McAfee WaveSecure is a complete mobile security service that lets users protect data, ensure privacy in the event of theft and enhances the possibility of recovering the device.

Uninstall protection for Android
Uninstall protection for Android

Want to prevent McAfee WaveSecure from being uninstalled on your Android device? Now you can with McAfee WaveSecure UPA (Uninstall Protection Add-on). Once loaded, McAfee WaveSecure and McAfee WaveSecure UPA watch out for each other. If you uninstall McAfee WaveSecure UPA, the main McAfee WaveSecure app locks. If you remove the McAfee WaveSecure app, UPA kicks in to secure the device.

McAfee WaveSecure prompts you to load UPA from the Android Market once registration is complete. Users who do not have access to Android Market can get the latest UPA here.

McAfee WaveSecure backs up data on your Android device
Back up your data for protection

Choose to back up data straight from your Android device or remotely on the web. Important personal information such as SMS, contacts and call logs can be stored securely on the McAfee WaveSecure web site. In addition to keeping your data safe, you will be able to access them with a web browser. Anytime. Anywhere.

Don't lose your photo and video memories. With McAfee WaveSecure for Android, you can back up and keep them safe, too.

McAfee WaveSecure restores your mobile data when needed
Restore your data when needed

McAfee WaveSecure lets you restore your SMS and contacts stored online to your device. If you find that a hassle, trigger a restore of your backed up information from the McAfee WaveSecure web site. This will send your personal data wirelessly from our servers to your mobile.

McAfee WaveSecure locks and secures your Android device
Lock and secure your Android device

What happens when your Android device is stolen? Don't fret if you have McAfee WaveSecure. Our mobile security service will automatically lock your device once it detects a SIM change. This prevents unauthorized use and makes the device worthless to the thief.

Choose to display a message on the device to prompt the the finder to return the device. If you want, you can sound an alarm remotely to warn the thief and increase the chances of recovering your device, too.

McAfee WaveSecure tracks and locates your Android mobile remotely
Track and locate your mobile

Once McAfee WaveSecure detects the insertion of a new SIM card, your buddy will get a SMS alert so you can contact the person who has found or stolen your device.

In addition, McAfee WaveSecure lets you track the current location of your device and even plot them out on a map.

McAfee WaveSecure wipes data on your Android device remotely
Wipe your data

Pulled out all the stops and still not able to recover your lost device? You can still opt to protect your privacy. Trigger a remote wipe from McAfee WaveSecure site to delete all private data on your Android device. Contacts, messages, photos, videos including those on your removable media card can be deleted, too.

Operating Systems

Google Android 1.6 (Donut)
Google Android 2.0 (Eclair)
Google Android 2.1
Google Android 2.2 (Froyo)
Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Google Android 3.0 (HoneyComb)
Device Storage
Binary size: Approx. 500 kB

Does McAfee WaveSecure run on my Android device?

McAfee WaveSecure runs on major mobile device platforms including Google Android, BlackBerry, Symbian and Microsoft Windows Mobile. If you don't have a smartphone, McAfee WaveSecure Backup is available for devices that run Java.

Not sure if McAfee WaveSecure supports your mobile? Search below.

Tip:To see a list of devices that McAfee WaveSecure supports, click here.