Norton Mobile Security

Norton Mobile Security is available to WMU faculty and staff for use on Android phones and tablets. This software:

  • Protects your Android device from malware and viruses.
  • Scans new apps, app updates, and SD cards for privacy risks, battery usage, malware, and greyware.
  • Blocks unwanted calls and SMS text messages Prevents fraudulent (phishing) websites from accessing your personal information.

Install Norton Mobile Security for Android

  1. Request an invitation to install Norton Mobile Security from the Software Downloads channel in GoWMU. After making the request, you will receive an email invitation within one business day.*
  2. Open the email invitation on the Android device where you would like to install Norton.
  3. Tap the Install link in the email. If prompted to choose an application to open the link choose the Play Store.
  4. Tap the Install button in the Play Store. Tap the Accept button when prompted with the application's required device permissions.
  5. Open the Norton Mobile Security app.
  6. When the app opens, you will be prompted to agree to the Terms of Use. If you would like to opt-out of Norton Community Watch, uncheck the box before tapping the Agree & Launch button.**
  7. Norton Mobile Security will begin scanning your device for malware.

*Invitations to install Norton Mobile Security are single use. If you would like to install the app on another device you will need to request another invitation.

**If you are prompted to login after tapping the Agree & Launch button, your invitation has already been redeemed. You will need to request a new invitation from the Software Downloads channel in GoWMU.

App Advisor for Google Play

If you choose to setup this feature Norton will warn you before installing a potentially unsafe app from the Play Store.

  1. Open the Norton Mobile Security app.
  2. Tap the App Advisor icon.
  3. At the top, tap App Advisor for Google Play.
  4. Tap the Set Up link.
  5. Select App Advisor by Norton from the list.
  6. Turn on the App Advisor
  7. Norton Mobile Security will now warn you before installing a potentially unsafe app.