You can configure the following options:
- Reset Pin: You can reset your device PIN. Enter current PIN, new PIN, and confirm new PIN to change the PIN to access the device.
- Application Notifications: You can enable this button to allow app and ongoing notifications to be displayed.
- Application Statistics: You can enable this button to allow app to send app usage statistics to Quick Heal servers. This information helps Quick Heal improve the product and make it work better for you.
- Block Uninstallation: You can enable this feature to block any attempts by unauthorized users to uninstall the Quick Heal Mobile Security application from the device.
B. Feature Settings
You can configure the following features on your device:
a. Deep Scan
A deep scan checks all areas of your device, including all files, pictures, videos, and apps, to detect any virus or threat. You can schedule the scans at required intervals to run automatically.
i. Schedule a Scan
Select Schedule a scan, the following scheduling options are displayed. Select as required. Tap the Edit Pencil icon to set the time on the displayed clock for the day, week, and month options as required.
- Scan while charging
- Once a day
- Once a week
- Once a month
ii. Delete Quarantined Files
Quarantined files are suspected malicious files that are encrypted and moved to a secure folder where they cannot be executed and cannot infect other files.
Select a duration post which these files are automatically deleted to save on your system space.
- After 7 days
- After 30 days
- After 45 days
b. App Lock
You can configure this option to set up a PIN or a Pattern lock to prevent unauthorized access to a particular app on your device such as Whatsapp, YouTube etc.
i. Unlock Using
- PIN: If you have setup a PIN for your device, you will see a Change PIN option to change the PIN to access the device.
For more information, see Changing PIN
- Pattern: You can select a specific pattern to be swiped on your keypad to access the device. Tap Change Pattern to set a pattern to use the device.
For more information, see Changing Pattern
ii. Scramble Keyboard
Select this option to randomly change the position of keys on keypad while entering the PIN so that overlookers cannot memorize the PIN by looking at the position.
iii. Show Prompt
Select this option to show a lock option for newly installed apps.
First you need to enable this feature by toggling the feature button from the Data Protection > Anti-Theft menu. Then the following options are displayed for Anti-Theft settings:
i. Block on Airplane Mode
Enable this feature to block your device when stolen/lost. When any user tries to switch off the Airplane Mode, your device will be locked and you can open it via your secure PIN/password only.
ii. Emergency Contact Details
Enter any two mobile numbers that will be visible on your blocked device if lost/stolen. Anyone who may find your device can contact you via these contact details.
iii. Log on to metaProtect
Tap this option, and you are navigated to the metaProtect website that enables you to remotely monitor and manage the safety of all your devices from a single dashboard.
d. Parental Control
Parental Control features enable you to restrict access to any website, mobile app on your device which you don’t want your children to open. Additionally, you can set up time limits for using your device post which device gets automatically locked.
To configure Parental Control:
Select the browser that will be used to browse the Internet on your device. All the restriction applied using Parental control will be valid for the selected browser.
Choose browser options based on the security requirement from the following:
- Moderate Security
Use a standard Browser: Standard browsers such as Chrome, Mozilla etc. offer medium security and limited parental control where some fake websites may not get blocked.
- High Security
Use Quick Heal Browser: Quick Heal browser provides complete security, and complete parental control all harmful websites will be blocked by default.
- Block Play Store
If you want no new apps can be downloaded on your device without your permission. Select this option to block apps from being downloaded or installed from Playstore on your device.
First, you have to enable this feature on your device if not done already. Grant access permissions to enable Intruder Alert.
To get the secret selfie of anyone trying to unlock your device, provide an email address. Images of the intruder will be sent to your registered email address.
You can control the usage of YouTube on your device such as blocking a channel, video. Simply configure restrictions based on your requirement from YouTube Settings.
For e.g. Block YouTube shorts from being played out on the device by enabling the block option for YouTube Shorts.