. From the 'Privacy settings' section, tap Auto privacy scan to turn ON or OFF.
    Note If prompted, tap LEAVE IT ON or TURN IT OFF.
  2. From the 'Data exposure' section, tap Scheduled scan and choosed one of the following:
    • Every day
    • Every week

 

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Web Security

Tap the following settings to turn them ON or OFF:

  • Web security
    Note To turn the service on:
  1. Tap Accessibility.
  2. In the Services section, tap Security & Privacy.
  3. Tap the Security & Privacy switch Off Switch to turn the service on.
  4. Tap OK.
  • Web alerts

 

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Wi-Fi Security

  1. Tap Wi-Fi security to turn on or off.
    Note If prompted, tap LEAVE IT ON or TURN IT OFF.
  2. Tap Manage Wi-Fi networks then configure as desired.

 

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