Dr. Safety: Security, Antivirus, Booster, and App Lock are listed under the ‘Tools’ category on Google Play Store. The app is rated 3+ by IARC i.e. suitable for all age groups. This app can be downloaded free from the Play Store/App store and doesn’t contain any in-app purchases. However, it may contain ads placed by developers. A device must have Android OS 4.1 and up for this application to function on it. The latest version of the app is 3.0.1518 which was updated recently on Oct 12, 2022. It was first released on 18td July 2014.
Dr. Safety: Security, Antivirus, Booster, and App Lock is developed and offered by Trend Micro Incorporated. The size of the Android application is 22 MB but varies with the devices. The reviews of 388K users have given it an average rating of 4.4/5 stars. Of late, over 10 million users have downloaded Dr. Safety.
Dr. Safety: Security, Antivirus, Booster, App Lock is a multi-feature app that can do a variety of tasks. It can be used for Antivirus and Security App. It can also be used as a phone booster and optimizer. It is capable of extending battery life and usage and safe web browsing.
Pros of the Application
- Dr. Safety: Security, Antivirus, Booster, App Lock is a multi-feature app that can perform a long range of tasks. The whole bunch of packages is included in just one app.
- The app uses machine learning Artificial Intelligence AI to optimize its performance to give the best output.
- This app provides real-time protection for the user’s mobile phone. Users can lock their devices with custom passcodes.
- The app is integrated with free antivirus that protects the user’s device from viruses and malware which come from different sources.
- Users can also protect their private and sensitive photos using the ‘Photo Vault’ feature of this app.
- This app also provides an app lock feature to protect and lock sensitive and private apps. Users can manually protect them using passcodes and fingerprint options.
- This app can optimize and boost the performance of the device. It can clean background tasks, clean caches, cool the CPU, and can free up the RAM to boost device speed and performance.
- With the help of a junk cleaner that clears up junk files, installation remains, residual files and APKs, and duplicate files this app can free up storage space.
- This app comes with a ‘Battery Saver’ that optimizes the battery performance and extends its life through wise usage.
- Users can safeguard their web browsing experience using its web guarding tools. It also comes with a ‘Privacy Browser’.
- ‘Lost Device Protection’ gives you access to wipe and lock your device in case it is stolen or lost.
- It doesn’t collect call logs and SMS to ensure user privacy.
Cons of the Application
- Some of its users complained about annoying widgets and notifications about dangerous URLs and too many prompts over dangerous content that make the user insecure.
- There are multiple complaints about updates that new update wipes out previous personalized data of the app which is annoying.
Dr. Safety has a long range of features to secure, safeguard and protect devices and to enhance performance and user experience. The app needs a few permissions to better perform and provide services that include Allow Overlay, Notification access, usage access, app permissions, accessibility, etc. Features of the app are divided into different categories. Users can toggle between different features like;
- Mobile Security
- Virus Scan
- Safe Web Surfing
- Wi-Fi Scan
- Privacy Protection
- App Lock
- Photo Lock
- Privacy Browser
- Lost device Scan
- Mail Scanner
- Facebook Scan
- Phone Boost
- Battery Saver
- CPU Cooler
- Junk Cleaner
- App Manager