How to Disable Lookout on Android

Alicia Santos

Android, Tutorials

Are you tired of Lookout constantly scanning your Android device and eating up precious resources? Want to disable Lookout and regain control over your device’s performance?

You’ve come to the right place! In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through the steps to disable Lookout on your Android device.

What is Lookout?

Lookout is a popular mobile security app that helps protect your Android device from viruses, malware, and other threats. It also offers additional features like theft protection and data backup. While Lookout can be useful for some users, others may find it unnecessary or prefer alternative solutions.

Why Disable Lookout?

There are several reasons why you might want to disable Lookout:

  • You prefer using a different antivirus app that better suits your needs.
  • You feel that Lookout consumes too much battery or slows down your device.
  • You find the constant notifications and scans intrusive or annoying.

How to Disable Lookout on Android

To disable Lookout on your Android device, follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Open the Settings App

Tap on the Settings app on your Android device to access the system settings.

Step 2: Navigate to Apps & Notifications

In the settings menu, scroll down and select Apps & Notifications. This option may be named differently depending on your Android version or device manufacturer.

Step 3: Find and Select Lookout

In the Apps & Notifications menu, locate and tap on Lookout from the list of installed apps. If you can’t find Lookout in the list, try selecting All Apps or Manage Apps to display all installed applications.

Step 4: Disable Lookout

In the Lookout app settings, you’ll find options like Force Stop, Uninstall Updates, and Disable. Tap on the Disable button to turn off Lookout.

Note: Disabling Lookout will prevent it from running in the background and performing scans or providing protection. However, it won’t uninstall the app from your device.

(Optional) Uninstalling Lookout Completely

If you decide that you no longer need Lookout and want to remove it completely from your Android device, follow these additional steps:

Step 1: Open App Info

In the Lookout app settings, tap on the three-dot menu icon (usually located in the top-right corner) and select App Info.

Step 2: Uninstall Lookout

In the App Info screen, tap on the Uninstall button to remove Lookout from your Android device.

In Conclusion

Congratulations! You have successfully disabled or uninstalled Lookout on your Android device.

Whether you chose to disable it temporarily or remove it entirely, you now have control over your device’s security and performance. Remember that disabling or uninstalling an antivirus app may leave your device more vulnerable to threats, so make sure to consider alternative security measures if necessary.

We hope this tutorial has been helpful. If you have any further questions or need assistance, feel free to reach out to us.

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