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This article will guide you through the installation and activation of G DATA Mobile Internet Security on your Android device (such as your phone or tablet).

The way you can install the software depends on whether you purchased it directly from our website or from the Google Play Store.

Check one of the following sections:

Installation from the Google Play Store

Step 1: Search for G DATA Mobile Security in Google Play Store

To install the app, open the Google Play Store on your device and enter "G DATA Mobile Security light" in the search bar.


Step 2: Installation of the G DATA Mobile Security light app

Select the relevant entry from the search results and install the G DATA Mobile Security light App.


Step 3: Opening and setting up the G DATA Mobile Security light app

When you start the G DATA Mobile Security light app for the first time, you can choose whether to create a new account or log in with an existing one. Continue with the option that applies to you and log in with your login details. To use the full functionality of our app, please grant access permissions as soon as they are requested. If you create a new account, please read the End User Agreement and confirm it by ticking the appropriate box.

Installation from G DATA's website

This article will guide you through the download, installation via an installation file and setting up your G DATA Mobile Security (MS) on your Android device.
Below you will find an explanation of how to search and install the app in the Google Play Store.

Step 1: Download of the installation file

Open this link in the browser of your Android device: G DATA Mobile Security APK

If a security warning appears on your screen when you click on the download button, you can confirm this with peace of mind - it is a standard error message for downloading files from "unknown sources".

Schritt 2: Installation of MS

Once the download is complete, open the file and follow the instructions in the installation menu.

Step 3: Activation of the MS

Select the activation options to be used.

Step 4: Opening and setting up the MS

When you start MS for the first time, you can choose whether to create a new account or log in with an existing one. Continue with the option that applies to you and log in with your login data and registration number if necessary. To use the full functionality of our app, please grant access permissions as soon as they are requested. If you create a new account, please read the End User Agreement and confirm it by ticking the appropriate box.

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