Security & Privacy app - Android™ - Uninstall

Note To uninstall / disable the Security & Privacy app and cancel your subscription, refer to the below steps.

Uninstall / Disable App
Cancel Premium Services


Uninstall / Disable App

Note Settings option titles may slightly differ between Android models.

  1. From a Home screen navigate: Apps icon > Settings.
  2. Tap Lock Screen and Security.
    Note This option may vary (e.g., Biometrics and security, Security, Fingerprints & security, etc.)
  3. If necessary, tap Other Security Settings.
  4. Under the Phone Administration section, tap Phone Administrators.
    Note Alternatively, tap Device administrators (under the Device Administration section).
  5. Tap Security & Privacy.
  6. Tap Deactivate.
    Note Deactivated when the switch is turned off Off Switch.
  7. Return to a Home screen then navigate: Apps icon > Settings.
  8. If necessary, tap Apps.
  9. Tap 'App Manager' or 'Application Manager'.
  10. Tap Security & Privacy.
  11. Tap 'Disable' or 'Uninstall'.
  12. Tap Disable App (e.g., OK, Yes, etc.).




Cancel Premium Services

  1. If the Premium service was purchased, sign in to My Verizon from a computer.
  2. Navigate: Support (upper-right) > Services & apps.
  3. From the 'Manage services & apps in My Verizon' section, click View/change my services & apps.
  4. Click the Manage Your Products tab.
  5. Scroll to the Security & Privacy section then click Remove from account.
  6. Click Yes.
  7. Click Close.