How to start scan using the factory Samsung Galaxy S6 virus scanner

For the first time, Samsung has a virus scanner on its Galaxy S6. Using this virus scanner, you can scan for threats on the smartphone. We suggest you to run this virus scanner regularly to increase the security on your Samsung Galaxy S6.

samsung galaxy s6 virus scanner

The virus scanner is collaborated between Samsung and McAfee. We would like to show you how to find the virus scanner on your Samsung Galaxy S6.

From the home screen, open the menu and then tap on Settings. Here, you need to scroll down a bit and tap on “Lock Screen and Security”. When the submenu opens, you have to tap on “Device Security”, you will see a kind of shield. If the sign is yellow, it means that you should run a new scan immediately. If the sign is blue, it means that your Samsung Galaxy S6 has been scanned from threats.

If the sign is yellow, you need to scroll down and tap on the “Scan device”. The software will scan your phone from any threats.

Another way, you can open the antivirus via the Smart Manager. Tap on Menu -> Smart Manager -> Device Security.

Finally, you have known how to protect the Samsung Galaxy S6 using the factory virus scanner.

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